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Cant start Firefox, profile missing or inaccessible error

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Ubuntu 12.10. Error occured after OS restore. I can run firefox with sudo firefox, but when i run it from unity panel I see the error message.

Ubuntu 12.10. Error occured after OS restore. I can run firefox with sudo firefox, but when i run it from unity panel I see the error message.

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Installed Plug-ins

  • Shockwave Flash 11.2 r202
  • This plug-in detects the presence of iTunes when opening iTunes Store URLs in a web page with Firefox.
  • DivX Web Player version 1.4.0.233
  • The Totem 3.4.3 plugin handles video and audio streams.

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:18.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/18.0

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iamjayakumars 475 solutions 5840 answers

Try to delete the profiles.ini file to force Firefox to create a new default profile.

Can't you launch the Profile Manager by adding a space and the -P switch to the command line?

See "Creating a profile":

Try to delete the profiles.ini file to force Firefox to create a new default profile. *http://kb.mozillazine.org/profiles.ini_file *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_folder_-_Firefox Can't you launch the Profile Manager by adding a space and the -P switch to the command line? See "Creating a profile": *https://support.mozilla.org/kb/profile-manager-create-and-remove-firefox-profiles *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Standard_diagnostic_-_Firefox#Profile_issues *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox