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Re: Why is Firefox such a beast??



On Wed, 24 Sep 2008 20:27:14 +0000, Beartooth wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Sep 2008 15:10:56 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
> 	[...]
>> None of the things you complain about have happened to me in several
>> years of using Firefox (basically since version 1), so I'm inclined to
>> think it's something in your environment or add-ons.
> 
> 	Oh good. That's what I wanted to hear : there is hope.
> 
>> Have you tried it on a fresh user account with no add-ons, just to
>> check?
> 
> 	No; good idea. I added a user; did su to the user, and invoked
> Ffx from the CLI; it came right up -- with all the lousy language cruft
> (even though I had just tried to rid it of that as root), but at least
> without extensions.

	On my present #1 machine, with the add-ond cut down to about 
three dozen, it has been arrantly refusing to launch from a launcher. I 
finally tried "firefox &" as my regular user. It did launch -- and I have 
a growing wad of messages like these : 

=====		=====		=====		=====
[btth localhost ~]$ firefox &
[1] 29425
[btth localhost ~]$ Sun 28 Sep 2008 02:09:49 PM EDT: VERBOSE 
(initDailyDilbert): enter methodSun 28 Sep 2008 02:09:49 PM EDT: ERROR 
(initDailyDilbert): dailyDilbertLogger could not be initiatedSun 28 Sep 
2008 02:09:49 PM EDT: DEBUG (initDailyDilbert): dailyDilbertLocalizer 
initiatedSun 28 Sep 2008 02:09:49 PM EDT: VERBOSE 
(loadDailyDilbertPreferences): enter methodSun 28 Sep 2008 02:09:49 PM 
EDT: VERBOSE (loadDailyDilbertPreferences): leave methodSun 28 Sep 2008 
02:09:49 PM EDT: DEBUG (initDailyDilbert): dailyDilbertPreferences 
initiatedSun 28 Sep 2008 02:09:49 PM EDT: INFO (initDailyDilbert): 
initDailyDilbert initiatedSun 28 Sep 2008 02:09:49 PM EDT: VERBOSE 
(initDailyDilbert): leave method
ColorfulTabs Log: clrtabsInit
ColorfulTabs Log: setCtPref
name: ColorfulTabs
version: 3.4
cl:	calcTabClr
Tab readonly? 
30 95 68 78
ColorfulTabs Log: initTabcontext true
		appending*** Failed to get string msg239 in bundle: 
chrome://febe/locale/febe.properties
*** Failed to get string msg239 in bundle: chrome://febe/locale/
febe.properties
*** Failed to get string msg239 in bundle: chrome://febe/locale/
febe.properties
[nosquint] start init
[nosquint] zooming all tabs; attach listeners = true
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120
[nosquint] initialization took 59 ms
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120

cl:	calcTabClr
Tab readonly? 
30 95 68 78[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120

cl:	calcTabClr
Tab readonly? 
30 95 68 78[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120

cl:	calcTabClr
Tab readonly? 
30 95 68 78[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120

cl:	calcTabClr
Tab readonly? 
30 95 68 78[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120

cl:	calcTabClr
Tab readonly? 
30 95 68 78[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120

cl:	calcTabClr
Tab readonly? 
30 95 68 78[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120

cl:	calcTabClr
Tab readonly? 
30 95 68 78[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 1 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120

cl:	calcTabClr
Tab readonly? 
30 95 68 78[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120

cl:	calcTabClr
Tab readonly? 
30 95 68 78[nosquint] Location change: http://www.vtluug.org/forum/
index.php#3
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 7 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=80, full=115
[nosquint] EATING ZOOM REQUEST: 1
[nosquint] Location change: http://titan.lserv.com/mailman/admindb/
babblexia
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 6 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120
[nosquint] Location change: https://www.freedomfirstcu.com/
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 6 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=180, full=120
[nosquint] Location change: https://www.freedomfirstcu.com/
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 23 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=180, full=120
[nosquint] Location change: http://titan.lserv.com/mailman/admin/
babblexia/members/list
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 6 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120
[nosquint] Location change: http://www.hypernews.org/HyperNews/get/trails/
PATC.html
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=110, full=110
[nosquint] Location change: http://caracal.info/staff%20and%20%
20collaborators/staff%20and%20collaborators.htm#
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120
[nosquint] Location change: http://www.myheritage.com/
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=100
[nosquint] Location change: http://www.myheritage.com/
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=100
[nosquint] Location change: http://speedtest.citizens.coop/
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120
[nosquint] Location change: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/buglist.cgi?
bug_status=NEW&bug_status=VERIFIED&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED&bug_status=NEEDINFO&bug_status=MODIFIED&bug_status=ON_DEV&bug_status=QA_READY&bug_status=ON_QA&bug_status=FAILS_QA&bug_status=NEEDINFO_REPORTER&bug_status=RELEASE_PENDING&bug_status=POST&email1=karhunhammas
%
40lserv.com&emailtype1=exact&emailassigned_to1=1&emailreporter1=1&emailcc1=1
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120
[nosquint] Location change: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/buglist.cgi?
bug_status=NEW&bug_status=VERIFIED&bug_status=ASSIGNED&bug_status=REOPENED&bug_status=NEEDINFO&bug_status=MODIFIED&bug_status=ON_DEV&bug_status=QA_READY&bug_status=ON_QA&bug_status=FAILS_QA&bug_status=NEEDINFO_REPORTER&bug_status=RELEASE_PENDING&bug_status=POST&email1=karhunhammas
%
40lserv.com&emailtype1=exact&emailassigned_to1=1&emailreporter1=1&emailcc1=1
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120
[nosquint] Location change: http://forum.eeeuser.com/viewtopic.php?
pid=286696#p286696
[nosquint] aborting next ZoomManager zoom
[nosquint] getSiteFromURI took 0 ms
[nosquint] set zoom: text=100, full=120
[nosquint] sites save took: 0ms
	=====		=====		=====		=====	

	I can't even tell whether those are error messages or something 
else, much less which (if some are and some not). ....

-- 
Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
Fedora 8 & 9; Alpine 1.10, Pan 0.132; Privoxy 3.0.6;
Dillo 0.8.6, Galeon 2, Epiphany 2, Opera 9, Firefox 2 & 3
Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.


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