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Re: firefox is regularly dying



On 18/04/2009 6:55 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
On Sat, 18 Apr 2009, Martin Sourada wrote:

>  On Sat, 2009-04-11 at 05:19 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>  >  as of earlier this morning, firefox has simply aborted when i try
>  >  to do nothing more than follow a perfectly decent link.  it's
>  >  happened three times in the last 20 minutes.  is anyone else
>  >  seeing firefox just going away for no reason?
>  >
>  >  $ rpm -q firefox
>  >  firefox-3.1-0.11.beta3.fc11.x86_64
>  >  $
>  Looks like there is xulrunner at fault... Epiphany is regularly
>  dying for me as well (though at first glance I do not see to
>  experience it as often as you do). This is for the first time
>  WebKitGTK is stabler than gecko for me... Actually the webkitgtk
>  version in rawhide is rock stable... I suggest you try it out,
>  midori is pretty interesting web-browser.
>
>  $ rpm -q xulrunner
>  xulrunner-1.9.1-0.11.beta3.fc11.i586
   i have effectively given up on firefox.  it used to be annoyingly
slow, but annoyingly has lately turned into agonizingly, where FF
regularly sucks up 100% of the CPU according to "top" (admittedly on a
core 2 duo system).

   in fact, at the moment, firefox is listed as using just over 118%
of the CPU, whereas seamonkey is sitting down around 0.3%.  i used to
really like firefox.  how did it turn into such an unmitigated
disaster?

rday
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what Extensions/Themes are you using in Firefox? cause i dont see that


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