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i created a normal user and when i try to run mozilla nothing happens it runs fine under root. i also tried running from the command line and i see ...
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    mozilla wont start as a normal user


    i created a normal user and when i try to run mozilla nothing happens it runs fine under root. i also tried running from the command line and i see where it tries to run but hangs. i thought maybe this was a permissions problem but i am at a loss i have looked for a while to see what the problem is but i cant tell.
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    What are the permission on the executable mozilla?
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    i am unsure what the actual executable is the mozilla you type in is a shell script that runs mozilla. its permissions are 777 i set them to that as root and still nothing.


    i found the executable and its setup to 755 which means owner and users all have execute permissions but i cant figure out why it will not run. it still is hanging



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    bash-2.05b$ mozilla
    *** Registering -webcal handler.
    *** Registering text/calendar handler.
    *** Registering webcal protocol handler.
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    After installing, did you run it as root first, before running it as a user? Some startup problems are caused by not doing this.

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