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Re: Firefox: Selected profile is already in use

On Sun, May 08, 2005 at 05:03:03PM +0530, Deboo Geek wrote:
> I changed the username of a user with the usermod command and also
> changed the home dir name to the new username, as well as any
> permissions etc. Now when I run firefox, it asks me to select one of
> the listed profiles but if I select any of the two, it says that the
> profile is already in use (even the default profile) and I should
> create a new one or select another. What do I need to do?  This is
> under Debian testing.

Ordinarily I've found that deleting a lockfile (e.g.,
~/.mozilla/firefox/[profile dir]/lock) will get rid of this
error. Let me know if that does the trick here.

Stephen R. Laniel
+(617) 308-5571
PGP key: http://laniels.org/slaniel.key

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