firefox crash ubuntu 18.04

Hi Firefox has been crashing on my linux system since february 27th Whether I attempt to start it safe mode or not, it will crach on startup, and Mozzilla Crash Reporter… (read more)

Hi Firefox has been crashing on my linux system since february 27th Whether I attempt to start it safe mode or not, it will crach on startup, and Mozzilla Crash Reporter GUI will open. If I attempt to run it from the terminal in safe mode, the following error message appears in the console ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 21529 ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal...

This is the content of the most recent file in ~/.mozilla/firefox/Crash Reports/pending


{"AdapterDeviceID":"0x0166","AdapterDriverVendor":"mesa/i965","AdapterDriverVersion":"20.0.8.0","AdapterVendorID":"0x8086","AvailablePageFile":"0","AvailablePhysicalMemory":"122281984","AvailableSwapMemory":"1374183424","AvailableVirtualMemory":"1683070976","BuildID":"20210222142601","CrashTime":"1614523618","DesktopEnvironment":"gnome","EMCheckCompatibility":"true","FramePoisonBase":"9223372036600930304","FramePoisonSize":"4096","InstallTime":"1614417559","IsWayland":"0","IsWaylandDRM":"0","MozCrashReason":"OOB","Notes":"Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTSFP(D00-L1000-W00000000-T000) WR? WR- OMTP? OMTP- ","ProductID":"{ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}","ProductName":"Firefox","ReleaseChannel":"release","SafeMode":"1","SecondsSinceLastCrash":"10","ServerURL":"https://crash-reports.mozilla.com/submit?id={ec8030f7-c20a-464f-9b0e-13a3a9e97384}&version=86.0&buildid=20210222142601","StackTraces":{"crash_info":{"address":"0","crashing_thread":0,"type":"SIGSEGV /SEGV_MAPERR"},"modules":[{"base_addr":"0x7f212ff74000","code_id":"1e756486b2b98ce1a7aaf89f21df80a87ae917ae","debug_file":"libxul.so","debug_id":"8664751EB9B2E18CA7AAF89F21DF80A80","end_addr":"0x7f21384f3000","filename":"libxul.so","version":""}],"status":"OK","threads":[{"frames":[{"ip":"0x7f2135a23a0b","module_index":0,"trust":"context"},{"ip":"0x7f2134e1fa7e","module_index":0,"trust":"scan"}]}]},"StartupCrash":"1","StartupTime":"1614523616","TelemetryClientId":"eedb5a75-0b05-48d7-9f0b-e0ff7d7a1bef","TelemetryServerURL":"https://incoming.telemetry.mozilla.org","TelemetrySessionId":"54d80b9d-456a-4e17-9863-807eb6a296b8","ThreadIdNameMapping":"9568:\"IPC I/O Parent\",9569:\"Timer\",9570:\"Netlink Monitor\",9571:\"Socket Thread\",9572:\"Permission\",9575:\"JS Watchdog\",9576:\"JS Helper\",9578:\"JS Helper\",9579:\"JS Helper\",9577:\"JS Helper\",9587:\"Cache2 I/O\",9588:\"Cookie\",9589:\"StreamTrans #1\",9591:\"DOM Worker\",9593:\"IPDL Background\",9594:\"StreamTrans #2\",9605:\"StreamTrans #3\",9614:\"QuotaManager IO\",9629:\"IndexedDB #1\",9701:\"Worker Launcher\",9755:\"SoftwareVsyncThread\",9756:\"Compositor\",","TotalPageFile":"5408432128","TotalPhysicalMemory":"4028993536","UptimeTS":"1.39140296","Vendor":"Mozilla","Version":"86.0"}

What can I do to get fireworks working again?

Best wishes,

Will

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https://www.latinacittaaperta.info/2018/06/07/kunt/

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Adam

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