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Firefox 54 lands
« on: June 14, 2017, 02:05:22 am »
http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/06/firefox-54-multiprocess-faster

Will be interesting to see if average user notices a diff :)

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Re: Firefox 54 lands
« Reply #1 on: June 14, 2017, 04:08:03 am »
I'm running ff 54 on a test machine with Peppermint 8 and it does "feel" a bit faster.  It certainly loads faster than previous versions.  Of course, this is subjective, which is to say, I've not performed any "scientific" tests.  I do think it is an improvement.  But, hey, YMMV.    ;)
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Re: Firefox 54 lands
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2017, 08:12:02 am »
Now we just have to wait for Canonical to "test" it and put it in their repositories.  ::)

(yes, I know there are other avenues)

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Re: Firefox 54 lands
« Reply #3 on: June 14, 2017, 11:49:13 am »
To be honest I've been getting a bit disillusioned with Firefox lately I can't tell you the number of embedded video on various sites that it wont play yet Chromium plays them without complaint.






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Re: Firefox 54 lands
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2017, 03:01:35 am »
Update:  Having checked any offending addons (including Ubuntu's own) and checked that multiprocess support is actually working - I have to say it is noticeably quicker :)

It opens quicker - tabs open quicker and it generally feels quicker all round.

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Re: Firefox 54 lands
« Reply #5 on: June 16, 2017, 12:31:08 pm »
Just taking it for the first ride...
It seems a lot faster

Thanks for making me update ff

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Re: Firefox 54 lands
« Reply #6 on: June 22, 2017, 12:21:41 pm »
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