Firefox cannot restart after installing extension

Piotr Smyrak piotr.smyrak at
Thu Jun 17 01:17:14 PDT 2004


I noticed a problem with recent Firefox. When I try to install an
extension from, and restart the browser to take
effect. I started it from CLI and after 

*** loading the extensions datasource

it starts with a window "Firefox is finishing installing extensions.
This could take a minute...". Then it lasts forever without any
effect and I cannot see any advances after many minutes. No more
messages to the terminal. Pre-starting firefox as root does not
help. Installing themes works OK.

To restore functionality I had to remove the .mozilla/firefox
directory and start over. Removing only Extensions dir in it did not

 Piotr Smyrak
 piotr.smyrak at

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