ssharkins at gmail.com
Wed Nov 25 09:32:15 CST 2020
I think it's some kind of memory leak as well because if I leave Chrome up,
it eventually reaches obscene memory, even for one tab, and often freezes so
I have to use Task Manager to close it.
From: dba-Tech <dba-tech-bounces at databaseadvisors.com> On Behalf Of Arthur
Sent: Tuesday, November 24, 2020 9:14 PM
To: Discussion of Hardware and Software issues
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Subject: Re: [dba-Tech] Edge
U am not suffering this problem on any of my systems. All are running
Chrome. Onr is Linux, one is Windows 10, and the third is a Google
Chromebook. Maybe it is not the browser that is the problem..
On Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 7:47 PM Peter Brawley <peter.brawley at earthlink.net>
> On 11/24/2020 14:00, Arthur Fuller wrote:
> I'd like to keep the convenience of google sync'ing urls & bookmarks
> across eight or so devices.
> > Perhaps give the Brave browser a try.
> > On Tue, Nov 24, 2020 at 12:23 PM Peter Brawley <
> peter.brawley at earthlink.net>
> > wrote:
> >> On 11/24/2020 9:49, Rocky Smolin wrote:
> >>> Dear List:
> >>> I'm switching over to Microsoft Edge because Firefox always seems
> >>> to
> >>> multiple instances of itself open as seen in the Task Manager.
> >>> Even
> >>> there's only one tab open there are multiple instances. With
> >>> several
> >> tabs,
> >>> the memory required often exceeds a GB.
> >>> The same thing I see now in Edge. I have one tab open - GMail -
> >>> and
> >>> is an (11) after Microsoft Edge in the task manager. And it's
> >>> taking > 600MB of memory.
> >>> Additionally, the RAM usage seems to grow and not shrink as more
> >>> tabs
> >>> opened and closed. Why the bloat? Bad garbage collection?
> >>> I'm curious to know what those multiple instances of Edge and
> >>> Firefox
> >>> doing, but more interested in if there is a way to reduce the
> >>> resource usage on either of those browsers.
> >> Chrome does the same thing ... is there a modern full-featured that
> >> doesn't? I bit the bullet, concluded no laptop with <16GB RAM is
> >> PB
> >>> MMTIA
> >>> Rocky
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