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Re: Firefox 3

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I'm not a fan of Chrome, regardless of the EULA I just don't like the layout. The one upside of Chrome is that it plays Flash objects extremely fast. I used to play those crappy addictive Facebook games for a while there and Chrome was so much better for that than Firefox is. I don't play them anymore so Firefox all the way.

Sadly, Firefox 4 appears to be moving to this new layout where they try to give you as much screen real estate as possible and less room taken up by buttons/address bars/addons etc.

I like my Firefox the way it is!
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Re: Firefox 3

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Bonez wrote:...Firefox 4 appears to be moving to this new layout where they try to give you as much screen real estate as possible and less room taken up by buttons/address bars/addons etc.
Yeah, very true. Now I can get rid of the plug-ins I was using to achieve it :-) There will probably be add-ons or themes to get it back how you like.
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Re: Firefox 3

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Beta 7 is out. Also if you miss the traditional status bar then there's an add-on
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Re: Firefox 3

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Firefox 4 officially released. You might want to keep a copy of FF 3.6.15 handy.. there are quite a few changes which many people are not happy about. I recommend the add-on mentioned in the previous post, as well as turning off the menu item "View/Toolbars/Tabs on top" Some addons haven't caught up yet. Adblock Plus is good to go :D
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Re: Firefox 3

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I just read my post at the top of this page where I was complaining about FF4... hehe

I installed it on all my PC's the other day and LOVE it. So fast and smooth. Looks and feels great too.
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Re: Firefox 3

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Firefox 5 was released a while go. From 4.0.1 to 5?
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Got 5 ;)
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Re: Firefox 3

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Got six then? Don't people make minor versions any more.
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Re: Firefox 3

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Yep! :D
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Re: Firefox 3

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7.0.1 is out and the plan is to have version 10 out by xmas... presumably Firefox 10 will be better than IE 9 because it has a bigger number #-o
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Re: Firefox 3

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Is it just me or do others think there is a move away from minor releases to major ones? I've noticed the same thing with some of the software I use at work which used to have a X.y.z SPn and now just seems to do major releases. I suspect the work software is doing this as the underlying code architecture has changed. Wondering if FF is the same?

EDIT: Just re read your post a few back back Robbage. I don't know, maybe someone's . key broke.
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Re: Firefox 3

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On a related note... IE usage drops below 50%
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Re: Firefox 3

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Firefox 8 :roll:
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Firefox 9 =D>
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Re: Firefox 3

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Yeah, sorry I forgot to post when 9.0.1 came out. Now it lines up with latest IE major version :roll:
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