Firefox-3.0.10 Installation on Puppy Linux OS (en)

PuppyLinuxOS-4.20 distro came with Mozilla SeaMonkey-1.1.15 as the default browser. Indeed, sea monkey is very nicely integrated with the email client, and html composer (the package that I used rarely). However, I’m not familiar with this SeaMonkey. So, I need to install it on my new Puppy. Below is my experience installing Firefox on Puppy Linux OS.

You can find firefox installation for PuppyLinux on this wiki. It follows default firefox installation. But on Puppy Linux, Firefox applications ant libraries should be placed on /opt/ folder. And then making a firefox softlink in directory /root/my-applications/bin/. In this article, I’ll also show you how to create file.


  1. Download firefox-3.0.10
  2. Extract Firefox-3.0.10.tar.gz to /opt/ directory . Rename it with firefox-3.0.10 (optional)
  3. Make softlink /opt/ file to /root/my-applications/bin/:
    ln-sf /opt/ /root/my-applications/bin/
  4. Edit moz_libdir in /opt/ file. It shoud be:
  5. type ‘firefox’ to run the program

Want to make a pet file for this firefox-3.0.10? Follow these:

  1. Create a directory (for example, firefox-3.0.10-i686)
  2. Copy all firefox files and directories :cp --parent -av /opt/ ./firefox-3.0.10-i686
  3. Copy the /root/my-applications/firefox softlink (if /root/my-applications/firefox doesn’t exist, create it using step 3 on install instruction above):
    cp --parent -av /root/my-applications/bin/firefox ./firefox-3.0.10-i686
  4. Run the command:
    dir2pet firefox-3.0.10-i686
    Step1: press enter
    Step1b: (category) WebBrowser

    Step1c: (path, executable) firefox (because the /root/my-applications/bin directory is already in the path env)

    Step1d: (path, icon) /opt/

    Step1e: (name of application) Firefox

    Step2: (description) web browser

    Press enter 2 times

    Step3: (dependency) leave empty

    Step4: press enter

  5. file has been ready to be installed

Download Firefox pet files:

Click this thread post for detail.

If you face problem regarding libdbus_glib dependency, you need to install libdbus_glib and dbus library package


6 Responses to “Firefox-3.0.10 Installation on Puppy Linux OS (en)”

  1. dear lord, could this be more harder? hehehe 😦 that /opt/ directory. is it already in the puppy or we have to add before we extract the firefox?

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