Comment 4 for bug 253803

Unfortunately, I've since gone moved to Ubuntu 8.10 and then to Linux Mint
6. I won't be able to try out your solution, but I appreciate that you got
back to me on this.
Thank you very much for your help.

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 3:29 AM, Gramps <email address hidden> wrote:

> We'd like to figure out what's causing this bug for you, but we haven't
> heard back from you in a while. Could you please provide the requested
> information?
>
> Try
> sudo apt-get purge flashplugin-nonfree
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install flashplugin-nonfree
>
> Did this help the problem.
>
> Thanks!
>
> --
> Firefox crashing on youtube site
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/253803
> You received this bug notification because you are a direct subscriber
> of the bug.
>
> Status in “flashplugin-nonfree” source package in Ubuntu: New
>
> Bug description:
> Firefox crashing when I try to switch to full screen youtube viewing mode.
>
> Using Ubuntu 8.04 and firefox with the below version information
>
> Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.0.1) Gecko/2008072820
> Firefox/3.0.1
>
> Firefox crashes when I try to switch to full screen mode on youtube. After
> I force kill firefox it won't let me restart it because it says firefox is
> still running but not responding.
>
> When this happens and I try to reboot, my entire Ubuntu 8.04 OS crashes and
> I need to perform a cold reboot.
>
> ProblemType: Bug
> Architecture: i386
> Date: Thu Jul 31 18:10:26 2008
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
> NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
> Package: firefox-3.0 3.0.1+build1+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.8.04.3
> PackageArchitecture: i386
> ProcEnviron:
>
> PATH=/home/username/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/usr/games
> LANG=en_US.UTF-8
> SHELL=/bin/bash
> SourcePackage: firefox-3.0
> Uname: Linux 2.6.24-16-generic i686
>

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Jim Horton
(443) 857-9601