How to reset Sailfish browser

asked 2017-12-23 12:04:09 +0200

kuba77 gravatar image

updated 2017-12-23 12:05:47 +0200


I have problem with default sailfish-browser on my Nexus 4 with Sailfish OS This week suddenly when start sailfish-browser, it takes in about 1 minute whole RAM until it's killed by system or freeze whole system and I must reboot device (with holding power button to shutdown). No matter if I have one tab open or more.

I tried:

  • delete ~.mozilla folder
  • delete cookies etc. from Settings-apps-browser
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@kuba77 - assuming you have access to fingerterm (developer mode) on Nexus 4;

Remove sailfish-browser using terminal, with pkcon remove sailfish-browser and then install again with pkcon install sailfish-browser and see what effect that has. The problem maybe elsewhere, but removal and reinstalling often solves such problems.

Edz ( 2017-12-23 12:25:20 +0200 )edit

no effect, but I found that maybe it's some webpage(s) specific problem because with open or it's ok but when I want to open (but week ago it was ok), the browser starts eating whole RAM and page doesn't load.

kuba77 ( 2017-12-23 14:32:25 +0200 )edit

my browser also did crash and it was.due to last loded page. it start to work when.i did open another page from.another app and deleted the first one in browser

pawel ( 2017-12-24 03:02:44 +0200 )edit

I've just tried to view, the page started to load and the phone froze, eventually a top swipe allowed me to close the browser, but it closes abruptly, almost like a crash. I'm using Jolla1.

This is a bug and warrants being reported as such @kuba77. I get the same result each time, freeze, eventual top swipe to close and crash!, the page closes/browser shuts.

Edz ( 2017-12-24 16:15:46 +0200 )edit