Firefox and Adobe Reader causing problems?

Firefox and the Adober Reader plugin is a bad mix. The plugin has the benefit that it can display PDF files “on the fly” (without loading them all first), but on our home machines, it tends to eat up a lot of memory and even crash. John Haller has written a nice piece about disabling the plugin.

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Daniel Lemire

A computer science professor at the University of Quebec (TELUQ).

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