[SATLUG] Firefox grief

hc at lookcee.com hc at lookcee.com
Mon Apr 1 11:54:57 CDT 2013


Thanks Wes, but there is no way to close it since it is not visible & does not show as a running process, I sure learned a lot tho in fighting this. I did all the updates but nada.
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On Monday, April 1, 2013 11:28, "Wes Henderson" <whendersonii at gmail.com> said:



> There was recently an AMA (ask me anything) from the FireFox crew on Reddit
> (I will try to track it down) and the developers said that this is a known
> bug and they are working on it. If you wait a few minutes after closing the
> FireFox window, you should then be able to start a new instance.
> 
> I will mail out the link when I find it.
> 
> 
> On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 11:19 AM, <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> > launching firefox this is what I get.
> > "Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window,
> > you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system."
> >
> >
> > System monitor shows no instance running but.... $ ps auxwww | grep firefox
> > herb      3354  0.0  0.0   4388   812 pts/0    S+   09:50   0:00 grep
> > --colour=auto firefox
> >
> >
> > Unfortunately I haven't a clue what this means, nor what to do with the
> > info
> >
> >
> > I was determined to track this down & fix it permanently but I have been
> > at it for a full week, hours each day, reading everything I can find &
> > trying every 'fix' used by others to no avail. I just totally removed
> > firefox restarted & reinstalled but fifefox simply reinstalled the same
> > Mozilla folder that even contained the renamed versions of the firefox
> > folder so the complete removal was BS. I still have the same prob.
> >
> >
> > The only way I can get firefox to start is via CLI. I like firefox but I
> > am about ready to junk it. Can someone sort me out so I can return to
> > learning how to Bluetooth.
> >
> > Please tell me what data to provide you.
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