On Wed, 1 Apr 2015 22:54:02 -0400 Gene Heskett <email@example.com> wrote: > Greetings all; > > Iceweasel commited suicide when I was asked by my bank to delete its > history, so now all I get is a blank terminal screen that is using > 100% of a cpu core until I kill it as root. A total purge and > reinstall didn't fix it. > > Chromium seems incapable of performing an online credit card > transaction. And crashes anytime I go to abcnews.go.com > > So I just dl'd firefox-37 tarball for 64 bit linux and unpacked it > into my home dirs bin subdir. But thats likely not going to be great > as it probably looks someplace else for its libraries & such. > > So where is the std place it would normally live? If it can still > find the old iceweasel password cache, that would be a huge plus. Just unpack it wherever you want it - /opt/firefox for example, and put a symlink to the binary somewhere in your $PATH. It uses the configuration and everything it can find in your home dir, so that shouldn't be a problem. Petter -- "I'm ionized" "Are you sure?" "I'm positive."
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