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[Firefox Memory Leak

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Hi,

I recently facing an issue that the Firefox browser randomly maxed out my RAM and went unresponsive. Like the screenshot below, I am only trying to open Facebook and Instagram, 2 tabs.

I have tried to open about:memory and about:processes to monitor but it just went unresponsive and both the monitoring just hanged.

Have no idea why the Firefox process taking up so much RAM. Need help.

Hi, I recently facing an issue that the Firefox browser randomly maxed out my RAM and went unresponsive. Like the screenshot below, I am only trying to open Facebook and Instagram, 2 tabs. I have tried to open about:memory and about:processes to monitor but it just went unresponsive and both the monitoring just hanged. Have no idea why the Firefox process taking up so much RAM. Need help.
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Can you post a screenshot of the task manager performance tab?

Firefox's Project Fission:

Firefox's Project Fission: better security and more processes https://www.ghacks.net/2019/02/07/firefoxs-project-fission-better-security-and-more-processes/

Introducing Firefox’s new Site Isolation Security Architecture https://hacks.mozilla.org/2021/05/introducing-firefox-new-site-isolation-security-architecture/

You can try Firefox's Site Isolation feature Fission in Nightly now https://www.ghacks.net/2020/09/20/you-can-try-firefoxs-site-isolation-feature-fission-in-nightly-now/

Change how many processes multi-process Firefox uses https://www.ghacks.net/2016/02/15/change-how-many-processes-multi-process-firefox-uses/

Modified by jonzn4SUSE

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here you go.

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