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Re: [SLE] Firefox, fixed and broken again.... :-(
  • From: markos@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 7 May 2005 15:48:11 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505071548.11075.markos@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Don't install ForecastFox and SessionSaver extensions together or your firefox
will crash everytime you start it. In case you did it already delete .firefox
from '/home/user'(rather move somewhere else so you can import bookmarks..
after) and start over.

On Friday 06 May 2005 11:52, Kevanf1 wrote:
> On 5/6/05, Carlos E. R. <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > The Thursday 2005-05-05 at 21:51 +0100, Kevanf1 wrote:
> > > Following my earlier post of stating that Firefox 1.0.3 was
> > > fixed....it's broken again. I'm running 9.2 It works if I log in
> > > through KDE as root but not as a normal user. So now I'm really not
> > > sure what the next move is. It does try to start but dies within a
> > > split second of opening. Which is very annoying because I like the
> > > new look and feel.
> >
> > I use mozilla, so I don't know. But if it works for root, not for user, I
> > would check if there are files nor runnable/readable by your normal user,
> > both in your profiles and the /opt/MozillaFirefox/ directories.
> >
> > You can also try starting it from a terminal: it might print a message
> > there when dying.
> >
> > --
> > Cheers,
> > Carlos Robinson
> >
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> Ok, an update and I'm more puzzled than ever. I will try the renaming
> but for now how about this? Last night I went into root mode (GUI).
> I opened Firefox (the updated one) it opened fine. I then logged off
> and logged back in as normal user (there is only root and 1 normal
> user on the PC). I then tried opening Firefox again - remember it
> flashed open and died prior to opening it under root. Would you
> believe Firefox opened fine and worked fully. So, it would appear
> that if I firstly log in as root then open Firefox then log out again
> it will work for a normal user.
>
> When it does work I am having no problems with bookmarks or links or
> anything. Oh, I did delete the old Firefox at one point prior to
> putting the latest one on.
>
> --
> Take care.
> Kevan Farmer
>
> 34 Hill Street
> Cheslyn Hay
> Staffordshire
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