On 3/31/06, Micah <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Wee-Sern Soo wrote: > > http://www.mozilla.com/firefox/releases/220.127.116.11.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 18.104.22.168 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. -- -- _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"