new installs of linux-firefox linux-firefox-devel report that firefox is running.

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Sat May 13 17:22:12 UTC 2006

On Sat, 13 May 2006 11:11:17 -0500 eculp at wrote:
> Quoting Boris Samorodov <bsam at>:
> > On Sat, 13 May 2006 08:18:58 -0500 eculp at wrote:
> >
> >> With new installs of linux-firefox linux-firefox-devel on two
> >> different machines  both report that firefox is running.  I am
> >
> > You say that you only install then (btw by packages or ports?), don't
> > launch them, but ps/top show them running?
> Hi Boris, thanks for your answer.

> I first deinstalled them with pkg_delete and manually (rm -rf) removed
> the directries completely I then installed them from ports.  Everytime
> I get the message I check to see if there is any type of firefox
> running with ps -ax and now with top also.  I've seen this for several
> days now and have no idea why.

Which linux_base port and xlibs are you using?
BTW, both native and linux firefox should use the same user's
directory ~/.mozilla. try to rename (remove) it and start
linux-firefox. Does it helps? Sometimes when upgrading firefox that

> >> P.S. Both boxes are running up to date current 7.0, if that matters
> >> and the ports are from todays cvsup and were completely erased and
> >> rebuilt.

So far I can't reproduse it on 6.1-RC. Linux-firefox is strting and
shutting down correctly.

Boris B. Samorodov, Research Engineer
InPharmTech Co,
Telephone & Internet Service Provider

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