Firefox V33.0 locking up system

NoOp glgxg at sbcglobal.net
Sun Nov 30 03:57:02 UTC 2014


On 11/29/2014 05:31 PM, Chris wrote:
> 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
> 
> 

I seem to recall trying that application & having it screw up my menus...

The Firefox icon is in /firefox/browser/icons/mozicon128.png





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