The not-so official firefox 3 thread.

Discussion in 'The Edge of the Forum' started by Pizzaroo, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. Pizzaroo
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    here you can talk about FireFox3. nothing much happened... except that it now runs awesomely faster than IE.
     
  2. gizmo_gal

    gizmo_gal QWEEN of the RadioActive Force!!!

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    This should/could be in the General Area...it'll be buried in record timing in the Testing Area...
     
  3. Heran Bago

    Heran Bago Where do puyo come from?

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    I downloaded the linux version. It's a .tar.gz source which is fine but there's no config or make file. I can't install it without getting some weird libs first.

    So fuck firefox 3 till it's in the official repositories. =P
     
  4. Pizzaroo
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    oh.... *waits until this thread goes into the 2nd page of the testing area*
     
  5. cosmo2389

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    Oh goodness... I don't really care for the way it looks... I like the old style better...

    Oh and I hate the automatic favorites search thing that drops down anytime you type anything into the address bar... I have tried to figure out how to disable it, but thus far have been unsuccessful... The first person who tells me how to disable this gets a trillion and a half cool points!

    On the other hand, I like how it manages to make all the websites look "bigger"...
     
  6. distorted.freque

    distorted.freque I'm getting mixed signals here!

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    Right about...here.
    I dunno. I sort of like that function...>_> Looked at the options menu and couldn't seem to find it either. >_
     
  7. cosmo2389

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    I don't care for it because I have soooo many favorites... Just typing in dealextreme.com brings up about ten sites... The funny thing is, is that I have DX in my faves and it didn't pick up that I was wanting that site until I reached the x.... I mean... It even searches the middle of words... (Like it brought up a site with eden in the title...) It is somewhat irritating to me...
     
  8. matriculated

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    View > Toolbars > Customize > Use small icons

    makes the back button look less asstastic.
     
  9. cosmo2389

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    @matriculated

    Wow, while that was not the main thing I was looking for, it did make things looks quite a lot better on the style front!

    For that I award you 500 billion awesome points!

    Seriously, thanks for the tip, I like that much better!
     
  10. Little

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    yeah the whole address bar acting differently thing is really annoying me now -__- when trying to get to gbatemp it shows me urls of recently viewed topics rather than gbatemp itself, stupid thing
     
  11. Urza

    Urza hi

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  12. BoneMonkey

    BoneMonkey The cheese stash is a lie.

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    i'm loving the new firefox and you do feel that it is faster

    sadly lost all my bookmarks :-(
     
  13. Pizzaroo
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    yayz! i found the add-on that lets me create new tabs like IE7 instead of clicking file>add new tab.
     
  14. cosmo2389

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    Thanks so much Urza! You just scored yourself a trillion and a half useless awesome points!

    But seriously, thanks a bunch!! Now I don't have to cringe every time I use the address bar!
     
  15. .TakaM

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    not updating to ff3. [​IMG]

    not until the image resizing has an option for nearest neighbour
     
  16. gizmo_gal

    gizmo_gal QWEEN of the RadioActive Force!!!

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    Yeah, me neither. I dont wanna loose all the bookmarks I got. Or even take the time to update as I hear its not THAT different.
     
  17. DeMoN

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    Haven't noticed any difference from RC2. Don't know what I was expecting but oh well.
     
  18. Urza

    Urza hi

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    Shouldn't have expected anything outside of minor bug fixes, and possibly some small graphical changes.
     
  19. Pizzaroo
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    meh. I'm happy with it. I used to use IE and now its WAY better. searching a word by highlighting it is kool. [​IMG]
     
  20. 94dan

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    The small memory usage is awesome, too. In comparison to 2, I mean.

    And, I didn't lose any of my Bookmarks.
     
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