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Re: Why is Firefox such a beast?? -- New trouble



On Sun, 2008-09-28 at 18:42 +0000, Beartooth wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Sep 2008 15:03:44 +0000, Beartooth wrote:
> 
> > I'm running Firefox under F8 and F9 on five different machines, and it's
> > a pain on every one of them, albeit in slightly different ways; but the
> > differences differ, too.
> > 
> > 	The first thing they have in common is that it takes forever to
> > launch -- when it does launch. The second is that it mostly doesn't. It
> > will try, and the little blue dots will circle for a while, and the
> > window list on the panel will show a mark for it -- for a while.
> > Sometimes one or another window will flash up and disappear, usually too
> > fast even to identify.
> 	[....]
> 
> 	I'm getting confused as between machines, which is which; but 
> Firefox has come up with another little nasty trick on at least two of 
> them : when it does launch, it does so in offline mode -- and then 
> complains because it can't refresh various sites.

Are you running NetworkManager? If so, is NM managing your default
interface? If it's running but thinks it's offline (even if it really
isn't), Firefox may also think it's offline. This happens with Evolution
as well, which is why I mention it as a possibility.

poc


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