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Re: [opensuse] How to obtain 32 bit firefox?
  • From: Simon Roberts <thorpflyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 08:33:35 -0700 (PDT)
  • Message-id: <833309.66091.qm@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

---- Original Message ----
From: Carlos E. R. <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
The Tuesday 2008-05-27 at 09:05 -0700, Simon Roberts wrote:

More confused now. I installed the file I downloaded into /opt/firefox.
I run /opt/firefox/firefox and ask for help firefox. It says this is
i686 (x86_64). But, if I ask "file /opt/firefox/firefox-bin" it says
"ELF 32 bit".

cer@nimrodel:~> which firefox

I rebuilt the link in /usr/bin/firefox to point at my newly installed

I also ran the thing from the command line directly as "/opt/firefox/firefox"
to be sure.

But regardless, when I ask firefox for help->about, it says it's 64bit.

One thought that occurred to me is that in Yast, I found a mozilla runtime
already installed. Presumably that's 64bit too, but if I tried to delete it, I
got hundreds of dependency complaints, so I left it in place.

Thanks again for any more pointers.

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