Computer freezes up when looking at webpages with AJAX (e.g., digg.com)

Bug #172725 reported by Shannon VanWagner on 2007-11-29
This bug report is a duplicate of:  Bug #81858: Digg.com slows down the browser. Edit Remove
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Bug Description

OS: Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy on Dell Inspiron 2650 laptop
Browser: Firefox 2.0.0.10

Bug: Every so often my computer will completely freeze up when I am working on a webpage with AJAX.

For example, I try to submit a story at digg.com and then after about 3 minutes, while trying to edit the submission, the computer freezes up.

I've also encountered the "a script on this page is causing problems (|stop script| or |continue|)" prompt while using digg.com

Thanks!

Shannon VanWagner

Yves Junqueira (yves.junqueira) 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 #81858, 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. Feel free to continue to report any other bugs you may find.

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