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Old 08-13-2003, 11:07 PM   #1
bwall
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Angry mozilla automatically closes before opening


I try to open mozilla and it instantly dissappears as it opens. Mozilla works if I run it in as root but not as a user. Does anyone know how to fix this problem?
 
Old 08-13-2003, 11:12 PM   #2
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try this.... if you want..

Idon't know if this is the better, but works with me... log with you r user and remove the
.mozzila from your home directory! and rerun mozzila! if you have some bookmarks or anything more you will loose... well.. with me work!
 
Old 08-14-2003, 02:17 PM   #3
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Thumbs up

I was having the same problem... I changed the theme and it worked fine again.
 
Old 08-14-2003, 03:31 PM   #4
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Check permisions on mozilla.
 
Old 08-14-2003, 04:57 PM   #5
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Wink

i m facing the same problem ( mizila closes just before i tried to write ur)if u got answer ,please kindly forward it to me
thank you:
 
Old 08-14-2003, 05:10 PM   #6
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Try running it from a terminal window by typing "mozilla" without the quotes. Post any error messages you see back in this thread.
 
Old 08-14-2003, 05:28 PM   #7
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hi can any body tell me how to install mail sever
 
Old 08-14-2003, 05:30 PM   #8
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Maybe this helps:

"Multi-User Linux Installations

To install Mozilla for multiple users on Unix, install as normal, then create the following script in your Mozilla directory, make it executable (chmod u+x <scriptname>), and run it as root. Do not run this program as su[do] root. (Bug 52653)

#!/bin/sh
dist_bin=`dirname $0`
MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME=$dist_bin
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$dist_bin
export MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME LD_LIBRARY_PATH
$dist_bin/regxpcom
$dist_bin/regchrome
touch $dist_bin/chrome/user-skins.rdf $dist_bin/chrome/user-locales.rdf

You should then be able to run that installation of Mozilla as any user who has permissions to access it."

Also this may have happened:

"You must run Mozilla at least once to complete autoregistration and for the compreg.dat file to be written to the installation directory. If a different user (other than the person who installed the product) runs the program first, a core dump will occur."
 
Old 08-15-2003, 09:42 AM   #9
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probably a permissions problem with some of your true type fonts, if mozilla can't use any one of them it just kills itself before you can get a chance to stop it.
Just do a chmod +r /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/fonts/TTF/* and that might fix the problem, if not its still probably a problem with permissions so toggle around a bit with them
 
Old 08-16-2003, 02:15 AM   #10
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bigaviator 's simple response worked for me!
 
Old 08-16-2003, 07:40 AM   #11
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same problem with difference

when i click on mozilla icon, it asks me to select a user profile.
i select a profile and then click the start button but nothing happens.. mozilla does not start. but if i click quit button, it quits.
any solution to this problem?

answer by giving reference so that i know this is my problem!
 
Old 08-18-2003, 09:02 AM   #12
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I had the same problem. Just ended up reinstalling it. Seems to work so far.

Can anyone tell me if you can use the same profile for different Users? And if not, is there some why to install the plugins at extensionroom.mozdev.org as anyone other than the root? I've tried as just a regular user but it tells me I don't have the authorization. How the heck can I get around this???
 
Old 08-18-2003, 10:32 AM   #13
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You need the root password, thats the only thing you can do I believe.
 
  


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