Firefox stopped working the other day and I can't get it to work again. When I try to run in, it just hangs there, CPU goes to 100% (according to "top") and it will shortly ask me if I want to keep waiting or force quit (waiting does nothing).
I have purged firefox
Tried to run in --safe-mode several times, nothing seems to work.
Now I have tried to submit this to ubuntu running
ubuntu-bug firefox and I see several errors in there but I don't know where to go from here. Googling those errors didn't help. Can anybody please help me to continue troubleshooting in some way?
Using the default firefox installed from the local repository: Mozilla Firefox 78.0.1
Ubuntu version: Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
I have also tried to run firefox directly from the file I got from firefox.com but had the same outcome.
This first happened when I tried to run firefox from a script using Selenium and the Firefox Gecko Driver. At the time, I had an instance of firefox already running and the script quit with a connection issue. Closed all firefox windows and it didn't work anymore since then.
It had never done this before while I have tested the script and used it a lot everyday. I also tried to delete the gecko driver from the $PATH.