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For the "deb http://packages.linuxmint.com debian import" part I have to get into the "/etc/apt/sources.list" file. I think I know how to do that, though; I'm going to type "nano /etc/apt/sources.list" and see if that works. I had to edit that thing in order to have Debian properly installed on my system.

EDIT:
So what I did worked out very well and now I have Firefox installed on my system. smile.gif


One issue though - it installed in a language that isn't English. doh.gif Do I have to do a reinstall or is there an option that I can get to that can change the language?
Edited by TheRockMonsi - 1/29/12 at 2:55pm
 
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Quite right. I don't use Debian but I don't suppose "apt-add-repository" works?
    
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Well, after trying to go through the options in Firefox in a totally random language, I can get all the pages to be displayed in English now (yay!!!) Now the only issue is the actual browser itself - all the tabs and options are still in a different language. I've been trying to google for a solution, but any help here would still be appreciated. smile.gif
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Gah, so sorry, just noticed the age of that resource (Firefox 5.0.1?!).

Googled a bit more and came up with this. Scroll down to find the Ubuntu/Mint/Debian section.

It seems like this should work in Debian:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:mozillateam/firefox-next
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade

Edit: I just did it and my firefox is now version 10 beta 6. smile.gif What do you know? In helping you, I've helped myself!
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post #35 of 46
Tried this?

Preferences > Content > Languages (for web pages)
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post #36 of 46
Does debian have a GUI package manager like Ubuntu's synaptic? That would probably be easier to use if it does.
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I don't think so.

However the commands are the same as 'Buntu.
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sudo apt-get update (installs upadte if available)

sudo apt-get install program (installs prog.)

sudo apt-get remove program (removes a prog.)

Pretty easy once you get used to it.
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post #38 of 46
yes. Synaptic. Ubuntu is based on debian after all.
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For me it was never installing the program from the terminal that was difficult. It was finding it.
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For me it was never installing the program from the terminal that was difficult. It was finding it.

Which is even easier than installing it wink.gif
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