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In Firefox 8.0 on Ubuntu 11.10, when I drag a site from the Address Bar to the Bookmarks Toolbar (in hopes of creating a new bookmark) the entire system freezes for about 1.5 minutes. I can move the mouse around, but no clicks or keystrokes register until the end of the wait. Oh, and I don't get my bookmark. I can make them using the "Bookmark This Page" menu item.

I get a similar freeze when I attempt to drag a link from a webpage into a text editor or other application.

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Possibly you have a corrupt profile? try creating another via firefox -ProfileManager –  fossfreedom Dec 21 '11 at 21:38
    
This question should instead be filed as a bug report, thanks! Instructions here. –  Jorge Castro Feb 2 '12 at 1:23
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closed as off topic by Marco Ceppi Feb 2 '12 at 3:40

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