Chromium vs Firefox : Need testimonies

Yorvyk yorvik.ubunto at
Fri May 31 21:55:45 UTC 2013

On 31/05/13 21:56, Yorvyk wrote:
> 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
> Chromium.
> Firefox  - 39804k
> Chromium - 81164k
Should have mentioned the memory readings took place using Saucy with 
Firefox 22 and Chromium 25.



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