Firefox V33.0 locking up system

Chris cpollock at embarqmail.com
Sun Nov 30 04:14:53 UTC 2014


On Sat, 2014-11-29 at 19:57 -0800, NoOp wrote:
> 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
> 
Thanks, I'll keen an eye out. My next post will contain a new issue that
has popped up since changing Firefox versions :(


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Chris
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