On 08/22/2018 06:54 PM, Felix Miata wrote:
don fisher composed on 2018-08-22 17:50 (UTC-0700):
I could not get older versions to work. Firefox kept updating itself to a newer version. Maybe I will try again another time.
1-download firefox-esr 52 2-disconnect network 3-install Firefox 4-disable automatic updates in prefs or about:config 5-reconnect network 6-use FF normally
Alternatively: 1-create new or restore old FF profile 2-create profile file user.js containing: user_pref("app.update.auto", false); user_pref("app.update.enabled", false); 3-use FF normally
With newer firefox versions, disabling automatic updates is trickier: https://www.ghacks.net/2018/07/28/mozilla-makes-it-more-difficult-to-block-f...
Thanks for the suggestions. Another problem I have is that Firefox appears to be trying to run as root. I receive many of the following messages:
(firefox:4251): dconf-CRITICAL **: unable to create directory '/run/user/0/dconf': Permission denied. dconf will not work properly.
Any idea why this is happening?