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[Discuss] memory management

On Fri, Jun 19, 2015 at 11:02 AM, Steve Litt <slitt at> wrote:
> I haven't seen any stats quoted in your email, from the  "top" program,
> that indicate it's a RAM problem. Firefox and its pet
> "plugin-container" use a heck of a lot of CPU. Until very recently I
> was using a 4GB machine, and when things got crawly, the top program
> indicated that both my cores were near 100%, but there was plenty more
> RAM.

I just killed and restarted FF (on Ubuntu LTS) ... down from 3GB total
1.5G Resident to 1.7G total 0.9G Resident, same tabs. And it peaks at
100% CPU. I should be thankful it's not multiCPU thread capable ?

Bill Ricker
bill.n1vux at

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