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when I close Firefox, Libre office opens

#1 Postby houndhen » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:28 pm

Mepis 11 32 bit on my toshiba tecra. Dual boot with XP pro.

Mepis works great and a lot quicker than xp.

When I close firefox, libre office opens wanting to know what type of file I want to open. Seems I saw something about this once before but my searches haven't turned up anything.

Any ideas about what might be happening?

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Re: when I close Firefox, Libre office opens

#2 Postby GoManutd » Thu Mar 15, 2012 8:44 pm

do a search of this forum... someone else had this issue. if i remember correctly, it was a java related issue....

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Re: when I close Firefox, Libre office opens

#3 Postby zeeone » Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:59 pm

When KDE 4.7.4 first came out, there was a java bug issue, update came in on my Kubuntu install and I have not seen the bug since. :happy:
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Re: when I close Firefox, Libre office opens

#4 Postby GoManutd » Thu Mar 15, 2012 11:12 pm

the other fix i posted had to do with recreating your firefox profile... that seemed to work for some.

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Re: when I close Firefox, Libre office opens

#5 Postby cowb0y » Tue Jun 19, 2012 11:34 pm

This has been bothering me for a while. It only affects 1 of 4 profiles I have. Following this bug report (https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=389897), clearing the Firefox setting Preferances/Privacy/Clear History When Firefox Closes/Settings/Cookies checkbox resolved it for me (if you set Keep Until to "Until I close Firefox", they are cleared anyway). Apparently this is due to a bug in LibreOffice which has been fixed in a later version. As usual, different people report different experiences; the bug report has more details and strategies for fixes.

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#6 Postby Jerry3904 » Wed Jun 20, 2012 5:09 am

Thanks--welcome to MEPIS!
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Re: when I close Firefox, Libre office opens

#7 Postby joany » Wed Jun 20, 2012 7:25 am

GoManutd wrote:the other fix i posted had to do with recreating your firefox profile... that seemed to work for some.

Excellent suggestion. Deleting your profile and starting afresh seems to be a cure-all for many of Firefox's ills. I would suggest using the FEBE add-on to back up your bookmarks, settings, plug-ins, and add-ons before deleting the profile, and then using FEBE to restore all of them to the new profile.
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