[CentOS] (Semi-OT) Problems with Firefox

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Mon Jan 12 20:43:34 UTC 2009


On Mon, 2009-01-12 at 14:27 -0600, Robert wrote:
> <snip>
   
> My Firefox is running just fine, too, Lanny. Seems like I recall the 
> O.P. having problems with cross-pollinated repositories some time ago. A 
> Firefox update history might be helpful:
> 
>     [root at mavis log]# grep -i firefox* /var/log/yum.log.2
>     Jun 27 20:27:40 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-1.el5.centos
>     Jul 20 12:05:52 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-3.el5.centos
>     Oct 24 07:30:46 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-6.el5.centos
>     Dec 05 09:39:13 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-7.el5.centos
>     [root at mavis log]# grep -i firefox\* /var/log/yum.log.2
>     Jun 27 20:27:40 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-1.el5.centos
>     Jul 20 12:05:52 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-3.el5.centos
>     Oct 24 07:30:46 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-6.el5.centos
>     Dec 05 09:39:13 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-7.el5.centos
>     [root at mavis log]# grep -i firefox\* /var/log/yum.log.1
>     Feb 10 07:48:31 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-9.el5.centos
>     Mar 28 08:12:17 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-14.el5.centos
>     Apr 19 11:19:13 Updated: firefox.i386 1.5.0.12-15.el5.centos
>     Jun 24 16:53:06 Updated: firefox.i386 3.0-0.beta5.6.el5.centos
>     [root at mavis log]#

Just as confirmation, I've added my logs too. Ignore the beta stuff - I
did some early testing and local installs.

# grep -i firef /var/log/yum.log*
/var/log/yum.log.1:Sep 25 11:33:54 Updated:
firefox-3.0.2-3.el5.centos.i386
/var/log/yum.log.1:Nov 18 07:56:18 Updated:
firefox-3.0.4-1.el5.centos.i386
/var/log/yum.log.1:Dec 22 06:12:25 Updated:
firefox-3.0.5-1.el5.centos.i386
/var/log/yum.log.2:Feb 09 19:54:31 Updated: firefox.i386
1.5.0.12-9.el5.centos
/var/log/yum.log.2:Mar 16 11:30:39 Erased: firefox
/var/log/yum.log.2:Mar 16 12:53:26 Installed: firefox3.i386
3.0-0.beta4.20080312
/var/log/yum.log.2:Apr 04 13:39:00 Erased: firefox3
/var/log/yum.log.2:Apr 04 13:40:54 Installed: firefox.i386
1.5.0.12-14.el5.centos
/var/log/yum.log.2:Apr 04 13:41:03 Installed: firefox-devel.i386
1.5.0.12-14.el5.centos
/var/log/yum.log.2:Apr 20 08:35:19 Updated: firefox.i386
1.5.0.12-15.el5.centos
/var/log/yum.log.2:Apr 20 08:35:29 Updated: firefox-devel.i386
1.5.0.12-15.el5.centos
/var/log/yum.log.2:May 21 12:37:01 Erased: firefox-devel
/var/log/yum.log.2:May 21 12:39:20 Erased: firefox
/var/log/yum.log.2:May 21 13:45:17 Installed: firefox.i386
1.5.0.12-15.el5.centos
/var/log/yum.log.2:Jun 24 15:50:03 Updated: firefox -
3.0-0.beta5.6.el5.centos.i386
/var/log/yum.log.2:Jul 06 15:44:45 Updated: firefox -
3.0-2.el5.centos.i386
/var/log/yum.log.2:Jul 17 05:40:08 Updated: firefox -
3.0.1-1.el5.centos.i386
/var/log/yum.log.3:May 14 00:01:31 Updated: firefox.i386
1.5.0.10-2.el5.centos
/var/log/yum.log.3:Jun 09 10:44:40 Updated: firefox.i386
1.5.0.12-1.el5.centos
/var/log/yum.log.3:Jul 22 06:04:31 Updated: firefox.i386
1.5.0.12-3.el5.centos
/var/log/yum.log.3:Oct 28 09:34:21 Updated: firefox.i386
1.5.0.12-6.el5.centos
/var/log/yum.log.3:Dec 04 17:51:11 Updated: firefox.i386
1.5.0.12-7.el5.centos

> 
> Also, it might be useful to remove all addons -- extensions, themes, 
> plugins, etc. to see if one of those is causing a problem.

I've got all the "normal" plugins, but I don't use any "addons". In this
configuration, NP. Also, I _have_ taken the time to disable all language
packs, but I doubt these would be involved.

> <snip sig stuff>

HTH
-- 
Bill



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