Chromium vs Firefox : Need testimonies

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at
Fri May 31 20:56:55 UTC 2013

On 31/05/13 20:25, Nio Wiklund wrote:
> On 2013-05-31 19:53, Julien Lavergne wrote:
>> So, if you have feedback on using both browsers, please bring it to us
>> :-) But please, keep the discussion on this topic (feedback on low
>> spec hardware).
> I prefer Firefox in general (maybe because I am more used to it) but I
> use both. Sometimes it is convenient to run both at the same time.
> But since I'm interested in the support of old and 'small' hardware, I
> have also tried Firefox and Chromium-Browser with very limited RAM (less
> than 1 GB). Then it is very obvious that Firefox is better. I have the
> same experience as Lars Noodén with the "it's dead, Jim" message in
> Chromium-Browser.
System - 450 Mhz PIII - 640 MiB RAM - Matrox MGA G200 VGA Controller

Neither Firefox or Chromium will play Flash. Chromium invariably 
displays the 'It's dead Jim@ message, FF just displays a blank space but 
at least it leaves the rest of the page intact.

Memory usage when both idle with no extensions using about:memory in 

Firefox  - 39804k

Chromium - 81164k



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