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Re: Problem with Firefox Quantum v-650.0




On Fri, 11 May 2018 11:06:54 -0400 Dan Ritter <dsr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> 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".

Sorry. I didn't see the "dot" before the slash.  I use a texted based
email client, and the "dot" is very small, only one pixel.   Just
missed it.  With the "dot," of course, the line is correct.

B