Re: Since I've installed Firefox in ~, every update results in a reset
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Kelly Clowers <email@example.com> writes:
> On Thu, Feb 16, 2012 at 13:22, Merciadri Luca
> <Luca.Merciadri@student.ulg.ac.be> wrote:
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>> Quite everything is in the title. I'm running Debian Lenny (yes, I
>> know, time to switch..., but haven't had time yet), and I precedently
>> installed Firefox in ~/ for various reasons.
> Better to drop it in /usr/local/
>> The problem is not here. The problem is that every time an update is
>> done, or even quite often (I don't know if each time this happens this
>> is an update as it would mean updates are very frequent!) the Firefox
>> starts as if it was installed for the first time (e.g. no history, no
>> bookmarks, etc.), except that
>> 1) my plugins/add-ons are still recognized and used,
>> 2) my default webpage (start page) is still OK.
>> What could explain this problem? Thanks.
> Watch the places file (~/.mozilla/firefox/$PROFILE.default/places.sqlite)
> and see what happens to it on exit. (Places stores bookmarks and history)
Thanks for the trick. I'll do so.
It is better to die on one's feet than live on one's knees.
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