[Bug 118881] Re: Reboot required to fix erratic firefox behaviour

bill czermak czermak at netspace.net.au
Sat Jun 9 09:58:23 UTC 2007

Freddy Martinez wrote:
> Hello bill. Thank you for your bug report. Can you start firefox with a clean profile [1] and see if this occurs. Can you also run thunderbird --version in a terminal and tell me what you get out?
> [1] https://wiki.ubuntu.com/MozillaTeam/Bugs
> ** Changed in: firefox (Ubuntu)
> Sourcepackagename: None => firefox
>      Assignee: (unassigned) => Freddy Martinez
>        Status: Unconfirmed => Needs Info
Since I rebooted several days ago the problem has not occurred again.
System has been 100% stable.  No thunderbird lock-ups or dropouts.  No 
funnies in Firefox.  I rebooted about 4 days ago.  I just expect never 
to have to reboot a PC having used Unix and now Linux for about 15 
years.   I know windows users are happy if they lockup and reboot 
without losing their work, but this is not Windows and it is most 
unusual to get this type of problem with Linux/Unix.  Will get back to 
you if I get a repeat of the problems or any further pointers to what 

Here is thunderbird info you requested

root at ubuntu-32:/# /usr/bin/mozilla-thunderbird --version
 Mozilla-Thunderbird, Copyright (c) 1998-2007 mozilla.org
root at ubuntu-32:/#

Help from thunderbird window about gives

Which might suggest something to do with June 4

Thanks for prompt support

Rgds Bill C

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