Firefox 4 repo

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Mon Jul 19 01:02:45 UTC 2010


  On 07/18/2010 05:10 PM, Mike Chambers wrote:
> On Sun, 2010-07-18 at 16:12 +0100, Athmane Madjoudj wrote:
>> On 07/18/2010 04:11 PM, Mike Chambers wrote:
>>> Anyone started or know of a repo for installing/upgrading/trying out
>>> this from rpm instead of the source?  Mainly for F13 but rawhide would
>>> be fine too if need be.
>>>
>> I have tested the upstream binaries [1] under Fedora 13 i386 with almost
>> no issues.
>>
>> http://www.mozilla.com/products/download.html?product=firefox-4.0b1&os=linux&lang=en-US
> What steps did you take to get it to run? I untarred it in
> the /usr/lib64 dir and tried to run the firefox and run-mozilla.sh files
> but had problems.  So what steps did ya take to get it to run?
>
I saved the tar file to /tmp/firefox-4.0b1.tar.bz2
I cd'ed to /usr/local/lib
tar -jxpf /tmp/firefox-4.0b1.tar.bz2
then I ran
/usr/local/lib/firefox/firefox

and it came right up and resumed my saved sassion from FF 3.6.

Nothin' to it.



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