F8: firefox update breaks config?

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at gmail.com
Sun Jul 6 14:51:50 UTC 2008

On Sun, 2008-07-06 at 12:35 +0200, wwp wrote:
> Hello,
> On Sun, 6 Jul 2008 12:16:35 +0200 wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote:
> > I've just yum-updated firefox to, restarted ffx and..
> > something must be broken, as you can see in the attached screenshot.
> > I can't make use of firefox now, no menu, no custom toolbar, nothing.
> > 
> > Did anybody get this too? Any idea how to fix it (reverting config
> > files from backup, rollbacking yum-update, ..)?
> Hm OK, I have an idea of what may have happened. Before closing the old
> instance of firefox, I asked for the bookmarks manager window, and it
> never showed up. Then I closed firefox and restarted it: see previous
> screenshot. I appears that the old instance of firefox has never been
> closed, and I've found a super-tiny window in a corner of my desktop:
> the bookmarks manager window has opened up in a strange way (a 2-pixel
> wide title bar only). Killed firefox, started it again, now things look
> normal. Maybe upgrading to while an instance of firefox
> was running has been the issue?

I just have to ask: is there some reason you aren't using Firefox 3?


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