refresh my memory -- why firefox goes grey and inactive?

Bill Liao lwlw1988 at
Sat Jun 26 13:39:09 UTC 2010

On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 9:11 PM, Hal Burgiss <hal at> wrote:

> On Sat, Jun 26, 2010 at 5:45 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at>
> wrote:
> >
> >  yes, yes, i know, we've had this dicsussion before but i just
> > installed ubuntu 10.04 on a new laptop and, over five minutes ago, my
> > two firefox sessions suddenly went grey and unresponsive and i know
> > there was a simple solution in terms of deselecting a setting but i
> > can't remember what it is, and it's still a bit aggravating that it
> > happens in the first place -- that is, that firefox is suddenly
> > waiting on some event for, literally, minutes.  weird.
> I believe the setting to turn off the 'greyed out' visual queue stuff
> is buried in Compiz somewhere.

He says it's unreponsive ,i think it's not the visual result of Compiz.

> The underlying cause is the FF is a very resource hungry application
> and your system is not giving it the resources it needs to respond
> "normally". Toggling that setting won't change that. Turning off
> Compiz itself might help free up some resources (but never tried it).
> Hal
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Can you tell us the cause of this unresponsive?

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