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Old 02-12-2018, 04:39 PM   #1
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Googlemaps on Firefox is broken


Hi,
For a few weeks I've had a problem with Linux completely freezing.
Caused when I move around Googlemaps satellite or street view using the Firefox browser.
Doesn't happen in Opera or Google Chrome.
Doesn't happen in OpenBSD
using Devuan Linux, Firefox 58.0.2
 
Old 02-12-2018, 05:56 PM   #2
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It sounds like it's firefox. Maybe you need the 64-bit version. Also, try disabling all add-ons.
 
Old 02-13-2018, 01:21 AM   #3
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could also be a performance bottleneck.
depending on your GPU, on devuan you might not have any hardware accelaration at all.

also, isn't ff 58 still some sort of beta/nightly?

also, opera and chrome on devuan? that's just so inconsistent...
 
Old 02-13-2018, 07:44 PM   #4
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Two suggestions:

Try starting Firefox from the command line. Maybe it will throw some helpful error messages to the terminal.

Try running top or htop in a terminal while you are browsing with Firefox and watching the memory usage.
 
Old 02-14-2018, 02:22 AM   #5
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Yep should have tried a bit more testing

and the cred goes to ondoho

version 58 is the version offered by mozilla.org to download
so I assume it is stable, but I'll say it's not perfect for me.

But going back to the esr v52 which came with Devuan - problem gone.

thanks guys
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Old 02-14-2018, 02:46 PM   #6
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I just looked at Jacobs Well AU in Google maps with Firefox 58.0.2; seems like a nice spot!
 
Old 02-14-2018, 03:09 PM   #7
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It's more likely a problem between my system and libraries installed with firefox
as I said in my previous reply - it's not perfect for me
yeah it's a nice place, not too many trolls
 
Old 02-14-2018, 11:52 PM   #8
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I've gotten much better Firefox support on their own fora.

'not too many trolls'
Not even under the bridges? With all that water, I'd expect a lot.
 
  


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