Firefox Windows VS Firefox Ubuntu

John Vivirito gnomefreak at
Sat Apr 8 12:53:55 UTC 2006

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> On 08/04/06, Luca Manganelli <luca76 at> wrote:
> > Have you noticed that Firefox running under Ubuntu is MUCH slower
> > than Windows on same machine?
> Honestly no.  Not at all.  I use the default setup of Firefox both in
> MS windows and Ubuntu.  I would have thought I'd experience the
> problem if it was a general or common one, as my dual-boot computer
> is bordering on being vintage. ( P3 800 Mhz, 512 Mbyte RAM )
> So I guess it's still true:  YMMW.
> Regards,
> Bj_rn Ingmar Berg
here is information on what you are describing about FF1.5 being
slower. and yes the workaround that they use worked for me here once
open FF loads pages much faster. the workaround im talking about is
disabling pango.

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