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Old 04-24-2006, 11:04 AM   #1
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Firefix crashes... no message

"Firefix"??? Hmmm... well, too late to edit it now...

A few days ago, I had a problem with Firefox (on a SuSE 9.2 box) - trying to log into a webmail account, the password kept getting rejected. I slid over to another computer, running Opera, and no problem logging into the webmail.

I tried to exit from Firefox, but it was "not responding". I gave up and exited the user, then logged back in. WHen I started FF, I got the talkback box, with no error message in it, so I told it no. FF didn't start. Now, in ANY user profile, all it does is bounce the busy icon for awhile and ... nothing... no error message, no nothing.

I've moved back to Opera (I kind of like that it remembers all the open pages and goes back to them when you start it back up...) but I'd sure like to find out what the ()*&#@$ is going on with FF. Version?? Good question - since it doesn't run, I can't very well ask it... I could look at the files, but where are they?

Is there a log file somewhere that contains info that might lead to the crash cause?

Last edited by longtex; 04-24-2006 at 11:06 AM.
Old 04-24-2006, 01:33 PM   #2
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Try running Ffox from a terminal. Should be some message.

You could also try safe mode (disabling themes and extensions):
$ /path/to/firefox -safe-mode


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