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Re: firefox update problems with FC2



On Thu, 14 Oct 2004, joshua neff wrote:

> Well, that worked for getting Sage on my root Firefox,
> but not for any other user's Firefox. And since I
> generally log in as a user, rather than root, I still
> can't use Sage or any other extension.

Interesting.  I couldn't get Wikepedia added to my search engines even
running as root.  No more ideas, sorry.

>
> --- Matthew Saltzman <mjs ces clemson edu> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, 14 Oct 2004, joshua neff wrote:
> >
> > > I've tried adding themes and extensions
> > (especially my
> > > favorite, Sage) to Firefox PR, but the update
> > screen
> > > just hangs there, blank, and doesn't actually
> > install
> > > the updates. My Firefox is authorized to accept
> > > updates from Mozilla, but it just hangs there. Has
> > > anyone else had this problem? What can I do about
> > it?
> >
> > I think I saw a reference to this in Bugzilla.  If
> > it's the same thing,
> > the problem is that Firefox want's to install the
> > plugins to a system
> > directory (/usr/lib/firefox/...) but you don't have
> > write permission.
> > Firefox could--but for some reason does not
> > yet--store them in ~/.mozilla.
> > The temporary workaround is to do the additions as
> > root.
> >
> > --
> > 		Matthew Saltzman
> >
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