Firefox 1.0.7 in Ubuntu

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  1. Bman

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    As some might know, just installed Ubuntu 5.10.....checked out firefox and its version 1.0.7, and dosen't allow me to update. Is there away to get it to 1.5?
     
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    no one?
     
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    thanks man
     
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    Ok, just checked it out and I'm confused....which file do I need, there are 2 million of them on mozilla site...also I don't have permission to get to the/opt folder..

    HELP!!
     
  6. j79zlr

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    Are you using apt-get to upgrade. I would assume that Firefox is in the repositories since the latest version was a security update.
     
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    yea I don't know....thought I knew enough about linux, im totally lost...
     
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    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade

    For some programs you need to add extra repositories, I am not going to be much help there, you should check the ubuntu forums, they have lots of threads dealing with that stuff.
     
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    I did that, it didn't do anything to firefox.....umm why am I so confused, I followed those tutorials on the forums and it dosent work..
     
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    Thats telling you that it can't find the gzipped firefox archive. Try changing into the "Desktop" directory ;) and running the same command.
     
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    Changed it to desktop, same crap....hmm I'm gonna check out the ubuntu forums, and If I can't get help there i'll come back.

    Thanks
     
  12. Enyo

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    You won't get Firefox 1.5 via the repositories.

    If you are having trouble with the manual process some deb packages are around. Did you try the package tool from the Wiki?
     
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    Which package tool?
     
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    I got it working anyways...took awhile but its good now.