"Firefox is already running" problem on 6.0
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Fri Feb 3 16:14:42 PST 2006
Robert Huff wrote:
>Jesse Sheidlower writes:
>> > >When I try to launch Firefox, I get a message reading "Firefox is
>> > >already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you
>> > >must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your
>> > >system."
>> > >
>> > You've probably got a stale lockfile. Search for "*lock*"
>> As I said in my original message, "The only FreeBSD-related
>> message about this that I found talks about deleting lock
>> files in ~/.mozilla, but I don't have any Firefox lock files."
>> I don't have any Mozilla lock files either, for that matter.
> May we see the output of:
> ps -ax
> run as root?
> Robert Huff
How about lsof while you're at it =P. ps aux | grep firefox doesn't need
to be run by root--just someone logged into the machine.
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