The Inside Track on Firefox Development. (Racing Towards 2)

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by VenomXt, Jan 27, 2006.

  1. VenomXt

    VenomXt Blame me for the RAZR's Folding Team

    Houston, Texas
    This is a intresting Read.

    The fact is for me. FireFox seems to be pis*ing me off more and more lately. It could be something wrong with my setup i guess but iv been suffering the following things.

    1. I click on link, google search in the tool window, or even a addy that i typed and it just doesnt do anything. Drives me freaking insane.

    2. There is no reason why FireFox should be using 292,000 K of memory. Even though i do have about 40 web pages open. The memory climbing is a constant problem for extended periods of time.

    3. Occasionlay i have to Ctrl Alt Del then kill FireFox even after i have closes all browsers. This is usually in parralllel or at least corespondance with problem 2.

    Over all i love FireFox. But the reason i love it more than anything is Tabbing.. and with IE7 coming out and having this feature.. There is gona be chance of change. Im hopeing that FireFox 2 will not disapoint.
  2. Evil Marge

    Evil Marge I Rule Political User

    I used firefox for years till the last update when I had memory probs and constant crashes :mad:
    I too liked it mainly for the tabbed browsing so now I'm using opera :laugh:
  3. Mainframeguy

    Mainframeguy Debiant by way of Ubuntu Folding Team

    London, UK
    Interesting Marge - I use Ffox and would resist changing - but when it leaks memory and causes massive paging and swap file increases I have to terminate it - which is a pain in the whatsit and this is beginning to happen an average of once up to max. of three times in every 24 hours - with Ffox 1.5 so I am rather interested to see if it can be fixed with 2.0....

    Lord heard it might be linked with the Flash plug-in - can anyone confirm? Or offer other possible resolution? I'll post something on the regular thread for this too maybe sometime....
  4. Johnny

    Johnny .. Commodore .. Political User

    Happy Valley
    That is interesting .. I am still wondering how IE 7 will comapair to it ..
  5. muzikool

    muzikool Act your wage. Political User

    I've had Firefox open for 1 hour and 20 minutes this morning so far, and it is up to 178,000k of memory usage. :dead: