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Re: it's the 64-bit flash plugin that's crippling firefox



On Fri, 12 Jun 2009, Jussi Lehtola wrote:

> On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 17:18 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >   thoughts?  with that plugin installed, firefox immediately starts
> > sucking up CPU even when i'm not playing anything.  it looks like
> > there simply has to be a flash embedded in a displayed page for this
> > to happen.
>
> That's no news. Macromedia (now Adobe) is good at making bull***t
> that eats away your CPU. Installing flashblocker should do the trick
> - it only loads the flash plugin if you click on the flash item.

yes!  that did the trick.  i'm surprised no one had suggested that
until now, since the topic of flash had come up more than once.  yee
ha.  i have response.

rday
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