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Re: firefox won't start

Nelson Castillo wrote:
> > nice trick, but does not work for me :(. I tried all combinations of
> > removing:
> > - Reset toolbars/controls
> > - Reset bookmarks to Firefox defaults
> > - Reset all user preferences...
> When I tried to use "reportbug" with firefox, I got this
> useful hint:
> >If you get crashes and none of the above hints did avoid
> >the crash, please first try to remove plugins from
> >the /usr/lib/firefox/plugins, /usr/lib/mozilla-firefox/plugins
> >and ~/.mozilla/plugins directories.
> Firefox was crashing for me in debian unstable, when I used
> the "composite" option in Xorg. It was because of the Flash
> Plugin.
> I had to start firefox like this[1].
> Try to move the plugins out of the way and tell us whether it
> works or not.
> Regards.
> [1].http://macromedia.mplug.org/faq.html

Cool, I'll try this ASAP. BTW I also tried turning connection down:

$ sudo ifdown eth0

but still firefox won't start. I found only one other user reporting
the issue:

[mozilla-firefox and futex loop]

Mathieu ... still trying...

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