Previously when firefox went catatonic to the point that I could not even scroll, its CPU usage had gone to 100%+. Now top tells me that firefox, Web Content (with a space) or sometimes kswap… has process state D, uninterruptible sleep.Any suggesti..
Today, for the first time, I noticed a process named Web Content. I was running top because firefox was once again not allowing me to scroll. Having been down this road before, I would normally have just closed and reopened firefox. I needed to do..
No idea who this will be useful for, but starting with FireFox 49 I have been running a modern FireFox with CentOS 7.I needed to in order to play with the new Service Worker based Push API but it has other things FireFox 45 ESR doesnt have – such..
I just had to browse to a printer… and with https-use-strict at a server higher up, firefox *would* *not* let me get there. I dont see the circa-2012 printer offering https.Luckily, there was konqueror, which *did* let me go to http://I just *ado..
Earlier today I upgrade firefox, closed the old version, opened the new, and first it froze– displayed a message about a script running and asking me if I wanted to stop it; I said no to let it run– then it crashed and disappeared.# ps -ef|grep fire..
CentOS replaced well-running customise Firefox with version ESR 45.1.0* All the add-ons (language dictionaries, Adblock Plus, Classic Theme Restorer etc.) were disabled with no simple method of reactivating them. Reason given was they were unsigne..
The latest version of firefox, 46.0 requires GTK3 and so it fails on CentOS6.7.I know there is the ESR release supplied by upstream, but that is based on version 38. We have regularly installed the Mozilla Linux version of Firefox in a central locat..
No, flash is still supported by Adobe on linux. Only security updates, though. No new features. The last update was on 8 April.I agree with that sentiment. Sometimes, however, there are circumstances in which you just cant say no.In case anyone e..
Ive been struggling to get Firefox to render text in a sans-serif font. So far, Ive only been able to do that by setting the default font as sans-serif. DejaVu Sans Mono and DajaVu Sans are the only other listed fonts that Im reasonalbly sure are sans-ser..
greets.tho this is off-topic for this list, it is still a bug that CentOS users along with all users of firefox should be aware of.due to nature of bug and what is involved, i believe it safer to not go into great details in an open list. never k..