I am running Ubuntu 8.04, which is the latest LTS version of Ubuntu.
The latest version of SeaMonkey, that is available for this version of
Ubuntu, from the Ubuntu repository, is SeaMonkey 1.1.17
My experience of this version of SeaMonkey, is that it consistently
crashes. If I leave one or more browser windows open, and lock the
computer screen, and walk away, and come back later, SeaMonkey can be
relied on to have crashed.
From what I understand, with MS Windows 95, that operating system would
run for 29 days (I think it was), and then it was supposed to crash.
SeaMonkey cannot run for anywhere near that length of time. Sometimes,
maybe a few hours, sometimes, maybe a day or two, sometimes, if lucky, a
few days. But, not much longer than that, very often.
With gxine, I found two web sites (one being the 2009 World Masters
Games web site), that would cause a system crash, every time the web
site was visited. The other web site is a loony political party web
site, that I found.
SeaMonkey would open many pop-ups, that I cannot prevent, and then the
system would crash. One of the pop-ups that was opened, that I saw,
just before bthe syetm crashed, was gxine.
I removed gxine from the system, and that got rid of the system crash
problem, from those two web sites.
But, SeaMonkey is still completely unstable, on this computer running
Does anyone else have this problem?
"So once you do know what the question actually is,
you'll know what the answer means."
- Deep Thought,
Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
A Trilogy In Four Parts",
written by Douglas Adams,
published by Pan Books, 1992
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