BrowserG! Installation for Unix
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This section explains how to install and run webclient using the unix binary distributions. This install guide is targetted towards for RedHat 6.2. and Solaris 2.8, but may work on other systems. If you come across anything that is incorrect, email us to share with the rest of the folks.
Un-install any existing webclient installations.
Install JRE 1.3 from http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.3/.
Set the system environment variable JDKHOME to be the
location where you installed the JRE, something like
In the BrowserG.bat, set $JDKHOME to directory where you extracted the jdk.
Install BrowserGUnix.zip (430 KB) to /usr/browserg directory.
In the BrowserG.bat file, set $BROWSERG_HOME to directory where you extracted BrowserG! (/usr/browserg).
Install Netscape 6.1, from http://home.netscape.com/browsers/, or Mozilla 0.9.2, from http://www.mozilla.org/releases/ under the usr/browserg/external/Moz/ directory.
Using the browser from the previous step, visit the xpinstall page for the webclient linux binary: http://www.mozilla.org/projects/blackwood/webclient/release-notes/1_1-xpi.html. Click on the "Webclient for Linux Platforms" or "Webclient for Solaris SPARC" button, which ever is appropriate for your system.
Exit the browser. Locate the
directory where you installed the browser from the first
step. In that directory hierarchy, find the directory that
contains the file libxpcom.so. Set that directory as the value
of the environment variable
Make sure no process with the name "xpicleanup" is still running after the browser exits.
should now see BrowserG!
To install Plug-ins go out to new How to set up plug-ins in BrowserG! web page.