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If you want modify all firefox profiles that are currently in use, you can use this simple script: #!/bin/bash for f in $(ps aux |grep "/usr/lib/firefox/firefox" | head -1 |cut -d " " -f1); do echo " * Found some firefox running .... updating pluginreg.dat" for d in $(find /home/${f}/.mozilla/ -name "pluginreg.dat"); do echo " ...


I ran into this too, and found the answer in mozilla's bugzilla. In short, it happened because the plugin was updated while Firefox was running, and the pluginreg.dat got corrupted. So: exit firefox rm ~/.mozilla/firefox/*/pluginreg.dat start firefox again and you'll be all set. (The file will be regenerated.) Of course, you'll need to make sure that ...

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