[SATLUG] Firefox grief

Pete Wojtaszek wojox at ubuntu.com
Tue Apr 2 06:44:22 CDT 2013


I would stay away from sudo firefox since it looks like root now owns it.
Change your permissions back to the original user.

sudo chown -R $USER:$USER /home/$USER/.mozilla


On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 11:52 PM, <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:

>
> Thanks Jeremy, good to hear from ya. I tried Matts fix but it did no good.
> I am baffled since this condition persist even with full shutdown &
> restart. I have tried every fix for this listed on first two pages of
> google and the only way I can get FF to display is using sudo firefox. it
> then spawns FF as supervisor. However when following one fix of creating a
> new profile to copy data over to, it refuses saying I do not have
> permission to do it lol.
>
> I guess if I wish to continue using FF I will have to do it via CLI until
> this bug is fixed. The bug has P1 pri now so hopefully the team will
> achieve a solution soon.
>
> Thanks to all for the help I am on the mailing list when a fix is ready so
> until then I will either use another browser or use it via the command line
> and let the ol earth take a few whirls, sigh frustrating if I had the
> knowledge I would try to work on it meself.
> hh
>
>
>
> On Monday, April 1, 2013 15:54, "Jeremy Z" <zunkworks at gmail.com> said:
>
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> >
> http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/how-to-fix-firefox-is-already-running-error/
> >
> > -Jeremy
> >
>
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> >
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