On 3/31/06, Micah <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Wee-Sern Soo wrote:
> > http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/releases/1.5.0.1.html#issues
> >
> > It's a known issue.  Need to run as privileged user on all platforms,
> > the first time.
> >
> >
> > Yuan Jue wrote the following on 31/03/2006 4:46 PM:
> >> On Friday 31 March 2006 09:18, Donald J. O'Neill wrote:
> >>
> >>> This happened to me also, until I remembered this has happened before
> >>> and what to try.
> >>>
> >>> Login as root, start the GUI (mine is KDE), open a terminal program and
> >>> start firefox from there. After that, I had no problems. It's working
> >>> fine.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> >> works for me too. many thanks :)
> >>
> >>
>
> A workaround that the port could use is given on that page....
>
> "If Firefox 1.5.0.1 is installed on a multi-user system in a location
> which is not writable by users, Firefox must be run once by a privileged
> user. If this is not desirable, an empty file must be created in the
> following directory:
> <install-directory>/extensions/[EMAIL PROTECTED]/chrome.manifest"
>

This sort of bizzare need to elevate general awareness
and spiritual enlightenment in the browser using
public is what drove me away from winders in the
first place.  I am not ranting against FreeBSD here.
mozilla/firefox/netscape need to pull their collective
heads out and build something that browses an interweb,
not a file-installing-platform for your base system.

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