[LibX] Firefox libX and Gmail problem
cscott at westmont.edu
Mon May 24 12:34:49 PDT 2010
I too have been having that problem. It started last week. I even ran defrag
but it didn't help. Finally. I also just capitulated and switched to IE for
my email. It's nice to know what was happening. I'm just going to uninstall
Associate Director, Library and Information Services
955 La Paz Road
Santa Barbara, California 93108
On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 12:24 PM, Michael Price <mprice at calpoly.edu> wrote:
> I can confirm these problems myself both on my work Mac OS X and home Vista
> PC (thanks for the pointer). I use multiple browsers so had moved my gmail
> away from Firefox rather taken time to learn the cause.
> This started very recently... (I'm only using the latest version of gmail)
> On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 10:04 AM, Victoria Lin <
> weilin at hulmail.harvard.edu> wrote:
>> Hi, over the weekend, a couple of our users reported problem with
>> Firefox libx and Gmail, I was not able to replicate yet, I wonder if you
>> have heard about it and have solutions.
>> message 1.
>> "Recently whenever I have had gmail open, Firefox slows down considerably,
>> to a point where it is rather painful to use. Through selectively disabling
>> my add-ons, I discovered that this only happens when the LibX add-on is
>> message 2.
>> "If I have a tab with Gmail in it and the LibX add-on enabled, firefox
>> takes 20-50% of my CPU (40-100% of one hyperthreaded pseudo-CPU). If I
>> disable LibX, or close the Gmail tab, or switch to the old version of Gmail,
>> firefox's CPU usage goes down to 0% (bouncing occasionally to 5%).
>> If I disable LibX autolinking and all other LibX features in its
>> preferences window (but leave LibX itself enabled), Firefox takes 15-35% of
>> my CPU, so it helps, but not enough. "
>> thanks, Victoria
>> Victoria Lin
>> Systems Librarian
>> phone: 617-495-3724
>> email: weilin at hulmail.harvard.edu
>> Harvard University Library
>> Office for Information Systems
>> 90 Mt. Auburn Street
>> Cambridge, MA. 02138
>> Libx mailing list
>> Libx at mozdev.org
> Michael Price
> Library Applications Support
> Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo
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