swamped with >100 npviewer.bin processes

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at bris.ac.uk
Thu Jul 10 13:38:39 UTC 2014

Not sure which list to address this.

I use nspluginwrapper-1.4.4_3 with firefox,
as per Handbook. Just noticed that I have 174!
npviewer.bin processes after firefox is closed.
Is this expected?

The processes consume a large chunk of memory,
and refuse to disapper. I can kill them one by
one, but...

The processes are:

$ ps axwwdd | grep npview
2123  3  S      0:00.07 |-- /usr/local/lib/nspluginwrapper/i386/linux/npviewer.bin --plugin /usr/local/lib/browser_plugins/linux-f10-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so --connection /org/wrapper/NSPlugins/libflashplayer.so/1295-2/1804289383
2124  3  S      0:00.07 |-- /usr/local/lib/nspluginwrapper/i386/linux/npviewer.bin --plugin /usr/local/lib/browser_plugins/linux-f10-flashplugin/libflashplayer.so --connection /org/wrapper/NSPlugins/libflashplayer.so/1295-2/1804289383
and a further 142 processes.

Anybody else is seeing this?
This is a dual core laptop:

$ uname -a
FreeBSD minky 11.0-CURRENT FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT #16 r267106: Wed Jun 11 11:16:38 BST 2014     root@:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/MINKY  amd64



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