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Re: very weird firefox behaviour

On Thu, 01 Dec 2005 22:27:36 +0100
Renee Klawitter <klawitter@email.de> wrote:

> Hi!
> I recently installed the firefox 1.5, (1.4.99+1.5  to be perfectly 
> accurate).
> Now, when I try to start firefox via the applications menu or via 
> console, logged in as a normal user, it won't start and gives me this 
> nice little message instead:
> Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new
> window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart
> your system.
> But there is no other firefox process. And the curious thing is,
> logged in as root I can start firefox, and as long as the root
> firefox process is running, I am able to start a new window as a
> normal user!!
> Any suggestions ?
> Thanks in advance, Renee!

open a shell and type -> ps aux | firefox <- and you will probably see
another session of firefox running.

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