Updating kde mandrake
To do that, open Mandrake Control Center and select Mandrake Update.
A full description and update-alerts are in this Scot's Newsletter Forums thread.
To add Firebird to the shell menu so you can launch it (using distro-independent means), open a console and type: kmenuedit That will give you a dialog where you fill in the name of the application and the command to launch it.
In this case, that command is: /usr/local/bin/Mozilla Firebird/Mozilla Firebird (There are, of course, distro-specific ways.
For the Scot's Newsletter versions of these tips, they've undergone additional revision, and we often add links to outside sources for extra help.
Here are links to the previous installments of Tips for Linux Explorers: Installation Tips Now, on to this issue's tips!
This version of Linux has a built-in online updater called YOU (Ya ST2 Online Update).
First-time (and even experienced) Linux users have questions. In this third part of our ongoing series of Linux tips, learn how to update your newly installed Linux distro, and also how to install Mozilla's Firebird Web browser.
Most of the material you'll read in Tips for Linux Explorers comes from Bruno of Amsterdam, one of the moderators of the popular All Things Linux forum at Scot's Newsletter Forums.
Updating Your Linux Distro It's very important to update your Linux installation on a regular basis.
Just as under Windows, Linux updates include bug fixes and security patches.