FireFox memory usage

Kurt Jaeger lists at
Fri Sep 15 13:38:04 UTC 2017


> Since a few days my 4GiB desktop is crawling due to swap usage and 
> looking at top, I see FireFox using almost 7GiB of RAM (SIZE column), 
> 2.5 of which are "RES".

Firefox memory usage grows without bounds, depending on the
websites you visit. I do not close my browser, it sometimes
runs for several months. It can easily consume 5-7 GB with
approx. 50 open browser windows.

That's an issue the mozilla foundation should work on...

pi at            +49 171 3101372                         3 years to go !

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