abrowser freezing randomly

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IBM1130
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I have had multiple random freezes with abrowser in the last few days.

Abrowser must be closed/restarted to fix.

Does anyone have a fix? It was working fine until a few days ago.

Magic Banana

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Failing RAM make random freezes. Have you tested your RAM? You can install "memtests86+" (in Trisquel's repository) and let it test you RAM during one full night. Memtest86+ is to be launched from the menu of GRUB, the bootloader, that lists the installed operating systems right after the computer switches on. You may have to press [Esc] to have GRUB's menu appear. If memtest86+'s blue screen turns red, your RAM is defective. Instead of installing memtest86+, you can test your RAM with any live ISO that includes memtest86+.

IBM1130
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Thanks Magic Banana. However, I now suspect this is a Firefox issue. Abrowser is at release 104.0 while FF is now at 104.0.2. The latest FF release fixes an out-of-memory crash issue on Ubuntu. Mozilla support says:

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An update (104.0+build2-0ubuntu0.22.04.1~mt1) fixed the crash. I was using the previous build 104.0+build1-0ubuntu0.22.04.1~mt1

I will try the memtest if the next Abrowser update doesn't fix the issue. Thanks.