Firefox won't come up

Gregory Woodbury ggw at
Mon Jan 10 22:14:59 UTC 2005

On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 02:07:17PM -0500, Phil Schaffner wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-01-10 at 12:37 -0500, Gregory Woodbury wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 06:03:58PM +0100, Kyrre Ness Sjobak wrote:
> > > Stupid question: Did you try starting it from a terminal?
> > 
> > Not a stupid question, but, yes, I did try from a terminal as well as
> > the icon and menus.
> When your run from the terminal, does it terminate immediately?  Have
> seen cases where plugins, Java being particularly problematic, make a
> browser silently die.  Check what's
> in /usr/lib/firefox-1.0/plugins/ /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ or
> ~/.mozilla/plugins and try removing (or moving everything out of the
> way) except /usr/lib/firefox-1.0/plugins/ and see if it
> runs.

No plugins (fresh install) and it keeps racking up cpu time and does not
terminate in 10+ minutes.

G.Wolfe Woodbury     `- -'
RHCT                   U
The Line Eater is a boojum!
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