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Re: Firefox Faster In Wine Than Native (was Re: Firefox Running Slow in Linux)



On Fri, 2009-02-13 at 16:32 -0800, Nataraj wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-02-13 at 15:08 -0900, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 2:52 PM, Nataraj <incoming-fedora-list rjl com> wrote:
> > > Does anyone else see unreasonable usage of CPU resources from Firefox?
> > 
> > Do you have flash installed?  Some sites that have embedded flash
> > video or animations that start on their own will cause my firefox to
> > chew cpu.
> > 
> > -jef
> > 
> 
> I think there are a lot of websites with flash content.  I don't know
> weather this problem with flash exists under windows or not, but it
> certainly would contribute to giving users the perception that firefox
> is slow under linux.
> 
> I would like to be able to leave a web browser window open and then go
> off and type an email message and perhaps go off and respond to another
> issue when a user calls me, without having to exit from my web browser
> because it's chewing up all my CPU so I can't do anything else.

Use FlashBlock and/or NoScript to block Flash from running except when
you want to see it.

However I also get occasional cpu-sucking from FF, even though I have
both the above add-ons installed. There seems to be a correlation with
Java, but I haven't looked at it closely.

poc


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