[tbb-bugs] #13317 [Tor Browser]: Tor 3.6.6 Mac freezing regularly OS 10.6.8

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#13317: Tor 3.6.6 Mac freezing regularly OS 10.6.8
     Reporter:  obiwandb     |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect       |     Status:  new
     Priority:  normal       |  Milestone:
    Component:  Tor Browser  |    Version:  Tor: unspecified
   Resolution:               |   Keywords:  Freezing 10.6.8
Actual Points:               |  Parent ID:
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Comment (by obiwandb):

 I didn't time the intervals, I hadn't thought of that! I will do it next
 time. Let's say under 2 hours as a rough estimate.

 Flash WAS enabled for some sites as I frequently look for videos. I think
 I saw some mention of a beta "secure flash player substitute", is that a
 reality yet?

 I also installed DownloadHelper. I attach a .tiff of the profile folder
 EVERYTHING visible (which was everything I saw that I had actively
 changed) was pasted into the new profile. I do NOT remember exactly what
 setting tweaks I have changed. Let me know either what ones you think are
 likely and/or a simple way to capture or export the settings to post here.

 There ARE some sites that I would like to enable scripts for, as they will
 not work without them. However, the version in TBB doesn't seem to allow
 me to get the popup to do so like in does in regular Firefox. I know some
 scripts risk identity exposure but these are NOT sites where that is an

 Replying to [comment:1 cypherpunks]:
 > > freezing regularly
 > What intervals in between start and freeze of browser?
 > > I did copy MOST of my settings files from my previous profile, as I
 didn't really want to lose all of them, it took awhile to get them where I
 like the browser. If there are particular ones that might lead to such
 freezes, please let me know so I can delete them.
 > What settings changed? What extra add-ons installed yet? What changes in
 general you did against fresh installed TBB, like enabled flash?

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