[CentOS] firefox-3.0.15 on CentOS 4

Agile Aspect agile.aspect at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 21:13:33 UTC 2009


I'm using yum and I when I specify the version if comes back
with nothing to install.

Hence the request for the RPM.

I found the RPM in the http://mirror.centos.org/centos-4 mirror.

Thanks for the reply.


On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 12:27 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> Opps - on CentOS 4 I upgrade from firefox-3.0.5 to firefox-3.0.15 and now
>> I need to back out to version firefox-3.0.5.
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 12:09 PM, Agile Aspect <agile.aspect at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi - I updated firefox-3.0.5  from  firefox-3.0.15on CentOS 4 this
>>> weekend and now I can't start it  because it has the wrong version
>>> of NSS and I can't update NSS to the correct version.
>>>
>>> Does anyone know where I can find the RPM for CentOS 4 version
>>> of firefox-3.0.5?
>>>
>>> Or how I can tell yum to install version firefox-3.0.5 instead of
>>> firefox-3.0.15?
>
> I literally a minute ago upgraded my firefox from 3.5.3 to 3.5.5. I
> *always* do it as follows:
> as root, cd to where it's installed (for me, /opt)
> rm firefox
> bunzip2 /whereIsavedit/firefox<release>.tar.bz2
> tar -xvf /whereIsavedit/firefox<release>.tar
> mv firefox firefox-<release number>
> ln -s firefox-<release number> firefox
>
> Then I have my link in /usr/bin/firefox pointing to, in my case,
> /opt/firefox/firefox.
>
> Back out? No problem, reset the symbolic link.
>
> In your case, first, was it installed via rpm? If so, rpm -e; in my case,
> rm -r the directory it was installed in, then go to the mozilla site and
> d/l the version you want, then follow my procedure, above.
>
> If you insist on installing it via yum, or rpm, you can tell it a release
> number - check the man page on those.
>
>        mark
>
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