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jj2007

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Slimjet is a bug
« Reply #30 on: October 28, 2019, 07:37:30 PM »
After a few hours of browser session - how is it possible to write 12 GIGABYTES to disk?? :sad:
I am back to Firefox now. We'll see.

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Re: Professional bugs
« Reply #31 on: October 28, 2019, 08:01:06 PM »
Is it a cache issue, just overwrite old data.
For example 500 Mb cache, 32 Gb IO/Write Bytes by now with Vivaldi.
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Re: Professional bugs
« Reply #32 on: October 28, 2019, 09:13:48 PM »
It may be a "cache issue", Timo, but it will still kill your SSD. Same for WhatsApp, normally it stays at a few hundred MB of disk writing - still way too much for a text-based application. Right now I see it has sparked to over 2 GB. Why? There is no excuse for such behaviour.

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« Reply #33 on: November 13, 2019, 09:35:15 PM »
Another professional bug :thumbsup:

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Re: Professional bugs
« Reply #34 on: July 12, 2020, 02:37:43 AM »
Flash, yeah....!

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Firefox is a professional bug
« Reply #35 on: July 18, 2020, 06:01:26 AM »
Every two days or so Firefox complains that it cannot update (same for Thunderbird btw).

Why, dear Mozilla developers, aren't you able to download that stupid stub and ask the user for the admin password when you launch it?

And why does Firefox fail the installation every now and then, without any warning that something went wrong?

Disgusting :cool:

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Re: Professional bugs
« Reply #36 on: July 18, 2020, 06:31:48 AM »
Hi Jochen,

Can you try the portable version?

https://portableapps.com/apps/internet/firefox_portable

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Re: Professional bugs
« Reply #37 on: July 18, 2020, 07:02:12 AM »
Hi Erol, is it any different? I suppose it's the same codebase...

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« Reply #38 on: July 18, 2020, 07:05:07 PM »
I'll kick Firefox into the dustbin now. This is the second or third time that I installed the latest version, and a day later the bloody bug complains that it can't update to the latest version. Now I've check the version numbers - I had controlled yesterday, it was 78.0.2, the absolutely latest one. Today it's back to 77.0.1, folks, and there is the whining box again, "Firefox can't update to the latest version". But you can silently revert to the previous one, dumb piece of s**t, right?

Back to Slimjet. It will trash my harddisk with GB's of writing for no particular purpose, but at least it works. Professional bugs, all of them :cool:

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Re: Professional bugs
« Reply #39 on: July 18, 2020, 07:41:58 PM »
Put some more memory into the box, it will solve a myriad of evils for you.
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Re: Professional bugs
« Reply #40 on: July 18, 2020, 07:42:58 PM »
Hi Jochen,

Yesi, it's the same codebase but a compact version not requiring a setup. The portable version is self extracting archive.

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Re: Professional bugs
« Reply #41 on: July 18, 2020, 09:11:49 PM »
Put some more memory into the box, it will solve a myriad of evils for you.

So what is the logical link between not having enough physical memory and Firefox reverting to a previous version?

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« Reply #42 on: July 18, 2020, 11:11:57 PM »
Probably none but over time your comments about problems with the machine you are using all point to the same problem, not enough memory and heavy dependence on the swap file. I know desktops are different but the win7 box I have has 32 gig and its an old gen 4 processor, my current win10 box has 64 gig and with the availability of 16 gig single simms, my next box may end up with 128 gig in it. Everything runs well and you never use the swap file.
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Re: Professional bugs
« Reply #43 on: July 19, 2020, 12:39:54 AM »
So if Firefox is forced to use the swap file, it reverts to a previous version?

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« Reply #44 on: July 19, 2020, 02:06:05 AM »
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Don't know and don't care as I don't use FireFox.  :tongue:
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