Still having memory issues?

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Post Posted July 1st, 2018, 9:38 am

Thinking about switching back to FF from Pale Moon, but it looks like memory might still be an issue. Currently have 3 FF tabs open using 2G of memory. No videos involved. Is memory usage still considered a problem?


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Post Posted July 1st, 2018, 10:11 am

Nope. What version of Firefox are you using now?
Are you using the same profile with that installation of Firefox as you did with Palemoon?
Have you tried starting Firefox in Mozilla Safe Mode?
If no improvement using Safe Mode, do you have the same problem if you create a new profile and test it with no extensions or non-default themes installed?
and ... on_Windows


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Post Posted July 2nd, 2018, 10:36 pm

Don't we all have memory issues at our age? ;-)
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Post Posted July 6th, 2018, 3:59 pm

Using FF 61.0.1

Seems to have the old issue of not giving back memory when tabs are closed. At the moment, there's one tab open and TM is showing 1650mb memory usage, along with 7 FF components.


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Post Posted July 9th, 2018, 4:16 am

And what does PM do after running a browser session in the same mode, opening & closing the same sites, performing the same actions, using the same extensions... ?
(Which obviously you cannot duplicate exactly, but possibly close enough to perhaps give you something to compare against.)
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