Firefox headaches

RW list-freebsd-2004 at
Mon Dec 20 04:13:24 PST 2004

On Saturday 18 December 2004 20:53, Louis LeBlanc wrote:
> Something's not right with firefox.
> Now that I've got the printing problems more or less solved, it
> crashes almost every time I hit a page with flash.
> I've got the latest (from ports updated yesterday) native, and
> flashplugin-firefox port.  Certain websites crash or lock it up at
> seemingly random points.
> By crash, I mean I get a firefox-bin.core file in my home directory.
> By lock up, I mean it simply stops responding - indefinitely.  Once I
> just quit for the night and next morning all I had was the window
> outline.
> Case in point:  This one ALWAYS takes it out.
> Sometimes when loading the main page, sometimes when clicking out to
> another bookmark (different domain altogether) and pretty much anytime
> an onsite link is clicked.
> I have rebuilt and reinstalled the flash plugin since portupgrading
> firefox.  I also deinstalled and reinstalled both additions - Noia
> theme and TabBrowser extension - latest of both.

Firstly, are you using the old method of using flashpluginwrapper or the newer 

Secondly, are you using flash7, which isn't yet supported on Firefox.

I'm using the default Flash 6  and linuxpluginwrapper, and have seen no 
problems with mozilla or firefox.

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