And yes, this will cause you loose all your plugins, bookmarks and other customizations. Most common Firefox issues can be traced back to a single profile file.
The problem is not with firefox but its messed up settings. But don't uninstall it or you end breaking several other applications as well.
Most common Firefox issues can be traced back to a single profile file.
I was using Firefox 3.1 with some plugins like twitterfox, adblock plus, flashblock,xmarks in Ubuntu Jaunty. The bottom bar, in which twitterfox, xmarks ar shown is not showing up now. I tried uninstalling firefox from synaptic package manager and reinstalling it, but in vein. And yes, this will cause you loose all your plugins, bookmarks and other customizations. Delete the contents of ~/.mozilla and the settings will be restored to defaults. Nevertheless, there also no reason to delete the entire profile if you can pinpoint the culprit inside it.
Delete the contents of ~/.mozilla and the settings will be restored to defaults. There are lots of other programs that depend on Firefox's Gecko engine for HTML rendering, and removing Firefox will remove these programs as well. The problem is not with firefox but its messed up settings.