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Re: netscape problems
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: netscape problems
- From: Jacob Meuser <jakemsr_(_at_)_clipper_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2001 08:33:09 -0700
On Sun, Apr 29, 2001 at 02:24:02PM +0200, Morten Liebach wrote:
> On 29, Apr, 2001 at 12:20:28PM +1200, tim_(_dot_)_hume_(_at_)_paradise_(_dot_)_net_(_dot_)_nz wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I had this problem as well. I suspect it is something to do with
> > Netscape. Netscape leaks memory terribly ... I have watched it using
> > top, and sometimes it starts consuming 60-70Mb or memory before it
> > crashes.
> I have seen this too, but not in the standalone version of netscape.
> AFAIK it's present in the linux version too, and the workaround is to
> use some other mail reader than netscape, and use Navigator, not
Starting with 4.0, we strongly suggest setting the MOZILLA_HOME
environment variable to point to the Navigator installation
directory. Many Netscape Client components now look at MOZILLA_HOME
as a fallback or default mechanism in addition to the existing
mechanisms from previous releases.
setenv MOZILLA_HOME /path/to/install-directory
sh, bash, ksh:
This section applies only to Netscape Communicator.
Please see the Release Notes for important information on
configuring and using Netscape Mail. Also, particularly if you
use procmail, see:
for important system-dependent issues about file locking. Knowing
how to configure and use Netscape Mail will prevent you from losing
You can also use netscape 4.77-linux2.2-libc6 with redhat_base in 2.9.
That way you can also use the linux flash and realplayer plugins.