[CentOS] browsers slowing Centos 7 installation to a crawl

Mon Aug 5 19:33:18 UTC 2019
mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

Richard wrote:
>> Date: Monday, August 05, 2019 13:38:49 -0400
>> From: mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us>
>>> Richard wrote:
>>> Does the system slow down when you have your internet connection
>>> enabled, but aren't explicitly using it (i.e., not using a browser)? If
>>> so, look at the netstat output (as root) to see what's going on. You
>>> may have some process that runs when the connection is enabled that is
>>> taking up system/network resources.
>>> Separately, turn off javascript in the browser you are using and
>>> see if that has an effect.
>> Javascript - if you're using firefox, install NoScript last week.
> NoScript selectively blocks javascript, it doesn't turn it off --
> which for testing purposes, at least, is the goal.
> In ff -- about:config - then enter "javascript" in the search line
> and set "javascript.enabled" to false.
> With chrome this can be done in the advanced settings section, under
> "site settings".

Right... but it also prevents the site's javascript from loading 15 other
pages, including doubleclick, or gigya (really?) or adserver....