Re: Firefox is becoming a bloated piece of ram eating software
- Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2018 14:02:30 -0500
- From: WaltS48 <schw01@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Firefox is becoming a bloated piece of ram eating software
On 2/6/18 1:38 PM, pierre.courtois@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
Before I start I'd like to say I use firefox exclusively over all other browser. I've been using since it was put into production. It speed and the capability to use adons was a big plus in making it a "safer" alternative to the opposition.
But as time goes on it became more and more of a memory and resource hog. And now since the last few updates it became even worse. It spawn many individuals processes in task manager, you can't keep it on for more than a couple days at a time before it slow the whole system to a crawl. So much so that when it does slow to a crawl I usually kill the processes manually, which you made tedious to do with so many processes.
Come on devs, get a grip and make it back like it was, a fast reliable alternative to everything else out there, not this slow, bloated piece of software that can barely run for more than a couple days without a restart. Frankly, I'm getting tired of it and seriously looking at alternative because the joy of using something nice to use is getting
Don't forget to place some blame on the extension developers whose
extensions leak memory. Come on devs, get a grip and plug the memory
leaks in your extensions.
Now, why do you need to keep Firefox on for days?
I like to sleep occasionally, usually every night, quit all
applications, shutdown the computer, turn off the lights and save money
on my utility bill.
I don't have the problem you report.
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