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Re: Firefox Running Slow in Linux



On Wed, Feb 4, 2009 at 9:39 AM, Robin Laing <Robin Laing drdc-rddc gc ca> wrote:
> Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, 2009-02-03 at 20:53 -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
>>>
>>>  Not to over stretch this topic, but you have a Core2Duo with 4GB of
>>> RAM, so if you were seeing performance issues with Firefox, that would
>>> be it was _really_ slow as opposed to just slow.
>>
>> As I tried to explain, the performance was exactly the same when it only
>> had 2GB (I upgraded quite recently).
>>
>>> Additionally, using AdBlock actually makes it faster (for me).
>>
>> That's probably true for me as well. Also Flashblock stops downloading a
>> lot of superfluous video (I'm on a 1Mbps DSL line).
>>
>> poc
>>
>
> I have not followed this thread but last night when re-re-installing F10,
> there was a FF update and it got me thinking.  Are the number of languages
> an issue still?  I ask this as I was prompted to turn off a large list of
> languages.
>
> FWIW, I don't find FF slow on an old 1.4G machine.  I just don't have that
> man plugins running.
>
> What does top say?

1.4GB slow to run a browser?

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