firefox is regularly dying

François Cami fcami at fedoraproject.org
Sat Apr 18 10:44:17 UTC 2009


On Sat, 18 Apr 2009 06:37:27 -0400 (EDT)
"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:

> On Sat, 18 Apr 2009, François Cami wrote:
> 
> > On Sat, 18 Apr 2009 05:49:04 -0400 (EDT)
> > "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> >
> > > On Sat, 18 Apr 2009, Greg wrote:
> > >
> > > > i dont find firefox slow an i have a AMD6000+ Cpu, infact i find
> > > > firefox faster in Fedora11 than i did in Fedora10 an i do have 2
> > > > extensions an a few themes in it. but whatever your comfortable
> > > > with use it,
> > >
> > >   i would *love* to find out why FF performance is so awful for
> > > me. if anyone has any suggestions, i'm willing to try them.
> >
> > Try using a new profile by moving .mozilla to .mozilla-back .
> 
>   i've tried that before with not much success, but i just tried it
> again and the CPU usage of FF does drop somewhat to around 75-80%.
> response is noticeably better but that's still a lot of CPU.

Next step would be to remove flash, and / or add NoScript to the mix :
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/722




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