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Firefox crashes when quitting or restarting

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  • Igcine ukuphendulwa ngu James

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I posted previously about this and mistakenly believed the issue had been resolved. I was mistaken also about the exact nature of the problem. This was the previous question: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1348162

The browser crashes whenever I quit or attempt to restart. By restarting I mean selecting Troubleshoot Mode from the menu or pressing the button to delete the start-up cache and restart. These are the 10 latest crash reports: bp-f3da7332-06f0-4c79-8b14-e70740210902 2/9/21, 21:03 bp-53f2ba80-1f54-447a-85af-723450210902 2/9/21, 21:01 bp-afd9c845-e03a-4f9e-972e-68da60210901 1/9/21, 20:42 bp-916bcb43-2680-465a-8b8b-fddac0210901 1/9/21, 20:40 bp-479ccc87-0e54-4ff5-8c03-ef76b0210831 31/8/21, 20:51 bp-994d7424-def0-475b-8a0c-beba90210831 31/8/21, 20:46 bp-0ace2282-d5e9-4ed1-aeda-e08070210831 31/8/21, 20:40 bp-de957d75-4798-472e-8029-cd6200210830 31/8/21, 09:18 bp-36bece94-9415-45e5-8658-ae2290210830 31/8/21, 09:14 bp-0cd40c3a-787c-48ed-92a6-8a8830210830 31/8/21, 09:12 I have opened the latest.

I have reduced modifications in about:config as much as I can stomach and also tried disabling all addons.

I posted previously about this and mistakenly believed the issue had been resolved. I was mistaken also about the exact nature of the problem. This was the previous question: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1348162 The browser crashes '''''whenever''''' I quit or attempt to restart. By restarting I mean selecting Troubleshoot Mode from the menu or pressing the button to delete the start-up cache and restart. These are the 10 latest crash reports: bp-f3da7332-06f0-4c79-8b14-e70740210902 2/9/21, 21:03 bp-53f2ba80-1f54-447a-85af-723450210902 2/9/21, 21:01 bp-afd9c845-e03a-4f9e-972e-68da60210901 1/9/21, 20:42 bp-916bcb43-2680-465a-8b8b-fddac0210901 1/9/21, 20:40 bp-479ccc87-0e54-4ff5-8c03-ef76b0210831 31/8/21, 20:51 bp-994d7424-def0-475b-8a0c-beba90210831 31/8/21, 20:46 bp-0ace2282-d5e9-4ed1-aeda-e08070210831 31/8/21, 20:40 bp-de957d75-4798-472e-8029-cd6200210830 31/8/21, 09:18 bp-36bece94-9415-45e5-8658-ae2290210830 31/8/21, 09:14 bp-0cd40c3a-787c-48ed-92a6-8a8830210830 31/8/21, 09:12 I have opened the latest. I have reduced modifications in about:config as much as I can stomach and also tried disabling all addons.

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KDE or Gnome?

Have you tried downloading a separate copy to a folder and run it from there. Just to see what if you have the same issues.

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release

Okulungisiwe ngu jonzn4SUSE

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I'd prefer not to install separately. The distro is PCLinuxOS, KDE.

What is a 'fork'?

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No install. Just download to a folder and run it from there. I run 4 versions for Firefox, 3 from the "Download" folder. see screenshot

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OK, thanks. That will involve a new profile which, like the one I am using, will NOT crash initially. I quit this one several times early in the day without a problem. It was at the end of the day that it first crashed.

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No new profile needed. Just run it from the folder and log into your Firefox account if you want to Sync the data from your current install of Firefox.

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TerryN21 said

I'd prefer not to install separately. The distro is PCLinuxOS, KDE. What is a 'fork'?

What does fork () means? Image result for what is a fork in coding System call fork() is used to create processes. It takes no arguments and returns a process ID. The purpose of fork() is to create a new process, which becomes the child process of the caller. After a new child process is created, both processes will execute the next instruction following the fork() system call.

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You're running your distro version of Firefox and having these issues. This is why you need to run a version of Firefox from Mozilla to compare. Again, I got off my distro version of Firefox last year November. https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1312258

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No one else running the distro version (which is straight from Mozilla) has this issue. Even if I could work out how to run the software without installing it, I don't want all the problems that sync apparently entails.

The installer is a tar file so I suppose I have to unpack it and that there will be an executable in there somewhere. I expect it to quit (if it runs) without crashing. I don't believe that proves anything. A virgin profile also quits without crashing.

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Again, there is no install. Just download and run it from the folder. This is the file to run firefox-bin You don't have to log into your Firefox account. Just run the browser and see if you have the same issue.

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I fully expect NOT to have the same issue. I briefly tried a new profile earlier and it quit without crashing.

Okulungisiwe ngu Terry

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jonzn4SUSE said

Again, there is no install. Just download and run it from the folder. This is the file to run firefox-bin

Though most people would run the firefox script in the folder (from tarbal from Mozilla) and not the firefox-bin.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/install-firefox-linux

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