Crash crash crash, FireFox unhappy
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Fri Aug 26 14:48:08 UTC 2005
Thank you for your suggestions.
With kind regards
On Friday 26 August 2005 14:12, James Wilkinson wrote:
> Andy Pieters wrote:
> > I thank you for your suggestion but it won't work since I installed
> > FireFox directly from the download site. Using the rpm results in a
> > FireFox with illegible fonts.
> Um. Three points:
> * you might find it easier to troubleshoot the illegible fonts than the
> crashes. Which X driver are you using? Are the menus illegible, or is
> it just your web pages? Are the fonts completely illegible, or do you
> just find them hard to read -- and how? What is $LANG set to?
> * if you're installing from a download site, there is always the chance
> of an incompatibility between what you're downloading and what Fedora
> provides. As a last resort, you might find that building from scratch
> gets you something more stable. I haven't done that for ages, and not
> for Firefox. I used to for Mozilla, though: it took ages on my old
> PC, but the end result worked fine.
> * You've tried reinstalling Firefox itself, but you haven't checked the
> underlying system libraries. They *are* installed from RPMs, and you
> could check them using my suggestion.
> Hope this helps,
>  I can't remember why: I think I wanted some of the updated features,
> but the precompiled download used GTK1 with the un-aliased fonts.
> E-mail address: james | Which do you consider was the stronger swimmer,
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> | (b) The Great Seal?
> | -- '1066 and All That'
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