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Old 03-07-2009, 04:27 PM   #1
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Can't save from FireFox

I have an Asus 2G netbook; and have not been satisfied with the Xandros
Linux operating system that it contains. Have tried several options on
USB drives including severaal versions of Puppy Linux,
CrunchBaang Linux:
and the new
Firefly Linux:

The problem I am having is that FireFox is unable to save Bookmarks or
other such as I use it. Makes it hard to jump from Google to Webmail
(not Google) for example. Anyone have any ideas on this?
Puppy is perhaps the best but it does not have as good WiFi
connectivity as the others.
Thanks in advance
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The only explanation as to why FF would be unable to write files
back is permissions/ownerships on your home ...

Please do an
$ ls -l ~/.mozilla
total 76
-rwx------ 1 tink   users 29822 2009-03-06 19:29 appreg
-rwx------ 1 tink   users 19952 2003-10-21 09:03 appreg.bak
drwx------ 4 tink   users   144 2008-11-29 08:59 default
drwx------ 3 tink   users   104 2008-12-16 20:22 extensions
drwx------ 6 tink   users   232 2008-12-16 20:22 firefox
-rw------- 1 tink   users  6144 2008-11-10 21:26 mozver.dat
-rwx------ 1 tink   users 13247 2009-03-06 19:29 pluginreg.dat
drwx------ 2 tink   users   264 2008-08-24 14:23 plugins

$ ls -l .mozilla/firefox
total 18
drwx------ 8 tink   users 1552 2009-02-01 17:31 3sa5woey.default
drwx------ 2 tink   users  112 2008-12-16 20:22 Crash Reports
-rw------- 1 tink   users 8559 2009-02-01 16:44 pluginreg.dat
drwxr-xr-x 2 tink   users   80 2008-08-24 14:23 plugins
-rw------- 1 tink   users   94 2005-04-13 17:45 profiles.ini
drwx------ 6 tink   users  936 2006-12-08 21:54 sg4ofjik.default



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