Firefox crashing very often in Edgy ?

Timo Aaltonen tjaalton at
Thu Oct 26 09:24:48 BST 2006

On Thu, 26 Oct 2006, Constantine Evans wrote:

> Are you referring to general instability or bug 14911
> (, the
> firefox+flash+ARGB crash, which rather reliably crashes firefox whenever
> flash is used?

setting XLIB_SKIP_ARGB_VISUALS=1 before running firefox helps somewhat, 
but doesn't make the problem go away entirely (not for me at least).

> Since, unfortunately, it seems that so many people use
> flashplugin-nonfree, perhaps the bug needs to be noted somewhere (maybe
> during installation?).



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