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Old 02-24-12, 12:16 AM   #8
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Default Re: Native Firefox performance vs Firefox in VirtualBox

Okay, I think I found it. Running Firefox under the logged in user seems fine, but running Firefox as a different user (what I usually do) shows the massive performance problem. Must be X11 pixmap caching or X11 quirk or something. $DISPLAY is :0 for both accounts.

It also seems to be a long standing problem with Firefox vs nVidia drivers:

Does Nouveau support triple-head + rotation?
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