Firefox won't start
jason at ec.rr.com
Fri Apr 8 23:35:30 PDT 2005
Fridtjof Busse wrote:
>* Mike Jeays <Mike.Jeays at rogers.com>:
>>>I just installed FreeBSD 5.4RC, everything works so fine.
>>>Just firefox won't work (running xfce), neither the package nor the
>>>port. I can only start it as root, under a normal user nothing
>>>happens at all. /usr/X11R6/bin/firefox quits after a second and no
>>>firefox. How can I fix this?
>>At a guess, you may have created some configuration files owned by
>>root the first time you started it. Try hunting them down and
>>deleting them, and start firefox from a user account again.
>At first run, I tried to start firefox under the local user of course.
>When that wouldn't work , I searched Google and found an old bug about
>similiar behavior that suggested running firefox as root the first
>time. Didn't help, so I'm stuck since it's uite some time I used
>>Also try running firefox from a command line in an xterm, if you
>>haven't already done so, and see if there are any helpful error
>I'm starting it from commandline. It doesn't print any errors and exits
>after a second.
>Under root, it starts and gives me debugging messages.
Does it do a core dump? What options did you use to compile? Are your
dependancies out of date? There was just a big gnome update, see
freebsd.org/gnome for an update script.
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