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Re: [SLE] Firefox is dead !!
  • From: "B. Stia" <usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 17:37:54 -0500
  • Message-id: <200502021737.54907.usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 02 February 2005 17:31, Sunny wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 17:13:43 -0500, B. Stia <usr@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 02 February 2005 07:24, Joe Morris (NTM) wrote:
> > > B. Stia wrote:
> >
> > ..............<snip >
> >
> > > >What is this ????? How can a plugin kill an app like Firefox
> > > > ???
> > >
> > Joe,
> > Yep, running 64 bit. Not so sure I uninstalled it correctly
> > though. Other users didn't have the problem so I looked in
> > ~.mozilla. Saw a plugins Directory and only the two flashplayer
> > and libflashplayer files. Just renamed the directory and that fixed
> > it. Can't leave it that way because there must be many other files
> > scattered all over, and am curious as to why it installed there and
> > if other plugins should be in there. How do I go about
> > uninstalling it correctly? Came as a direct download from the
> > website that said I needed it. Should have known better and never
> > done that. I vowed to myself when I installed 9.2 I was not going
> > to have a lot of weird unused file laying around again.
> > Hmmm....so here I am again. :-(

> The plug-ins are installed in 2 different ways:
> 1. if you have installed it logged in as user, they are installed
> only for that user. So, check ~/.mozilla/plugins and see if the files
> there are symlinks or real files. Delete them, and if they are links,
> delete thier original location as well. This will "unistall" them.
>
> 2. if you installed logged in as root, they are installed under
> /opt/MozillaFirefox/lib64/plugins. Same as 1, delete the links (and
> files) for flash.
>
> Sunny
>
Thanks Sunny,

Will do. Are they the only two files that get installed?

Bob S.

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