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Re: How to "reset" firefox?

On Sat, Feb 19, 2005 at 10:14:00AM -0500, Roberto C. Sanchez wrote:
> stan wrote:
> >I'm setting up a new machine (which of course I have not added to the
> >nightly backup yet ;-()
> >
> >In any case, I've put a lot of work into customizing friefox to try to get
> >it the way I want it, including adding a number of add ins. One of those is
> >"session mamanger".
> >
> >This morning, I tried to go to a site, which seems to "lock up" firefxe. It
> >draws the site, but I can't do anything after that either with the mouse,
> >or the keyboard to firefox.
> >
> >I killed it, and estarted it, but it insitis on going bakc to the same
> >site, and locking up. Is there some way I can "reset" firefox without
> >starting all over?
> >
> Do you have the proprietary flash plugin?  
Yes, but I don't think it's the problem, as the site in question does not
use flash.

> You may want to try going
> going into /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/plugin and renaming every file in
> there (except for the null plugin) to its original name with a .bak
> appended to the end.  If your problem is a plugin that will let you at
> least start firefox without its interference.

Tanks, I'll try that, also.

"They that would give up essential liberty for temporary safety deserve
neither liberty nor safety."
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