[techtalk] netscape woes

Caitlyn Martin caitlyn at netferrets.net
Tue Nov 9 16:30:45 EST 1999

Hi, Sha,

I had major problems with the Gnome/Enlightenment/Netscape combos.
Switching to KDE fixed 90% of them.


> I'm using Rh 6.0 with Gnome/Enlightenment on an i686
> with 130 megs of RAM. I need multiple browser windows
> open most of the day, and I'm using Navigator 4.7 with
> strong encryption. I've disabled Java. most of the
> sites I use are fairly barebones, and I don't load
> images until I need them, but it's still a constant
> hair-puller. Periodically I'll hear the rumble of
> frantic disk access, the entire GUI will switch to
> geological time, and I'll have to switch machines,
> telnet in, kill all my netscape processes remotely,
> and start over. It's getting ridiculous.
> Can anyone suggest advice or diagnostic tricks? Should
> I ditch Gnome/Enlightenment? Go back to an older
> Netscape?

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