I got a tar.bz2 file but the help I found didn't help so I thought I'd ask here.

I downloaded the linux 32-bit file on their main site. My system is 64-bit.

The link on that site downloaded these files:

downloaded files

  • You really need to provide more information. Where did you get this file from? Post the link. Is it for 32-bit or 64-bit Seamonkey? The "official" download is the 32-bit one. Is your system 32-bit or 64-bit? What does uname -a show? – DK Bose Oct 6 '18 at 9:31
  • So is your system 32-bit or 64-bit? Please edit your question to provide the full output of uname -a. – DK Bose Oct 6 '18 at 10:09
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    Why is there a .part file? This most likely indicates the download didn't finish correctly. – pomsky Oct 6 '18 at 10:52
  • Your right but I'm stuck again and I've even tried Adam and Candra's suggestions. The first command just says it doesn't exist. @pomsky – CloudE11 Oct 6 '18 at 19:23
  • @CloudE11 Did you cd to the correct directory first before running those commands? For example if you have downloaded the tar.bz2 file to your Downloads folder, then you need to run cd ~/Downloads before those commands. – pomsky Oct 6 '18 at 19:26

I can recommend to install SeaMonkey browser using UbuntuZilla APT repository. This package will be updated on every apt upgrade.

You need to execute the following commands to add repository, its key and package installation:

cat <<EOF | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mozilla.list
deb http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/ubuntuzilla/mozilla/apt all main

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 2667CA5C
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install seamonkey-mozilla-build

You will get SeaMonkey 2.53.2 with this method.

  • The terminal just loads for ages with the first command, I waited a couple minutes. – CloudE11 Oct 6 '18 at 18:54
  • The first command consists of 3 lines - after the first line, the terminal will appear to "hang" until it gets the final EOF – steeldriver Oct 8 '18 at 12:47
  • Great, that installed it. Basically you've 4 commands in that box. Thank you! – CloudE11 Oct 8 '18 at 14:32

The version of The Mozilla browser that I have just installed on my Debian based Zorin computer is called seamonkey-mozilla-build

"This tutorial will be showing you how to install SeaMonkey on Ubuntu 16.04. SeaMonkey, formerly known as Mozilla Suite, is an open-source, community-driven Internet application suite. The latest stable release is SeaMonkey 2.46 at the time of this writing." https://www.linuxbabe.com/ubuntu/how-to-install-seamonkey-on-ubuntu-16-04

Following the instructions here, I ended up with a working version of SeaMonkey 2.53.1 that gets installed with apt and is launched properly from the main menu system.

The steps are;

Add the repository to your sources list. repository

deb http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/ubuntuzilla/mozilla/apt all main

Sources List

sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list

Get the GPG key.

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 2667CA5C

do an update.

sudo apt-get update

install the program.

sudo apt-get install seamonkey-mozilla-build

Okay so here is all the seamonkey .deb archive files at sourceforge. https://sourceforge.net/projects/ubuntuzilla/files/mozilla/apt/pool/main/s/seamonkey-mozilla-build/

Hope this helps.

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