Firefox dying out

Howard Coles Jr. dhcolesj at gmail.com
Thu Jul 19 22:01:38 BST 2007


On Thursday 19 July 2007 01:16:53 pm Macario Valle wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-07-19 at 12:43 -0500, Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
> > I was just curious as to whether anyone else had seen this behavior.
> >
> > Firefox has started going away without warning or reason.  I can't find a
> > log file that gives anything more than "segfault", and I'm not exactly
> > what I have added or updated that has caused it.  It didn't seem to start
> > with any particular software change or update, and hasn't been fixed by
> > any so far. I'm just wondering if an addon is causing me problems.
> >
> > Maybe its the google desktop beta I'm running.
> >
> > --
> > See Ya'
> > Howard Coles Jr.
> > John 3:16!
>
> I had this problem and I was able to trace it back to  Adblock Plus.
> This might not be your problem at all but it might be some other addon
> that is buggy.
> I had subscribed to about five different filters.  I went ahead and
> uninstalled it, then went though the config files and deleted every
> trace of it.
> After a day of browsing without it, and having no problems, i
> reinstalled it, and sure enough the problem returned.  Needless to say,
> I got rid of it again and the problem went with it.
> Note: I do not use addons much, use to have only to, Now I only have
> one; Image Zoom.  I use it to check the output quality of the images i
> add to my web design and catch any trouble before the client complains.

Thanks for the responses.  I was kinda thinking along these lines, but I 
thought maybe it was a flacky version of Firefox.   

I'll have to track down the odd culprit or combo.  It may be like others have 
said, not one bad addon, but two addons that don't get a long. 

-- 
See Ya'
Howard Coles Jr.
John 3:16!



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