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I love Firefox Quantum

Postby Soul Singin' » 2018-09-09 21:23

I was very happy to see this in my apt-get upgrade this morning. Firefox Quantum is noticeably faster and lighter on resources.

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Re: I love Firefox Quantum

Postby Debian_purist » 2018-09-10 00:51

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Re: I love Firefox Quantum

Postby debiman » 2018-09-10 04:11

^ UNIX is case-sensitive... and that command by itself won't get you very far.
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Soul Singin' wrote:Firefox Quantum is noticeably faster and lighter on resources.

faster definitely. lighter? how do you measure that?
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Re: I love Firefox Quantum

Postby Hallvor » 2018-09-10 04:36

"It feels faster" -Unknown Arch user.

I love it as well. ;)
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Re: I love Firefox Quantum

Postby Soul Singin' » 2018-09-10 22:11

debiman wrote:
Soul Singin' wrote:Firefox Quantum is noticeably faster and lighter on resources.

faster definitely. lighter? how do you measure that?

I had both Firefox Quantum (from Mozilla) and the pre-Quantum version of Firefox ESR (from Debian) installed on the same system. So I ran both and compared resource usage with top. Firefox Quantum uses less %CPU and %MEM.
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Re: I love Firefox Quantum

Postby None1975 » 2018-09-11 12:50

Soul Singin' wrote:Firefox Quantum uses less %CPU and %MEM..

Pure righteousness. I can only confirm. I myself made such measurements. The current version is much better than the old one.
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Re: I love Firefox Quantum

Postby debiman » 2018-09-12 05:25

i wasn't trying to contradict, just asking for clarification - "lighter on resources" is such a broad term...
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Re: I love Firefox Quantum

Postby None1975 » 2018-09-12 13:52

debiman wrote:"lighter on resources" is such a broad term...

For example, the old version of Firefox ESR used about 100 megabytes more than the current, new version. Similar progress can be observed in CPU utilization. For example, when viewing Youtube videos, the old version used about 15 percent of the CPU, while the new version only uses 5 percent of the CPU. I think the difference is obvious in this case.
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Re: I love Firefox Quantum

Postby rivenathos » 2018-09-13 04:02

I admit I was somewhat unhappy at first with this new version, but I have already warmed up to it. Yeah, it "feels" faster, so that is a good thing.
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Re: I love Firefox Quantum

Postby IamJeffers » 2018-09-21 10:38

"Firefox Quantum uses less %CPU and %MEM."


That, I would definitely agree with.
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