14.04 after upgrade freezes with fire fox

Phil G ssc1861 at verizon.net
Sat Nov 8 01:02:18 UTC 2014

I have the same problem, also with Chrome.  I have not been able to find a
solution.  It appears to be any website that has a lot of connections, for
ads and other content that is dynamically loaded.  TV news sites are the

I frequently have to hard boot my laptop.  I regret upgrading from 12.04.

I have an older Lenovo T61 with 2gb of ram.


On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 2:22 PM, Linda <haniganwork at earthlink.net> wrote:

> I upgraded from 12.04 LTS to  14.04 LTS I run this machine with gnome
> flashblack (Metacity)
> when I run firefox it freezes the machine so you have to turn it off and
> restart. It ignores the keyboard and you can not even ssh in and kill the
> processes. I tried running it in a terminal and I get the following error
> GLib-CRITICAL  g-slice-set-config:assertion 'sys-page-siace == 0' failed
> Any ideas on what might be missing or need to be fixed.
>            Linda
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