Devuan bug report logs - #212
firefox-esr doesn't launch

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Package: firefox-esr; Maintainer for firefox-esr is (unknown);

Reported by: Kristopher John Gamrat <>

Date: Mon, 21 May 2018 23:03:01 UTC

Severity: normal

Fixed in version firefox-esr/52.6.0esr-1~deb9u1

Done: fsmithred <>

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From: Kristopher John Gamrat <>
Subject: firefox-esr doesn't launch
Date: Mon, 21 May 2018 18:43:20 -0400
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Package: firefox-esr
Version: 52.6.0esr-1~deb9u1

When trying to launch Firefox for the applications menu, seemingly nothing 
happens. Trying to run it in a terminal window (inside a desktop enivronment) 
produces the error message pasted below. Firefox ran just fine in Devuan 

(firefox-esr:14801): Gtk-ERROR **: GTK+ 2.x symbols detected. Using GTK+ 2.x 
and GTK+ 3 in the same process is not supported
ExceptionHandler::GenerateDump cloned child 14806
ExceptionHandler::SendContinueSignalToChild sent continue signal to child
ExceptionHandler::WaitForContinueSignal waiting for continue signal...
Trace/breakpoint trap
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You have taken responsibility. (Sat, 14 Mar 2020 17:48:02 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).

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bug acknowledged by developer. (Sat, 14 Mar 2020 17:48:05 GMT) (full text, mbox, link).

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From: fsmithred <>
Subject: firefox-esr does not launch
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2020 13:32:52 -0400
Package: firefox-esr
Version: 52.6.0esr-1~deb9u1

Closing this due to old version. ASCII uses firefox-esr 68.6 now. (in

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