Firefox slower compiling data than in Vista..
I've been trying to make Linux my only OS and have run into another snag - this time with Firefox. I realize I could try Opera or Chrome but for this thread I'm concerned with Firefox.
I still dual-boot and while I've always notice that Firefox doesn't scroll as smoothly as it does in Vista, this latest issue is a concern:
I'm on the BOD for a different club forum (hobby) and need to print a list of the new registrants for various reasons. Firefox initially presents the list in portrait mode but I need it to be in landscape. Generating the initial "print preview" then changing the "print preview" from portrait to landscape takes substantially longer than in Vista on the same box...it's 30-40 seconds in Vista and nearly 2 minutes in Linux - that's a huge difference!!
As I mentioned it's a dual boot so the hardware is the same and it shouldn't involve the HPLIP service as it's a preview.
I don't know if this is an openSuse issue, Kernel issue or something else.
Linux 126.96.36.199-0.3-desktop i686
openSUSE 11.3 (i586)
4.4.4 (KDE 4.4.4) "release 2"
GeForce 6150SE nForce 430
2D driver: nvidia
3D driver: NVIDIA 256.35
AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6000+
Total memory (RAM): 2.8 GiB
Free memory: 1.5 GiB (+ 1,004.2 MiB Caches)
Free swap: 2.0 GiB