Deleted Safari

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  1. insomniac321123 macrumors 6502

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    My roomate accidentally deletd safari. How do we go about getting him a web browser now?
     
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    If I'm not mistaken, the problem is that with a deleted browser they cannot download a replacement browser.:)
     
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    Sure you can...they can certainly use Firefox to their heart's content. And once they pull Safari off the install disc, it's just a matter of putting it in the Applications folder and starting it up.
     
  6. swiftaw macrumors 603

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    How exactly do you go to the firefox website to download it if you don't have a browser? :)
     
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    Get it on another machine and pop it on a CD or a flash drive or over a network...the possibilities are endless. :)
     
  8. swiftaw macrumors 603

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    Well yeah, it's pretty easy if you have 5 computers in the house and a nice wireless network like myself. Not so easy if you are a single computer household. :)

    It reminds me of when I used to call Verizon to complain that my DSL connection was out. The first thing the automated message says is use the verizon website for support :)
     
  9. WildCowboy Administrator/Editor

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    Sure...but the OP is talking about his roommate and he clearly was able to post here, so I assume moving something to the roommate's machine is trivial.

    And yes, Comcast suggests the same thing.
     
  10. swiftaw macrumors 603

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    D'uh, well chalk it up to the late hour, didn't make the obvious jump that the OP obviously had access to a web browser to post here. :)

    As my mother used to say "For someone who is supposedly smart, you can be dumb sometimes"
     
  11. exorciser macrumors newbie

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    You can dl with Terminal.

    example: $ wget http://mozilla..../install.dmg

    All you need to know is address of install file.

    Acctually, there is no wget command on Mac, but there is other solution with ftp command. ftp--help would help :)
     

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