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Help in installing .sh [Solved]

Post by stephie » Wed May 07, 2014 2:23 pm

Hello to all of Linux Mint users!

I'm here posting again for one little doubt I have. So, I've never installed a .sh file before, weird I know, but it's true. And, I have followed many tutorials and I can't do it so far. I hope you can help me with this. I'm sure it must be a tiny error or thing that I don't see. Here's the screenshot:

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If it's too small, here's the link: http://imgur.com/phIB7w2

Thanks in advance! :D
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by zerozero » Wed May 07, 2014 2:32 pm

i don't understand what you are trying to achieve?
running that locally installed version of firefox?
but the executable is there in

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Downloads/firefox
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Downloads/firefox-bin
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by killer de bug » Wed May 07, 2014 3:25 pm

I agree with zerozero. Look in the firefox-bin folder. You may find your way.
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by stephie » Wed May 07, 2014 3:44 pm

It's not a folder, look all the files inside: http://imgur.com/EF9T5yS

Anyway, I wrote in the terminal "./firefox" and it has opened the new version of Firefox, which is great. But the old version is still in the menu of mint, obviously.

To understand better, this is my father's computer, he was in firefox and it appeared a pop up saying that he has an old version of firefox, so he clicked in the link to download the new version and called me. So I extracted it and got that folder with all those files you see in the link. The only thing I want is to install that version of Firefox that my father has downloaded and replace the one that he already has, that's what my father asked me.

PS: Sorry if the grammar is awful, I'm a native spanish speaker.
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by zerozero » Wed May 07, 2014 3:52 pm

ok, i see.

but, first you shouldn't see that "warning" in firefox telling you to upgrade to a new version;
second, firefox is updated very quickly in mint so you you don't need to install from the the mozilla ftp's to stay up-to-date.

unless:
1- your system is not updated;
2- your system is not supported anymore.

please, open a terminal window and share with us the output of

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inxi -Sr; apt policy firefox
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by stephie » Wed May 07, 2014 4:05 pm

zerozero wrote:ok, i see.

but, first you shouldn't see that "warning" in firefox telling you to upgrade to a new version;
second, firefox is updated very quickly in mint so you you don't need to install from the the mozilla ftp's to stay up-to-date.

unless:
1- your system is not updated;
2- your system is not supported anymore.

please, open a terminal window and share with us the output of

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inxi -Sr; apt policy firefox
ok, here is the result: http://imgur.com/j9UJipE (And yeah, that's what I wonder too, that my father has to download a new version. In my Mint Olivia, everything updates constantly, and mine is not supported anymore. Besides his Maya is LTS.)
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by killer de bug » Wed May 07, 2014 4:10 pm

Ok I see. Your system has not been updated for a while. The medibuntu repo is dead since 6 months and will prevent your dad to update. :wink:
You need to delete it from your sources.list file: http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2469

And then update your system. And you will get security fix for openssl bugs and Firefox 29 :)

Edit: next time you want to post the output of command, you can use the code tag. Just copy paste the content of the terminal ;)
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by stephie » Wed May 07, 2014 4:26 pm

killer de bug wrote:Ok I see. Your system has not been updated for a while. The medibuntu repo is dead since 6 months and will prevent your dad to update. :wink:
You need to delete it from your sources.list file: http://blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2469

And then update your system. And you will get security fix for openssl bugs and Firefox 29 :)

Edit: next time you want to post the output of command, you can use the code tag. Just copy paste the content of the terminal ;)
ok, I have opened it in Pluma, I only have one that it says "medibuntu", see?. I erased it and wrote "apt update", but firefox is still the same.

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deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ maya main upstream import
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise partner
deb http://packages.medibuntu.org/ precise free non-free

#deb http://archive.removed/ubuntu precise-removed apps
#deb http://archive.removed/ubuntu precise-removed games
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by zerozero » Wed May 07, 2014 4:28 pm

that part is correct, you need now to

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apt upgrade
or better yet, do what killer says in the post bellow :)
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by killer de bug » Wed May 07, 2014 4:28 pm

This should be your new file.

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deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ maya main upstream import
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security main restricted universe multiverse
deb http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ precise partner

#deb http://archive.removed/ubuntu precise-removed apps
#deb http://archive.removed/ubuntu precise-removed games
Save it. Close Pluma. And then, click on the small shield near the time (MintUpdate) and apply the updates ;)

Edit: ZeroZero, how can you be invisible? I don't see you online. And you can edit your post without it being notified... I'm curious and jealous :lol:
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by zerozero » Wed May 07, 2014 4:47 pm

killer de bug wrote:Edit: ZeroZero, how can you be invisible? I don't see you online. And you can edit your post without it being notified... I'm curious and jealous
superpowers :mrgreen: but don't be jealous, you need to be moderator and/or administrator to have them and trust me you don't want that :lol: :wink:
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by killer de bug » Wed May 07, 2014 4:55 pm

:lol: Zerozero. You're right. I don't have the time to be a moderator or an admin. You can keep your superpowers. :lol:

Since Stephie left, I guess she solved her problems. So time for me to call it a day and to go to bed :lol:
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by stephie » Wed May 07, 2014 5:00 pm

ok, everything is finished and the shield is green, but I open Firefox and I have Firefox 23.
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by zerozero » Wed May 07, 2014 5:03 pm

ok, give us the full output of

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apt upgrade
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apt policy firefox
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by killer de bug » Wed May 07, 2014 5:03 pm

can you post the output of

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apt policy firefox
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by stephie » Wed May 07, 2014 5:09 pm

killer de bug wrote:can you post the output of

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apt policy firefox
again?
Oh! Zerozero, I'm sorry, I have closed the terminal without noticing. And for both, here is the result of apt policy firefox:

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erwin@winles ~ $ apt policy firefox
firefox:
  Instalados: 29.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.2
  Candidato:  29.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.2
  Tabla de versión:
 *** 29.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.2 0
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main i386 Packages
        500 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-security/main i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
     11.0+build1-0ubuntu4 0
        500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main i386 Packages
erwin@winles ~ $
Looking at the terminal, it says that it's installed the version 29.0, so thanks, I have opened it again and now it's ok, but I did close it and open again before...I guess I had to wait some seconds.
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by zerozero » Wed May 07, 2014 5:11 pm

close firefox and reopen it again.
you have FF29 installed

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firefox:
  Instalados: 29.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.2
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by stephie » Wed May 07, 2014 5:13 pm

zerozero wrote:close firefox and reopen it again.
you have FF29 installed

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firefox:
  Instalados: 29.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.04.2
Yap! I know, thanks so much to both of you: Zerozero and killer de bug. LLAP :D
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Re: Help in installing .sh

Post by zerozero » Wed May 07, 2014 5:15 pm

Glad it's fixed (i only now saw your Edit above)
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