Soma's Blog

April 11, 2010

Flash and Gmail B0rked in Firefox 3.6.4pre

Filed under: Linux,Ubuntu — somanov @ 21:51

I updated Firefox on my netbook to Firefox 3.6.4pre today. As a result gmail stopped working and every site that uses even a tiny bit of flash completely froze my browser. Some googling revelaed that apparently the new “plugin process isolation feature” is the cause of this problem. Right now it can be fixed by going to about:config and setting


dom.ipc.plugins.enabled.libflashplayer.so = False

There. now back to watching a cat jump into a box and fall over…

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