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Firefox kills network with chatter
I'm running Neon 5.15 (Linux KDE desktop running on Ubuntu 18.4). I have been running Firefox Nightly. I reinstalled my OS due to a hard drive issue. Now Firefox sporadically fills my network with chatter, preventing other family members from being able to access the internet. I have: tried installing Kubuntu - same issue renaming .mozzilla and allowing Firefox to create a new profile allowing Sync to provide bookmarks, etc. - same issue disabled all addons: extensions, themes, plugins - same issue used standard version of Firefox - same issue
To ensure it's actually Firefox I've been using Chromium (open source version of Chrome) for the past 3 days and have had no issues. I'm using Firefox to write this but have had to close it 3 times due to network chatter.
Please help, I don't want to use Chromium, I want my Firefox back. I've been using it since version 0.5.
It's been several days since I renamed the .mozilla directory and the issue has not returned. So it must have been something in that directory that copied from the bad hard drive, poorly. Consider this resolved.Read this answer in context 👍 0
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I misstated 1 thing. I said that I renamed my .mozzilla directory. I didn't, I renamed my profile within that directory. Just now I renamed my .mozzilla directory. Waiting to see if that does any good.
It's been several days since I renamed the .mozilla directory and the issue has not returned. So it must have been something in that directory that copied from the bad hard drive, poorly. Consider this resolved.