Michael Leone on 2 Mar 2009 12:42:17 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Firefox crashes with lots of tabs open

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 3:33 PM, JP Vossen <jp@jpsdomain.org> wrote:
>  > Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 11:44:41 -0500
>  > From: Art Alexion <art.alexion@gmail.com>
>  > On Monday 02 March 2009 11:00:17 Gordon Dexter wrote:
>  >> I'm running Kubuntu 8.04 (avoiding KDE4 for now).? I find when I have
>  >> a lot of tabs open in Firefox it's very likely to crash.
>  >
>  > I started having the same, and more severe issues with FF since the
>  > release of 3.0.6.  The problem, according to htop, seems more to do
>  > with CPU usage than memory leaks, though it seems to get worse the
>  > longer firefox is running.  Also, it seems to have more to do with how
>  > long it runs and is only accelerated when more tabs are open.
> Short answer: yup, you are not alone.

Happens to me on Windows, too.

> this already is.  AdBlock, FlashBlock, NoScript, TabMixPlus are critical,

Wouldn't use it without these.

Michael J. Leone, <mailto:turgon@mike-leone.com>

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