Firefox not closing

scott redhowlingwolves at
Mon Sep 5 19:30:10 UTC 2011

On 09/05/2011 03:08 PM, scott wrote:
> On 09/05/2011 03:03 PM, scott 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
> By the way, it's firefox 6.0.1 on 10.10.
I went back into my .mozilla folder and found that the lock folder was 
broken. Deleted it. I'll let the list know if this helps or not. 
*Fingers crossed*


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