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Old 01-26-2013, 11:57 AM   #1
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Firefox (18) not starting


When clicking on firefox (ubuntu 11.10), it will not completely start. The tool-bars are there, but nothing else. I tried to un-install FF & then re-install FF, but no dice. Also tried ubuntu update. Also tried to shut down system, & then run "Recovery" at startup. Still no dice. My other Web-browsers, (Chromium & Epiphany) work perfectly. Any help greatly appreciated !!!
 
Old 01-26-2013, 02:55 PM   #2
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If you run it from the terminal (just open up a terminal, type 'firefox' and hit enter) does it print any error messages?
 
Old 01-26-2013, 07:29 PM   #3
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@rich-M285-E:~$ firefox

(firefox:11943): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "pixmap",

(firefox:11943): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "pixmap",

(firefox:11943): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "pixmap",

(firefox:11943): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine in module_path: "pixmap",
Done
 
Old 01-26-2013, 07:48 PM   #4
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Check if this package is installed: gtk2-engines-pixbuf
In the terminal type:
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dpkg -l | grep gtk2-engines-pixbuf
if not then:
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sudo apt-get install gtk2-engines-pixbuf
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:59 PM   #5
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hi,
I have reinstalled FF many times in the last week lol Did you try to go to Start - Software centre. Then on the left "Get software" The on the right type "Mozilla" or "Firefox" and in the results you should be able to see Mozilla Installer. Click install.
When it's done, you go to start - Internet, chose FF. If you right click on it you can either install it or add to the desktop and then install it from there. Whatever works for you. Of course it all should be doe after you downloaded it from the FF webpage. Good luck!
 
Old 01-29-2013, 10:17 PM   #6
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Thankyou for your help, but I have tried that many times: it just does not work. Thanks, Rich....
 
  


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