Firefox V33.0 locking up system

Chris cpollock at embarqmail.com
Sun Nov 30 01:31:05 UTC 2014


On Sat, 2014-11-29 at 17:25 -0600, Chris wrote:
> On Sat, 2014-11-29 at 09:17 -0800, NoOp wrote:
> > On 11/28/2014 07:52 PM, Chris wrote:
> > > This is Firefox V33 for Ubuntu. Running on Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS and Gnome
> > > 3.12.2. I've noticed that periodically Firefox will lockup, clock on top
> > > task bar will quit running and I'll have to to CTRL-F1, log in and do a
> > > sudo reboot to restart system. Thinking it may be memory I ran Memtest86
> > > for 6hrs today with no errors noted. Could the Firefox cached web
> > > content have anything to do with this? Last night it happened as I was
> > > scrolling down through my Facebook feed.
> > > 
> > > Chris
> > > 
> > 
> > See:
> > <http://comments.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ubuntu.user/276272>
> > (14.04 after upgrade freezes with fire fox)
> > and
> > <http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.linux.ubuntu.user/276352>
> > (Re: 14.04 after upgrade freezes with fire fox)
> > 
> Per the 2nd link you sent I removed the Ubuntu version of Firefox and
> downloaded from the Mozilla site and installed. From what Linda said
> that corrected her problem. The only issue I'm having now is adding the
> 'Firefox' icon to the main menu item I added for it. The icon was
> in /usr/share/app-install/icons/firefox.png with root:root permissions
> so I copied it over to /home/chris/firefox and it now has permissions of
> -rw-r--r-- 1 chris chris 7263 Nov 29 17:06 firefox.png however it still
> is not accepted into the main menu item for Firefox. I'm sure the fix is
> an easy one but I'm not sure what I need to do.
> 
> Chris
> 
Disregard, found an application called
http://smdavis.us/2014/01/22/menulibre-2-0-released-trusty-ppa-available/ which did the trick perfectly. Now to see if the lockups have gone away.

Chris


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