[tor-bugs] #12941 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Firefox is already running.

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#12941: Firefox is already running.
 Reporter:  mttp                      |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  closed
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:  worksforme
 Keywords:  apparmor                  |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:                            |         Points:
 Reviewer:                            |        Sponsor:
Changes (by gk):

 * status:  needs_information => closed
 * resolution:   => worksforme


 Replying to [comment:12 mcs]:
 > Replying to [comment:11 Sherief]:
 > > I figured out why this happens and actually reproduced it too on my OS
 X laptop. It turns out that users are trying to open Tor Browser from the
 .dmg file without dragging it to their Applications/ folder.
 > That problem is now covered by #14631.
 > > We don't see this on Windows anymore so I suggest closing this ticket.
 > I am OK with closing this ticket, but Mike did see this problem on Linux
 (see comment:9) and I do not think we know why the problem is no longer
 being reported by Windows users.
 > Mike, what do you think?

 While I am not Mike (obviously :)) I think we mark this ticket as close
 and open new ones for still remaining issues (if there are actually any).

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/12941#comment:16>
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