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Re: Iceweasel woes

On Tue, 7 Nov 2017 08:34:44 -0800
Mike McClain <mike.junk.46@att.net> wrote:

> I run an older PC, Pentium3 w/ 512M memory which does everything I
> need but Iceweasel is killing me since the last couple of upgrades.
> It's become such a memory hog that it ties up the system for minutes
> at a time.

It has problems, especially with scripts. There are apparently simple
pages which will eat a third of a CPU, continuously.

> How can I backup to the version of a couple of months ago?

Do you always need it? It is very powerful and versatile, but the other
side of that coin is its size and sluggishness. Would a lighter weight
browser suit most of your needs? I keep Midori around (and Konqueror,
but that has plenty of baggage) and that will deal with most sites.


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