[ubuntu-uk] Firefox?

Wulfy wulfmann at tiscali.co.uk
Sat Jul 5 13:29:52 BST 2008

John Levin wrote:
> Wulfy wrote:
>> I was having problems with Firefox-3.0 crashing so I thought I'd remove 
>> it and re-install Firefox-2.  This did not go well...
>> So, after removing all the add-ons (which didn't go) and still having 
>> problems I decided to purge everything to do with Firefox and start from 
>> scratch.  Fat chance.
>> I removed my .mozilla directory in /home/wulfy.  Nothing in /etc, 
>> /usr/bin, /usr/lib or /usr/share.
>> I reinstall Firefox... I click on Tools/add-ons..  and there is a list 
>> of all the add-ons I used to have waiting to be "uninstalled when I 
>> restart Firefox"...
>> <sigh>  Where is Firefox hiding the data?  How can I "start fresh"?  I'm 
>> beginning to really hate this program...
>> Kubuntu Hardy up-to-date
> What are the add-ons that you have listed? Were they installed via 
> apt-get, or through firefox itself? And are they uninstalled when you 
> restart Firefox?
> John
That seems to have sorted itself...  all the add-ons have gone.  I 
reinstalled a couple (Basics (in place of tab mix plus) and Sage Too) 
and they seem to work.  I can't change preferences. FF3 crashes in two 
different ways on different occasions, one: it will close the program 
just opening preferences; the other: it freezes as soon as I click on a 
tab on the dialogue.  It also freezes on some pages loading (I think 
those that have flash content) and just shows a busy cursor. I have no 
idea where to go next with this.



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