Firefox 3.6

ray burke rayburke30 at
Tue Nov 15 01:55:20 UTC 2011

On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 7:35 AM, Bruce Marshall <bmarsh at> wrote:
> On Tuesday, November 15, 2011 07:12:29 AM Steve Morris wrote:
>> On 15/11/11 06:26, ray burke wrote:
>> >   Eberhard Roloff,
>> >
>> > so just type in a terminal "sudo /opt/firefox/firefox", and then that
>> > will auto update my firefox to
>> > current release?
>> Not specifically. That will run firefox as root, which will then allow
>> the update process you still need to select from the menus to actually
>> function. This method is required because /opt/firefox, in the above
>> scenario, is owned by root. An alternative to this is to change the
>> group ownership on /opt/firefox and all subdirectories and files from
>> root to some other group that exists, then add write privileges to the
>> group attributes for everything under the /opt/firefox tree, then add
>> the group to your userid, which will then give your id the necessary
>> privileges to then be able to run firefox without the requirement for
>> sudo to update firefox. This is the process I am using for firefox 8 in
>> another distribution.
>> regards,
>> Steve
> Or just:
> sudo   chown -R user.user  /opt/firefox/
> where user.user  is the username to run firefox...       ray.ray ??
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I presume user.user is "rayburke.rayburke" as rayburke is my sign in name?


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