[Lucid] another error (was Faulty Tree)
jim at oz.net
Sat Aug 21 19:37:52 UTC 2010
On 08/21/2010 10:59 AM, Jim Smith wrote:
> On 08/21/2010 10:20 AM, James Hogarth wrote:
>> On 21 August 2010 17:52, Jim Smith<jim at oz.net> wrote:
>>> On 08/21/2010 05:50 AM, James Hogarth wrote:
>>>> To Karl - Okay you win I give up - welcome to the kill file... I'm
>>>> joining the others on that.
>>>> To Jim - do you have a specific need for helix player? If not remove
>>>> it and you'll be fine.
>>> Helixplayer is gone. Maybe a .config file to edit somewhere?
>>> Same result for starting Firefox even in safe mode.
>> okay try this:
>> firefox -ProfileManager
>> you need to do it with firefox closed
>> create a new profile and see if that works....
>> if it does then something is messed up in your current FF profile and
>> if not it is something from a system level
> Did that and got a clean copy of Firefox going. However when I attempted
> to do a Google search on "Firefox profiles" it crashed with the same old
> jim at JimsBook:~$ firefox -ProfileManager
> LoadPlugin: failed to initialize shared library
> /opt/RealPlayer/mozilla/nphelix.so [libstdc++.so.5: cannot open shared
> object file: No such file or directory]
> Attempting to load the system libmoon
> Segmentation fault
> jim at JimsBook:~$
> Maybe I should try to find and delete the reference calling for the
> nphelix library in a configuration file. I've been looking in .mozilla
> but no joy so far. I have removed RealPlayer using Synaptic. Perhaps I
> should try to remove/reinstall Firefox? I'm not sure that some or all of
> these issues can be traced back to the Update-Mangler. It crashed at or
> near the completion of the upgrade from 9.10 to 10.04. I restored the
> damaged file system tree with "apt-get --configure -a" as advised
> earlier, that enabled me to use Synaptic. I'll try to take out Moonlight
> (libmoon, etc.) and see what that does, it never worked anyway.
Further info. I have managed to get a version 3.6.8 of firefox going
after removing the Moonlight plugin. I will continue to troubleshoot the
problems using safe mode for a while. Mozilla's own site turns out to be
Thanks to all who helped, you all saved many hours of frustration and
wandering in the wilderness. Hopefully whatever caused the updater to
crash at the end (the logs weren't helpful or I didn't find the right
one) will be fixed soon. Didn't expect these problems as the LiveCD ran
Its still better than Windoze.
Its only a hobby, only a hobby, only a hobby, only a ho............
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