Firefox Panel Icon Loads Swiftfox

NoOp glgxg at
Sat Aug 11 18:10:11 UTC 2007

On 08/11/2007 09:54 AM, Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
>> I use Ubuntu, with Gnome, so it may be different,
>>   but on my computer, just right-click the icon,
>> select properties, and see
>> what it says under Command:
>> hth,
>> Jimmy
> Sorry, no help. As stated in the earlier reply to Goo,
> the firefox panel icon has firefox %u under command.
> And even swiftfox panel icon has swiftfox &u under
> command. Now here's the rub, if I close swiftfox
> first, then the firefox panel icon will load firefox
> correctly. This was not the default action just
> recently as I could load and use both browsers
> simultaneously but not anymore.  AAMOF, I've had all
> four installed browser(Seamonkey and Opera also)
> loaded with the panel icon and using simultaneously. 
> Trusting Goo will pick this up.
> Thanks for the reply,
> Leonard Chatagnier
> lenc5570 at

It sounds to me that you may have some broken and/or overriding symlinks
somewhere that are pointing anything Firefox to Swiftfox.  Someone here
with good command line skills can probably tell you how to find all
symlinks related to FF and SF. For a GUI approach in Gnome:
Places|Search|Firefox + Select more options - Follow symbolic links,
will give you an idea where the links are going. I'm sure that there
must be something similar in KDE.

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