Re: Iceweasel problem
On Mon, 2009-01-05 at 17:27 +0100, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 11:16:41 -0500, mitch wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-01-05 at 11:07 -0500, Michael Marsh wrote:
> > > On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 10:26 AM, mitch wrote:
> > > > Using Iceweasel 3.0.5-1, or was using, and yesterday the message below
> > > > started.
> > > >
> > > > "Iceweasel is already running, but is not responding. To open a new
> > > > window, you must first close the existing Iceweasel process, or restart
> > > > your system."
> > > >
> > > > Googled for reasons and possible fixes. Killed iceweasel processes.
> > > >
> > > > Still the error message persists.
> > >
> > > Try looking for (and removing) lock files in your iceweasel profile
> > > directory. Some may start with a dot. It looks like "lock" (a
> > > symlink) and ".parentlock" will be the offending files.
> > > Iceweasel/Firefox usually removes these when it exits, but depending
> > > on how you kill it, it might not have the opportunity.
> > Thanks. That was one of the tips I did find, the parentlock.
> > Removed it before killing all and Iceweasel will still not start.
> Check if you have any "firefox-bin" processes left on your system. If
> so, kill them. (I may be telling you something that you already know,
> but since you only mention killing "iceweasel" processes I wanted to
> make sure.)
> Regards, | http://users.icfo.es/Florian.Kulzer
> Florian |
"Check if you have any "firefox-bin" processes left on your system. If
so, kill them."