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Firefox > ALL
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I take it you havent tried Opera :O. lol

I had used FF for years, and tried Opera.. Immediately fell in love with the feel of the browser, and its faster than FF2.
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Have you tried FF3 RC2?

FF pwns everything, ease of use, addons everywhere.... perfect...
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Have you tried FF3 RC2?

FF pwns everything, ease of use, addons everywhere.... perfect...
Waiting for the full version.

Also, the thing is.. Opera is Firefox WITH the extensions basically.. To get the functionality of Opera with Firefox, you have to install things.. Now, FF still has some uses for me, such as Down Them All!, but other than that I have noticed Opera to start up faster, and operate more smoothly.. I may try RC2 if I remember though.
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I used to love Opera, the i reformatted and went back to good Ol firefox and found some nice plugins... Like mouse Gestures and speed dial.

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I used to love Opera, the i reformatted and went back to good Ol firefox and found some nice plugins... Like mouse Gestures and speed dial.

heres a Pic
Like I said, Opera is Firefox with the extensions already on it.,
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Firefox is way ahead of all the other browsers. They are even creating open platforms for web apps with Prisim, which will compete against Flash/Moonlight. We need this because Flash dominates and does a very poor job of it, causing our browsers (regardless of OS) to crash with bewildering mystery. The anti-phishing technologies are superb. Yes Firefox's extension makes it the browser it is, because it was designed that way to keep open source in mind. This is a concept Opera & IE7 can benefit from.

IE7: I don't know why the IE7 users torture themselves with ad/spyware infested pages & limited customization ability. This means tool bars on top of tool bars. There's a performance advantage where you get thread based tab rendering with IE7 & Opera, but it's too small to notice.
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Mozilla quietly changed the Firefox 3 RC1 installation routine in a way that it makes Firefox your default browser automatically
My RC1 and RC2 installations both prompted me to make it default.

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I used to love Opera, the i reformatted and went back to good Ol firefox and found some nice plugins... Like mouse Gestures and speed dial.

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meh, I didn't really like speed dial, but I'll try it out (hopefully it doesn't slow my firefox down to opera speeds
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My RC1 and RC2 installations both prompted me to make it default.


meh, I didn't really like speed dial, but I'll try it out (hopefully it doesn't slow my firefox down to opera speeds
Speed dial + gesture is the fastest way to get to web pages ive seen yet.. Until you can just think it..

But of course, if you met in actual speed.. Havent used FF3, but Opera is fast as is (faster than FF2)
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But of course, if you met in actual speed.. Havent used FF3, but Opera is fast as is (faster than FF2)
If you think Opera is fast now, just wait until 9.5 comes out. I've been using the beta, though it does have issues with certain websites at the moment. I can't wait for Opera 10.
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