Love it, or hate it, my browser of choice is Mozilla. You will probably need a browser of some description, and there appears several from which to choose.
I chose to get Mozilla straight from www.mozilla.org. I did not get a Debian package for Mozilla, I got the most recent version at the time, which was 1.2.1.
Debian 'owns' most of the file system. There are some places where you
can freely install software without it disturbing Debian in anyway. One
of these places is
/usr/local. This is where I copied my files,
so I had a
/usr/local/mozilla directory containing the
Mozilla will not run immediately, there are at least two other things that we
must do. Firstly, we must install some 'old' libraries. When Mozilla was
created, it was done so against these libraries. You should use
dselect to install the
We now need to add
/usr/local/mozilla to the path for root,
and for regular users. For root, this can be done by editing the file
by adding the value
onto the end of the line that sets the
For regular users, we update the file
:/usr/local/mozilla onto the end of the
It should now be possible to run mozilla by just typing
You might like to download a new appearance for it though!