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Old 05-13-2004, 05:21 PM   #1
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Question Mozilla and Firefox (on same machine, problems launching both at same time)

I have both Mozilla and Firefox installed and running.

If I launch Mozilla first, then FireFox, everything is cool.

If I launch FireFox, then type >mozilla at the command line, it launches another instance of FireFox.

I have also tried the gui's and I get the same results.

The Mozilla came with the Fedora Core 2 and i grabbed FireFox from the Mozilla site.

I checked the Mozilla site quickly but could not turn up an answer.

Thank you in advance for the help.

Old 05-13-2004, 05:29 PM   #2
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why do you want to run both of them at once? Is there something one has that the other doesn't? AFAIK you can get thunderbird for email and there is a built in IRC client for firefox as well as mozilla.. but I'm sure you have some other reason perhaps or is it just because you are curious?
Old 05-13-2004, 05:31 PM   #3
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Where did you put Firefox ? bet it's in your home directory

Old 05-13-2004, 05:50 PM   #4
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On the website or in the README they tell you that you will run into problems if you run both of them at the same time.


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