Firefox clean installation but does not execute

Warren Block wblock at
Tue Sep 20 06:01:55 UTC 2011

On Tue, 20 Sep 2011, Alain G. Fabry wrote:

> Hello,
> I've installed Firefox36 from ports, it installed without a problem but it does not launch. In other words, there's no firefox file on my system.
> Had it installed before and working, then to clean out the system with unnecessary ports, I removed all ports and reinstalled only what is necessary.
> Somehow now I can't get firefox to work. The installation runs through cleanly, but when I try to run firefox, the system just responds with 'command not found'
> fabry at desmo 7:27 % pkg_info | grep firefox
> firefox-3.6.22,1    Web browser based on the browser portion of Mozilla
> afabry at desmo 7:28 % firefox
> firefox: Command not found.
> What could be the problem, where could I start looking?

See #3:

Firefox 3.6 is relatively old, ports has 6.0.2.

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