[PC-BSD Testing] FF 3.5 Problem -- FF3.5 Works with a New User

doverosx at gmail.com doverosx at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 17:32:55 PDT 2009


Kris Moore wrote:
>
>
>
>> Ian Robinson wrote:
>>       Re:  FF3 problem
>>
>>       Brody Dover said:
>>
>>       Hello Ian,
>>
>>       can you make another account on the Acer to see if it is 
>> profile in the
>>       user's home directory causing the issue?
>>
>>       Regards,
>>       Brodey
>>
>>       ======================
>>
>>       Brody - You nailed that one.  I took your suggestion and set up 
>> another user account.  FF 3.5 started without problems.  I'm
>>       using it to send this message now.
>>
>>       Before that, I had tried downloading and reinstalling the FF 
>> 3.5 PBI but that offered no relief and produced the error message
>>       about which I had written earlier.
>>
>>       Therefore, Brody's assessment that the user's profile may be 
>> the source of the problem appears to be right on.   What a puzzle
>>       too, since this is an install without any adjustments or tweaks 
>> whatsoever.
>>
>>       Since this was a fresh install, and I have nothing set up, I 
>> might just try a fresh install again.
>>
>>       Ian Robinson
>>
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>> Good to hear!
>>
>> There is certainly an issue when upgrading PC-BSD (KDE?) with .XXX 
>> files in the user's home dir not syncing up with the new version. Maybe
>> killing .Mozilla and/or .firefox in you home dir for the old account 
>> and reinstalling the FF PBI will help in this case. Here's to hoping
>> good things ;).
>>
>> Brodey
>
> Yes, if you remove .mozilla from your old user homedir, and re-run 
> ff3, it should fix the issue.
>
> However for updates, I try to not touch files in /home/ as much as 
> possible, since the whole point of doing an upgrade is to preserve 
> data, and messing with home data is bound to step on a few toes :P
>
> -- 
> Kris Moore
> PC-BSD Software
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> On Wed, 8 Jul 2009, doverosx at gmail.com wrote:
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Absolutely, I understand why you wouldn't even want to go there. rm'ing 
in someone else's directory is never a good idea.
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