May 112009
 

Swiftfox is yet another free browser which is an optimized build of the Mozilla Firefox web browser. The browser is fully compatible with any existing themes, extensions for Firefox.

Install Swiftfox in openSUSE

Swiftfox provides you with installer script which automatically download and installs the firefox build under /opt/swiftfox and adds a menu item under “Applications – Internet – More Programs“.

Download the swiftfox installer for your platform from here

Once downloaded, change the permission

saihari@opensuse11:~/Desktop> chmod 755 install-swiftfox.sh

Run the installer. If you are running as a normal user you need to enter the password for the Root user to continue with the installation.

saihari@opensuse11:~/Desktop> ./install-swiftfox.sh

Password required to install to /opt directory…

root’s password:
–2009-05-12 06:22:53–  http://getswiftfox.com/builds/releases/3.0.11pre-1/swiftfox-3.0.11pre-1-prescott.tar.bz2
Resolving getswiftfox.com… 208.113.157.186
Connecting to getswiftfox.com|208.113.157.186|:80… connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 200 OK
Length: 10268886 (9.8M) [application/x-bzip2]
Saving to: `swiftfox-3.0.11pre-1-prescott.tar.bz2′

100%[==========================================================>] 10,268,886   332K/s   in 31s

2009-05-12 06:23:26 (324 KB/s) – `swiftfox-3.0.11pre-1-prescott.tar.bz2′ saved [10268886/10268886]

Installing Swiftfox…
mv: cannot stat `swiftfox': No such file or directory

Searching for existing plugins, errors can be safely ignored…
cp: cannot stat `swiftfox.old/plugins/*': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `/usr/lib/firefox/plugins/*': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `/usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/*': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `/usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/plugins/*': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `/usr/lib/xulrunner-addons/plugins/*': No such file or directory
–2009-05-12 06:23:27–  http://getswiftfox.com/builds/installer/Swiftfox.desktop
Resolving getswiftfox.com… 208.113.157.186
Connecting to getswiftfox.com|208.113.157.186|:80… connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response… 200 OK
Length: 402 [text/plain]
Saving to: `Swiftfox.desktop’

100%[==========================================================>] 402         –.-K/s   in 0s

2009-05-12 06:23:28 (12.1 MB/s) – `Swiftfox.desktop’ saved [402/402]

Swiftfox has been installed. Happy Surfing!

Click here to view SwiftWeasel, another Firefox build optimized for performance.