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Re: [Fwd: Re: [opensuse] Mail from FireFox.]
  • From: "Fred A. Miller" <fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Jan 2007 19:01:38 -0500
  • Message-id: <200701011901.38753.fmiller@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Monday January 01 2007 3:17 am, Basil Chupin wrote:
> Fred A. Miller wrote:
> > On Monday January 01 2007 1:59 am, Basil Chupin wrote:
> >> Of course editing this file won't work - it's not the file.
> >>
> >> Something is really screwed up there Fred if you can only find the one
> >> prefs.js on your system.
> >>
> >> Below are all the prefs.js file on my 10.2 install - and not all relate
> >> to FF or TB. Because I do not use FF or Thunderbird (TB) as they are
> >> installed by 10.2 itself (I install my own, from mozilla.org into my
> >> /home directory) the prefs.js in /usr are only cosmetic entries - it's
> >> the ones in the /home directory which are the active ones (for FF and
> >> TB).
> >>
> >> /home/basil/.thunderbird/xxxxxxxxxx.default/prefs.js
> >> /home/basil/firefox/defaults/pref/channel-prefs.js
> >> /home/basil/firefox/defaults/profile/prefs.js
> >
> > This is interesting. The FireFox I have installed is from SUSE, including
> > their latest update. There ISN'T in my home dir a /home/xxx/firefox
> > directory. There's a .firefox dir. with not much in it. Now, WHY is there
> > so
>
> [Are you sure about the .firefox dir because I don't think I have ever
> seen one only the .mozilla directory?]

Yep.....I'm sure. 'Pure openSUSE box....NO FF from Mozilla.

> > much difference between what SUSE is shipping and what installs from the
> > FF site?!
>
> Don't worry about these 2 entries-
>
> /home/basil/firefox/defaults/pref/channel-prefs.js
> /home/basil/firefox/defaults/profile/prefs.js
>
> because I install FF and TB in my /home directory hence this "firefox"
> directory which contains the executables; the profile files are in the
> ".mozilla" directory and this is where you should be finding the
> prefs.js file under discussion.

Nope. :(

> In your case, however, I expect to find the 2 files you just mentioned
> (above) in /usr/lib/firefox/defaults/pref/ because you are using the
> Suse installed FF. But in your earlier msg you stated that you only have
> the 1 prefs.js file in some obscure location which is what I was
> querying because the Suse installed FF goes into /usr/lib/firefox/ and
> there are prefs.js files there (but as "samples" only).

'Why I got cornfused. ;) The one you address above was/is the first one I
found.......before the other dir.

Fred

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