running netscape 7.0.2 "linux version" on freebsd-5.1, help?
racerx at makeworld.com
Mon Jun 16 18:24:36 PDT 2003
That should have been, Linux Emu (damned kitten)
On Monday 16 June 2003 08:20 pm, Chris wrote:
> On Monday 16 June 2003 08:09 pm, Jud wrote:
> > On Mon, 16 Jun 2003 20:00:31 -0500, sweetleaf <sweetleaf at myrealbox.com>
> > wrote:
> > > I just downloaded Netscape 7.0.2 from Netscape.com "linux version" and
> > > am running it under linux emulation on freebsd-5.1. The problem i am
> > > encountering , and i encountered the same issue with the latest
> > > mozilla..... under linux emulation, is that when i exit Netscape or
> > > restart the system i am meet with the select user-profile *to start
> > > Netscape section. Ok, for ex. say i am running Netscape under the
> > > "default" profile, i have all my mail accounts setup, proxy setting
> > > etc.... now i need to shutdown my system, restart it , or just restart
> > > Netscape....so i start Netscape
> Odd - I don't recall my Mozilla havin this profile issue. And as far as
> Mozilla and Minux emu? Hmm, I didn't think it needed it.
> > > # /usr/compat/linux/usr/local/netscape/netscape
> > >
> > > Now i am ask when profile to start Netscape as, so i select the
> > > previous "default" i had been running Netscape under. The problem is
> > > after selecting "default" and clicking on start i am getting this error
> > > about it cant use that profile as its already in use...but its not
> > > because this is the first instance of Netscape i am attempting to start
> > > after a reboot. The only way i can get Netscape to start is to create
> > > another profile, which it does the same to after a reboot or restart.
> > > for. ex. i can create default 2 and start Netscape but if i try to
> > > start Netscape again with that profile its says that profile is already
> > > in use. If anybody has had this issue and solved it, i would appreciate
> > > some guidance on this.
> > >
> > > thanks, and have a good day.
> > Re this and your Sun Java question: Why not use the FreeBSD "linux-"
> > ports? (Haven't checked to see what the latest linux-Netscape port is; if
> > it's not up to 7.0.2, you can install the earlier version, or at least
> > look at what the port maintainer has done for hints with regard to such
> > stuff as build options, places to install various files, etc.)
> > Jud
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