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Old 11-13-2005, 02:27 PM   #1
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BLFS: firefox seg fault

Hi all,

I use LFS 6.1 and BLFS 6.1. I have problem when starting firefox:

/usr/lib/firefox-1.0.7/ line 159: 3931 Segmentation fault "$prog" ${1+"$@"}

I have xorg installed and the twm coming with it. I have only installed those packages that is required for firefox as mentioned in BLFS book. Instead of firefox 1.0.6 mentioned in the book, I tried 1.0.7.

Can anybody help me with this problem? Or any hint?

If there are threads in the same topic, please point me there. I did search the forum but didn't see any discussion.



Last edited by lik; 11-13-2005 at 02:28 PM.
Old 11-13-2005, 04:12 PM   #2
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Have you configured fontconfig to find your fonts?
cat > /etc/fonts/local.conf << "EOF"
<?xml version="1.0"?>
<!DOCTYPE fontconfig SYSTEM "fonts.dtd">
<!-- /etc/fonts/local.conf file for local customizations -->


Old 11-13-2005, 08:26 PM   #3
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It works. Awesome! How does the font setting have anything to do with the seg fault? It is really hard to guess from the error info.

Thanks a lot!

Old 12-22-2005, 11:57 AM   #4
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I have the same error, but it is due to a ics file.

Strange, I modified my calendar through Thunderbird->calendar, closed it.
Later, I try to launch, calendar crashs!

- reinstall calendar does not change anything
- add the fonts path you proposed, anymore
- move my calendar ics file -> yeah!

So I've created a new calendar, import the old one by the "Import" function of the "File" menu, and all goes right.



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