Firefox clean installation but does not execute

Lars Eighner lars at
Tue Sep 20 08:53:28 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?

what happens when you

%which firefox3


Lars Eighner
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