[Bug 569466] [NEW] Firefox messes up profile, cannot click tabs

David Nemeskey nemeskeyd at gmail.com
Sat Apr 24 15:57:30 UTC 2010


Public bug reported:

Binary package hint: firefox

Sometimes when several tabs are open, Firefox goes nuts: it stops
loading pages, or does it very slow, and it is successful in about 10%
of the time. The tab bar stops reacting to mouse clicks, though ctrl-tab
works. Even if I close the window, the process will not stop, I have to
kill it manually. Then, if I restart Firefox, the problem does not go
away: the tabs remain unreponsive, pages do not load, etc.

As far as I know, the only "cure" is to create a new profile, which is a
pain.

I am using 9.10.
Package version: 3.6.2~hg20100218r33594+nobinonly-0ubuntu2~umd1~karmic.
However, it has happened with earlier versions as well.

Please let me know what additional information you need.

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

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