Is it time to jump ship with Opera?

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  1. Flame
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    i have a Chromebook. so my number one browser is Chrome.

    but on my other setups i use opera. but key employees are leaving opera. because what what ever reason.

    doesn't sound good for opera.. real shame opera was adding some nice features too.



    are you going to change from opera to something else?
     
    Last edited by Flame, Dec 5, 2016
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    I haven't used Opera in years, mostly because it seems to have really lost a lot of it's identity. I also stopped using Chrome a few months back because I realize just how much of the resources it was taking up.
    Still, Opera would be nice if it felt like the old Opera. Which is why I use Otter Browser :D
     
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    I think most people use Chrome or Firefox.

    Personally I like Firefox the most, but it can be a little troublesome at times. About Chrome, can't say much. Haven't used it as much as I have Firefox'd.
     
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    opera is real nice now.

    has built in vpn, built in adblock, addons, skins, speed dial and much more.

    and better performance then chrome too.

    :(



    i do use firefox too some times. but the problem with firefox is that the dev can one day wake up and say fuck that feature and just remove it..

    its like they have no road map what so ever. what ever goes.
     
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    Maybe I'll start using Opera from day one on my new rig :D
     
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    Running Firefox 32bits on a 64bits machine, currently 11 tabs opening, some flash on them and the ram usage its quite stable:

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    Sooo.... anyone remember Netscape Navigator? Talking about jump ship, it basically was your ship back in the day before internet explorer. :P

    What was that other one, safari web browser? Any good news on that one? :blink:
     
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    wut :|


    that was in the 90's and its soon to be 2017 things change fast.


    okay let me put it like this opera is still a great web browser... best features and one that follows the web standards the best.


    but Chinese consortium has brought it now. and its not sun shine anymore.
     
  12. ScarletDreamz

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    Take in account that, opera its not open source, take this as example:
    http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/feature/software/best-web-browser-2016-internet-3635255/
     
  13. Haloman800

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    Chrome has all the extensions I need (lastpass.com, Evernote, adblock origin, ghostery) and the interface is nice.

    However, it has a habit of uninstalling extension that you manually add. I may switch to Chromium
     
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    I use Vivaldi, works awesome, never had a problem.
    Opera's VPN wasn't just a proxy?
     
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    no, now its a full on vpn but for opera web browser only.
     
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    126 tabs, x64 on x64 :)
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    why do you use 32bit firefox?
     
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    Going to test it
     
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    I very honestly didn't know Opera was still around. I thought that thing went they way of Netscape, years ago.
     
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    Im very impressed, before the update i only could handle 2 localhost apps at the same time without freezing. Now i opened 2 localhost apps, youtube, facebook, gbatemp and whatsapp and is running like a breeze :bow::bow:
     
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    Yay my computer doesn't freeze up when I have more than 2 tabs open at once.
    xD
     
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