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Shells don't perform tilde expansion inside quotes, so your "~/.cache" doesn't point to your home directory—it points to a subdirectory .cache of a directory called ~. Remove the quotes, and everything should work as expected: export XDG_CACHE_HOME=~/.cache


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The menu fonts should change based on your GTK font, but the font used in web pages is a combination of firefox settings and fontconfig. To change the setting in Firefox for example, go to Edit > Preferences > 'Content' tab > and click the 'Advanced' button next to 'Default font'. Here you can change the setting for various languages. If you want to see ...


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Pressing Ctrl+Z does suspend the application, as in, it stops running until resumed with a SIGCONT (possibly sent through the fg or bg command in the shell). But… You're running xinit, not firefox. Pressing Ctrl+Z sends a STOP signal to the application that's running in the foreground, not to other applications that it may have run. So you've only suspended ...


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Firefox puts itself in the background and detaches from your terminal if you run it from a terminal. Therefore pressing Ctrl+Z is not really suspending Firefox, it probably suspends xinit. wget and most commandline programs do not have this kind of detaching behaviour. GUI based programs like gedit start mostly like firefox and detach. I looked if there ...


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My solution is the following: go to Adobe's website and download the latest version (.tar.gz file): download flash player Unpack the downloaded files: tar xzvf /path/to/download/flash-player-archive.tar.gz Copy the flash lib to your plugin directory: cp libflashplayer.so /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ If Iceweasel (or Firefox) was already open, restart it. ...



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