[PC-BSD Support] Unable to install PBIs

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Wed May 20 13:17:12 PDT 2009


mwh at intranetsys.com wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I posted this a few days ago on the pcbsd.org support forum a few days ago, but haven't been able to make any progress on it, I'm hoping someone on this list may be able to help.
> 
> I've downloaded both the Firefox and Thunderbird pbis. When I attempt to install them by selecting 'Open with PBI Launcher', I'm asked to input my root password, which I do, the dialog then disappears and nothing else happens. :? I'm running a new install of PC-BSD 7.1 32 bit.
> 
> I downloaded the the files again, this time from a different mirror, and made sure they are 32 bit, and used the runpbi.sh script, the following are the results:
> 
> [root at pcbsd]/home/mwh/Documents(39)# /PCBSD/Scripts/runpbi.sh Thunderbird2.0.0.21-PV0.pbi
> Thunderbird2.0.0.21-PV0.pbi: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (FreeBSD), for FreeBSD 7.0 (700112), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), FreeBSD-style, not stripped
> exec: Thunderbird2.0.0.21-PV0.pbi: not found
> 
> [root at pcbsd]/home/mwh/Documents(40)# /PCBSD/Scripts/runpbi.sh Firefox3.0.10-PV0.pbi
> Firefox3.0.10-PV0.pbi: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (FreeBSD), for FreeBSD 7.0 (700112), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), FreeBSD-style, not stripped
> exec: Firefox3.0.10-PV0.pbi: not found
> 
> I also tried this way:
> 
> [root at pcbsd]/home/mwh/Documents(43)# /PCBSD/Scripts/runpbi.sh ./Firefox3.0.10-PV0.pbi
> ./Firefox3.0.10-PV0.pbi: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, Intel 80386, version 1 (FreeBSD), for FreeBSD 7.0 (700112), dynamically linked (uses shared libs), FreeBSD-style, not stripped
> No protocol specified
> kdesu: cannot connect to X server :0.0
> 
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
> 
> Cheers,
>  Mark

Mark,

Try this as your regular user:

% chmod 755 Firefox*
% ./Firefox*.pbi

Post the output for me if you don't mind, lets see whats going on here.



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Kris Moore
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