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I Prefer Firefox to Mozilla. How do I?
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JX
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Jun 2005, 11:02    Post subject:  I Prefer Firefox to Mozilla. How do I?  

I've been looking around for a USB or CD distro of Linux to use in NetCafes. You never know what software those guys are running on their systems, and quite often I hate the apps they force you to use. Time for a live CD and a subtle reboot Smile

Puppy looks the best (And I have just spent an hour at work looking at all the minimalist Linux distros), especially because you can build your own so easily. I have just one question though.

I prefer FireFox to Mozilla. Is there a Puppy package for FireFox? If not, how difficult is it to take an RPM and convert it?

Replies to JontomXire__AT___yahoo.co.uk would be much appreciated.
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Jun 2005, 12:09    Post subject:  

Don't use an RPM or convert an RPM.

Firefox's genuine tarball works just great.

It is pretty straight forward install.
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Flash
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PostPosted: Thu 16 Jun 2005, 15:49    Post subject:  

Here's a thread that might help.
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PostPosted: Fri 17 Jun 2005, 02:50    Post subject: Thanks guys  

Thanks guys. That's all really useful feedback. I'm sure I'll be able to get up and running now.

At home I have RedHat 9 running a web, FTP and TeamSpeak server at work. It has so much junk on it that I am really not certain I'll ever need, and I have been seriously thinking of putting Puppy on it just as a minimal distro and then adding the additional software that I need.

It's ancient hardware (well, not that ancient) but I'm sure it runs RedHat slower than it used to run Windows. Very depressing! I'll give Puppy a go and probably end up rebuilding the machine with Puppy.

JX.
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PostPosted: Fri 17 Jun 2005, 12:27    Post subject:  

This reminds me, I want a the teamspeak client on my puppy and I also want skype!
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Rich

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PostPosted: Fri 17 Jun 2005, 13:33    Post subject:  

Skype is available as a PupGet package .
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