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Profile couldnt be created on shared disk under Linux dual boot

New dual boot Linux configuration and all new install. Ubuntu 22.04 (all updates). Firefox 105.0.1. I am trying to create a new profile on a shared (ext4) partition that … (read more)

New dual boot Linux configuration and all new install. Ubuntu 22.04 (all updates). Firefox 105.0.1. I am trying to create a new profile on a shared (ext4) partition that can be accessed from either boot side. I have tried over a dozen different configurations. I can create profiles anywhere on my local disk (also ext4). I cannot create a profile on the shared partition. Error msg: "Profile couldn’t be created. Probably the chosen folder isn’t writable." I have checked/verified permissions/directories/access/etc, checked for typos, tried using links or direct access. I tried copying a profile I created on the local disk onto the shared partition and just point to that. Notably when I choose the directory from the partition in the FF profile tool, FF switches the path to the /run/user/(...) tmpfs instead of using the actual directory as chosen. I verified access via this path as well. I even tried modifying the profiles.ini file to the "normal" location. Sorry for the long explanation. I have been configuring new Linux installs since the 90's. I'm stuck. Help??

Asked by csheets61 4 days ago

Last reply by csheets61 3 days ago

Firefox105 install

Version 105 did not install and get my accounts and passwords from the previous version? This is not a good update! And your help does not HELP! Why did the Ubuntu updat… (read more)

Version 105 did not install and get my accounts and passwords from the previous version? This is not a good update! And your help does not HELP!

Why did the Ubuntu update delete all of Firefox (I will also ask on Ubuntu forum)?

Asked by fskorupski 3 days ago