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Old 02-26-2005, 01:41 PM   #1
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Mozilla tools don't work

The icons at the bottom right of my Mozilla have stopped working. These icons are for the mail, address book, chatzilla. I am using SuSE 9.2 64 and Mozilla 1.75. These are the same tools that are located on the tool bar at the top between bookmarks and window. The tools in that tab don't work or do the hot keys associated with them. If I open Mozilla -mail all these buttons and tools work. I have tried different themes. I have uninstalled mozilla and installed version 1.8. I unistalled 1.8 and reinstalled 1.75. Nothing has helped. There must be some type of local configuration file as these symptoms have remained through three different installations. Does anyone have any ideas?

These buttons and tools did work before.

Old 02-27-2005, 12:07 PM   #2
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You may have to delete your profile at ~/.mozilla.

Use this as a last resort, however since it would delete you local mail.
Old 02-28-2005, 08:23 AM   #3
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I tried all the suggestions I received from all of the forums I posted on. None of them worked. I hacked around until I discovered a dirty fox for this problem.

I am not great at putting stuff down, but here is what I did.

I created a new profile with a different ID, 2. I then deleted the chrome directory in my original profile and copied the chrome directory from my new 2 profile. This did away with any extensions and themes I had installed. It did not touch my mail or bookmarks. All of my tool buttons and hot keys now work. I just have to go back and reinstall the themes and extension I want and I will be back where I was before these things quit working.



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