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Re: [SLUG] Firefox pausing
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Firefox pausing
- From: Rev Simon Rumble <simon@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2007 04:19:35 +0100
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This one time, at band camp, Heracles wrote:
> I have a small but annoying problem. I installed Ubuntu 7.04 on my
> daughter's machine (Celeron 1.7 G, 768Mb DDR333, 256Mb nVidia 6200
> Compaq S720 screen) and all works OK except when she is on the net with
> Firefox it stalls from time to time. It never did this to her under XP
> so I don't see why it should do it under Linux. The only difference I
> can see is that X chose 1280x1024 as the native resolution.
I've had weird pauses and lockups using the Skype Linux client (which I
sadly have to use to talk to work people).
> Note, she has two browser windows and amsn running. This is the same for
> both systems.
What client for MSN? I presume there's no "official" client for Linux.
Also, pauses like this can sometimes indicate a cooling problem. Check
that the CPU fan is working.
Rev Simon Rumble <simon@xxxxxxxxxx>
The Tourist Engineer
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