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Re: mozilla-firefox problem, was: kdeinit problems in 3.7-current
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: mozilla-firefox problem, was: kdeinit problems in 3.7-current
- From: Ulrich Kahl <ulrich_(_dot_)_kahl_(_at_)_cityweb_(_dot_)_de>
- Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 14:06:19 +0200
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On Sun, 17 Jul 2005 14:53:06 -0700
Bruno Delbono <Bruno_(_dot_)_S_(_dot_)_Delbono_(_at_)_mail_(_dot_)_ac> wrote:
> +++ Ulrich Kahl [Sun Jul 17, 2005 at 10:36:20PM +0200]:
> > On Sun, 17 Jul 2005 08:50:56 -0400
> > Josh Grosse <josh_(_at_)_jggimi_(_dot_)_homeip_(_dot_)_net> wrote:
> > > On Sun, Jul 17, 2005 at 09:32:45AM +0200, Ulrich Kahl wrote:
> > >
> > > > sorry, no answer to your question, but I have also encountered
> > > > this "suddenly X crashes"-problem with mozilla-firefox, but
> > > > running under ICEWM.
> > >
> > > That's good news; it means that its possibly not a KDE problem;
> > > instead this might mean its either Xorg or firefox. I've
> > > struggled getting gdb to work with Xorg while its running;
> > > haven't figured out how to connect it to an Xorg process and let
> > > Xorg keep going.
> > >
> > > 1.0.5 has been released by Mozilla, it contains both a set of
> > > published security fixes as well as unpublished "Improvements to
> > > stability" according to its release notes (.html updated July
> > > 12).
> > >
> > > http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/releases/1.0.5.html
> > Yes, but it seems that it will be replaced with version 1.0.6
> > shortly (both Firefox and Thunderbird), due to API-changes, that
> > have broken some extension.
> How does mozilla-firefox perform on OpenBSD? Are there any differences
> in performance compared to Linux/Windows?
I try to avoid using Windows, but it seems to perform equal (speed and
problems :). In both setup I use firefox 1.0.4 and a "few" extensions
(ca. 18). Connection is through a proxy (wwwoffle 2.8e, running older
As far as I remember it works also flawless on Linux systems.
The handling on windows it a bit different due to the gui standards
there (no middle mouse button copy and paste, ...)
If you have more specific questions, next week I have some spare time,
so I can do some experiments.
Hope it answers at least some of your question(s)