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Re: Firefox crashing on gmail

Sridhar M.A. wrote:
Hello all,

since yesterday evening, firefox is crashing when I log on to the gmail
account. This happens across all accounts on my box. I get the following
message on the console after it crashes:

The program 'Gecko' received an X Window System error.
This probably reflects a bug in the program.
The error was 'BadMatch (invalid parameter attributes)'.
  (Details: serial 67 error_code 8 request_code 147 minor_code 3)
  (Note to programmers: normally, X errors are reported asynchronously;
   that is, you will receive the error a while after causing it.
   To debug your program, run it with the --sync command line
   option to change this behavior. You can then get a meaningful
   backtrace from your debugger if you break on the gdk_x_error() function.)

I am running debian testing. I installed iceweasel from sid and tried.
Same result with the same message.

Is anyone facing a similar problem? Any pointers to get over this would
be helpful.


I know a workaround: install Firefox 2.o from:
and your problems will be over.

Running Sid and use gmail all the time.


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