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Old 04-08-2017, 08:32 PM   #1
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hi newbie here


just wondering if anybody using firefox have a problem with high cpu usage with one culprit being web content always running in a loop process
 
Old 04-08-2017, 08:57 PM   #2
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No.

Firefox is not exactly light-weight, but it's getting better.

Can you provide us with a problem link?
 
Old 04-09-2017, 03:32 AM   #3
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a loop process?
please elaborate.

apart from that, yes.
it's called the bloated internet of 2017.

also, "high cpu usage" is relative & subjective.
please give us some absolute numbers, about your cpu, ram, and actual usage.
 
Old 04-09-2017, 03:42 AM   #4
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it's called the bloated internet of 2017.
Yes. Along those lines, using NoScript and Privacy Badger can cut down on that garbage quite a bit. But that's just generic advice.

More details are needed to say about this particular case.
 
Old 04-10-2017, 03:32 PM   #5
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Hi Chrislm18 ...

I don't think the type of browser activity you're talking about is an issue exclusive to Firefox. That said, I personally don't use Firefox, finding it too bloated, as some have already mentioned. Believe it or not, I actually prefer Chromium to Firefox, and Chromium is far from lean itself.

A lightweight alternative I've enjoyed is Midori, or if you want something more "middle ground", I like Opera.

Cheers.
 
Old 04-10-2017, 08:14 PM   #6
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Java Script is the usually one that makes the browser get locked in a loop
 
Old 04-11-2017, 07:20 AM   #7
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That said, I personally don't use Firefox, finding it too bloated, as some have already mentioned. Believe it or not, I actually prefer Chromium to Firefox, and Chromium is far from lean itself.
I've installed Google Chrome as, Firefox was having a different problem on my box. And must say that Google Chrome is a lot faster and lightweight (as others have said) than Firefox. Try using different browsers and see if you have similar problems, if not, it may be just Firefox, however if so on the other hand, it's probably the websites your visiting instead.

Hopefully this can give you some clue, as to what is going on anyways.
 
  


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