firefox does not start
Lucio M Nicolosi
lmnicolosi at gmail.com
Sun Mar 22 05:42:05 UTC 2009
On Sun, Mar 22, 2009 at 1:12 AM, Sandy Harris <sandyinchina at gmail.com> wrote:
> Newly installed system, 8.10 64-bit on Core 2 duo box.
> Busy adding software, doing updates, etc.
> Firefox worked for a while, then got to a state where
> if I try to start it, it always says another firefox is
> running and I must kill that or restart the computer.
> I've tried restatrting and done "ps ax | grep fire",
> "ps ax | grep moz" and "ps ax | more" looking
> for processes to kill. No joy.
> Presmably there's a lock file somewhere that
> causes this, but I find nothing under /var/lock
> or var/run.
> Sandy Harris,
> Quanzhou, Fujian, China
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Perhaps you could try the graphical alternative:
System - Administration - System Monitor - Processes
Look for Firefox and kill it.
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