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Re: Problem with Firefox Quantum v-650.0




On Thu, May 10, 2018 at 07:55:24PM -0700, Patrick Bartek wrote:
> On Thu, 10 May 2018 13:00:27 -0400 "Stephen P. Molnar"
> <s.molnar@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> > 
> > On 05/10/2018 11:13 AM, Greg Wooledge wrote:
> > > 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 Quantum v-60.0.
> > >>
> > >> 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 get:
> > >>
> > >> comp@AbNormal:/opt/firefox$ ./firefox
> 
> That should be firefox not /firefox.

No, Stephen changed to a particular directory and wants to make
sure that the firefox executable in this directory is run.

./firefox is correct.

firefox by itself would search the PATH, and no proper PATH
includes ".", although his might include "/opt/firefox".

-dsr-