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20th July 2004, 07:52 PM
Has anybody seen this error when installing Firefox:

Invalid UTF8 string passed to pango_layout_set_text()
*** eeeeeeee = [Exception... "Component returned failure code: 0x80520006 (NS_ERROR_FILE_TARGET_DOES_NOT_EXIST) [nsIFile.remove]" nsresult: "0x80520006 (NS_ERROR_FILE_TARGET_DOES_NOT_EXIST)" location: "JS frame :: file:///usr/local/firefox/firefox-installer/components/nsExtensionManager.js :: ensureExtensionsFiles :: line 245" data: no]

I downloaded the tar.gz, extracted it into usr/local/firefox
Then I ran the firefox-installer, and it just stopped and gave me this error.
So I deleted the directory it was in, and tried again. The same thing happened, and I'm kind of stuck.
Any help on this would be appreciated, since I don't really know what I'm doing.

20th July 2004, 08:02 PM
well, I suggest you install the firefox-0.9 rpm using yum, that is if yum in properly configured and running accordinf to fedorafaq.org. if so just
yum install firefox

20th July 2004, 09:34 PM
I used the installer on FC2 and it worked fine for me.

Try the official rpm from fedora extras


make sure you get from either core 1 or core 2 depending which you're running. It didn't work for me - I got a failed dependancy - but it may work for you :)


20th July 2004, 09:52 PM
yum install firefox
This worked great for me, just make sure you get the 0.9.1 version.

20th July 2004, 10:32 PM
This worked great for me, just make sure you get the 0.9.1 version.

kk, after yum install firefox . . .

how do i run it ?
just have to write "firefox" in console ?

anyway, mozilla is running really slow here in my pc, and i just installed it

is there a more light webbrowser for old pcs ?
which ? able to install it throught yum ?


20th July 2004, 10:49 PM
The package will add a menu entry to the menu, under Internet, you can drag & drop this shortcut to your desktop or panel for easier access.