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#1
Firefox 3 Release Candidate 1, a preview release of Mozilla's next generation Firefox browser, is out for download. Although this is a public preview of the new Firefox code, it is aimed at developers and early adopters. Download it in 45 languages from here. See What's New in Firefox 3 for more details.

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I have only 3 issues with Firefox, and none of them were addressed with the new firefox.

1. Firefox is relatively slow.
2. You can't disable new windows (tabs only no matter what, plz).
3. No anti-aliasing for normal text sizes. - Whoops, nevermind. It does now :)
 
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firefox is fast for me:confused:

did you do the speed mod
 
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what speed mod?
 
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there is a firefox hack thread on here somewhere
 

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I have only 3 issues with Firefox, and none of them were addressed with the new firefox.


2. You can't disable new windows (tabs only no matter what, plz).
you can change that in options. its been there for a loooong time.
 
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I have only 3 issues with Firefox, and none of them were addressed with the new firefox.

1. Firefox is relatively slow.
2. You can't disable new windows (tabs only no matter what, plz).
3. No anti-aliasing for normal text sizes. - Whoops, nevermind. It does now :)
I disabled new windows. All new window links open in new tabs. Try Tab mix plus, it's a great extension.
 

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oh i may have gotten him backwards, do you mean you want tabs only, or windows only?
 
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oh i may have gotten him backwards, do you mean you want tabs only, or windows only?
Whateer it is he can change it to suit.
 
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Firefox is a little slower than IE for me but its soo much better.
 
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looks good... just installed it.... cant wait for the official release... then maybe all my addons will b compatible.
only a few i have installed aren't & they aint that important at the moment.

oh, & for the record... firefox is WAY faster for me than IE... the only thing thats a little slower is it starting up... but its not slow enough for me 2 complain... + 3 may fix that a bit more!!!
 

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all my addons are compatible, although i dont use many. i was on beta 5, and the auto update took me to RC1.
 
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Firefox 3 RC

Freakin Great! I'm loving it, and liking the interface
 
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the only addons that dont work for me are:

fasterfox
hyperwords
piclens
tab x

other than that everything works great.....

just wondering... if anyone knows about the pipelining performance mod... there's an additional line which mentions pipelining ssl connections.... i left that disabled coz i was unsure whether it may send multiple connections while im paying for something with my cred card or something... if anyone knows otherwise please let me know, otherwise i'll leave it disabled.....
 

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Yeah i like this one, feels much more responsive.

Cheers
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I'll probably download this, if people say it's stable.
 
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I should mention I'm using the mac version of Firefox 3 rc, I'll try the pc version as soon as I fire up my PC.
 
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I should mention I'm using the mac version of Firefox 3 rc, I'll try the pc version as soon as I fire up my PC.
OK the PC version is the same, I guess I should have expected that
 

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the memory leaks are apparently still not fixed
 
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I like this version. I just dont like how Google Toolbar doesnt work :( it was my old mod on FF.. I hope google makes one soon.
 

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#24
I have only 3 issues with Firefox, and none of them were addressed with the new firefox.

1. Firefox is relatively slow.
2. You can't disable new windows (tabs only no matter what, plz).
3. No anti-aliasing for normal text sizes. - Whoops, nevermind. It does now :)
go to speed test and check your connection, it could be the extentions you were running aswell.

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