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by dhenzler
Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Installation and Maintenance of software with pkg(pkgng)
Topic: Updating Firefox caused total destruction of many things
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Updating Firefox caused total destruction of many things

I recently installed a copy of Linux Mint 19. As an experiment to see just how much faster it was I installed VirtualBox. I successfully installed Windows 7 and thought it would be nice to have a BSD flavor available for eval and testing. I did more or less successfully use GhostBSD earlier this yea...
by dhenzler
Sat Aug 04, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: Upgrade Borked System
Replies: 38
Views: 1247

Re: Upgrade Borked System

So is there one shell that reigns supreme ?
by dhenzler
Fri Aug 03, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: Upgrade Borked System
Replies: 38
Views: 1247

Re: Upgrade Borked System

IMHO if a system NEEDS you to use a particular shell... it should tell you when you attempt to use another.
by dhenzler
Fri Aug 03, 2018 10:11 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: Upgrade Borked System
Replies: 38
Views: 1247

Re: Upgrade Borked System

I've always used BASH. Started in 1988 on Solaris 8
by dhenzler
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: Upgrade Borked System
Replies: 38
Views: 1247

Re: Upgrade Borked System

That worked for me... Thank You......
by dhenzler
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: Upgrade Borked System
Replies: 38
Views: 1247

Re: Upgrade Borked System

I'd be curious if Firefox and Thunderbird work...
by dhenzler
Fri Aug 03, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: Upgrade Borked System
Replies: 38
Views: 1247

Re: Upgrade Borked System

Firefox & Thunderbird (Mozilla) stopped working reportedly because of SQLite library that wasn't up to date. I have attempted to reload those however the library in the repository must be wrong, or whatever. I have moved to Web Browser and Evolution to resolve my needs. It will do fine. Don't care i...
by dhenzler
Thu Aug 02, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: Upgrade Borked System
Replies: 38
Views: 1247

Re: Upgrade Borked System

Thanks... but will this set things right once again... I lost ability to use the GUI software management tool, Firefox, SQLite and likely some things I have yet to discover. Why a Firefox install would or should remove & replace so much software is boggling. Yes my LINUX roots are showing... I upgra...
by dhenzler
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: General support
Topic: Upgrade Borked System
Replies: 38
Views: 1247

Re: Upgrade Borked System

I loaded Opra to get functional once again. However Java scripts are not turned on.... futzing with that now....what a waste of time.

Someone did this to us.... and I'm pissed.
by dhenzler
Tue Jul 31, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: General support
Topic: Upgrade Borked System
Replies: 38
Views: 1247

Re: Upgrade Borked System

Well whatever it was... got me too. Firefox said it needed an update, and I selected firefox 61 in Octo and it did that and more, and more... I figured something was wrong when it continued. Must be a virus... I'm going on vacation... can't worry about this for more than another hour. Then bye bye f...