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i've been using FF3 for about 30 minutes now and i can already see how much more responsive it is than IE

it made my interwebz fastur!!!!!

can't wait for some 3.0 skins to come out!
Really? I was comparing side by side with IE6 and didn't see any speed boost or better responsiveness at all.

Edit: It looks like page elements display as they open in FF and the elements display when everything is downloaded in IE6. The net result is that the page is done loading right about the same time, but FF seems to give the illusion that it's opening faster because you're seeing more loads.
Edited by e_dogg - 6/17/08 at 4:25pm
     
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yes it does make interwebz fastur lol
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Originally Posted by A Russian :D View Post
because it does not give me "not responding" crap
that... and its faster, more reliable (I guess its the same as quoted above), password remembering is better (imo at least), and it has addons and themes which are fun to play around with.
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Middle click the link.
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I don't find FF faster at all unless I go through all the recommended tweaks. There difference is minor and not worth the hassle. Funny thing is, I'm using it now to be bar of the in crowd.
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has anyone figured out how to disable the 'outline' effect when clicking a link?
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Anyone who thinks Firefox is fast has obviously never used Opera.
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Anyone who thinks Firefox is fast has obviously never used Opera.
Maybe Opera will be my next browser adventure...so far I'm not impressed by Firefox. So far it doesn't seem to be any better than IE at all. Granted I've only used it for about a half hour now, but still not really excited about it...maybe it will grow on me.
     
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to open a new tab double click the tab bar where there isn't a tab open see below


adblock plus is a great extension this is one of the main reasons why i still use firefox over IE
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Maybe Opera will be my next browser adventure...so far I'm not impressed by Firefox. So far it doesn't seem to be any better than IE at all. Granted I've only used it for about a half hour now, but still not really excited about it...maybe it will grow on me.
Have you tried downloading extensions or themes? Vanilla firefox is very plain, pretty much useless and boring, once you get some extensions and themes, you'll realize how great Firefox is.

Another way to open up a new tab is to click the scroll wheel over a link.
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