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Re: Common F11 Bugs



On Fri, Jun 05, 2009 at 05:06:36PM -0400, David wrote:
> On 6/5/2009 4:25 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> > On Fri, 5 Jun 2009, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> > 
> >> Hello list,
> >>
> >> All software has bugs.  Some are known, and some are unknown.
> >> Fortunately with free/libre and open source software, we have the
> >> ability to diagnose and understand bugs.
> >>
> >> In advance of Fedora 11 release, of course everyone has been hard at
> >> work stomping out bugs, but there are still issues we know are not
> >> fixed in the release.  For many of these we have workarounds.
> >> We've made a wiki page that records these bugs:
> >>
> >> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Common_F11_bugs
> > 
> >   do any of those bugs refer to the fact that (at least for me)
> > firefox is still teeth-grindingly slow?   i've mentioned this before
> > and i've tried everything i can think of to speed it up but, at this
> > point, it's utterly unusable.  even sitting there, it perpetually
> > sucks up 100% of the CPU on a dual core system, while seamonkey will
> > happily sit there, idling along at about 0.8%.
> > 
> >   i'll give it another shot with F11 but, really, i can't believe how
> > utterly useless firefox is.
> 
> 
> First off Firefox in F11 is FF 3.5 beta 4.
> 
> I have seen you mention this problem before today. And I have not seen
> any 'me too' replies. This must be a problem with your setup or system.
> 
> Is this with *all* sites? Or just some? Surely not just one site? Give
> an example URL please.
> 
> Do you have the same extensions installed in both Firefox and Seamonkey?
> 
> Do you use Flash Block? If a site is blocked, the default, it can slow
> the site down as it fights to display.
> 
> Another thing to look at is the 'languages' installed in Firefox by
> Fedora. You, I figure, speak English which is built in. Disable the many
> other languages.
> 
> I have a couple of other ideas but start here.

I tend to start by creating a new user account to see if the problem
persists there.  If not, it's related to my account, which is somewhat
of a different situation than having a useless app.

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