Firefox hangs intermittently in edgy

golfer golfbuf at
Thu Nov 9 13:42:27 UTC 2006

On 11/8/06, Alain Muls <alain.muls at> wrote:
> > I had problems with Firefox intermittently freezing under Dapper, and
> > I traced it to one of two plugins I had installed, mplayer or gxine (I
> > never determined which one). If you are using either of these two (see
> > about:plugins), remove them from the FF plugins directory and restart
> > FF.
> >
> > If you need a plugin for playing audio/video media, the totem plugin works
> > OK.
> >
> > HTH
> I removed mozplugger and pligins for mplayer and replaced them with the
> xine-plugin. Movie trailers on the apple site did no longer play but the
> problem persisted. Firefox xompletely locked up my PC again with HD flashing
> permanently. The only plugins I have now are Default Plugin, Shockwave Flash

I've never had a total lockup, just a firefox freeze.  But, I have
only tried the default, flash, realplayer and java plugins.

> and Java Plugin.
> Switched to konqueror but I prefer FF (or should I speak in past tence???).
> Other suggestions??

konqueror still fails to render some javascripts on certain web sites
for me, so I can't make the switch.  But, I didn't really need all
those plugins anyway.  Hopefully, firefox will get 2.01 soon.

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