Mozilla apps installed outside of the repository

Steve yorvik.ubunto at
Mon Jan 25 22:56:16 UTC 2010

On Mon, 25 Jan 2010 22:00:08 -0000, Jim Byrnes <jf_byrnes at>  

> NoOp wrote:
>> On 01/25/2010 11:18 AM, Jim Byrnes wrote:
>> ...
>>> Ok thanks, I actually have added FF 3.6 to the applicatins menu on my
>>> test system.  The only thing I haven't yet figured out is how to get  
>>> the
>>> FF icon to show on the menu.
>> Icons are located at:
>> /home/<username>/firefox/chrome/icons/default
>> (assuming that you've used '/home/<username>' as the path. So when you
>> Applications|Edit Menus|Internet|Firefox 3.6 (or whatever you've named
>> it)|Properties - click on the icon button and then browse/select the
>> /firefox/chrome/icons/default path & click ok. When the icons come up,
>> select one of the three.
> A little bit before I got this email I followed the path back to the one
> used by the package installed firefox and used that.  I looked in the
> path you specified but didn't see any. I realize what I did wrong now, I
> double clicked on /defaut expecting to see icons, I should have simply
> oppend /default.
The behaviour is a bit odd isn’t it, the icons don’t show when you expect  
them to. I was going to put in a bug about this I’ll have to put it on my  
todo list and have another look when I get my Ubuntu machine back up and  
Thanks for the reminder.


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