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Last change on this file since 0683349d was 0683349d, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 17 years ago

Fixed backslash ommission in Firefox instructions

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY firefox-download-http "http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/&firefox-version;/source/firefox-&firefox-version;-source.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY firefox-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/firefox/releases/&firefox-version;/source/firefox-&firefox-version;-source.tar.bz2">
9 <!ENTITY firefox-md5sum "49c16a71f4de014ea471be81e46b1da8">
10 <!ENTITY firefox-size "32 MB">
11 <!ENTITY firefox-buildsize "564 MB">
12 <!ENTITY firefox-time "11.3 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="firefox" xreflabel="Firefox-&firefox-version;">
16<sect1info>
17<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
18<date>$Date$</date>
19</sect1info>
20<?dbhtml filename="firefox.html" ?>
21<title>Firefox-&firefox-version;</title>
22
23<sect2>
24<title>Introduction to <application>Firefox</application></title>
25
26<para><application>Firefox</application> is a stand-alone browser
27based on the <application>Mozilla</application> codebase.</para>
28
29<sect3><title>Package information</title>
30<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
31<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
32url="&firefox-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
33<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
34url="&firefox-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Download MD5 sum: &firefox-md5sum;</para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Download size: &firefox-size;</para></listitem>
37<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
38&firefox-buildsize;</para></listitem>
39<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
40&firefox-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
41</sect3>
42
43<sect3><title><application>Firefox</application> dependencies</title>
44<sect4><title>Required</title>
45<para><xref linkend="GTK2"/>,
46<xref linkend="libIDL"/> and
47<xref linkend="zip"/></para>
48</sect4>
49
50<sect4><title>Optional</title>
51<para><xref linkend="libjpeg"/>,
52<xref linkend="unzip"/>,
53<xref linkend="gnome-vfs"/>,
54<xref linkend="libgnome"/>,
55<xref linkend="mitkrb"/> or <xref linkend="heimdal"/>
56(for the GSSAPI libraries),
57<xref linkend="doxygen"/>,
58<ulink url="http://xprint.mozdev.org/">Xprint</ulink>,
59<ulink url="http://perens.com/FreeSoftware/">Electric Fence</ulink> and
60<ulink url="http://cairographics.org/">Cairo</ulink></para>
61</sect4>
62</sect3>
63
64</sect2>
65
66<sect2>
67<title>Installation of <application>Firefox</application></title>
68
69<para>The configuration of <application>Firefox</application> is very similar
70to <xref linkend="mozilla"/> and hence the options are not discussed. Refer to
71the <xref linkend="mozilla"/> instructions for explanations and additional
72configuration information.</para>
73
74<para>Compile and install <application>Firefox</application> by
75running the following commands:</para>
76
77<screen><userinput><command>export MOZILLA_OFFICIAL="1" &amp;&amp;
78export BUILD_OFFICIAL="1" &amp;&amp;
79export MOZ_PHOENIX="1" &amp;&amp;
80./configure --prefix=/usr \
81 --with-default-mozilla-five-home=/usr/lib/firefox-1.0 \
82 --with-user-appdir=.firefox \
83 --with-system-zlib \
84 --with-system-png \
85 --enable-application=browser \
86 --enable-default-toolkit=gtk2 \
87 --enable-extensions=all,-typeaheadfind \
88 --enable-crypto \
89 --enable-xft \
90 --enable-xinerama \
91 --enable-optimize \
92 --enable-reorder \
93 --enable-strip \
94 --enable-cpp-rtti \
95 --enable-single-profile \
96 --disable-freetype2 \
97 --disable-accessibility \
98 --disable-debug \
99 --disable-tests \
100 --disable-logging \
101 --disable-pedantic \
102 --disable-installer \
103 --disable-mailnews \
104 --disable-ldap \
105 --disable-composer \
106 --disable-profilesharing &amp;&amp;
107make &amp;&amp;
108make install &amp;&amp;
109install -d /usr/include/firefox-&firefox-version;/nss &amp;&amp;
110cp -Lf dist/private/nss/*.h dist/public/nss/*.h \
111 /usr/include/firefox-&firefox-version;/nss</command></userinput></screen>
112
113<para>You should add the <option>--with-system-jpeg</option> switch to the
114<command>configure</command> script if you have
115<application>libjpeg</application> installed.</para>
116
117<para>To enable multi-user operation, execute the following:</para>
118
119<screen><userinput><command>cd /usr/lib/firefox-&firefox-version; &amp;&amp;
120export LD_LIBRARY_PATH="$PWD" &amp;&amp;
121export MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME="$PWD" &amp;&amp;
122./regxpcom &amp;&amp;
123./regchrome &amp;&amp;
124touch `find . -name *.rdf`</command></userinput></screen>
125
126<note><para>You should run <command>/usr/bin/firefox</command> once as the
127root user (or any user with write privileges) to create some necessary
128additional files in the <filename class='directory'>/usr</filename>
129hierarchy.</para></note>
130
131</sect2>
132
133<sect2>
134<title>Contents</title>
135
136<para>The <application>Firefox</application> package contains
137<command>firefox</command> and numerous browser components, plugins and
138extensions.</para>
139
140</sect2>
141
142<sect2><title>Description</title>
143
144<sect3><title>firefox</title>
145<para><command>firefox</command> is the
146next-generation browser from Mozilla.</para></sect3>
147
148</sect2>
149
150</sect1>
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