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Problem with firefox

Postby westlaker01 on Fri Feb 20, 2009 1:10 pm

After updating Linux Mint yesterday........Firefox has stopped working....it had complained before installation of the updates that thety were not authenticated.....is there a problem......any one else experienced this.

I have had to install opera to keep running...
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Re: Problem with firefox

Postby merlwiz79 on Fri Feb 20, 2009 6:07 pm

Our repos don't have a key for authenticating.
You could try to purge and reinstall firefox.
apt remove --purge firefox-3.0
Then install everything it removes.
apt install firefox firefox-3.0 firefox-3.0-gnome-support
There is probably other packages it removes, just make sure to install those as well.

I updated and had no problems.
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Re: Problem with firefox

Postby mint chocolate on Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:09 pm

I've noticed (at least with windos) that firefox 3 crashes often. Firefox 2 works fine, in my experience.
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Re: Problem with firefox

Postby Guest on Sat Feb 21, 2009 4:24 pm

Thanks merlwiz79, that worked a treat............working again.
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