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I've installed firefox as root, under /usr, but once I login as a simple user I can't use it. It doesn't say premision denied, but simply doesn't start, and when ...
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    Firefox re-install...


    I've installed firefox as root, under /usr, but once I login as a simple user I can't use it. It doesn't say premision denied, but simply doesn't start, and when I try to start it again it says it's already running.

    But once I re-install it as that specific user I managed to run firefox, but only from that user.

    Have anyone seen this kind of problem before?


    Thank you.

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    You can run it from a terminal to see the errors.
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    it says it cannot start the gtk gui

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    Then I guess you're missing the gtk libraries? Try installing them..
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    that's just it, from the user the firefox was installed with i can run it, so i do have the libs.

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    i have the same problem with the libs. I have them installed, but still the firefox installer doesn't find them and i get the "cannot start gtk gui" message and i tryed installing it as root . Pls help

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    but problem is a little different, as i said: once i re-install firefox on a local user, it works fine but very annoying

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