Problem Installing Firfox 1.0 Preview Release
Posted on 2004-09-17
First off, I'm a complete Linux newb. I Installed Suse 9.1 Personal a few months ago and only started actively using it last weekend. I've done a little rummaging around on it, exploring the file system, checking out ways to configure the desktop and such, y'know simple stuff.
During the week, however, I tried to install Firefox 1.0 Preview Release and you know what? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. I unzipped the archive, two of the files inside look like they are supposed to initiate the installation, neither of them does a thing. The only indication that I have that I'm not clicking in the wrong way is that little effect that you get around the mouse button when opening stuff. I tried double-clicking and the normal single-clicking that usualy opens files. Nothing worked.
Now, I'm just curious, is it a fault with the Firefox installer that I downloaded, or am I doing something wrong? I did try running it as the root, with no change in results.
Thanks in advance for the help.