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Old 11-19-2003, 05:46 AM   #1
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Firebird doesn't start up - ERROR


my problem: I can't launch firebird

every time I try to start MozillaFirebird-bin, it says that it couldn't load, because the file doesn't exist - although it does exist in my MozillaFirebird directory!

any ideas, how to get fb working?

Old 11-19-2003, 05:51 AM   #2
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try running the MozillaFirebird notice no -bin
Old 11-19-2003, 07:07 AM   #3
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I had the same problem after I installed Firebird; the linkage between Epiphany/Galeon and Mozilla was broken and then after some more fiddling, I couldn't get Firebird to start. I finally fixed it by installing Firebird, then uninstalling Mozilla (removepkg mozilla-1.4), then reinstalling Mozilla. Then it all worked.

Good luck,
Old 11-19-2003, 09:02 AM   #4
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Originally posted by xquizit
try running the MozillaFirebird notice no -bin
yeah, I tried that as well - but nothing happened ...

+ I don't even have mozilla installed.
Old 11-19-2003, 09:40 AM   #5
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You shouldn't run the -bin file. You should just have to run the MozillaFirebird executable. Try typing the whole path to it:

Old 11-19-2003, 09:47 AM   #6
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Have you tried a new profile? Rename the .phoenix folder in your home directory (delete the dot) and then, as others have said, launch Firebird by typing into a terminal /the/path/to/MozillaFirebird/MozillaFirebird
Old 11-19-2003, 12:10 PM   #7
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ok, deleting ~/.phoenix worked!

thank you guys for your help!


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