Installation instructions for Firefox somewhere?
tedm at toybox.placo.com
Sat Feb 26 12:51:24 GMT 2005
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> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of albi at scii.nl
> Sent: Saturday, February 26, 2005 4:02 AM
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> Subject: Re: Installation instructions for Firefox somewhere?
> On Sat, 26 Feb 2005 12:41:52 +0100
> Anthony Atkielski <atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> > I'm currently struggling with the Xfce environment and I'd like to
> > install Firefox, but neither the Firefox site nor anywhere else I've
> > looked thus far has comprehensive installation instructions for the
> > product on FreeBSD (or any flavor of UNIX, apparently).
> 1) if you want to use the plain FreeBSD-version you have basically 2
> (easy) options :
> a) if you're sticking to RELEASE, a pkg_add -r firefox should work
> b) cd /usr/ports/www/firefox/ ; make install clean
Do a portupgrade first. Firefox depends on a lot of stuff.
> 2) if you want to use the linux-version, check the /usr/ports/www/
> linux-firefox port
You don't want to use this version. It's slower.
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