Boo wrote:sounds like a lock (or pid) file somewhere in the firefox profile is present so when fire fox starts it sees the lock file (indicating it is already running) and gives an error message.
this lock file could be left from windows.
did you close ff before shutting down windows?
I have found a file called lock that is a link to 127.0.1.1:+7491 is created and destroyed on mint when ff is started and stopped.
It is in your home directory
the cmga7d9o is gernerated at install of ff i think so that number may change.
so before starting ff in mint look for the lock file and delete it.
then start ff.
OverkillKrazyPenguin wrote: you might have to delete the firefox xxxx.dafault directory which might include that "locked" file"
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