firefox: Where'd my scrollbars go?

David Fleck david.fleck at
Sat Feb 28 15:37:29 PST 2004

On Sat, 28 Feb 2004, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 04:48:04PM -0600, David Fleck wrote:
> > Just upgraded to firefox-0.8_4 from firebird.  Everything seems fine, but
> > I can't get horizontal or vertical scrollbars to show up... I can use the
> > arrow keys to page downwards, but I'd kind of like to have my scrollbars
> > back.  Anyone else seen a problem like this?
> Try removing and recreating your ~/.phoenix directory (or just move it
> elsewhere and copy out the bookmarks if you want to keep them).
> mozilla^Wphoenix^Wfirebird^Wfirefox has broken compatibility of this
> directory a number of times, so you will run into weird problems if
> you have an old enough installation.

That fixed it. Thanks very much.

David Fleck
david.fleck at

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