I'm one of the "target audiences" for Lubuntu, mainly that of the underpowered netbook user.
In my experience, Chromium is faster, until you start having a ton (read: 4-10) tabs open. At that point, Firefox starts to be better. Just my two cents. Cheers, James Gifford On Sat, Nov 5, 2011 at 10:51 AM, Stefano <eco.st...@fastwebnet.it> wrote: > On Sat, 5 Nov 2011 15:47:26 +0100 > "A. Andjelkovic" <andjelko...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I wanted to bring up the discussion about replacing Chromium with Firefox >> in 12.04. >> I'm not sure if this was discussed on UDS, but in my opinion, this is worth >> looking into. >> >> Firefox has reduced it's memory usage dramatically, and I'm currently >> trying out Firefox 7 as a replacement. >> I do not have detailed memory benchmarks (yet!), but I will definitely do >> some benchmarks in the near future. >> However, I'm pretty sure Firefox has better (lower) memory usage when >> having several tabs open (more than 3). >> >> Other reasons to switch: >> GTK3 >> Better desktop integration (Chromium themeing is limited and hard to >> include as default) >> >> What do you guys think? > > +1, i love firefox, chromium is too much for "dummies" ;-) > -- > Stefano <eco.st...@fastwebnet.it> > > _______________________________________________ > Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop > Post to : email@example.com > Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop > More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp > _______________________________________________ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to : firstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp