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I say this once a day on these forums.
Opera is just soo much more thought out then Firefox or IE.
Opera was the first to do everything Firefox does including tabs.

They're pretty much the same thing now but I stick only with Opera because when you click to make a new tab, it opens next to the active tab instead of opening at the very end. can anyone tell me if the new Firefox has this option?
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Originally Posted by darkcloud89 View Post
Anyone who thinks Firefox is fast has obviously never used Opera.
Wow, you weren't kidding. I went ahead and installed Opera and that's a speed difference that I can see!!!

Plus it's way better looking than Firefox IMO. It also imported my bookmarks and such too.
     
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Originally Posted by mbp View Post
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
Once you fill the tab bar you can't do that anymore, but in Opera and IE7 the button is always there.
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They're pretty much the same thing now but I stick only with Opera because when you click to make a new tab, it opens next to the active tab instead of opening at the very end. can anyone tell me if the new Firefox has this option?
I just tried it and the tab opened at the end of the tabs.
     
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post #45 of 58
adblock, noscript and greasemonkey....three extensions you will LOVE


and "restore session" for the win!


edogg, restart your computer then hit the mozilla icon, it will ask if you want to restore your previous browsing session.

Mighty helpful if you lose power or have to reboot, then you dont have to search for the page you were on!
    
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adblock, noscript and greasemonkey....three extensions you will LOVE


and "restore session" for the win!


edogg, restart your computer then hit the mozilla icon, it will ask if you want to restore your previous browsing session.

Mighty helpful if you lose power or have to reboot, then you dont have to search for the page you were on!
Hmm that sounds useful. Though the power doesn't go out here very often.

I dunno, after playing around with Opera for a few minutes, I think I might be an Opera convert. Honestly, the speed, look, and feel in Opera was kinda what I was expecting from Firefox. I'm still gonna give FF a fair shake, but I'm not "wowed" by it like I am Opera.
     
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post #47 of 58
IMO:

FireFox is faster, has a nicer interface, uses less memory, and experiences much less (almost no) crashing and errors compared to Internet Explorer. The download manager is better for keeping track of files. I switched to FF in 2004 and rarely ever use IE.
    
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post #48 of 58
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Anyone who thinks Firefox is fast has obviously never used Opera.
Psh nobody in an FF discussion would want to use opera.
post #49 of 58
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Originally Posted by Phalanx1 View Post
Psh nobody in an FF discussion would want to use opera.
I just did and like it way better than FF. I think I might keep FF around simply for the download manager. But beyond that, I'm not impressed with FF...
     
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Originally Posted by e_dogg View Post
Wow, you weren't kidding. I went ahead and installed Opera and that's a speed difference that I can see!!!
Glad to hear it. Be sure to check the link to the Opera Club thread in my sig for some nice Opera tips & tricks.
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