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Re: firefox update problems with FC2



What's odd (to me, anyway) is that I didn't have this
problem with Firefox in RH9. Extensions and themes
were as easy as on my WinXP notebook. But now I can
only add extensions and themes when I'm using root's
Firefox. Which is supremely frustrating.



--- Matthew Saltzman <mjs ces clemson edu> wrote:

> 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
> > >
> > > Clemson University Math Sciences
> > > mjs AT clemson DOT edu
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