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Re: [K12OSN] Re: Firefox hangs in k12 - 6 on laptop

It was fixed by removing the gtk2-devel package and a couple of dependencies.

Dave Hopkins

On 3/6/07, Julius Szelagiewicz < julius turtle com> wrote:
> Strangely enough, today I am seeing the same issue with just one user.
> Click
> on Firefox, and the mouse freezes, then over time, the icons on the
> desktop
> disappear and finally logs him out.  I don't have gtk2-devel-i386, but not
> sure about the dependencies.   Tried resetting the desktop, but this is
> only
> happening for one user (currently).  Just strange.
> Sincerely,
> Dave Hopkins
> On 3/5/07, Julius Szelagiewicz <julius turtle com > wrote:
>> > Dear Folks,
>> >       I've upgraded my laptop from k12 - 5 to k12 -6. I've run ino one
>> > unpleasant problem - Firefox stops responding  within seconds, no
>> matter
>> > what sites, what pages, etc. Any suggestions? (ff 1.5.09)
>> > Thanks, julius
>> >
>> I'm answering my own question for completness sake:
>> The hang-ups were not restricted to Firefox, IE run under
>> CrossoverOffice
>> was crashing too. The culprit was gtk2-devel.i386 package and / or its
>> dependecies. yum -y erase gtk2-devel-i386.... took care of the problem.
>> julius

This seems to be the case of Firefox eating all the memory on the

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