[SATLUG] Firefox grief

hc at lookcee.com hc at lookcee.com
Tue Apr 2 12:24:28 CDT 2013


yes but only way i can get to mail bub. I fully know the risk
hh
 
 
 
On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 11:34, "Pete Wojtaszek" <wojox at ubuntu.com> said:



> Surfing the web as root is not a bug, it's ignorance.
> 
> 
> On Tue, Apr 2, 2013 at 11:26 AM, <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> >
> > Hi Daniel, thanks but here is results:
> > herb at herb-SDA1 ~ $ sudo ps ax |grep firefox |awk '{print $1}'
> > [sudo] password for herb:
> > 4779
> > herb at herb-SDA1 ~ $ kill -9 4779
> > bash: kill: (4779) - No such process
> > herb at herb-SDA1 ~ $ sudo ps aux |grep firefox
> > [sudo] password for herb:
> > herb      4855  0.0  0.0   4388   808 pts/0    S+   11:12   0:00 grep
> > --colour=auto firefox
> > herb at herb-SDA1 ~ $ kill -9 4855
> > bash: kill: (4855) - No such process
> > herb at herb-SDA1 ~ $ sudo kill -9 4855
> > kill: No such process
> > herb at herb-SDA1 ~ $ sudo kill -9 4388
> > kill: No such process
> > herb@
> >
> >
> > I then tried the firefox launch but got the still running message
> > everything I have tried has not worked so only way to use firefox is via
> > CLI as root
> >
> > This is a hard core bug.
> > hh
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 09:21, "Daniel Villarreal" <
> > youcanlinux at gmail.com> said:
> >
> >
> >
> > > Herb, hope this helps...
> > >
> >
> https://youcanlinux.wordpress.com/how-to-fix-firefox-is-already-running-error/
> > >
> > > Daniel Villarreal
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 12:19 PM, <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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