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Re: Straw poll: What browser do you use?



I'm running 3.5.11 on sid.

One of the problems that I have (and maybe one of my problems with performance) is that there are several extensions that I can't live without. I have a slew of them installed, but the main ones I use on a daily basis include:

* AdBlock Plus
* Readability
* Secure Login
* NoScript
* FoxTab (meh...)
* CS Lite
* BugMeNot (though I haven't used it in a while...)

I have several others installed, but these are the ones I use more or less daily.

--b

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 1:18 PM, Camaleón <noelamac@gmail.com> wrote:
On Tue, 07 Sep 2010 09:16:26 -0400, B. Alexander wrote:

> I'm just wondering, since firefox/iceweasel seems to be getting
> unusable.

What version of Iceweasel?

Seems that 3.5.x are getting better in preventing that "leaks" and also
are a bit more resource-wise.

> I have a 2.2GHz C2D box with an nvidia card at home, and a
> 3.0GHz C2D with a (lame) ATI card at work. I find that firefox (or
> xulrunner-stub) have memory leaks, and after a couple of days, it eats
> up a significant amount (10-30%) of memory. The work box has 3GB and the
> home box has 4GB. It also eats up a significant amount of CPU.

_javascript_ and flash can also make you browser to jump in resources
consumption...

> This morning, after idling all weekend, iceweasel on my work system was
> chewing up between 70 and 100% of my cpus, and scrolling pages were
> hesitating for several seconds.
>
> So what do others use?

Iceweasel :-P

Greetings,

--
Camaleón


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