HEADS UP FIREFOX USERS: New firefox must be run as root FIRST!

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 16 00:15:03 GMT 2004

If you're going to install the new firefox-0.9 update, there's something
important you should know.  You MUST run firefox as root before running
it as any other user.  The best way to do this is to su - to root or log
in as root (i.e. do not su -m to root).  After becoming root, simply run
``firefox''.  You can then quit the browser, then run it as any other
user.  If you do not run firefox as root first, the browser window will
not appear.

This is a known issue with 0.9.  See the Known Issues list at:


(it's the first one)


Joe Marcus Clarke
FreeBSD GNOME Team	::	marcus at FreeBSD.org
gnome at FreeBSD.org
FreeNode / #freebsd-gnome

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