firefox only runs with 'sudo'

Bill Moran wmoran at
Fri Feb 1 08:49:00 PST 2008

In response to "Steve Franks" <stevefranks at>:

> Don't get it.  I installed firefox from the package at
> like always (so I thought) but if I run 'firefox',
> I get a prompt back, and no firefox, but if I run it as sudo, it comes
> up fine.  Where should I start fixing permissions at, do you think?

I'm going to guess that your ~/.mozilla directory has incorrect ownership.

Bill Moran

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