SeaMonkey & Firefox compatibility & Google Actually Iceweasel not Sea Monkey
On 04/10/11 16:34, Mark Panen wrote:
> On 4 October 2011 06:43, Scott Ferguson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On 04/10/11 14:41, Mark Panen wrote:
>>> My previous desktop distro i used Firefox. So i backed up all of my
>>> Firefox files and installed Squeeze.
>>> Once Squeeze was installed i took the Firefox files and inserted them
>>> in the Sea Monkey directory.
>>> It worked.
>>> Only one hassle, i have intermittent problems with google, it takes a
>>> search sometimes 30 seconds to load or hangs and does not search at
>>> Other search engines work fine from the top right hand search tab bar.
>>> Any idea's guys?
>> I don't know about Sea Monkey - but have you checked the extensions db?
>> Also consider about:config and checking the google entries against
>> default Firefox/Iceweasel ones. (if there was an easy way to copy them,
>> I'd post them)
>> I've moved settings from Firefox to Iceweasel without problem.
>> It's the same thing rebranded, just move the "gibberish.default" folder
>> ~/.mozilla/firefox and edit profiles to point at the "gibberish.default"
>> Perhaps that might work better for you.
>> NOTE: if you have problems with extensions, repost for instructions.
> sorry i meant iceweasel not seamonkey.
Seemed feasible (in fact it's quite possible, I just haven't done it).
Then it's possibly extensions.
Was there a version difference between Firefox and Iceweasel?
Any extensions appear to be missing after the move?
Have you tried an alternative browser (or ping) to rule out network
To fix problems [*1] with extensions see Mozilla documentation:-
Repost if you have problems.
[*1] I've found some extensions no longer have an uninstall option from
within Iceweasel/Firefox - see the above links and check:-
If you still find some don't "remove" there's also:-
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