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Old Firefox version won't go away

Dist: Mandriva Linux 2006

I recently downloaded and installed Firefox 2.0.0.5.
However, when I rebooted after the install, the previous Firefox version (1.0.4)
loads up.

I know there is a configuration file that will adjust this problem but I forgot.

If you know, please let me know.

Thanks.

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Try...

In reply to: Old Firefox version won't go away

Look at your menu pick and what path it leads to what binary you will run. Make a new menu pick to your new version...

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May I ask...

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What Menu?

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Tell me ...

In reply to: May I ask...

How you fire up firefox? Given the variety of Linux you have to tell me.

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I have a dual boot....

In reply to: Tell me ...

XP and Gonme Desktop 2.10 that automatically
starts on boot (no log in).

I simply double click on the Mozilla desktop Icon to start
Firefox.

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Now look at what that icon points at.

In reply to: I have a dual boot....

You'll need to make a new one to point to the newer version.

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The syntax for the run command is incorrect....

In reply to: Now look at what that icon points at.

The executable is in :

~/.mozilla/firefox and the executable is "firefox".

How to get the correct syntax for the launch...

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(NT) Now go find where you installed the new one.

In reply to: The syntax for the run command is incorrect....

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Okay....

In reply to: Now go find where you installed the new one.

now what?

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(NT) And make a new icon pointing to the new version.

In reply to: Okay....

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Success

In reply to: And make a new icon pointing to the new version.

Mucho appreciado:)

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