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    May 2005
    Scranton, Pa

    Firefox 2?

    Downloaded FireFox 2, removed FireFox 1.5 in etch
    Got Firefox 2 up and running and no plugins working, How do I get them? How to link them in?

    ln -s /usr/lib/firefox /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/plugins

    This isn't working? Need some help. Thanks

  2. #2
    This link helped me to get Firefox 2 working. Hope it helps

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    Just Joined! brokndodge's Avatar
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    you should not have removed firefox 1.5. the howto linked to in midnightriderz reply relies on debian etch having firefox 1.5 installed and existing plugins working.

    -edit- i would venture to say that it is possible that if u used apt-get remove firefox to remove firefox 1.5, then very likely apt also removed all installed plugins

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    Linux Newbie craigevil's Avatar
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    Try checking if you still have the plugins in:

    if so just symlink to them in your firefox2.0 plugin directory

    Better yet use the unstable repo and install Iceweasel.
    Debian Sid LXDE Kernel liquorix CPU Pentium IV 2.80GHz GeForce 9400 GT
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    ofsure the plugins won't work

    u have to download the packages from firefox main web-site and
    install'em manually....
    good luck

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