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Friday, 29 January 2010

Installing Firefox 3.6

This has been compiled using various sources and worked for me. Kudos to all who helped.

rayd@raydUE25:~$ sudo -i
[sudo] password for rayd:
root@raydUE25:~# gksu gedit /etc/apt/sources.list &
[1] 31608
root@raydUE25:~# sudo apt-get update
Fetched 5,646B in 13s (413B/s)
Reading package lists... Done

root@raydUE25:~# sudo apt-get install firefox-mozilla-build

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree      
Reading state information... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Need to get 10.9MB of archives.
After this operation, 0B of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 all/main firefox-mozilla-build 3.6-0ubuntu1 [10.9MB]
Fetched 10.9MB in 1min 53s (95.7kB/s)                                         
Selecting previously deselected package firefox-mozilla-build.
(Reading database ... 691546 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking firefox-mozilla-build (from .../firefox-mozilla-build_3.6-0ubuntu1_i386.deb) ...
Adding `diversion of /usr/bin/firefox to /usr/bin/firefox.ubuntu by firefox-mozilla-build'
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils ...
Setting up firefox-mozilla-build (3.6-0ubuntu1) ...
 Check for "Mozilla Build of Firefox" in the Ubuntu Internet Menu.


deb all main

To get rid of any key nag screens add this

 root@raydUE25:~# sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver C1289A29
Executing: gpg --ignore-time-conflict --no-options --no-default-keyring --secret-keyring /etc/apt/secring.gpg --trustdb-name /etc/apt/trustdb.gpg --keyring /etc/apt/trusted.gpg --recv-keys --keyserver C1289A29
gpg: requesting key C1289A29 from hkp server
gpg: key C1289A29: public key "Daniel Folkinshteyn (Ubuntuzilla signing key) " imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg: imported: 1

Have fun!


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