[Bug 243963] Re: *** glibc detected *** ...firefox-3.0/firefox: free(): invalid next size

Chris Goldman cgoldman at dhapdigital.com
Fri Oct 10 19:31:57 UTC 2008

I, too, have been having this problem, only for the past week or so.  At
this point, even with -safe-mode, Firefox would freeze or crash
immediately on startup.

After running "apt-get purge" on a couple of recently-installed
packages, however, things are back to normal (I'm using FF3 to send

The offending packages seem to be: pango-graphite and its dependent
package, libgraphite3.  I realize this is mere anecdote, but the change
was instant, and perhaps bears investigation by others.

*** glibc detected *** ...firefox-3.0/firefox: free(): invalid next size
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