manjaro32 - Firefox can't open: failed to execute command "/usr/lib/firefox/firefox "$@"

I tried unistalling and reinstalling firefox without success.
Whenever I try to open it, it gives me an error message:

Failed to execute command "/usr/lib/firefox/firefox "$@"
Failed to execute child process "/usr/lib/firefox/firefox" (No such file or directory)

Thank you for the help

edit: using manjaro 32bit

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Can we see the output of the following two commands?

sudo ls -l /usr/lib/firefox/firefox
pacman -Qs firefox

ls: cannot access '/usr/lib/firefox/firefox' : No such file or directory

local/firefox 72.0.1-0
Standalone web browser from mozilla.org

It looks like your version is out-of-date. Is your system up-to-date? If so, you may be connected to a problematic mirror

Try this:

sudo pacman-mirrors -f 5 && sudo pacman -Syyu

That will make sure you are connected to an up-to-date mirror and get your system updated.

everything's updated, this is what i get

::INFO Downloading mirrors from repo.manjaro.org
::INFO Using default mirror file
::INFO Querying mirrors - This may take some time
  0.580 Bulgaria       : https://manjaro.ipacct.com/manjaro/
  ..... Russia         : http://mirror.truenetwork.ru/manjaro/
  0.657 Germany        : https://manjaro.moson.eu/
  0.258 Germany        : http://manjaro.moson.eu/
  1.182 Canada         : https://osmirror.org/manjaro/
  0.275 Germany        : https://mirror.23media.com/manjaro/
  0.253 Germany        : http://mirror.23media.com/manjaro/
::INFO Writing mirror list
::Germany         : https://mirror.23media.com/manjaro/x32-stable
::Germany         : https://manjaro.moson.eu/x32-stable
::Bulgaria        : https://manjaro.ipacct.com/manjaro/x32-stable
::Canada          : https://osmirror.org/manjaro/x32-stable
::Russia          : http://mirror.truenetwork.ru/manjaro/x32-stable
::INFO Mirror list generated and saved to: /etc/pacman.d/mirrorlist
:: Synchronizing package databases...
 core is up to date
 extra is up to date
 community is up to date
:: Starting full system upgrade...
 there is nothing to do

but still i get the same error on firefox

OK, what is the output of:

sudo pacman -S firefox
warning: firefox-72.0.1-0 is up to date -- reinstalling
resolving dependencies...
looking for conflicting packages...

Packages (1) firefox-72.0.1-0

Total Installed Size:  209,71 MiB
Net Upgrade Size:        0,00 MiB

:: Proceed with installation? [Y/n] y
(1/1) checking keys in keyring                     [######################] 100%
(1/1) checking package integrity                   [######################] 100%
(1/1) loading package files                        [######################] 100%
(1/1) checking for file conflicts                  [######################] 100%
(1/1) checking available disk space                [######################] 100%
:: Running pre-transaction hooks...
(1/1) Remove Firefox Distribution Settings
:: Processing package changes...
(1/1) reinstalling firefox                         [######################] 100%
:: Running post-transaction hooks...
(1/4) Arming ConditionNeedsUpdate...
(2/4) Copy Firefox Distribution Settings
(3/4) Updating icon theme caches...
(4/4) Updating the desktop file MIME type cache...

Oh....you aren't on the main Manjaro, you are using manjaro32.

Let me update the title so someone more familiar with Manjaro32

really sorry, forgot to say it

Check if this is the problem.

Apparently Chromium & Firefox are still broken but why can't manjaro32 branches be fixed properly and permanently :thinking:

now it works, only that it's nightly and not stable firefox. I'll prove it and then decide if it's worth keeping it. thx

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Because the only maintainer is taking a time off. If you have the time and skills to maintain it, you can contact @jonathon. I'm sure everyone would be appreciated. Alternatively you can change your mirrors to arch32 and update with -Syyuu (don't forget to install arch's kernel and remove any mhwd packages first -> note this isn't without risk of breakage).

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