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Old 11-13-2004, 09:50 AM   #1
CloudyWizzard
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Starting Firefox 1.0 as user ?


After doing an apt-get upgrade on my debian SID box firefox stopped working (I was unable to start it again).
when I typed firefox in the console it returned no output at all (it just seemed to quit). I decided to install the package from Mozilla.org but that one also doesn't seem to work.

When I want to start it I get the following error (at the end) :

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*** loading the extensions datasource
*** ExtensionManager:_updateManifests: no access privileges to application directory, skipping.
So I guess I need to give the USER access to something but what ?

Anybody here who can help me out ?
Firefox seems to load fine for ROOT.
 
Old 11-13-2004, 09:54 AM   #2
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Try running this as root to set the permissions:
chmod -R o+rx /path/to/firefox/installation/dir
 
Old 11-13-2004, 10:38 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply !
Unfortunatly I already "fixed" the problem by deleting my $HOME/.firefox directory and starting firefox again.
 
  


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