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Thread: Update causes Mozilla Firefox & Thunderbird to crash

  1. #1
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    Update causes Mozilla Firefox & Thunderbird to crash

    I updated Xubuntu Quantal just now and when I try open Mozilla Firefox or Thunderbird it takes me to the Login screen. What gives?

  2. #2
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    Re: Update causes Mozilla Firefox & Thunderbird to crash

    I just upgraded and I suffer from the same issue regardless of desktop environment.

  3. #3
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    Re: Update causes Mozilla Firefox & Thunderbird to crash

    Don't know xubuntu so a couple of if's -
    If you have nvidia drivers installed & if you've enabled the proposed repo & if you upgrade Xorg to 1.13 then if you're on a 2d session FF & TB will crash.
    (if you're on a 3rd session then Xorg 1.13 + nvidia drivers =

  4. #4
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    Re: Update causes Mozilla Firefox & Thunderbird to crash

    I run FF under Wine during this storm, works ok, at least I can use all my fave plugins ...
    (open source video-drivers is a no-no, can't game with them)
    Ubuntu Gnome 13.10 Asus P5Q-DeLuxe C2Q Q9450@3.2GHz 8GB Nvidia GTX650Ti 1GB Asus Xonar Essence ST Crucial M4 64GB(system) 3TB storage Corsair VX450 Xigmatek Asgard

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