[Bug 231384] Re: Firefox is extremely slow to respond; starts in about 4 min, gtk-damaged?

Alexander Sack asac at jwsdot.com
Mon Jun 30 14:47:47 UTC 2008

On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 10:56:54PM -0000, BotLobsta wrote:
> I dont have any of those programs installed.  I got intrepid by
> upgrading my hardy installation that I have had since last September so
> it is definitely not a clean hardy install.  However, I use ubuntu
> packages for almost all of my programs; I dont compile my own libraries
> or anything like that.  My firefox 3 is not from ubuntu, though I do use
> the nightly builds of it provided and compiled by mozilla.  I have never
> had any problems with them before and the firefox-3.0 provided in the
> ubuntu package has the same problems as well for me.
> I thought it might be some sort of gtk issue due to the other programs
> that show the same symptoms, but I have some programs that use gtk that
> work perfectly fine such as the game pioneers.  So Im still at a loss as
> to what it could be.
> Thats all I can think of for now though if I come across anything else
> or if you need any other information Ill be happy to post it.

you are talking about "slow start of helper applications", while this
bug is about "slow start of firefox" itself. Please correct me if I am

 - Alexander

Firefox is extremely slow to respond; starts in about 4 min, gtk-damaged?
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