Firefox not closing

Md Ashickur Rahman Noor ashickur.noor at
Mon Sep 5 19:07:39 UTC 2011

killall firefox-bin
Use this. Hope this will help.
Dedicated Linux Forum in
Thank you
Md Ashickur Rahman
Volunteer, Foundation for Open Source Solutions Bangladesh.

On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 1:03 AM, scott <redhowlingwolves at> wrote:

> I've had a problem with firefox lately. I close it and attempt to reopen it
> sometime later and get a message that firefox is already running. I have to
> do a "ps -e | grep firefox" to find the PID to kill it. It usually shows 2
> instances of firefox running, one with a 'defunct' tag. I've renamed the
> .mozilla folder to .mozilla.old and it still happens, even with no
> extensions at all.
> Any ideas?
> Scott
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