[PC-BSD Testing] Firefox issues

jmdennis @dslextreme.com jmdennis at dslextreme.com
Mon Apr 11 18:24:55 PDT 2011


Just to let you know I saw a fix for this on the freebsd website but I
was running portmanager at the time and that seemed to fix the firefox
issues I was having.  I am still having flash issues but at least
firefox is not crashing any longer.

On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 9:20 PM, jmdennis @dslextreme.com
<jmdennis at dslextreme.com> wrote:
> This was not a problem with Fedora 15 as they used this browser and I
> had no issues with it.  They even were using a beta of this program
> and no issues at all.  I think the issue is with PC-BSD and not
> Firefox.
>
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 7:21 PM, Arthur <A-Koziol at neiu.edu> wrote:
>> Well, remember that Forefox 4 is a whole new browser and not just a rehash
>> of 3.6. Hopefully when 4.0.1 is released in a week or so they'll have caught
>> and fixed the issue(s).
>>>
>>> Another problem is that flash player does not work as well which is
>>> annoying since it is installed.  It does not work in Opera as well.  I
>>> put the libflashplayer.so where it wanted it and it still does not
>>> recognize it.  I am pretty sure the version before this worked as last
>>> week I watched a video online and with this latest version I can not
>>> watch that same video.
>>>
>>> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 3:08 PM, Arthur<A-Koziol at neiu.edu>  wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Firefox 4 changed folder structure compared to 3.6 so I would not doubt
>>>> something needs to be set RW on non-root accounts to be able for it to
>>>> funtion properly.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 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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