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i was kinda hoping the firefox 4 beta in linux would be as good as the beta in windows, i've been quite dissapointed in the new firefox in linux, i was quite impressed with it in windows.

it is almost chrome(chromium) have switched places, chrome use to be great in windows and firefox was lacking, now i find chrome in windows to be lacking and awesome in linux lol.

anyone have any ideas or suggestions?

the main problem i have with FF in linux, is its rendering speeds, it seems sluggish and slow, especially in the javascripting imho.
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Running both chromium and firefox nightlies, they're virtually the same (speed) to me.

Chromium lacks key features to use it the "only" browser in Linux (e.g. can't add SSL exceptions without jumping through hoops).

I stand quite opposite to you, despite Chromium's great development, it still isn't a viable solution to be anything besides a backup browser to me. Missing some necessities, but besides that I can say each browser has their strong points.

Without a doubt you can tell that Firefox values their Windows marketshare much more than Linux, though.
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I can't say I find the Linux build of FF4 to be all that sluggish. It's actually usable, unlike 3.6.
    
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