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I imagine that red arrow would get annoying after awhile. tongue.gif

lol
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arrow? what red arrow? all i get is a hunk of blue hot air balloon telling me that they are sorry, the video is unavailable in my area. that's discrimination. i demand a red arrow. i demand a video. i am a citizen of the USA! i have rights!

 

ah, well. the local red arrows over here in the UK are better than that one anyway. :D

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Wondering myself about new versions of WF. I've decided to standardize on WF for my new OS install because 64-bit Mozilla Firefox is probably not quite ready for prime time, and Pale Moon, while nice, is branching off more and more and a couple of extension incompatibilities are getting harder to keep on top of.

TBH though compared to my G3258, somehow WF feels a tad bit sluggish compared to PM running on it. Could just be bad heatsinking though; am still shaking down my 4690K, heh.

Since I now have 32 GB of RAM, I made a 4 GB RAMdisk and moved the Waterfox cache to that, seems to have made things a bit snappier. Also takes some of the load off my SSD, which is good. smile.gif
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Anyone here try v43.0 TestBuild 3? See: https://www.reddit.com/r/waterfox/comments/3ytgf5/waterfox_430_test_build_3_performance_fix/

Looks to be on the cusp of release.
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MrAlex, how soon can you move on this? I've just found out that FF 41+ actually block HTML5 video properly on Youtube whereas <41 do not, and WF's codebase is currently on FF 40.
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With the release of FF 64-bit, is WF a better browser than it?
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waterfox is a lot more optimised that the x64 firefox releases, x64 is a bit of an afterthought for mozilla, they concentrate more on x86. but they're not too shabby. you can try them both & decide which one works best for you. firefox will be coming out with the newer e10s multi-process code enabled soon (it is in the nightly alphas & newer betas with mixed results), so mr. alex will have to catch up on that aspect.

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waterfox is a lot more optimised that the x64 firefox releases, x64 is a bit of an afterthought for mozilla, they concentrate more on x86. but they're not too shabby. you can try them both & decide which one works best for you. firefox will be coming out with the newer e10s multi-process code enabled soon (it is in the nightly alphas & newer betas with mixed results), so mr. alex will have to catch up on that aspect.

That's what I thought. I hope that e10 will be implemented sooner than expected though. I mean it was present a couple of versions ago already.
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it's off by default i hear, but you can turn it back on with some cryptic variables in about:config. it's buggier in the releases tho, so caveat emptor. it's working reasonably well in the nightly alpha build, but still a bit buggy with multiple processes enabled rather than the default 1. haven't tried the betas. if you use the betas or alphas they have turned e10s off & you have to do some about:config tricks rather than a option tick box to get it working again, due to some changes that break it for some users. (i generally use the firefox nightly (alphas) unless it's broken, then i revert to waterfox till they fix it.

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Ok, gotcha.

I'm having an issue with WF 40.1.0 now. I'm trying to play YouTube videos from LinusTechTips and the highest quality I get is 360p. And I see a link in the settings gear icon of the Youtube video for "missing options". The link redirects to this URL: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/6322658?p=missing_quality&rd=1

This doesn't make sense because when I try it on another computer with WF with the same version, I get the list of qualities up to 1080p. What gives?

Additionally, when I go to https://www.youtube.com/html5 on the problem computer, it says that it does not support H.264 and MSE & H.264 while on the working computer it supports all 6 listed protocols. The extensions are all the same on both WF instances.
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