Posts tagged ‘upgrade’

FreeBSD is, by default, still limited to usernames of less than 16 characters. Changing this to 32 or even 64 is not difficult, but does require some time to recompile the entire system.

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I tried to upgrade my silverlight plugin from version 3 (3.0.50106.0) to version 4 (4.0.50917.0). I downloaded the DMG, followed the wizard all the way through, restarted Firefox as requested and saw that I was still at version 3… Strangely, Safari did load and use version 4, so the install was successful. So I searched my entire system fore some remains of Silverlight 3, without success.

The only place I could find the old version mentioned, was in the pluginreg.dat file in my firefox profile. I just erased this file, and it all magically worked!