Mark Tomlinson

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Monday, April 10, 2006

This May Help Your Firefox Memory Leak

This May Help Your Firefox Memory Leak: " 1. Open Firefox and go to the Address Bar. Type in about:config and then press Enter.
2. Right Click in the page and select New -> Boolean.
3. In the box that pops up enter config.trim_on_minimize. Press Enter.
4. Now select True and then press Enter.
5. Restart Firefox."

Very nice. I saw it drop from 60 mb to <5 mb when it minimizes. It did not immediately jump back to 60 mb either when restored.