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Old 04-25-2008, 12:24 PM   #1
frenchn00b
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Don't you find the conventionally used : firefox/opera/iceape a bit sluggish ?


Hello,
I have the feeling that the more it goes the slower is our web surfing applications for Linux. Aren't you in the same meaning? It's certainly not a matter of kernel.
Regarding the versions :
example Firefox/Iceape >2.x
...

Happy slow tux!
 
Old 04-25-2008, 02:37 PM   #2
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Don't you find the conventionally used : firefox/opera/iceape a bit sluggish ?
No, and I use a motherboard and CPU I purchased on 9/11.

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Old 04-25-2008, 03:00 PM   #3
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Actually you might want to look at your dns servers first - the ones of my ISP take more time resolving an adress that downloading the content.

But I have to agree that firefox became a joke.

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Old 04-25-2008, 06:12 PM   #4
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I am an Opera addict, currently using ver 9.25 and 9.50. Fast as ever, even on a 1700 MHz machine.

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Old 04-25-2008, 07:13 PM   #5
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Don't you find the conventionally used : firefox/opera/iceape a bit sluggish ?
No, and I use a motherboard and CPU I purchased on 9/11.
Exactly... Mine is also an '01 model: PIII/733MHz w/384M RAM.

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But I have to agree that firefox became a joke.
How did Firefox become a joke?

I switched from IE to Netscape Navigator (a Mozilla derivative) in 2003, then to Firefox in 2005 while I was still using Windows. I've found FF to be much faster with Linux than with Windows, and faster yet with KDE than with Gnome on Ubuntu.

Just my

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Old 04-26-2008, 01:58 AM   #6
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No, I do not see Firefox as slow; in fact, it has proven itself much faster than most other browsers I've tried, especially on KDE/Linux. You might, however, look into Flock, which although it is based heavily on Firefox, the latest version is optimized for speed.
 
  


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