[iyonix-support] Re: Problem installing Firefox-2-r2

  • From: Martin Wuerthner <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: iyonix-support@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 21:48:11 +0100

In message <e7d7eabc4e.trevor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          MrJTGibbs <trevor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In message <0b65e5bc4e.martin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           Martin Wuerthner <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> In message <2e4bd9bc4e.trevor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>           MrJTGibbs <trevor@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> firefox-2-iyonix-r1 would load but seriously unstable.
>>> firefox-2-r2 will not load at all.
>> Yes, that is a known problem. Firefox2-r2 needs its choices set up
>> properly. One way to do it is to run Firefox2-r1 and copy its choices
>> across from UnixHome (used by r1 to store its choices) to Choices: (as
>> used by r2). It think this is described in the documentation.
> Thanks Martin, but I fear I am seriously out of my depth here, and
> haven't found appropriate documentation.
> There is a !UnixHome directory in !Boot.Resources
> When I open it I find I haven't a clue what to do next.
> It contains a 'home' directory containing lots of stuff. But no
> Choices directory.
> I expect you are suggesting that I drop something from there into
> !Boot.Choices

If you find a directory called /mozilla in !UnixHome.home, then copy 
it as Mozilla into !Boot.Choices, i.e., in the end you should have a 
directory !Boot.Choices.Mozilla.Firefox containing (at least) a file 
called profiles/ini. That should allow Firefox to start up.

Martin Wuerthner           MW Software          lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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