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"Task Manager" addon for Firefox? [closed]

"Task Manager" addon for Firefox? [closed]

Are there any addons for Firefox that can replicate the performance monitoring of Task Manager in Windows - seeing memory and CPU used - but for all the tabs in the current Firefox session?

Asked by: Guest | Views: 48
Total answers/comments: 3
Guest [Entry]

"StatusbarEx is a Firefox extension that will show system information on the statusbar of Firefox, such as the memory usage of system & Firefox itself, network speed, system power status, etc.

However, it doesn't work 'tab specific'. since Firefox (unlike other web browsers) is using threads instead of processes to open tabs. I doubt this is possible at all."
Guest [Entry]

"XUL Profiler is an awesome extension that can point out extensions and client side JS gone bananas CPU-wise. It does not work on a per-tab basis, but per-script (or so). You can normally relate those .js scripts to your tabs or extensions by hand.

It is also worth mentioning that Google Chrome has built-in a really good task manager that gives memory and CPU usage per tab, extension and plugin.

[XUL Profiler] is a Javascript profiler. It
shows elapsed time in each method as a
graph, as well as browser canvas zones
redraws to help track down consuming
CPU chunks of code.

Traces all JS calls and paint events
in XUL and pages context. Builds an
animation showing dynamically the
canvas zones being redrawn."
Guest [Entry]

"As of this Super User question:

StatusbarEx is a Firefox extension that will show system information on statusbar of Firefox, such as the memory usage of system & Firefox itself, network speed, system power status, etc.

However, it doesn't work 'tab specific'. since Firefox (unlike other web browsers) is using threads instead of processes to open tabs. I doubt this is possible at all."