Take the 2-minute tour ×
Unix & Linux Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems.. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm using Firefox Nightly on Crunchbang (Debian). There is no version in the repos so I downloaded and extracted the tar to the home folder. Firefox runs fine but is will ask me to update fairly often since this is the Nightly version. When I try to do the auto update it just says "connecting to server" and never actually does anything.

The workaround I found is that if I run Firefox as root it will update normally. But I later found that none of the changes/updates made while root will stay. I think this is just a problem with the permissions but I'm wondering if anyone has ran into this before?

share|improve this question
    
Have you filed a bug report with the development team? –  Michael Kjörling Nov 27 '13 at 20:29

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.