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Re: Firefox Running Slow in Linux



Marc Ferguson wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I know I'll probably get hazed by this already saturated question, but
> I haven't found any solid answers to my issue from the archives.  I'm
> running Fedora 10 x86_64 and loving the "adventure" of running an 64
> bit system.  I'm also running Firefox 3.0.x (x86_64), but I've noticed
> that it's not very smooth compared to it running on a Windows machine
> and I'm little confused why.
>
> It's more the scroll bar than anything else.  It's something small,
> but it's ruining the surfing experience and I'm a little embarrassed
> to let other people use it on my desktop.  I don't want to give Linux
> a bad name and these folks are primarily Windows/MAC users.  So; their
> experience with using Firefox on my system is a tainted one.
>
> I've tried running Swiftfox, but I haven't gotten it to load (that's
> another issue) so I'm kind of stuck with Firefox.
>
> -- 
> Marc F.
>
> www.fergytech.com <http://www.fergytech.com>
> Registered Linux User: #410978
>
> "When life gives me lemons... I make Linuxaide, hmm good stuff!" -Marc F.

I always turn off "smooth scrolling" - that helps speed up the page
viewing speed considerably.

HTH


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