Thunderbird and Firefox dead after portupgrade
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Fri Mar 31 03:01:53 UTC 2006
Donald J. O'Neill wrote:
> On Thursday 30 March 2006 17:53, Albert Shih wrote:
>> Le 30/03/2006 à 14:42:10-0800, Micah a écrit
>>> illoai at gmail.com wrote:
>>> 22.214.171.124_2 was commited last night, so it's probably a recent
>>> breakage. I just found a bug report on it at
>>> So we have four confirmed cases of firefox not working.
>> five...but not for firefox...for thunderbird (well I don't use it at
>> all...;-) )
>> Same problem when I try to laucnh thunderbird, nothing append, no
>> using : FreeBSD 6.1-PRERELEASE
> This happened to me also, until I remembered this has happened before
> and what to try.
> Login as root, start the GUI (mine is KDE), open a terminal program and
> start firefox from there. After that, I had no problems. It's working
Surprisingly, this worked perfectly for me with FreeBSD 6.1-PRERELEASE,
although I didn't take the time to figure out why.
I didn't even restart the GUI, I just ran Firefox and Thunderbird from a
xterm window as root, and then exited them. All fixed.
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