firefox help

Vulpes Velox v.velox at
Thu Sep 30 16:57:38 PDT 2004

On Thu, 30 Sep 2004 15:53:18 -0400
"Bill Schmitt (SW)" <software at> wrote:

> I'm a newbie who is trying to install a recent release of firefox
> under version 4.9 of  FreeBSD. I downloaded the installer (for linux
> since there doesn't appear to be a FreeBSD version, yet) from
> Mozilla, but when I try to execute it, I get the message "error
> while loading shared libraries:". I've tried
> finding a package that includes this library, but haven't been
> successful. Can somebody help?

You will want to use the ports. man ports for more details. is a nice way to find software
from the web. One port you will probally want to look into is
portinstall. It simplifies install and upgrading

The problem with installing software that way is it can screw up
future upgrades and/or installs and/or builds. Because of that, it is
generally best to avoid it.

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