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Old 10-27-2006, 06:44 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by hradtke
Obviously, some people are not reading the thread.

Anyways, the problem is now clear.

Firefox is compiled against a library you cannot find:
libstdc++.so.5 => not found

You have libstdc++.so.6 unfortunately.

For a quick fix, you could try creating a symlink to fake out firefox, but I have no idea what firefox is using in that library and what changes took effect in the newer library that you have. To do this, go to the /usr/lib directory and type "ln -s libstdc++.so.6 libstdc++.so.5".

Otherwise, you need to backport the version of the library. Did you upgrade recently?
Well I made the symlink and nothing still happens. Thanks for the idea

And I recently switched over to Fedora. Originally I tried to install everything myself and I was having the same problem with Firefox-1.5.0.7 when I first tried to install it. Linux has been acting weird for me for a while now. I have had a great deal of trouble installing pretty much any kind of software that I cannot get on yum.

So backporting? Ummm sorry I do not know what that is. Might you still be willing to help me? Thanks for all your help, sorry this is still a learning experience for me.
 
Old 10-27-2006, 06:52 PM   #17
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Somehow I don't think having a copy of firefox for each user is the proper install technique. If you install using yum, it puts a script named firefox in /usr/bin, and then the directory including everything is in /usr/lib/firefox-whatever.version.you.installed
 
Old 10-27-2006, 07:12 PM   #18
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Niko,

Ya I noticed that FC4+ is having problems. I did some research:

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser_wi...bstdc.2B.2B.29
 
Old 10-27-2006, 10:22 PM   #19
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Niko,

Ya I noticed that FC4+ is having problems. I did some research:

http://kb.mozillazine.org/Browser_wi...bstdc.2B.2B.29
THANKS!!!!! That fixed it for me forgive my like mind.... ha ha I am sorry you had to do some research. I just suck at surfing the net..... thanks for all your help. Sooner or later I will figure this all out. I cannot thank you enough.
 
Old 10-27-2006, 10:45 PM   #20
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THANKS!!!!! That fixed it for me forgive my like mind.... ha ha I am sorry you had to do some research. I just suck at surfing the net..... thanks for all your help. Sooner or later I will figure this all out. I cannot thank you enough.
It was actually your use of the -script command line parameter that tipped me off to the problem. I did not realize one could do that.
 
Old 10-29-2006, 12:58 PM   #21
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It was actually your use of the -script command line parameter that tipped me off to the problem. I did not realize one could do that.
Oh well thank whom ever told me to do that in this thread as well.
 
  


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