Weird Firefox performance issue

David dgboles at
Tue May 1 14:28:35 UTC 2012

On 5/1/2012 10:14 AM, Tom Horsley wrote:
> On Tue, 01 May 2012 09:50:22 -0400
> Jonathan Kamens wrote:
>> Does anybody have any thoughts?
> My only thought is that firefox became popular mainly because
> it wasn't a slow bloated mess, now it has evolved into a slow
> bloated mess, and chrome is becoming popular because it isn't
> a slow bloated mess (yet :-).

The major of the 'Firefox is slow' problems are caused by misbehaving
themes and extensions and the the 'remnants' that some of them leave in
the configuration files.

Try it with    Help > Add-ons Disabled



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