[Bug 128850] firefox hangs before GUI is shown

Alexander Sack asac at jwsdot.com
Thu Aug 16 08:39:07 UTC 2007

On Sat, Jul 28, 2007 at 06:22:17AM -0000, glenner wrote:
> Public bug reported:
> Binary package hint: firefox
> Hi,
> I've got a problem with firefox ( on a clean kubuntu feisty install.
> Firefox does not start on my machine. When i start it from the console nothing happens, i get no output and firefox does not appear, it just hangs until i kill the process.
> What i have tried:
> * rm -r ~/.mozilla/*     -> now it shows the import wizard before hanging
> * firefox -safe-mode  -> does not help
> * sudo rm /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/*   -> does not help
> * sudo aptitude reinstall mozilla-firefox firefox  -> does not help
> * strace firefox -> i will attach the output

we need an strace -f firefox > /tmp/strace.log

 - Alexander

** Changed in: firefox (Ubuntu)
       Status: Invalid => Incomplete

firefox hangs before GUI is shown
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