Firefox 4 won't run as downloaded

Bug #780349 reported by RayArdia

This bug report was converted into a question: question #156851: Firefox 4 won't run as downloaded.

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firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: firefox-3.5

Firefox 4 downloaded and extracted from Archive Manager to /user/mozilla/firefox. Error msg says "Firefox 4 won't run without ......................................" and "For optimum performance we recommend ...........................". No indication is given as to how to get/add these extra items.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue May 10 09:27:02 2011
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: firefox 3.6.17+build3+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.10.1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-23.74-generic
SourcePackage: firefox-3.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-23-generic i686

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RayArdia (theallinsons) wrote :
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Micah Gersten (micahg) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this issue and helping to make Ubuntu better. Examining the information you have given us, this does not appear to be a bug report so we are closing it and converting it to a question in the support tracker. We appreciate the difficulties you are facing, but it would make more sense to raise problems you are having in the support tracker at if you are uncertain if they are bugs. For help on reporting bugs, see There is also a vibrant support community available at and you might consider asking your question there.

By the way, Karmic reached end of life on April 30, 2011. Please see for currently supported releases.

Changed in firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Invalid
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