Open Firefox 12.0 in 10.04.4 LTS shows a Zombie Firefox Process
Running 10.04.4 LTS, Firefox 12.0, Gateway E Series 3.2 HT 2 GB RAM.
Recently having trouble logging in (signing in) to Yahoo web mail account (last week or so). I have been certain I have logged user name and password correctly each time. Connection is HTTPS: Error results with something like 'wrong user name or password', enter full user id to log in. I will not do this, as I make sure I carefully enter password and double check user name for correct spelling and syntax before I click login.
This results in my closing the browser several times until I successfully login to the account.
Just noticed today that a "zombie process" for Firefox also starts with the browser as it becomes visible. Now there are two FF processes; one is the normal one, and the other, N/A for memory utilization, and where "Waiting Channel" is, is marked for 'exit' or something similar.
Zombie process does exit within three seconds after being started. Normal FF process shows 94.6 MB and 'poll_schedule_
Is this a bug?