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Post as a guest Name. Email Required, but never shown. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Related Here is what I did to fix the issue: No such file or directory If you prefer to use the Finder, just make hidden dot-files visible first, so you can check for the existence of. IconDaemon ChrisW ChrisW 2 4.


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I think making hidden dot files visible within Finder is not trivial I found that I also had a 'ghost process' running - joshua's answer using ps -wwax grep firefo was needed to find and kill it. The error dialog should really have an option to do that automatically! When I got this message I only had to kill the stray process, no lock was involved for me.

End Firefox.exe in the Task Manager

Joshua Goldberg Joshua Goldberg 1 9. This solved my problem, the answers above this one did not. Thank you!


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I had several running - the one that solved the problem was a plugin container recognisable by the path. Steve Chambers Steve Chambers Sorry, but this was not the solution: The only one shown by the activity monitor is the one that displays the error box. While this link may answer the question, it is better to include the essential parts of the answer here and provide the link for reference. Link-only answers can become invalid if the linked page changes. Posted on Mar 16, 9: Mar 16, 1: Launch the application and test.

If you still have the issue, quit the application and put the item s on the Desktop back where they came from and post again. Otherwise, delete the items on the Desktop.

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Page content loaded. Mar 16, Select it in the results it should be at the top. The application is in the folder that opens. Click Utilities , then Terminal in the page that opens. Drag or copy — do not type — the following line into the Terminal window, then press return:.

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Nothing appears to have happened, it simply returns me back to server prompt and my username like nothing happened I tried several times just in case but to no avail. This problem is amazingly tough to figure out, I suspect somewhere deep is a leftover remnent of FF I really am a novice at Mac and am completely unsure how to locate any related file or command line. Click Utilities , then Activity Monitor in the page that opens.

Select My Processes from the menu in the toolbar, if not already selected.


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Enter "Firefox" without the quotes in the "Filter" text field. Is anything listed in the process table? I tried all the variations of the processes listed.. This seems to be a deep rooted problem, I did a lot of troubleshoot reading and it appears to need line command help to resolve

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