Wrong version of Firefox

Marshall Neill ramien43 at windstream.net
Sun Feb 8 17:37:00 CET 2015

If it were me, I would uninstall Firefox then install the new version.

Perhaps  pacman -Rnsc firefox
pacman -S firefox
or do it from pamac to be certain which one is going to be installed.

On 02/08/2015 10:14 AM, John Coppens wrote:
> Hi all,
> After installing the new version of Firefox (35), XFCE still starts the
> previous version (27).
> In /usr/lib64, I have a symlink 'firefox' which points to the directory
> of the Firefox in use (so, at the moment, to firefox-35.0.1).
> If I start FF from the menu, I get version 35, as expected (the
> launcher points to 'firefox'. But when I reboot, I get version 27 (from
> the previous session). This causes a lot of headaches, as version 27
> disables some add-ons from v35, which I then have to re-enable.
> The mozilla-firefox.desktop file points to 'firefox', and starts the
> correct version. Executing 'firefox' in a terminal finds the correct
> version too.
> How's that? Is the session somehow pointing to the absolute location?
> Where is that information saved? Maybe 'Preferred applications' is
> pointing to the wrong one?
> John
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