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thanks, that fixed it. i didn't think it was blurry, but it was definitely "different".

so i guess if that option is still enabled, flash player, etc. still use gpu acceleration?
I am hoping so.
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My Firefox looks like this right now:



I used Firefox 4 UI fixer to remove the orange firefox thing and put it as a button near the adress bar, and put the file, view, tools... menu after the adress bar (it's in french here), save some vertical space but unfortunately it's not as convenient and it's on a whitish background which makes it stand out unfortunately. The add-on also allowed me to move my two add-on icons from the add-on bar next to the search box, unfortunately linkification doesn't work with FF 4 so no icon. Tabs are now in the aero transparent space which make them a bit hard to distinguish but if you put them on the bottom it's the menu which becomes transparent so it's even worse. I also noticed the text isn't as black as it used to be like a lot of people here, and disabling hardware acceleration doesn't change anything.
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post #163 of 386
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Many people are finding that if they install this over RC2 that they have to uninstall and reinstall Final in order to get it to work as advertised.



gfx.direct2d.disabled needs to be changed to true.

Important: the option called "Use hardware acceleration when available" remains enabled, so I think that it's unrelated.
Where do I find that gfx.direct2d setting? I don't see it in firefox in Options???
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Where do I find that gfx.direct2d setting? I don't see it in firefox in Options???

Type about:config in the address bar.
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Where do I find that gfx.direct2d setting? I don't see it in firefox in Options???
Type about:config the adress bar then gfx.direct2d in filter, and double-click on it to set it to true, unfortunately that doesn"t change anything for me.
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Thanks mate. (only saw your reply now)



At the end of the address bar.
No. The Refresh button not the Home button.
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Between the address bar and the search bar (edit, someone answered that already), it turns to "Stop" during refreshing. Since I almost always prefer to use keyboard shortcuts, I don't mind that.

I can't help but notice they tried to mimic Opera as close in function as possible (save for tab grouping)... even moreso than the early screenshots let on.
Ahhhh, thanks didn't see it. +1 REP.

Edit- I guess Mods can't get repped???
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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
It's March 23 down under...?

When you posted that, it was March 22nd easily.

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Any Peacekeeper benchmark?
Try using a benchmark that actually shows real world performance?

It's like not buying a CPU because of sub-par SuperPi performance, chances are, you won't be running ancient x87 code on that CPU just like how you probably won't be running the stuff they run on Peacekeeper.

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Uhh, FF 3.6 does this stuff. I have run into both, and its doing both. Its nothing new. What I want is for it to load pages as fast as chrome and IE8. And resolve all those issues where you have to use IE8 cause FF isn't supported by the website.
According to Toms hardware, Firefox 3.6 is faster at loading pages than Chrome...Chrome has good javascript performance but is lacking elsewhere.
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Ouch, loved Firefox 4 up until I started up my BOINC client. Now FF is lagging bad. FF3 never did this
 
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Ouch, loved Firefox 4 up until I started up my BOINC client. Now FF is lagging bad. FF3 never did this
I wonder if that has to do with the gpu acceleration settings?

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thanks, that fixed it. i didn't think it was blurry, but it was definitely "different".

so i guess if that option is still enabled, flash player, etc. still use gpu acceleration?
Yes same here - at first it was blurry, then I updated gpu drivers and it looked "ok" but somehow "different" and it was just slight enough to bug my eyes out... so after disabling it the text appears fine to me now
    
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