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Firefox slow since last update?

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Since an update to FF 2 days ago, a weird thing has been happening. As long as I stay in Mint, it is fine. But, if I go into Win11 to play a game, when I go back into Mint I have this problem: FF will load instantly. But trying to get onto Facebook, it just sits there. Does nothing. I can go to other sites w/o trouble, but about the only way to get onto Facebook is to close FF and then wait about 20 seconds for it to finally close. Then, when I reopen FF and click on my FB icon, it goes right in.

The first time this happened, I really didn't think much of it. But, it has done it 5 or 6 times since then....only when switching out of Win11 and into Mint.
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Re: Firefox slow since last update?

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I have noticed any change at all in Firefox vs 120.0, it is just as fast as ever, other than waiting on the soup line internet

IP speed.jpg

reread your post,
your problem is FACEBOOK,
they are slower than mud for me most of the time.
they are changing things up, and we don't like here in this house
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Re: Firefox slow since last update?

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I realize that it is only on FB, but was wondering if anyone else had the same issue.
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Re: Firefox slow since last update?

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More info and it;s getting weirder.

Now, after booting into LM, I instantly get into FF. However, if I exit FF and then try to go back in, it takes up to 2 minutes before it will finally open. After that, as many times as I exit and go back in, it is fine. There is a message that comes up in the bottom left corner, and I will get that the next time and post it to see if that helps to get this figured out.
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Re: Firefox slow since last update?

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Can you post your system info? inxi -Fxxxmprz
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Re: Firefox slow since last update?

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dave@dave-X670E-Pro-RS:~$ inxi -Fxxxmprz
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Re: Firefox slow since last update?

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Back to having to wait forever for it to connect to FB. Here is what it says on the bottom left of the screen:

Transferring data from static.xx.fbcdn.net

Once it does finally allow FB to be seen, it is fine until the next time that I have to reload LM.
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Re: Firefox slow since last update?

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So it's not a performance issue. Is it a network related issue?

Are you using a VPN / proxy? Do you have slow connections to any specific countries / regions? Maybe your ISP / government started doing something? (This happened to me a few times. They can block / throttle certain websites for a few days when there is some sensitive political issue going on.)

Do you have any browser extensions? Especially the privacy related ones, sometimes they break certain websites. Recently some of my Firefox extensions stopped working and I had to delete my profile, create a new profile and reinstall them to get them back to working.
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Re: Firefox slow since last update?

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Everything in FF is the same as when it was installed with LM with the exception of using Duck-Duck-Go.......and that was changed the same time that LM was installed. This is the only site that I have that problem with and my internet speed is very fast. I can log-on from Win11 and it is fine. I can log-on with another machine using my user name and it is fine. Just this machine has the issue.
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Re: Firefox slow since last update?

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autodctr wrote: Sat Dec 02, 2023 10:28 pm Everything in FF is the same as when it was installed with LM with the exception of using Duck-Duck-Go.......and that was changed the same time that LM was installed. This is the only site that I have that problem with and my internet speed is very fast. I can log-on from Win11 and it is fine. I can log-on with another machine using my user name and it is fine. Just this machine has the issue.
Some websites are known to slow you down if they know you are connecting from Linux. Can you try using this extension and pretend to be connecting from Windows, to see if it makes any difference?
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefo ... -switcher/
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