[Arm-netbook] Gigabytes for tabs despite power down.

David Niklas doark at mail.com
Mon Jun 26 16:55:17 BST 2017

On Sun, 25 Jun 2017 13:35:19 +0100
Wookey <wookey at wookware.org> wrote:

> On 2017-06-25 07:28 -0400, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> > On Sat, Jun 24, 2017 at 09:50:06PM -0400, Christopher Havel wrote:  
> > > In my experience, there are few things in life slower than
> > > Chrome/Chromium after restoring a previous session...  
> > 
> > I use firefox.  It seems to do lazy restoration of tabs, which makes
> > it somewhat more performant.  
> Indeed. I have significant experience of this as I operate the same
> way as Luke, so have hundreds of tabs in 50-odd windows at any one
> time.

If only there was a better option...

> > I should try Chromium sometime.  Chrome itself is no longer supported
> > on 32-bit Linux.  
> I have not used chromium enough to determine if it better in this
> 'slowdown' regard. 

I have, chromium uses lots of memory, just like FF. It has even worse
troubles when it comes to more than 10 yabs. As for a slowdown over the
course of several days, I've not tried it because of the above problems.

> > I hate the way there aren't any cross-browser bookmarks.  Another
> > form of lock-in.  
> If you are OK with remote bookmarks then you can use them from both
> chromium and firefox (e.g. google bookmarks), and it's quite easy to
> transfer them in either direction, but I don't know of a local, open,
> bookmark-store mechanism.

XBEL is an xml format for bookmarks. Elinks can use it, I don't know
about FF or chromium.



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