Firefox s Linux's best mate...

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by elmancho, Nov 10, 2008.

  1. elmancho macrumors 6502

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    Why does firefox run 10X better on Linux than ıt does on mac or PC ?
     
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    It runs just fine for me on OS X and Windows...
     
  3. elmancho thread starter macrumors 6502

    elmancho

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    Same for me, I just notıced ıt ran faster on Linux...
    Anny other ıdeas ?
     
  4. Eidorian macrumors Penryn

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    Can you define faster? Did you run arduous benchmarks or does it just feel snappier™?
     
  5. slop macrumors newbie

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    I use sidux (which is a 'bleeding edge' linux distribution) as well as Mac OS X. I can't see any difference. Firefox is pretty fast on both systems.
     
  6. elmancho thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Its excacly that: it feels snapier!
    Any ideas as to why?
     

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