Even though I have 16 GB of memory, Firefox sometimes eats up lots of it and/or lots of CPU when I have many windows and tabs open.
It's impossible to find the high consuming tabs. Give us a command or display to identify which tabs are the highest resource hogs.
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While there is nothing as easy as what you're describing, Firefox now has a "Power" profiler that allows you to record the activity of a tab and understand its Power usage:
Make sure if you enable this to select the "Power" setting.
There is an internal page with the address about:processes that -- at least on Windows -- allows you to see Memory and CPU usage per process, and lists which tabs are in that process. Starting in Firefox 108, Shift+Esc opens that internal page.
Hey @D4732 ,
Following up to see if our Tab Unloading feature addresses what you're looking for. Learn more here: https://firefox-source-docs.mozilla.org/browser/tabunloader/
Looking forward to hearing more of your thoughts.
Unfortunately about:processes doesn't work for you if you have something like this:https://staticblitz.com (63021, cross-origin isolated)You can't find it neither in the tabs list (because this domain is not open), nor in the about:debugging#/runtime/this-firefox because this worker (or what is it actually?) is registered to another domain.
You can't even copy its name because somebody set user-select: none to the whole about:processes table without ability to copy information in any other way.So it is working somewhere, eating up to 100% of CPU and I have no other way to kill it than closing my tabs one by one and hoping that it works.
Related idea here: Energy saving tabs
@adsdfads- you may want to file a bug about this in Bugzilla - I'm sure the team would be interested to know about the limitations there if they're not already aware.
Google Chrome has this feature. I wish it was available on Firefox,
Filed a bug: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1879106
@raindrops You're talking about this, correct?