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I can't afford to use Chrome over Firefox for a couple of reasons...
First of all, every tab being opened in a separate process. I often have over 40 tabs open which I use every session, and bookmarks aren't really feasible to me. That ends up consuming more RAM than Firefox would 'bloat' up to.

This is one of the reasons I feel that Chromium handles many loaded tabs better. Everything being in the same process on Firefox leads to crippling CPU load on one logical core. I currently have hundreds of tabs open in Firefox, and it's unbearably slow. Chromium can handle this number without much trouble, and the extra memory it uses is not a large hindrance on a system with a lot of memory.
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Third, Chrome's caching of pages and forcing the read every time - or whatever it does - is way too bothersome for me, I often find myself having to force-refresh because the data I get is no longer relevant.

This is my biggest concern with Chromium and browsers based off of it. Loading all tabs on startup takes forever.
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The UX branch might be getting shut down. See here: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=2812229

If I understood that right, you might want to switch over to the normal Firefox. Australis is in the Beta and Aurora and Nightly versions currently.

 

That would explain why I had problems updating. I disabled the automatic Firefox updates in UX Nightly because of that. lol

 

UX Nightly is now uninstalled and now I am just using Nightly. Thank you, Deepor for giving me a "deepor" understanding of what was going on. haha :P

 

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Just tried out FF UX, seems more modern. Thanks for bringing it to light thumb.gif

 

Did you go from the latest version of Firefox to UX Nightly? If so, then what you are seeing is the new Australis theme which which was intended to come out with Firefox 25 (LOL I know!). Its history was, it went from only being in UX Nightly to then only being in UX Nightly and Nightly, and then only being in UX Nigntly, Nightly and Aurora to now (and recently) being available in Firefox Beta as well. So, it won't be long before the official final releases of Firefox (like what can be downloaded at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/) will have it.

 

Also, refer to what is discussed in the quote above. Uninstall UX Nightly and get either Nightly, Aurora or Firefox Beta.


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I use Pale Moon, which is substantially modified from the Firefox "base" so I feel less bad about keeping it. Also, Chrome feels creepy to me. When I used it it stealth updated all the time without even asking my by-your-leave, and the fact that it has a one-click no-confirmation web installer that doesn't even download an exe in the normal way is also creepy.


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