[ubuntu-uk] Firefox?

Jason Liquorish jason at dropshock.com
Fri Jul 4 16:20:17 BST 2008

Wulfy wrote:
> 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.

Jason Liquorish

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