cannot execute binary file in firefox or seamonkey


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by jozien17 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 2:57 am
I downloaded firefox and seamonkey using midori on
my raspberry and when I try to run either one,
I get error "cannot execute binary file".
Have execute permission on both.

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by toxibunny » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:15 am
hmm... I'd say you need to use that 'sudo apt-get install' thingy instead of downloading stuff using your browser. It's probably to do with ARM or windows or something...
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by jozien17 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:30 am
toxibunny wrote:hmm... I'd say you need to use that 'sudo apt-get install' thingy instead of downloading stuff using your browser. It's probably to do with ARM or windows or something...

I tried apt-get and neither firefox or seamonkey "not found"

Thanks

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by toxibunny » Mon Jan 07, 2013 3:33 am
I dunno then, sorry. What's wrong with midori?
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by jozien17 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:54 am
I use seamonkey as my default brouser because I can check my e-mail

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by malakai » Mon Jan 07, 2013 5:00 am
I believe Seamonkey is x86 only so it's not available for the Pi

Firefox on Raspbian is called iceweasel due to trademark issues.

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install iceweasel
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by efflandt » Mon Jan 07, 2013 6:26 am
For seamonkey you would have to download the source code near the bottom of http://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/ and compile it yourself, since the compiled Linux versions are not compiled for the Pi cpu.

I'll try that because I miss not having a simple HTML editor that the old Netscape had. But it will probably take overnight to compile.
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by rpdom » Mon Jan 07, 2013 9:11 am
Seamonkey on Raspbian is called iceape and can be installed with apt-get.
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by jamesh » Mon Jan 07, 2013 10:25 am
malakai wrote:Firefox on Raspbian is called iceweasel due to trademark issues.


Interesting - I never knew that and always wondered why it was called IceWeasel. Quick trip to WIkipedia has clarified it all. Thanks.
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by jozien17 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:03 pm
efflandt wrote:For seamonkey you would have to download the source code near the bottom of http://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/ and compile it yourself, since the compiled Linux versions are not compiled for the Pi cpu.

I'll try that because I miss not having a simple HTML editor that the old Netscape had. But it will probably take overnight to compile.


I will try to compile seamonkey myself because seamonley also allows me to check my e-mail.
What do I use now to check my email on pi?

Thanks to everyone for your repplies

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by rpdom » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:10 pm
jozien17 wrote:I will try to compile seamonkey myself because seamonley also allows me to check my e-mail.
What do I use now to check my email on pi?


Thunderbird? Called icedove on Raspbian/Debian

Spot the theme?
Firefox = iceweasel
Thunderbird = icedove
Seamonkey = iceape

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by jozien17 » Tue Jan 08, 2013 2:35 am
rpdom wrote:
jozien17 wrote:I will try to compile seamonkey myself because seamonley also allows me to check my e-mail.
What do I use now to check my email on pi?


Thunderbird? Called icedove on Raspbian/Debian

Spot the theme?
Firefox = iceweasel
Thunderbird = icedove
Seamonkey = iceape

Very clever.

I downloaded and installed iceape and it works great, now I can check and send e-mail,
don't have to compile seamonkey.
Works exactly as seamonkey.

Thanks

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