[sf-lug] IEs4Linux

Alex Kleider a_kleider at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 25 01:09:03 PST 2008

--- Tom Haddon <tom at greenleaftech.net> wrote:
> If you could let us know what steps you've taken so far that'd be
> great.
> Are you typing commands in a terminal (and if so what's the output
> you
> get) or are you running a command? What are the options you're
> presented
> with on the MS site? If you can let me know what steps you've taken
> I'd
> be happy to repeat them here and figure out what to recommend next.

Thanks, Tom, for your offer to help. At the following site:
I clicked on the "Follow me.." link..
and then clicked on the Ubuntu.. specific instructions
and faithfully followed these instructions.
It was very much my impression that the last command ( ./ies4linux )
was a program that did the installation of IE.
There is now an IEs4Linux icon on my ubuntu desktop
but clicking on it, after a much longer delay than I would have
expected, results in what looks like a web page offering to download
various versions of IE, except the page lacks a place to enter a URL
which I would have expected if I was indeed running a browser.
As Harry Belafonte used to sing: Clear as mud, but it cover dee

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