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Post by Tyranus » Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:40 pm

I'll second the Adblock plus add on. I also liked my Aquatint Black theme and Realplayer browser record plugin which automatically detected video content and allowed you to download it as a Real video.
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Post by WPXZBP » Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:55 pm

I have DownloadHelper which apparently is Ff3 compatible. Another plugin I use is N0HR PropFire but as yet it's not Ff3 compatible.

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Post by Tyranus » Thu Jun 19, 2008 12:00 am

Yeah I've got download helper on my computer at home, and it is compatible or certainly the version I have installed is. But I've never actually used it.
Edit: spot the nerds who are up late at night on a bulletin board for scanning talking about what addons they have for the latest open source piece of software :lol:
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Post by WPXZBP » Thu Jun 19, 2008 12:06 am

Tyranus wrote:Edit: spot the nerds who are up late at night on a bulletin board for scanning talking about what addons they have for the latest open source piece of software :lol:
Hey! I resemble that remark! :P

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Post by Tyranus » Thu Jun 19, 2008 12:10 am

Yes Wes, yes you do. As do I! :D
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Post by robbage » Thu Jun 19, 2008 6:21 am

I wouldn't survive without FlashBlock. I *HATE* websites that use flash. The flash is replaced with a play button. If you want to see what it is, click the play. With all the other ad blocking plus this you don't see much advertising.
Adblock plus seems to be the one that gets talked about most on forums.
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Post by dazla » Thu Jun 19, 2008 6:53 am

I downloaded it last night, good program thus far.

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Post by robbage » Sun Jun 22, 2008 8:57 am

http://www.arcanology.com/2008/06/17/ie ... firefox-3/

The Internet Exploder team at M$ send the Firefox team an IE cake for the release of FF3. No "We surrender" note. The cake will probably mysteriously disappear a couple of hours later along with all their passwords and credit card details.

http://www.mozillazine.org/talkback.html?article=24003

Downloaded 8.3 million times in 24 hours. Expected to be an official Guinness record seeing as how the record doesn't exist yet.

http://www.computers.net/content/firefo ... rs-release

Security flaw found a few hours later, the phishing protection might not work under the right conditions but also would need the user interaction.
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Post by robbage » Thu Jul 03, 2008 7:43 pm

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Re: Firefox 3

Post by robbage » Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:47 pm

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Re: Firefox 3

Post by Tyranus » Thu Jul 02, 2009 12:05 am

It'll break my Norton add ons :(
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Re: Firefox 3

Post by robbage » Mon Oct 18, 2010 6:14 am

Firefox4 beta 6 is pretty stable. I like the new features and layout.
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Re: Firefox 3

Post by Infernal » Tue Oct 19, 2010 2:30 am

I ditched Firefox for Google Chrome a few months ago

Being Google based, saves time, i dont need a search bar or have to go to Google home page, i can just search from the URL bar

Also when i open a new tab, i have my 8 most accessed websites, and then my 6 last closed tabs

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Re: Firefox 3

Post by yorky » Tue Oct 19, 2010 8:58 am

Firefox by default the URL bar is a Google search bar :smt007

Firefox by default options can open all last tabs, heavily customisable through Tab Mix Plus. :smt055

Not to say Chrome isn't good though
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Re: Firefox 3

Post by robbage » Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:59 am

I don't use google chrome because I read the EULA.
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