[clug] White Firefox window

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Sat Aug 15 08:32:47 UTC 2015

Further, Scott:

> Reset firefox:-
> backup  ~/.mozilla/firefox/

On installing "backup", I had noted this injunction.
"Usually the cell is  the DNS domain name of the site."

So in a terminal window, I entered "dnsdomainname"--which responded null!

> go to: about:support

I assume you mean in Firefox. Which I cannot read below the menu bar 

> What is the output of:-
> for i in $(dpkg --get-selections | grep 'firefox\|xul-' | cut -f1);do
> dpkg -l $i|tail -n1;done

I entered that in a terminal window running bash.

ii  firefox 40.0+build4-0ubuntu0.12.04.1            Safe and easy web 
browser from Mozilla
ii  firefox-locale-en 40.0+build4-0ubuntu0.12.04.1            English 
language pack for Firefox
ii  xul-ext-ubufox 3.1-0ubuntu0.12.04.1                    Ubuntu 
modifications for Firefox

> apt-get -sf install

I did that via sudo.

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 to upgrade, 0 to newly install, 0 to remove and 0 not to upgrade.

>> I attempted to fix this by reinstalling.
> How? (exactly).

I can't remember. I had read that it should be reinstalled from a 
different browser. I would have used the easiest method!

> Did you purge when removing?

Hey, you think I know what I'm doing?

>> Also running BleachBit to
>> recover space did not made a difference.
> Were you out of space?

I had thought that a performance issue was involved.

> df -h

Filesystem      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda1        36G  3.7G   31G  11% /
udev            491M  8.0K  491M   1% /dev
tmpfs           100M  820K  100M   1% /run
none            5.0M     0  5.0M   0% /run/lock
none            500M  136K  500M   1% /run/shm


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