Firefox crash

Matthias Heiler heiler at
Fri Jun 24 09:16:53 UTC 2005

Arjan Geven <arjangeven at> writes:

> Now, all I ever used to install applications is Synaptic, but with
> some additional repositories (Hoary Backports), and I'm afraid I broke
> something with that. I have no idea how to revert to an older version
> of Firefox, to force an overwrite of the file in question
> (browser.xul) with a fresh one or if that would even fix the problem.

The first thing I would try is "sudo aptitude reinstall mozilla-firefox".

This will remove your current version of firefox and install a new one.

However, if you have buggy repositories in /etc/apt/sources it will
re-install this buggy stuff, too.


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