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Re: Firefox not reading prefs.js [SOLVED]



On 20/06/09 23:49, Cameron Simpson wrote:
> On 20Jun2009 21:34, Erik P. Olsen <epodata gmail com> wrote:
> | It turned out to be a permission problem with prefs.js. For some reason the
> | ownership had been changed to root:root with mode bits 600. Changing it back
> | to userID:userID and 644 solved the problem. But why it had been changed
> | root ownership is a mystery to me.
> 
> Almost certainly you started firefox as root, probably with $HOME set to
> your own home dir. Do you use the "su" or "sudo" commands much?

No, I always start firefox from a launcher in the panel and I have never set
$HOME to anything. And I never edit prefs.js except from Edit -> Preferences
and few times through about:config.

-- 
Erik.


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