Firefox clean installation but does not execute
Alain G. Fabry
alainfabry at belgacom.net
Tue Sep 20 11:43:51 UTC 2011
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 03:52:41AM -0500, Lars Eighner wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Sep 2011, Alain G. Fabry wrote:
> >I've installed Firefox36 from ports, it installed without a problem but it
> >does not launch. In other words, there's no firefox file on my system.
> >Had it installed before and working, then to clean out the system with
> >unnecessary ports, I removed all ports and reinstalled only what is
> >necessary. Somehow now I can't get firefox to work. The installation
> >runs through cleanly, but when I try to run firefox, the system just
> >responds with 'command not found'
> >fabry at desmo 7:27 % pkg_info | grep firefox
> >firefox-3.6.22,1 Web browser based on the browser portion of Mozilla
> >afabry at desmo 7:28 % firefox
> >firefox: Command not found.
> >What could be the problem, where could I start looking?
> what happens when you
> %which firefox3
I've installed both firefox and firefox36. Neither of them can be found on the system while the installation build and installed without errors
afabry at desmo 13:40 % pkg_info | grep firefox
firefox-3.6.22,1 Web browser based on the browser portion of Mozilla
firefox-6.0.2,1 Web browser based on the browser portion of Mozilla
afabry at desmo 13:41 % which firefox
firefox: Command not found.
afabry at desmo 13:41 % which firefox3
firefox3: Command not found.
> Lars Eighner
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