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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?
Last edited by cwizardone; 09-09-2011 at 10:57 PM.
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.
Originally Posted by Konphine
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?
Distribution: Slackware 14 (Server),OpenSuse 13.2 (Laptop & Desktop),, OpenSuse 13.2 on the wifes lappy
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.