Firefox 3.5.5 doesn start anymore

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Firefox 3.5.5 doesn start anymore

Postby kezza » Sun Nov 15, 2009 10:21 am

Hello,

I 'am started this week with the use of Linux Mint V8. I still have Xp on my system. Bit the first experience with Mint are exciting..
Yesterday i updated the system wich after about 90% hung up, Only a cold boot could help me at that moment.
After that Firefox isn' t starting anymore. Also a complete new Firefox installation over Synaptic and softwaremanager brings nothing.
All the other programs work fine, is it possible that I do the update again?

gr. Kezza

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Re: Firefox 3.5.5 doesn start anymore

Postby exploder » Sun Nov 15, 2009 11:28 am

You might try completely removing Firefox, using Synaptic and then try re-installing it.

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Re: Firefox 3.5.5 doesn start anymore

Postby reaZon » Sun Nov 15, 2009 4:03 pm

i had a problem with this before with KTorrent,but it was solved with a restart.
try removing it with :

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sudo apt-get purge firefox-3.5

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Re: Firefox 3.5.5 doesn start anymore

Postby kezza » Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:35 pm

Sorry nothing seem to work.. Looks to me I am working with a broking lib somewhere..
Can I delete the package in Synaptic or download the update-package(1-60) again?

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Re: Firefox 3.5.5 doesn start anymore

Postby DruKe » Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:45 pm

Try

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sudo apt-get remove firefox-3.5
sudo apt-get remove xulrunner
sudo apt-get install firefox-3.5
sudo apt-get install xulrunner


Hope that helps!
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Re: Firefox 3.5.5 doesn start anymore

Postby dequire » Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:56 pm

How did you install 3.5.5? That answer may lead to how to fix your problems. The only 3.5.x in the repos is 3.5.2 if I'm not mistaken.
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Re: Firefox 3.5.5 doesn start anymore

Postby Lantesh » Mon Nov 16, 2009 2:24 pm

Trying running Firefox from the terminal, and tell us what error messages pop up.


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