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Firefox can fail to spawn child processes on the first launch. After being restarted it runs fine. Consider adding more swap space for stable Firefox work.

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In some scenarios Firefox hangs or crashes. In many cases enlarging the swap helps. In the example below we enlarge swap from 4 to 8 GB:

$ zfs get volsize rpool/swap
NAME PROPERTY VALUE SOURCE
rpool/swap volsize 4G local
$ pfexec zfs set volsize=8g rpool/swap
$ pfexec reboot

Desktop software and libraries
  • MATE 1.22 was integrated.
  • Firefox was updated to 60 ESR
  • VirtualBox 6.0 was integrated (including guest additions).
  • Xorg fonts, tools and libraries were updated. xbacklight tool was added.
  • Freetype was updated to 2.9.1, fontconfig was updated to 2.13.1.
  • GTK+3 was updated to 3.24.8
  • glib2 was updated to 2.58.3.
  • LightDM was updated to 1.28

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