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Tuesday, August 14, 2007

How to: Install Internet Explorer (IE) on Ubuntu 7.04 in 10 minute

These are the steps:

1) First, you need to install software call Wine.

2) Open your terminal and login as root.

For gpg key:
wget -q http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt/387EE263.gpg -O- | sudo apt-key add -

Download and install:

wget http://wine.budgetdedicated.com/apt/sources.list.d/feisty.list -O /etc/apt/sources.list.d/winehq.list

Wait until its finish and install.

3) Download
cabexract. Open your browser and enter a url http://packages.ubuntu.com/cgi-bin/download.pl?arch=i386&file=pool%2Funiverse%2Fc%2Fcabextract%2Fcabextract_1.2-2_i386.deb&md5sum=b9f48e133c4d2a522178c03590b8ad29&arch=i386&type=main

Click the mirror do you like to download
cabexract and open with Gdebi Package Installer. Its will install automatically.

4) Download a IE4linux:
wget http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/downloads/ies4linux-latest.tar.gz

Untar it.
tar zxvf ies4linux-latest.tar.gz

Go to directory
cd ies4linux-*

Intall and run

Its will ask you to install the IE. Follow the instruction!

5) After you install the IE is not run yet. You must type
/root/bin/ie5 for ie5 or /root/bin/ie6 for ie6.

6) Once you run the
/root/bin/ie5 the shortcut will automatically created on your desktop.

The end...

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