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Clifford Ilkay cilkay at gmail.com
Sat Sep 30 16:16:45 EDT 2017

I use The Great Suspender extension extension in Chrome to suspend
background tabs. That frees up resources being consumed by those tabs.
There are similar add-ons for Firefox.


Clifford Ilkay

On Sat, Sep 30, 2017 at 4:12 PM, Stewart C. Russell via talk <
talk at gtalug.org> wrote:

> On 2017-09-30 03:15 PM, o1bigtenor via talk wrote:
> >
> > … in the past have had up to 18 windows
> > open and from 3 to 50+ tabs on any one window.
> Could one do useful work with that many pages open at once? Each
> page/tab is effectively a little VM, so you've got hundreds of “users”
> on your system. If just one of those tabs does an image carousel (like
> many news or sales sites), it'll use most of a core to do so, even if
> hidden.
> I thought I had problems with one tab out of 10 or so in Firefox
> crashing and turning this i7 into a mini space heater, but clearly I
> ain't seen nothing yet …
> cheers,
>  Stewart
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