Firefox crash

Arjan Geven arjangeven at
Fri Jun 24 13:32:38 UTC 2005

On 24 Jun 2005 11:16:53 +0200, Matthias Heiler <heiler at> wrote:
> 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.
>   Matthias

I did something similar: A reinstall through Synaptic (right-click ->
reinstall). That didn't help. I guess it doesn't reinstall
configuration files, where the problem seems to be. Suggestions?

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