[CentOS] Firefox error msg.

Ralph Angenendt ra+centos at br-online.de
Wed Jan 21 10:13:18 UTC 2009

Bob Taylor wrote:
> After installing my backup of /home and seeing firefox not restart, I
> started it from the command line with the immediate error:
> Could not find compatible GRE between version and
> I'm sorry, I'm at a complete loss. What's a GRE?

It's probably misspelt and something on your disk was eaten by a GRUE. 

Try "sudo xulrunner --register-global", because somehow firefox believes
that it cannot find a working xulrunner instance on your machine.

Do that *after* you checked that firefox and xulrunner are updated to
the latest versions:

[angenenr at shutdown ~]$rpm -q firefox xulrunner
[angenenr at shutdown ~]$



PS:  A GRE really isn't as fearsome as a GRUE is, a GRE is just the Gecko
     Runtime Environment.
PPS: Depending on how you have been socialized:
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