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post #11 of 386
Wait this isn't the RC? Official release is supposed to be March 22...
More importantly I'm waiting to see Pale Moon 4.0
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Seems very good. Using it now. I just read Tom's Hardware browser wars and was very impressed with IE 9. If it ends up being faster than Firefox 4, then I might go with it--might because I've yet to find a substitute for AdBlock Plus or DownloadHelper for IE.
    
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Not too bad, but the text seems horribly rendered (not consistant, and not easily readable). After getting an eye ache from trying to use it, I'll be switching to IE 9 for a while.

On the plus side I can grab bookmark tabs from FF4 and drag them into IE9's bar to add them as bookmarks.
Edited by trueg50 - 3/21/11 at 11:52am
    
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I rather wait for the official release tomorrow
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post #15 of 386
This is the official release......

just because it's not the 22nd doesn't mean anything.

Tom's Hardware source

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Download Firefox 4.0 Final Now a Day Early

Get it before the masses!

Firefox 4.0 may not be facing an official release until tomorrow, but the folks at Mozilla have put it in the can and it's ready for the mass market.

The download will be funneling through the official channels tomorrow as the mirrors get set up, but the final file is sitting on Mozilla's FTP right this moment. For early adopters who love to have new stuff before everyone else, you can grab it from the links below:
Firefox for Windows

Firefox for Mac

Firefox for Linux

Firefox for Linux 64-bit


Firefox 4 quietly released, official launch planned March 22

ZDnet Source

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The Mozilla team quietly released Firefox 4.0 recently though the official launch remains scheduled for tomorrow, March 22.

As noted by my colleague today, the version 4 release features a redesigned user interface, new JavaScript engine, hardware acceleration, new synchonization capabilities and up to date support for important web technologies such as HTML5 and WebGL.

The final code is based essentially on the first release candidate that shipped March 9, sans a few fixes. Bugs that surfaced later were addressed in a follow up release candidate 2 for Windows OSX and Linux that slipped out late last week.

The team plans to ship out a quick fix patch code named “Anteater†within the next two weeks if necessary. Then, a “Macaw†update is expected two to three weeks from today that will incorporate other fixes discovered during the first month of use.

The beta testing process began last June.

Edited by Tunapiano - 3/21/11 at 12:02pm
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Originally Posted by trueg50 View Post
Not too bad, but the text seems horribly rendered (not consistant, and not easily readable)
go to about:config -> search for gfx.direct2d.disabled -> set to TRUE and restart firefox, then everything should be readable normal.
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post #17 of 386
Seems fine so far. Text isnt as bold as it used to be.

Is there anything you have to do to get the anti phishing and ip blocker stuff to work in it?
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go to about:config -> search for gfx.direct2d.disabled -> set to TRUE and restart firefox, then everything should be readable normal.
My eyes thank you... though now that I have used IE9 for a bit, I might stick with it for a bit...
    
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Oh firefox how I missed you!

Been using Opera for awhile now, this just might make me switch back. I've almost forgotten how nice no script was.
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After using Chrome and IE9 for months ... doubtful that I will go back on the Mozilla band wagon . No xmarks anymorez
 
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