Moziila, Firefox etc

Declan Moriarty declan.moriarty at
Mon Dec 13 09:41:44 PST 2004

> >
> > There's a couple of things here to look for.
> >
> > One, Firefox uses ~/.mozilla for preference files. So does Mozilla.
> >
> > Two, Firefox will link against Moz's installed NSS and NSPR libs
> > if you followed all the instructions on the Moz installation.
> Appearances can be decieving!  Remember that the actual firefox
> "executable" is a shell script that calls
> $FIREFOX_PREFIX/lib/firefox-bin (or something to that effect).  Prior to
> doing so, it does some LD_LIBRARY_PATH hackery to make the program use
> the nss libs installed as part of firefox.

What a nightmare!

/Note to self

Install at most _one_ of Mozilla, Thunderbird, & Firefox :-D
     All the Best


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