Re: Problem with Firefox Quantum v-650.0
- Date: Thu, 10 May 2018 13:00:27 -0400
- From: "Stephen P. Molnar" <s.molnar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Problem with Firefox Quantum v-650.0
On 05/10/2018 11:13 AM, Greg Wooledge wrote:
Actually not. I renamed the v-59.x.x in /opt and copied the version
directly from the user subdirectory in wi=hich I unzipped the download.
On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 11:07:43AM -0400, Stephen P. Molnar wrote:
I've encountered a strange problem with the latest release of Firefox
Up to this point the previous versions, the 59.x.x, series had been very
happily residing in /opt/firefox. I uncompressed the downlo9aded file as a
user and thee copied the firefox directory tree as root
I did the upgrade exactly the same way, but now when I try opening firefox I
XPCOMGlueLoad error for file /opt/firefox/libnspr4.so:
/opt/firefox/libnspr4.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or
Couldn't load XPCOM.
What I find really puzzling is that I can run the new version in my user
directory tree without any problems.
What is going on here?
My first guess: you forgot to wipe out the old version before you unpacked
the new version into the same target directory. So now you've got a mix
of files from two different versions, and something gets confused.
Stephen P. Molnar, Ph.D.