linux firefox

Andrew Pantyukhin infofarmer at
Mon Nov 12 22:46:08 PST 2007

On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 01:38:22AM +0000, Tino Engel wrote:
> Dear FreeBSD folks,
> I have a weird problem:
> linux-firefox and linux-firefox-devel behave the same way.
> When I quit them, and try to restart them, they complain about beeing 
> already running.
> I have to manually delete
> /usr/compat/linux/root/.mozilla/firefox/*.prpfile/lock
> /usr/compat/linux/root/.mozilla/firefox/*.profile/.parentlock
> to be able to start them again.
> Normal firefox and firefox-devel do not behave this way, but I want to be 
> able to use the linux-flashplugin.
> Any hints? (Apart from writing a wrapper removing the lockfiles... How 
> ugly)

- Never run Firefox under root. Please tell if it doesn't help
- CC maintainer of the port when its not working (run "make
  maintainer" to get his address).
- Don't start new threads on mailing-lists by hitting the "reply"
  button. Users of sane user agents will see your new question as
  part of some old discussion and have a good chance to miss it.

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