[ubuntu-uk] Hardy Heron and Firefox

Paul Mellors paul at paulmellors.net
Mon Apr 28 18:58:26 BST 2008

On Mon, 2008-04-28 at 18:47 +0100, Thomas Ibbotson wrote:
> George McLachlan wrote:
> > I have had hardy running in some shape or form since, well I can't 
> > remember, but one of the early alpha's. Now it has been released all 
> > should be fine and good, but the performance of firefox has dropped like 
> > a stone.
> >
> > As I type this it is using 101% of the CPU (dual cores so top doesn't 
> > pick it up correctly) but it almost unusable. Performance was way better 
> > in the earlier releases. Now it brings everything to a halt.
> >
> > Has anyone else experienced this. I just wonder if it's because I never 
> > done a clean install of hardy (just kept applying updates)
> >
> > George
> For me firefox frequently "greys out" and I cannot use it for a few 
> seconds until it becomes resposive again. It is very frustrating. I have 
> the problem on both my laptop and desktop. On my laptop I started with a 
> fresh install of Hardy beta and on my desktop I upgraded from Gutsy to 
> Hardy beta.
> Tom

I don't think it's limited to Ubuntu, i'm running Fedora 9 [pre-release]
and it does it in that too.


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