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> Suggestions as to why evince uses so much memory would also be good, I
> worry it means something else is wrong.  Stopping compiz helps a
> little but not a lot.  While I'm complaining about memory use, firefox
> uses a lot of my RAM too (100-200 mb), suggestions to fix this or
> alternate browsers to try would be great.

Have you tried Firefox 3 Beta? Apparently they worked a lot on memory 
efficiency:

http://blog.pavlov.net/2008/03/11/firefox-3-memory-usage/

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all-beta.html


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