Firefox +Java = 100% cpu and crash

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Firefox +Java = 100% cpu and crash

Postby user1 » Thu Aug 06, 2009 11:52 pm

Using: Firefox-3.5 for Ubuntu 9.04, and Adblock+ 1.1

I noticed that when you go to this page:
and try the demo applet, it makes Firefox use way too much cpu, and crash.

If no extensions are running, it seems to run fine, but having Adblock or Noscript enabled crashes it.

Postby Wladimir Palant » Fri Aug 07, 2009 5:16 pm

That should be
Unfortunately, not much movement around this bug :-(
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Re: Firefox +Java = 100% cpu and crash

Postby Mauricio » Thu Aug 20, 2009 4:45 pm


This issue was SOLVED here,
comment #6 at

Change the plugin firefox uses for java, from to

For a system wide change:
Code: Select all
# rm /usr/lib/firefox/plugins/
# ln -s /usr/lib/java/jre/lib/i386/ /usr/lib/firefox/plugins/

Hope it helps!

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