> i found this was a problem on a friend's helix gnome system, the script
> that helix gnome used to load netscape was broken.
> try to load netscape directly, i think it is in /usr/lib/netscape
Ok, I will try this, because I am running helix gnome. At the moment I
have no access to my debian box. With the earlier postings I am quite
optimistic to fix my problems (which were only annoying). Using Linux also
means that one can bother about fixing small problems.