jason at dropshock.com
Fri Jul 4 16:20:17 BST 2008
> I was having problems with Firefox-3.0 crashing so I thought I'd remove
> it and re-install Firefox-2. This did not go well...
> So, after removing all the add-ons (which didn't go) and still having
> problems I decided to purge everything to do with Firefox and start from
> scratch. Fat chance.
> I removed my .mozilla directory in /home/wulfy. Nothing in /etc,
> /usr/bin, /usr/lib or /usr/share.
> I reinstall Firefox... I click on Tools/add-ons.. and there is a list
> of all the add-ons I used to have waiting to be "uninstalled when I
> restart Firefox"...
> <sigh> Where is Firefox hiding the data? How can I "start fresh"? I'm
> beginning to really hate this program...
> Kubuntu Hardy up-to-date
Did you try "sudo apt-get purge Firefox" before installing Firefox 2? Or
in synaptic marking Firefox as "Mark for Complete Removal" that should
remove pretty much every trace of Firefox. I must say for a while I was
running Firefox 2 and 3 side by side with no problems.
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