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Old 11-27-2004, 10:10 PM   #1
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Multi-User Firefox

Why does my firefox run as root but not open as any other user? - I'm running fedora 3 and the latest version of firefox.
Old 11-27-2004, 10:13 PM   #2
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What are the results if you type:

which firefox

when logged in as root?

What about the same command issued as a regular user?

It's probably that your regular user's path is missing the directory containing the firefox executable. The command above will tell you where firefox is living; then you can add it to your path.
Old 11-27-2004, 10:15 PM   #3
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How do I go about adding something to my path?
Old 11-27-2004, 11:34 PM   #4
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Originally posted by 07dcolem
How do I go about adding something to my path?
Suppose you are using bash, add the following to your .bash_profile.
export PATH=$PATH:<your_new_path>
Remember to log out and log back in.


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