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Re: firefox problem

Jim Barrows skrev:

On 3/31/06, *David Pettersson* <david_pettersson bredband net <mailto:david_pettersson bredband net>> wrote:


    I saved my home directory under FC3 to a DVD. Then I installed FC5 and
    moved my .mozilla file on the DVD to my new home directory. When I try
    to start firefox I get an error msg telling me that firefox "is
    running, but is not responding". There is no file in .mozilla to that
    match *lock*. If I remove .mozilla firefox starts but then I lose my
    valueable bookmarks and passwords.

Does anyone else have this problem?

I did.  a little 'sudo chown username:username -R .*' solved it.

    I came to think of the problem with the DVD renaming files (so
    is actually _mozilla on the DVD and I had to rename it when copying it
    back). Do anyone have a list of filenames from .mozilla/firefox in FC3
    to send me, so I can see how to rename them back if this should be the


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but I already own all those files since I copied them from the DVD. (I tried anyway just in case and it didn't work). There is some other problem.


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