15.04: Firefox crashing all the time?

Lucio M Nicolosi lmnicolosi at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 02:18:05 UTC 2015


On Wed, Jun 10, 2015 at 5:09 PM, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 10 June 2015 at 16:41, Paul Smith <paul at mad-scientist.net> wrote:
> > On Tue, 2015-06-09 at 16:09 +0100, Colin Law wrote:
> >> On 9 June 2015 at 16:00, Paul Smith <paul at mad-scientist.net> wrote:
> >> > Is anyone else seeing this on Ubuntu 15.04 (Ubuntu GNOME technically)
> >> > with Firefox 38.0 (deb 38.0+build3-0ubuntu0.15.04.1)?
> >> >
> >> > I mean, it happens to me about once or twice a day: Firefox just
> >> > disappears and I get the "should we report the crash" error dialog.  I
> >> > haven't see this happen in years.  It doesn't happen on my system at
> >> > work, that I've noticed, running the same Ubuntu.
> >> >
> >> > I have very few extensions: adblock plus, flashblock, lastpass.
> >>
> >> No problem here with standard Ubuntu 15.04, same version of firefox.
> >> I use flashblock and adblock plus so it's not those.  You could try
> >> disabling the others,
> >
> > The problem is the only other one I have is lastpass, and without that I
> > can't log in to any of my accounts because all my online passwords are
> > 16+ character randomized strings, that lastpass remembers for me.  I
> > guess I could run chrome to get lastpass :)
> >
> > I don't think it's lastpass though, because it crashes on pages which
> > have no login prompts, etc.
> >
> >> if it happens every day then you should soon
> >> work out if it is that.  Is it only FF that plays up?
> >
> > Yes.  Well, the Spotify app also crashes my entire desktop (actually I
> > think it's the X server--most likely something in one of the graphics
> > drivers--that crashed: I get a black screen then X restarts and I get a
> > login prompt).  But that's different :).
>
> I am suspecting it may be a graphics card/driver issue.
>
> Colin
>
> >
>
>
Similar problem here.

Ubuntu 15.04, Firefox 38 - if Chrome is opened, Firefox window freezes.
Since I can still close the whole FF window it doesn't report a crash.
Stuff that happens when we use the last release of anything...

L.

-- 
Lucio M. Nicolosi, Eng.
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