firefox CPU usage

Willy K. Hamra w.hamra1987 at
Mon Oct 6 15:23:12 BST 2008

Gianluca Cerminara wrote:
> Hi,
> 	I'm running 8.04 with the latest greatest firefox and I notice that the 
> browser is always at the top of the list for CPU usage....any suggestion 
> about how to avoid it?
> This is particularly annoying especially when running on battery.
> Thanks a lot,
> 	G

firefox has always, whether on linux or windows, used a lot of CPU when
more than 3 tabs are running, specially when a tab contains flash. i
don't know what one can do about it.
maybe you can try using konqueror when on battery? it's not a perfect
solution, but...

Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
Co. Manager of Zeina Computer & Billy Net
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