Making Galeon like Firefox
lordverminard at gmail.com
Sun Jul 10 04:36:15 UTC 2005
umm firefox is reason for commputer slowing down.
man i've been having that problem for days now.
i thought it was my comp.
how is galleon.
is it any good.
also can i fix the effect of the leak by killing the firfox-bin service
after it gets slow.
On 7/10/05, Jeff Co <hanzjordan at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have been using Firefox for some time now. I found out that after a few
> hours of use, it would run very slowly, and not just the program, but my
> whole computer would run slowly. I could get things back to normal if I just
> quit the program and restart it.
> I sought out some help in my distro's set up IRC room, and they said that
> it runs slowly because Firefox has a memory leak. They recommended I try
> another browser. So now I'm using Galeon, which I've been told, is tied very
> smoothly with the Gnome that comes wiith my Ubuntu.
> Anyway, I'd like to make Galeon have the following traits:
> a) Make Galeon open up mailto links in the web version of gmail compose
> b) When running fullscreen mode, the status bar hides away (default),
> which is the way I like it. But in this mode, is there a way to get the
> selected hyperlink showing what URL is being pointed at?
> c) I tried remapping the "Go Back" command to Backspace, just like in
> Firefox and IE, but when I'm in a textbox, the backspace key can't function
> normally. Is there a way we can have Galeon smarten up?
> d) How can we have the spinner/throbber (on the upper-right hand corner of
> the program) opens up whatever website we want, rather than
> e) make the tab close on middle-button click (ala Firefox). This would
> therefore obviate the "X" on the tabs
> f)make new tab open on doubleclick in free space ((like Firefox)
> g) undo close tab on middleclick in free space (like a tab extension for
> h)search through all text in webpage, and not just links, when i start
> i) have fullscreen really be full screen (no toolbars, address bar)
> j) Is there a way to have Ctrl-Tab cycle through tabs (like Opera)?
> i) making irc:// links a protocol that Galeon recognizes. I'd like Galeon
> to open up Xchat for me with the selected chatroom
> thank you for your help!
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