firefox memory consumption 100% on Lucid 64

Alan Pope alan at
Fri Oct 1 06:52:40 UTC 2010

On 1 October 2010 05:41, Tapas Mishra <mightydreams at> wrote:
> I am using Ubuntu 64 bit 10.04.
> I am not doing any thing other than web browsing on my machine.
> I see many times firefox3.6.8 consuming 100% resources.
> Once or twice I would have ignored it.
> But is is regularly happening to an extent that I need to open Command prompt
> and kill firefox.
> What should I be doing?

The quick solution? Install Google Chrome or Chromium. It's faster in
most ways, and eats less memory.

That's my experience anyway.


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