firefox fails to launch

Bernt Hansson bernt at
Mon Nov 29 01:08:22 UTC 2010

2010-11-29 01:50, bluethundr skrev:
> hi list
>   I finally got KDE 4 running on my FreeBSD 8.1 box! It was a happy day
> as it took several days to compile...
>   However after installing the firefox port I get a dialog box claiming that
>   "firefox is already running but not responding. To open a new window,
> you must first close the existing Firefox process or restart your
> system"

You need to remove ye olde lockfile, normally at

One can even remove .parentlock in the same directory

> doing a ps -ef | grep firefox does not show any firefox processes
> running. how can I get firefox to work under freebsd?
> thanks

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