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I am really new to linux.
i have a netscape-tar.gz which i successfully ungzip to netscape-tar
now how do i install it?
thanks!
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1- Do a "mv netscape-tar netscape.tar"
2- Do "tar xvf netscape.tar"
3- Read the "README" file.

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this worked! thanks!
i also have used us-install sucessfully but do not see now to run the installed program. can you help here?
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It depends on where did you install it ?? In /usr/local/netscape ? as sugested ?? just type /usr/local/netscape/netscape to run it.
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thanks for all of your help.
is their a way to place an icon on my desktop?
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I'm not familiar to Linux and which desktop windows you are using. But usually by clicking on the left, or middle mouse buton will bring you a menu, if there is an option create or something start from there. My last Linux box was 5 years ago.
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