Firefox clean installation but does not execute

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at
Tue Sep 20 08:31:13 UTC 2011

On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 08:23:19AM +0000, Thomas Mueller wrote:
> I too had the problem of "Command not found" after freshly installing something from ports, but I thought that was a peculiarity of FreeBSD 9.0-BETA1 and 2.
> I was going to post this question to freebsd-current list.
> For instance, if I typed "which lynx", it was not found, but was found if I ran
> ls /usr/bin/local/l*
> and it also ran if I typed 
> /usr/bin/local/lynx
> Software freshly installed from ports would be normally accessible after the next reboot.

normally, no reboot required.
In tcsh(1) you have to run "rehash".
Or just lauch another xterm window, 
if in an X session. Of logout and login.
You really shouldn't need to reboot.

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