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Date:      Thu, 09 Aug 2012 13:00:32 +0200
From:      Ahmed Ossama <>
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Subject:   Re: Linux-firefox does not start
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 $ mv .mozilla/firefox/ .mozilla/firefox.bak

 and start firefox again.

 On Thu, 9 Aug 2012 13:32:02 +0530, Manish Jain wrote:
> Hi,
> I installed www/linux-firefox from ports (FreeBSD 8.2/amd64). The
> first time it ran, it did some checks. During this time there was an
> unexpected power loss. Since then whenever I try to start
> linux-firefox, I get the error message "An instance of firefox is
> already. Close it or restart your system". But no solution works. I
> even did a 'make deinstall' followed by 'make install clean' a couple
> of times. All of no avail.
> Can anyone please point out what I need to do to get linux-firefox to 
> start ?
> Thank you &

 Best Regards,
 Ahmed Ossama

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