changes in Firefox are not kept

walt wa1ter at
Mon Jan 1 08:13:51 PST 2007

Huub wrote:
>> I've been having trouble with both firefox1 and 2, as someone else
>> also posted recently.  The problem I see is that firefox will start,
>> run for about five seconds, and the quit with no output of any
>> kind.  Deleting ~/.mozilla/firefox doesn't help, although it does
>> get re-created on the next try.  The same thing running as root.
>> Running firefox in gdb causes gdb to crash, so something is not
>> quite right on my end ;o)  I've just cvsup'd and I'm rebuilding
>> the system now (CURRENT), and I hope it will help.  I'd like to
>> get firefox working again soon.
> Running DFBSD 1.6.0, I only built firefox2. It doesn't crash on me, it
> just looses any changes I make in pref or bookmark.

I've just noticed that epiphany works okay, and it is linked against
many of the libraries in /usr/pkg/lib/firefox.  Epiphany is the web
browser from gnome -- if you have gnome installed you can try it
and see if it works better for you than firefox.

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