[Bug 125464] firefox fails to open external links when already running

Hein-PietervanBraam hp at syntomax.com
Thu Jul 12 08:37:46 UTC 2007

Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox

ubuntu version : 7.10
Firefox version :

When firefox is already running, and another process starts 'firefox
<url>' A popup shows that says :" Firefox is already running, but it is
not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing
Firefox process, or restart your system"

When ran from the command line:

$ firefox www.google.com

***MEMORY-WARNING***: firefox-bin[2456]: GSlice: g_thread_init() must be
called before all other GLib functions; memory corruption due to late
invocation of g_thread_init() has been detected; this program is likely
to crash, leak or unexpectedly abort soon...

** Affects: firefox (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

firefox fails to open external links when already running
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