Does firefox upgrades need some pre/post install love to close and restart firefox during upgrades

Seth Vidal skvidal at
Sun Nov 15 20:37:57 UTC 2009

On Sun, 15 Nov 2009, Adam Pribyl wrote:

> I also have troubles with this. The worst thing is that firefox often after 
> such update dies, without saving the tabs etc. as it does when it is killed. 
> And because it dies after update anyway, I would just suggest to put a 
> "killall firefox" in PREIN script. Because this will trigger the firefox 
> saving mechanism and would not cause a data loss.
> Regarding arguments - you should know as you are updating - this is not true, 
> if you are using e.g. updatesd and set it to update automaticaly.

this can help

users can run that and it should tell them which programs they have 
running which need to be restarted.


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