[clug] White Firefox window

Scott Ferguson scott.ferguson.clug at gmail.com
Sat Aug 15 09:00:32 UTC 2015

On 15/08/15 18:16, Bryan Kilgallin wrote:
> Thanks, Scott:
>> It 'sounds' like you have a problem with hardware acceleration -
>> probably caused by an add-on. Make sure they are all updated.
> Those would have been recent, as I had not long ago reinstalled Ubuntu!
> But because of the white-out--I couldn't see how to update them in Firefox!
>> For future reference(?), try the following first before reinstalling:-
>> Try firefox in safe-mode:-
>> firefox -safemode&
> That opened the same white window, which I shut. Then on the terminal
> the following showed.
> (firefox:6299): LIBDBUSMENU-GTK-CRITICAL **:
> dbusmenu_menuitem_property_set_shortcut: assertion
> `gtk_accelerator_valid(key, modifier)' failed
> Job 1, “firefox -safemode&” has ended


>> Reset firefox:-
>> backup  ~/.mozilla/firefox/
> I installed backup. Resulting in the following dialogue request.

Um, tar might have been a simpler backup method, or just cping that
*directory* to another name.

*Installed* backup??

> {Configuring openafs-client
> ├─────────────────────────────────────────────────┐
>   │ AFS filespace is organized into cells or administrative domains.
> Each workstation belongs to one cell.  Usually the cell is   │
>   │ the DNS domain name of the site. │
> │ │
>   │ AFS cell this workstation belongs to:            }
> I do not know how to respond!

I 'could' ask just how many machines you manage on that network - but
that may lead to the mistaken impression that I could assist (and the
possible answer that you only have one computer).

Kind regards

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