Flash sometimes freezes firefox, also many npviewer.bin processes left running around

Brandon Gooch jamesbrandongooch at gmail.com
Fri Mar 19 02:10:08 UTC 2010

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 1:47 AM, Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:
> Sometimes after some flash object is displayed firefox gets frozen for many
> few seconds,maybe ~20sec.
> Do you see the same? Is there anyfix for this?
> In additions I have 54 processes like this one
> 50006  ??  I      0:00.00
> /usr/local/lib/nspluginwrapper/i386/linux/npviewer.bin --plugin
> /usr/local/lib/linux-mozilla/plugins/libflashplayer.so --connection
> hanging around even after firefox process exits.
> linux-f10-flashplugin-10.0r45
> nspluginwrapper-1.2.2_5
> firefox-3.5.8,1
> Yuri
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I map a key to `killall npviewer.bin` -- crude and hack-ish, but it's
all that seems to work. I just refresh the browser page(s) containing
any other flash objects that I WANT to use or view (sometimes the
refresh happens automagically).


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