[PC-BSD Testing] Firefox issues

jmdennis @dslextreme.com jmdennis at dslextreme.com
Sun Apr 10 08:01:54 PDT 2011


This must be a rights issue.  If I sign in as root it works great.  I
guess I will just have to give myself other rights which is annoying
to have to do as that should be part of the setup how much access you
want the user to have.

On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 6:02 AM, jmdennis @dslextreme.com
<jmdennis at dslextreme.com> wrote:
> I found out that after the reload that firefox still crashes.  I used
> the one from the ports but did the make install clean instead of using
> the package build.  I also noticed that even Epiphany crashes as well.
>  It is probably some thing that does not get installed and is needed.
> I installed Opera as I tried to install Chromium but that did not exit
> properly.  Below is a link that crashes firefox.  When I did the
> reinstall I just installed Gnome and XFCE this time.
>
> http://www.progressivehealth.com/catalog/capisette.htm
>
> On Sat, Apr 9, 2011 at 2:53 PM, jmdennis @dslextreme.com
> <jmdennis at dslextreme.com> wrote:
>> I am sorry as I forgot to say that I was using the PC-BSD 9 version.
>> I had tried first to install firefox 4 from freebsd and that may have
>> been the start of the troubles.  I uninstalled this but some of the
>> files may have stuck around.  When I tried to remove the PBI version
>> of firefox the AppCafe closed on me and did nothing.  I did this on
>> KDE 4.6.2 and did not try it on XFCE.  I kept getting the error that
>> an application crashed even after clicking on all the PC-BSD desktop
>> items but that did not fix it so I ran the update.  I might reinstall
>> but will try a few more things first.
>>
>> As a side note I noticed that the www.pcbsd.org website was either not
>> paid for or it has been hacked.
>>
>> On 4/8/11, sc at sdf.lonestar.org <sc at sdf.lonestar.org> wrote:
>>> Yes, Firefox 3.6.16 has been closing unexpectedly on some sites,
>>> very recently. This has happened in the past few days with
>>> Amazon. Because FF 3.6.16 didn't have this problem before a
>>> couple of days ago, my first suspicion is that it's caused by a
>>> recent add-on update. Since this happens on FreeBSD, it isn't
>>> specific to PC-BSD.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, 8 Apr 2011, jmdennis @dslextreme.com wrote:
>>>
>>>> Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2011 19:09:25 +0000
>>>> From: "jmdennis @dslextreme.com" <jmdennis at dslextreme.com>
>>>> To: testing <testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
>>>> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] Firefox issues
>>>>
>>>> I do not know if others are having this same problem or not but
>>>> firefox keeps quitting on me.  I could go to just see my email and
>>>> click on an email and the browser closes.  It happens on many sites.
>>>> I have tried the PBI version and also the one from FreeBSD and both do
>>>> the same thing.  I have not tried other browsers yet but Konqueror
>>>> seems to do the job for now.  It is not pretty but works.
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