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how many tabs and/or how man instances?

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I'm stuck at ver 88. Starting with 89 I seem to be limited to around 150 total tabs across all open windows (even if only one is open). Total lockup of the desktop (KDE in linux) It hadn't been a problem, I just shut off auto update.

Now websites are whining about me running an older browser and some are even refusing to let me in. So I thought ok, I'll run multiple instances and keep the total number of tabs low. 5 instances work fine, the 6th starts to act a bit flaky, 7+ is a total lockup of the desktop (KDE in linux).

Even if I can manage to kill the last instance, its corpse remains on screen.

So I'm back to ver 88 with no solution. Is there a way around these limits? When I'm doing development I often have more than 600 tabs open. Eventually some will get closed, but I can't very well get much done if the browser is just going to lock everything up.

I'm stuck at ver 88. Starting with 89 I seem to be limited to around 150 total tabs across all open windows (even if only one is open). Total lockup of the desktop (KDE in linux) It hadn't been a problem, I just shut off auto update. Now websites are whining about me running an older browser and some are even refusing to let me in. So I thought ok, I'll run multiple instances and keep the total number of tabs low. 5 instances work fine, the 6th starts to act a bit flaky, 7+ is a total lockup of the desktop (KDE in linux). Even if I can manage to kill the last instance, its corpse remains on screen. So I'm back to ver 88 with no solution. Is there a way around these limits? When I'm doing development I often have more than 600 tabs open. Eventually some will get closed, but I can't very well get much done if the browser is just going to lock everything up.

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I began to have RAM issues with version 91. Others have RAM issues with 4 times the RAM that I have. I occasionally get high CPU usage as well, probably because of the RAM problem. I don't know whether anyone actually knows what the problem(s) is (are). The article linked below may be a starting point. I have added a blank space to the other link.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/firefox-uses-too-much-memory-or-cpu-resources https://unix.stackexchange. com/questions/321997/debugging-high-near-total-cpu-memory-usage-of-web-content-application-on-lin

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