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How do I stop this error "Firefox is already running, but is not responding"

Hello, I got this issue where I’m logged into more then on computer at a time. If I have Firefox running on one computer I’m prevented from running Firefox on anther computer. This because my user account has its home directory mounted across all the computers. It appears that the lock file is preventing from running Firefox on the 2nd computer. What I have been doing is deleting the lock file in my home directory. Then I’m able to start Firefox on the 2nd computer. Is there a better way of doing this? Is there away to disable the use of the lock file? Now I could just exit out of Firefox on the 1st computer but what if I’m running a web app on the 1st computer. What if you are using a shared admin account to such as root or using a RBAC profile. If user1 is using Firefox after become root or assuming a role, then no other user can use Firefox as root or using that role. That makes it very hard to use Firefox then. Anyway this is mostly a UNIX/Linux question.

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