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Old 01-15-2005, 08:51 PM   #1
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Firefox using a lot of system resources

I was using firefox I opened a third tab and it jumped to using a whole lot more memory, according to the top command it was using around 65% to 70% of memory, i killed the program cause it was going slow, I opened up Konqueror, with a the same sites and a few more in tabs and it only used 35% to 40%, which seems wrong because usually Firefox can have way more then 3 tabs
Old 01-15-2005, 09:45 PM   #2
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when i leave firefox running straight for a couple of days it does tend to chew on my system's resources.. but i countered that by renicing it to 15, and all was well. But then i decided it would be easiest to just restart the browser anyway


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