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Old 09-09-2011, 11:56 PM   #1
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Firefox = Blank Window.


For sometime now about every other time I start Firefox a empty window comes up and it is necessary to kill it and try again.
This has happened with Firefox 5 through and including 6.02, and in Xfce 4.6.2, 4.8.x, and KDE 4.7.0 and 4.7.1.
Has anyone else encounter this problem?
Thanks.

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Old 09-10-2011, 12:11 AM   #2
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Might be worth trashing the profile .. ~/.mozilla/firefox/<default_profile>
 
Old 09-10-2011, 08:06 AM   #3
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Nope. Didn't work. All it did was waste my timing having to re-set the configuration I prefer. The problem remains.
 
Old 09-10-2011, 08:30 AM   #4
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Have you tried disabling all add-ins ?
 
Old 09-10-2011, 08:33 AM   #5
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Care to share what distro you're using? If it's one that uses repositories for installation, you might want to try installing from a different repo.
 
Old 09-10-2011, 09:04 AM   #6
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Hi,

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Care to share what distro you're using? If it's one that uses repositories for installation, you might want to try installing from a different repo.
Probably Slackware since the post is in the Slackware forum.

Members profile showes Slackware so I am pretty sure the distro is Slackware.
 
Old 09-10-2011, 01:49 PM   #7
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Quote:
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Care to share what distro you're using? If it's one that uses repositories for installation, you might want to try installing from a different repo.
That information should be right about
<--- here.


kbp,
There are no add-ons installed.
 
Old 09-10-2011, 02:05 PM   #8
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Do you have a different firefox window open when you open it?
 
Old 09-10-2011, 02:05 PM   #9
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Yes, here. I have also this problem on slackware64-current, multilib. I use i3 as wm.
 
Old 09-10-2011, 03:05 PM   #10
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I didn't notice this was the Slackware forum or that the user's profile had Slackware in it since I was browsing this on my phone earlier.
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Do you have a different firefox window open when you open it?
That shouldn't cause it in the least.
@marrowsuck i3, while not being as good as wmii (:P), shouldn't cause that either.

I'm not having this problem on Slackware64 13.37. Might be nice to narrow this down to either Slack64-current or the multilib. Anyone on Slack64-current vanilla (no multilib support added-on) having this problem?
 
Old 09-11-2011, 11:02 AM   #11
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I have seen this problem and it turned out to be incorrect nameserver entry in /etc/resolv.conf.
Dont know why, but cleaning out that file then restarting the network seemed to do the job. I would have expected FF to throw up some sort of error, but none was present so it threw me for quite a while.
 
  


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