Problem with 64bit Firefox and Thuderbird exiting

David W. Florence dwflo at
Sat Apr 22 09:00:35 UTC 2006

Kam Leo wrote:
> On 4/21/06, David W. Florence <dwflo at> wrote:
>> Hope someone can help.
>> Having this recurring problem with Firefox and Thunderbird exiting when
>> clicking on some URL referrals. Some sites will not display, the
>> applications will exit without any errors. Examples are,
>> and Fox News Gretawire.
>> Have posted a thread on the FedoraForum site, but no helpful replies.
>> Searched Bugzilla, but nothing there. Have installed all the latest
>> updates available, deleted profiles, did a fresh install of FC5 64bit,
>> you name it, I have done it!
>> Any help would be appreciated.
>> Thanks
>> Dave
> 1. Are you running x86_64?
Yes, Fedora Core 5 x86_64
> 2. If x86_64 you need to run the 32-bit version of Firefox because
> 64-bit plugins are lacking.
Never had this problem before. It all started after doing the first 
update in FC5
> 3. What JRE and other plugins have you got installed?
JRE 1.5.0_06, mozplugger-1.7.3-2.2.1, swfdec-0.3.5-3.lvn5, and RealPlayer-

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