[CentOS] firefox is incredibly unstable

bruce bedouglas at earthlink.net
Thu Oct 16 16:08:51 UTC 2008


hey....

when you're saying "crashing", what exactly do you mean?.. is it the app
that crashes.. is it that your mouse/keyboard no longer works?, is your
system still running (you can ssh into it), but you can't move your mouse???

thanks



-----Original Message-----
From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org]On
Behalf Of Marcelo M. Garcia
Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2008 1:47 AM
To: CentOS mailing list
Subject: Re: [CentOS] firefox is incredibly unstable


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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