Re: request for Netscape

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Tue Feb 15 2000 - 23:04:39 CET

On Tue, Feb 15, 2000 at 10:28:46PM +0100, Arvid Nymoen nicely wrote:
> You really need only netscape (4.923.032) and java_301 (725.156).
> Copy those to a DOS directory you can reach from within mulinux.
> When in linux copy netscape to /usr/local/bin
> and java_301 to /usr/local/lib/netscape. (You probably have
> to mkdir the netscape directory.)
> Even if Netscape would like some more fonts, they are not
> necessary. (But the biggest font in mulinux is 12 points, which
> is a little hard on the eyes if one would like more than a 800x600 X desktop.)

Hello Arvid, I added your netscape-mini-howto in the contrib/
section. Thanks.

> Michele wrote (about Netscape):
> >Pleeeeeeese! Do not install the monster
> >on the poor muLinux's XWindow.
> In fact Netscape 3.01 runs ok in mulinux (I use ver.7.6 on an ext-2
> partition).

I think, in UMSDOS performaces should be worst.

> If linux was my only OS would have used Netscape for
> email and news too - but I must confess: Linux (mu and RedHat) is for
> me mainly tools for learning new things. What I really need to do, I do in
> Win95 with Netscape 3.04 (I like the old ones) Eudora and Free Agent.

I agree. In fact, muLinux itself was project with scripting in mind,
not image browsing. I learned a lot in this way.

> I think Michele is much too modest about mulinux - it is an impressing
> achievment!

Thanks :-)


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remember any. Would two negative ones do?       -- Woody Allen
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