[CentOS] firefox is incredibly unstable

Marcelo M. Garcia marcelo.maia.garcia at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 16 08:47:09 UTC 2008


sbeam wrote:
> does anyone else have major probs with Firefox as installed on CentOS5?
> 
> ever since the RPM for FF3 came out it has been crashing daily. Usually when I 
> use Save As... or Browse... or anything else that brings up the Gnome file 
> picker. After the crash I re-start then the file picker works for a while. 
> 
> Sometimes it just takes scrolling or click+drag an image or some other random 
> action. BANG your'e dead. Very frustrating.
> 
> Now today it is just crashing randomly, I am not even touching it. Maybe one 
> of my plugins, I know. I guess I will run it with debugger/strace. but does 
> anyone else see this?
> 
> $ rpm -qa firefox
> firefox-3.0.2-3.el5.centos
> $ cat /etc/redhat-release
> CentOS release 5.2 (Final)
> $ rpm -qa kdebase
> kdebase-3.5.4-18.el5.centos
> 
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Hi

Sorry to hear this, but I use Firefox 3.0.2 daily and I don't have any 
of these problems. For me works fine.

Regards

Marcelo

Centos 5.2 (2.6.18-92.1.13.el5)
firefox-3.0.2-3.el5.centos



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