[SATLUG] Firefox 3.0.1 issue

Justin Burdette justin.burdette at gmail.com
Mon Jul 21 10:29:24 CDT 2008


I backed up my bookmarks and deleted the profile...started fresh and it
seems to work just fine. All I lost was history and passwords, but not a big
problem.

I actually mapped a shortcut for KDE System Guard to Win+` just for the hell
of it...

Justin

On 7/21/08, John D Choate <jdchoate at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Sunday 20 July 2008 18:09:34 Al Castanoli wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-07-20 at 17:50 -0500, ed wrote:
> > > Justin Burdette wrote:
> > > > I'm having a strange problem...Firefox will crash randomly and not
> load
> > > > again until I reboot. When I click the icon (or try to run it in any
> > > > way from CLI), KDE System Guard shows 2 Firefox processes, but it
> does
> > > > absolutely nothing.
> > > >
> > > > I've tried clearing my cache, disabling my extensions, and nothing
> has
> > > > worked so far. The only way to get it to come up is to reboot the
> > > > machine. (Restarting X doesn't work either...)
> > > >
> > > > Anyone else having this problem, or have any ideas?
> > > >
> > > > Justin
> > >
> > > Does KDE have something like the Gnome System Monitor?  If so, you
> > > should be able to go into it (just like in the Windoze Task
> Manager...),
> > > find the offending process and kill it.  Works for me when FF gets a
> bit
> > > cranky.
> > >
> > > Cheers;
> > > Ed
> >
> > I can't answer the pointy clicky gui thingy question, but one way to
> > stop firefox is from the shell prompt:
> >
> > $ ps -ef | grep firefox
> >
> > This works on all Linux, openSolaris, and BSD boxen.
> >
> > Find the Parent Process ID and kill it.  The process will stop.
> >
> > Al Castanoli
>
>
>
> As for the 'pointy clicky gui thingy' in KDE... press CTRL-ESC to bring up
> the
> KDE System Guard.
>
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