Flash and Linux
stevenvollom at sbcglobal.net
Tue Apr 28 22:19:55 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 28 April 2009 04:30:21 pm Ian L. Target wrote:
> Nigel Ridley wrote:
> > There seems to be a general problem with Flash and Linux. There are some
> > websites that have an abundance of Flash content and Linux can't seem to
> > handle it well. I mean that when viewing these websites suddenly the
> > processor[s] jump to around 99%, the temp. rise dramatically, the fans
> > works overtime and the website slows to a crawl. This is compounded when
> > more than one tab is opened from the same website. As an example here is
> > a example website (it is a fishing tackle online shop):
> > http://www.lakerda.co.il/
> > The only way that I was able to navigate said website was to open it in
> > Opera and 'Disable Plug-ins'.
> > Any thoughts?
> > Blessings,
> > Nigel
> Yes - email the company and tell them you think their website is
> unprofessional for using technology that
> usually is limited to porn sites. My bank used to use a lot of flash
> garbage and I kept emailing them, letting
> them know I didn't like flash garbage. I also fibbed and told them my
> employer's IT department had disabled
> all of the browsers from being able to use flash. I don't know how much
> good it did, but my bank does now
> use less flash garbage than before.
My old box only has 512mb of old and slow ram. It is 2.3ghz P4, though.
Things moved almost as fast as with the new box. I had to install flash, but
it was done automatically. If I have any problem I will contact you, but
everything works about as good as I could want with both machines.
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