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Re: Firefox not opening after update.

#11 Post by chrispop99 » Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:51 pm

Once the correct version is in the repo, what will a user need to do?

I'm asking because there are users having the same problem and asking on Facebook.

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Re: Firefox not opening after update.

#12 Post by plzd » Sun Mar 19, 2017 12:52 pm

No problem. Thanks for all you do.

So, this link though--it's not for MX16, only for M12/MX14?
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Re: Firefox not opening after update.

#13 Post by Stevo » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:11 pm

No, it's a MX 15 package, but it is also fully compatible with M12/MX14. That's not the usual case for packages, but it applies for our repackaging of Firefox from the Mozilla binaries.

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Re: Firefox not opening after update.

#14 Post by GuiGuy » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:06 am

What is the recommended procedure now for those of us with non-working firefox on MX16-32?

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Re: Firefox not opening after update.

#15 Post by callmeal » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:31 am

hello
I have the same pb and I've installed "firefox esr" (stable release) .

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Re: Firefox not opening after update.

#16 Post by pimpifax » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:41 am

Also here. MX 16 32-bit. FF is not starting anymore. If i try to start FF as root ist says
translated from German:
line 15: /usr/bin/firefox: Can not run binary file. Failure in format or programfile.

Original message in German:
/usr/local/bin/firefox: Zeile 15: /usr/bin/firefox: Kann die Binärdatei nicht ausführen: Fehler im Format der Programmdatei


[Edit] Sorry! Did'nt see the message was already posted on the first page before.

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Re: Firefox not opening after update.

#17 Post by kmathern » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:12 am

GuiGuy wrote:What is the recommended procedure now for those of us with non-working firefox on MX16-32?
A working 32bit Firefox package should show up eventually as an update via the apt-notifier or Synaptic, though last I checked it looked like the broken package was still in the repo, until then you can download it from the link in Stevo's post here viewtopic.php?p=410013#p410013.

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Re: Firefox not opening after update.

#18 Post by GuiGuy » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:33 am

Thanks, kmathern.
Posting this from the revived firefox in MX16-32 now. :happy:

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Re: Firefox not opening after update.

#19 Post by megatotoro » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:12 am

I downloaded FF ESR for the time being.

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Re: Firefox not opening after update.

#20 Post by mmikeinsantarosa » Mon Mar 20, 2017 11:37 am

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