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Re: Firefox Running Slow in Linux



On Wed, 2009-02-04 at 09:48 -0600, Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> 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?

What's your point? He said it's *not* slow.

poc


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