Configuring FireFox Apt-Get
Default Browser

For : MEPIS Linux

by: je.saist

If you have not heard of FireFox by now, for shame.  FireFox is one of the largest stars the open source world has put forth, and the only browser to take market share away from Microsoft.

Microsoft has good reason to be afraid of FireFox, but the important part is getting the program.

This guide will deal with actually configuring FireFox once it is downloaded.  If you still have not downloaded FireFox, the following two links should be of use.

Firefox Web Download install

Firefox Apt-Get Download

Setting FireFox to be the default browser : Apt Get

1: Right click on the Mozilla button on the K taskbar.

2: Select Properties

3: When the box opens up, click on the tab that says Applications and then click on the button that is labeled with Browse

4:  Hit the up arrow twice to go to file:/

5:  Click on usr

6: Click on bin

7: head for the M section

8: Click on the mozilla-firefox shell script

9: Now hit Okay

10: The location for the link should now be in the box.  Hit Okay.

11: Now click on the Mozilla Link at the bottom of the page.

12: Two FireFox pages are open now.  It worked.

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