Firefox memory problem on Fedora 13

JB jurek.bajor at
Mon Jul 12 05:22:29 UTC 2010

Athmane Madjoudj <athmanem <at>> writes:

> Hello all,
> I have updated my system to Fedora 13 i686 after release of F13, now 
> when i download some thing with Firefox it eat up a lot of memory - 
> about 800MB when downloading a 700 MB ISO file -

My 'top' output line when doing ~700 MB iso file download:
21544 jb        20   0  447m  60m  25m S  5.3  8.1   2:14.42 firefox

Remember that this is the sum of all open FF windows/tabs. So make sure you
understand what FF id doing before you file a bug.
Also helpful:
- ps aux |grep -i firefox
- top then Ctl-M to sort output by memory use
- stop download, close/re-open FF, resume download

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