firefox 3.5 sometimes is very slow

Bug #478577 reported by Nicola on 2009-11-08
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: firefox-3.5

When you try to open the bookmarks , firefox sometimes is slow, very slow

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: amd64
CheckboxSubmission: e409b9c091b09e11a4866f8fc7a4118d
CheckboxSystem: 959d2a3317754e2ebcbd586d35a3aad0
Date: Sun Nov 8 19:27:20 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
Package: firefox-3.5 3.5.4+nobinonly-0ubuntu0.9.10.1
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=it_IT.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-14.48-generic
SourcePackage: firefox-3.5
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-14-generic x86_64
XsessionErrors:
 (gnome-settings-daemon:1563): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_propagate_error: assertion `src != NULL' failed
 (gnome-settings-daemon:1563): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_propagate_error: assertion `src != NULL' failed
 (nautilus:1614): Eel-CRITICAL **: eel_preferences_get_boolean: assertion `preferences_is_initialized ()' failed
 (polkit-gnome-authentication-agent-1:1635): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_once_init_leave: assertion `initialization_value != 0' failed

Nicola (uoldeselassie) wrote :
newacct (newacct) wrote :

There is a bug in IPv6 for DNS: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/eglibc/+bug/417757

Try the following:
go to about:config
find network.dns.disableIPv6
if it says false, right click and select toggle to change it to true

Robert K. Tompsett (n8juq) wrote :

System is extremely slow! I'm running Verizon DLS, and this is slower then Dial Up!

Micah Gersten (micahg) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. This particular bug has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug 417757, so it is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

Changed in firefox-3.5 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
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