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Re: Slow firefox and high cpu usage





On Wed, 10 Oct 2018, Dan Ritter wrote:

> That's because Firefox is now multiprocess.
> 
> The main Firefox process handles the user interface, fetching
> web pages, decoding them, and some of the rendering work. 
> 
> The Web Content process(es) are fired off to run things that the
> web pages demand be run: JavaScript, CSS animations, weird media
> things. Mostly JavaScript.
> 
> Killing them off won't help. You need to solve the underlying
> problem.
> 
> I don't know what that is, exactly, but advertising and trackers
> now take up 90% of most web processing time and space. Running a
> good ad blocker like uBlock Origin will help a lot.
> 
> -dsr-
> 
> 

How exactly do you think stretch users should run an adblocker when all 
the xul-ext-* extensions are now broken?