firefox --version → GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion `sys_page_size == 0' failed

Bug #1166514 reported by Thibaut Brandscheid
This bug affects 17 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
firefox (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

'firefox --version' results in showing this error message:
(process:17201): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion `sys_page_size == 0' failed
Mozilla Firefox 20.0

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: firefox 20.0+build1-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-17.27-generic 3.8.6
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-17-generic x86_64
AddonCompatCheckDisabled: False
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu5
Architecture: amd64
 /dev/snd/controlC2: tux 2363 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC0: tux 2363 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/controlC1: tux 2363 F.... pulseaudio
BuildID: 20130404201520
CRDA: Error: command ['iw', 'reg', 'get'] failed with exit code 1: nl80211 not found.
Channel: Unavailable
Date: Tue Apr 9 00:56:04 2013
ForcedLayersAccel: False
 # interfaces(5) file used by ifup(8) and ifdown(8)
 auto lo
 iface lo inet loopback
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-03-02 (37 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 13.04 "Raring Ringtail" - Alpha amd64 (20130301)
 default via dev eth0 proto static dev eth0 scope link metric 1000 dev eth0 proto kernel scope link src metric 1
 eth0 no wireless extensions.

 lo no wireless extensions.
MarkForUpload: True
MostRecentCrashID: bp-7d9f81ec-39f4-43f5-b758-b032d2121003
 Windows Media Player Plug-in 10 (compatible; Videos) - /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ (totem-mozilla)
 QuickTime Plug-in 7.6.6 - /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ (totem-mozilla)
 DivX® Web Player - /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ (totem-mozilla)
 VLC Multimedia Plugin (compatible Videos 3.6.3) - /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ (totem-mozilla)
 iTunes Application Detector - /usr/lib/mozilla/plugins/ (rhythmbox-mozilla)
PrefSources: prefs.js
Profiles: Profile0 (Default) - LastVersion=20.0/20130404201520 (In use)
 totem-mozilla 3.6.3-0ubuntu4
 rhythmbox-mozilla 2.98-0ubuntu3

RunningIncompatibleAddons: False
SourcePackage: firefox
SubmittedCrashIDs: bp-7d9f81ec-39f4-43f5-b758-b032d2121003
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install) 08/10/2010
dmi.bios.vendor: Award Software International, Inc.
dmi.bios.version: F11 P55A-UD3
dmi.board.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
dmi.board.version: x.x
dmi.chassis.type: 3
dmi.chassis.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnAwardSoftwareInternational,Inc.:bvrF11:bd08/10/2010:svnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:pnP55A-UD3:pvr:rvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:rnP55A-UD3:rvrx.x:cvnGigabyteTechnologyCo.,Ltd.:ct3:cvr: P55A-UD3
dmi.sys.vendor: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.

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Thibaut Brandscheid (k1au3-is-37) wrote :
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in firefox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Adrián Ríos (adrian-web-dev) wrote :

first excuse my english ;)

a temp solution is set the owner of /home/adridev/.gnome2/accels directory to your user name with

$ sudo chown -R [username] ~/.gnome2/accels

or tofull home directory with

$ sudo chown -R [username] ~/

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Pюtя Dчыэc (pidybi) wrote :

sudo chown -R [username] ~/.gnome2/accels


sudo chown -R [username] ~/

are not working :(

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Стас (algaucho) wrote :

In Ubuntu 13.04 is not a directory for. Gnome2
There is no problem in the new profile.

The problem started after reinstalling Ubuntu.
The rights to all of the folders in your home directory are correct.

Javier (javiersmail)
tags: added: package-from-proposed saucy
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Glen Mehn (gmehn) wrote :

Confirmed in Firefox 23.

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ViBE (vibe) wrote :

iI still notice this problem in Firefox 24 on ubuntu 13.04.

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