Firefox or what?
galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu
Tue Aug 13 15:33:02 UTC 2019
On 2019-08-13 10:26, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Aug 2019 10:44:15 -0400, Eric wrote:
>> Mine will freeze and crash regularly as well. It was much worse at
>> one time but I went to the configuration folder and moved it to a
>> different name letting firefox set itself up again like it was
>> first use.
> You can use the profile manager to do this, without having to deal
> with configuration directories manually:
> % firefox -P
> % firefox -p
> % firefox -ProfileManager
> However, configuration "bugs" should not cause Firefox to crash.
>> I forget where the folder was whether it was in .config or not.
> It should be ~/.mozilla/firefox, with subdirectories for each
> profile that has been instantiated.
>> It helped a lot but didnt completely solve the problem. I'm using
>> 11.2/amd64 so I'm hoping things are better in 12 when I take the
> Check if a newer version of Firefox is available. In many cases,
> performing an update will help.
With Firefox doing updates is a must. They will fix known bugs and
vulnerabilities (and may introduce new ones ;-)
Crushes of outdated Firefox may indicate one is hitting websites that
are trying to exploit known vulnerabilities (chances are small but do
depend on one's browsing habits)
> Oh, and always check for filesystem inconsistencies... ;-)
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