unable to open mozilla firefox 3.6 for linus download
After downloading Mozilla Firefox 3.6, Ican't get it to open on my netbook computer. Tell me how to solve this problem. bI need to upgrade to a newer browser for security reasons.
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Every time Firefox opened
This started when...
After downloading the new version -- it son't open!!!!!!
- Shockwave Flash 9.0 r115
- The Adobe Reader plugin is used to enable viewing of PDF and FDF files from within the browser.
- Java(TM) Plug-in 1.5.0_10
- User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:18.104.22.168) Gecko/20071127 Firefox/22.214.171.124
Exactly which Linux distribution (distro) and version are you running?
Most distros that included Firefox 2.0.0.x don't have the packages necessary to run a Firefox 3.0+ version.
For example, the version of Xandros Linux (from early 2007) that Asus was using on the EeePC netbook doesn't have the GTK package needed to run Firefox 3+ versions, you need to update it.
When I decided that I wanted a newer version of Firefox on my EeePC 900, I did that procedure but Xandros ran like a dog with Firefox 3.5 (at that time). Eventually, I replaced the Xandros OS with Ubuntu 10.4, which included Firefox 3.6, and my EeePC netbook runs better than it ever did with Xandros and Firefox 126.96.36.199 .