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Originally Posted by Scorpion87 View Post
go to about:config -> search for gfx.direct2d.disabled -> set to TRUE and restart firefox, then everything should be readable normal.
Thank you! so the jagged text was because of direct X gpu acceleration being turned on?

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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.
I was using Chrome for the majority of tasks lately - you are right no script FF version is a BEAST glad this is finally released as most of the bugs forced me to stop using it for my daily browser...

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The new menu system is going to take some getting used to but I like it so far. So much faster than previous versions.
Yea it will definitely break some muscle memory!! Now I need to find some way of setting up webpage zoom modes - as I hate the default zoom on various sites
    
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My text is fine. 11.3's ATI 5650.
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post #53 of 386
Loving the new interface. Although it would be hard for me to switch back to FF since I've been using Chrome when FF3 kept on giving me errors and BSOD due to some windows x64 memory cache problem. Dunno if it happens again to FF4 though. FF, Chrome, and Opera = the more the merrier!
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post #54 of 386
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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
Why is that?
They announced xmarks was going to end, but they changed their mind and it's still running. I use it too
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Just downloaded it. Text is definitely different, but not in a bad way. I like it, though it does remind me a lot of chrome (again, not a bad thing).

EDIT: Still a 97/100 on Acid3 for me.
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Apparently the developer doing Pale Moon 4.0 needs 1Gb of DDR1 in order to properly compile the project:
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Optimization of Pale Moon 4 will have to be put back a notch for a while, initially, as it seems the Firefox 4 code base has become such a monster that a fully-optimized build (with PGO, for the build-savvy) has the compile machine run out of resources during a critical stage of building (linking the XUL library). This causes incomplete and unstable/non-functional builds of the browser, which is, of course, unacceptable. This does not mean, however, that the main optimizations done in Pale Moon are abandoned, far from it. It is only the final step (execution profiling) that is very hard to pull off due to limited development hardware. To solve this issue, I will need to get a machine with 4GB of RAM or more set up for the build process to be completely optimized the way it is currently done with 3.x.
http://www.palemoon.org/pm4-dev.shtml

I think this is what he's running: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16883108197
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My text is fine. 11.3's ATI 5650.
Hmmm maybe I just needed to update my drivers lemme check...
    
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Trying it now. Yeah, the text seems a little less bolded or something. Not that I don't like it though.
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Overall I'm not impressed. As a former Firefox cheerleader (and now a Chrome user) I can't help but feel like Firefox is becoming the new IE, meanwhile IE is going in the opposite direction with version 9 and being as svelte as possible.
    
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Hmmm maybe I just needed to update my drivers lemme check...

Hrrmf!

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Trying it now. Yeah, the text seems a little less bolded or something. Not that I don't like it though.
Tried and compared- I like the Direct X turned off instead - something about the driver enhanced text just didn't sit well with my eyes.

But yes, updating my gpu driver definitely fixed the default issue - but for readability I disabled it anyways. Maybe I am wrong and am seeing things though who knows?
    
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