F8: firefox 126.96.36.199 update breaks config?
subscript at free.fr
Sun Jul 6 14:58:30 UTC 2008
On Sun, 06 Jul 2008 10:21:50 -0430 "Patrick O'Callaghan" <pocallaghan at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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 188.8.131.52-1.fc8, 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 184.108.40.206 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?
Yes.. I tried ffx3 from remi's repos, it works OK but most of the
plugins I'm using w/ ffx2 are not available and that's a no-go. Rolled
back to ffx2, noticed that some plugins' prefs got reset, tss.
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