Firefox crashes when US newspapers try to download multimedia connections. Hard drive thrashes, screen dims, computer becomes unuseable.
Binary package hint: apport
Using Ubuntu 8.04 release.
Page loads, say N Y Times, and displays normally until one of the later packages causes mouse to become unpredictable, hard disc to thrash and screen to grey-out for long periods. Only remedy I have discovered is to cut the electricity and restart.
I don't know what I am doing, sorry.
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