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Try opening a terminal (not using Linpus, so I can't help you here) and launch firefox (type "firefox" and press enter).
Hopefully, this will give you a nice error code. Please copy and paste all output here (hint: it depends on what terminal application Linpus has, but Ctrl-C is unlikely to work (right-click to copy, or use the menu, if there is one)).
Thanks cross talk. My problem how to open a terminal? I read last night that if you click on Alt and F2 together will open a wide box for a terminal and when you leave that box blank and click run will open a windo with terminal message "localhost"$.
I typed firefox and nothing happened. As I explained to you I am still infant when it comes into dealing with computers.
Hello, a few people are getting this problem with Linpus. It is a problem with firefox (which is the software you use to browse the internet on Linpus) The issue is that your firefox profile has got corrupted.
Your profile is the hidden directory .mozilla (in linux hidden directories are prefixed with ".")
You need to do the following:
Open 'File Manager'
Under 'view' tick show hidden files
Rename .mozilla to say .mozillaold
You should now be able to get on the internet via Firefox (however you will have lost your favourites)
I don't think upgrading firefox will be easy in Linpus. I would recommend installing another Linux operating system. I still have Linpus installed, but I only use Ubuntu netbook edition. Linpus is not supported well which I think is a shame, as many people would use it as it comes pre-installed and is very easy to use.
. I would recommend installing another Linux operating system. I still have Linpus installed, but I only use Ubuntu netbook edition. Linpus is not supported well which I think is a shame, as many people would use it as it comes pre-installed and is very easy to use.
I strongly recommend using another OS. I have the latest and greatest from both Fedora and Ubuntu installed on my A150; both run quite well. Linpus Lite was based on Fedora 8 which is long past end-of-life. New versions of Fedora come out every six months; F15 is due next month.
Since you're a beginner, I recommend you move up to the latest long-term support (LTS) release of either Ubuntu or Linux Mint.