[CentOS] Strange browser displays with 5.x on Dell GX-260

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Sat Sep 20 01:31:51 UTC 2008


On Fri, Sep 19, 2008 at 4:19 PM, Dick Roth <raroth7 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Lanny Marcus wrote:
>>
>> On Thu, Sep 18, 2008 at 6:22 AM, William L. Maltby
>> <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, 2008-09-18 at 02:47 -0400, Dick Roth wrote:
>>>> <snip>
>>>> This was a clean install, however I kept my /home directory intact.  The
>>>> rest of the partitions were reformatted.
>>>
>>> Try resetting all your preferences? Maybe a major format change in the
>>> control files under .mozilla directories?
>>
>> When you launched Mozilla Firefox the first time, I suspect that it
>> created a new .mozilla directory in /home  and wiped out your old one.
>>
>> Have you tried to "yum remove firefox" and then "yum install firefox"
>> to see if the issues stop or continue?
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>
> Renaming ~/.mozilla and reinstalling Firefox cured my problems. Apparently
> the .mozilla file in my Home directory, which was not re-formatted, was at
> odds with the new install.  There was a bit of work to reclaim bookmarks,
> but all appears to be well now.  Thanks to Lanny and Jerry for the help.

I'm very glad you cured the problem!     :-)


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