[PC-BSD Testing] Firefox issues

Arthur A-Koziol at neiu.edu
Sun Apr 10 08:08:54 PDT 2011


Firefox 4 changed folder structure compared to 3.6 so I would not doubt 
something needs to be set RW on non-root accounts to be able for it to 
funtion properly.

> This must be a rights issue.  If I sign in as root it works great.  I
> guess I will just have to give myself other rights which is annoying
> to have to do as that should be part of the setup how much access you
> want the user to have.
>
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 6:02 AM, jmdennis @dslextreme.com
> <jmdennis at dslextreme.com>  wrote:
>    
>> I found out that after the reload that firefox still crashes.  I used
>> the one from the ports but did the make install clean instead of using
>> the package build.  I also noticed that even Epiphany crashes as well.
>>   It is probably some thing that does not get installed and is needed.
>> I installed Opera as I tried to install Chromium but that did not exit
>> properly.  Below is a link that crashes firefox.  When I did the
>> reinstall I just installed Gnome and XFCE this time.
>>
>> http://www.progressivehealth.com/catalog/capisette.htm
>>
>> On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 2:53 PM, jmdennis @dslextreme.com
>> <jmdennis at dslextreme.com>  wrote:
>>      
>>> I am sorry as I forgot to say that I was using the PC-BSD 9 version.
>>> I had tried first to install firefox 4 from freebsd and that may have
>>> been the start of the troubles.  I uninstalled this but some of the
>>> files may have stuck around.  When I tried to remove the PBI version
>>> of firefox the AppCafe closed on me and did nothing.  I did this on
>>> KDE 4.6.2 and did not try it on XFCE.  I kept getting the error that
>>> an application crashed even after clicking on all the PC-BSD desktop
>>> items but that did not fix it so I ran the update.  I might reinstall
>>> but will try a few more things first.
>>>
>>> As a side note I noticed that the www.pcbsd.org website was either not
>>> paid for or it has been hacked.
>>>
>>> On 4/8/11, sc at sdf.lonestar.org<sc at sdf.lonestar.org>  wrote:
>>>        
>>>> Yes, Firefox 3.6.16 has been closing unexpectedly on some sites,
>>>> very recently. This has happened in the past few days with
>>>> Amazon. Because FF 3.6.16 didn't have this problem before a
>>>> couple of days ago, my first suspicion is that it's caused by a
>>>> recent add-on update. Since this happens on FreeBSD, it isn't
>>>> specific to PC-BSD.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, 8 Apr 2011, jmdennis @dslextreme.com wrote:
>>>>
>>>>          
>>>>> Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 19:09:25 +0000
>>>>> From: "jmdennis @dslextreme.com"<jmdennis at dslextreme.com>
>>>>> To: testing<testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
>>>>> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] Firefox issues
>>>>>
>>>>> I do not know if others are having this same problem or not but
>>>>> firefox keeps quitting on me.  I could go to just see my email and
>>>>> click on an email and the browser closes.  It happens on many sites.
>>>>> I have tried the PBI version and also the one from FreeBSD and both do
>>>>> the same thing.  I have not tried other browsers yet but Konqueror
>>>>> seems to do the job for now.  It is not pretty but works.
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