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Old 07-24-2011, 05:38 PM   #1
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Firefox 5 Install Trouble on RHEL 6.1


After untarballing the Firefox 5 download and executing the "firefox" application I get the following error:

[Alpo@alpo-computer firefox]$ ./firefox
Cannot find Firefox runtime directory. Exiting.
Instructions for the installation are here:

Also, from what yum tells me, all dependencies are correctly installed.

Thanks for the help!
Old 07-25-2011, 11:37 AM   #2
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You probably need to edit the Firefox startup script to point to the directory that the browser is installed in (specifically the moz_libdir variable). The startup script is called firefox and is located in the directory the browser was installed to.

Last edited by hf2046; 07-25-2011 at 11:50 AM.


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