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Got firefox and I am not sure what all the hype is. Its just as slow as mozilla, tough to get mpegs to play and takes way to long to start. It does have the cool delete all button feature. Opera blows Firefox and Mozilla away, at least on my systems.
the best part of firefox is the pwnzrship of it. opera sucks. and as a linux user you have to ask yourself "opensource or shareware?"
bad things about opera-
crappy popup blocker
too many features/bloated
lack of community support
horrible rendering methods and times. maybe its just me, but with IE/FF everything worked fine. with opera on most pages it would stop loading images half-way and just stop. i left it alone to load a page for 5 minutes and it wouldnt budge(i have 3mbit DSL)
Maybe I have to play around with it some more. Ill try the extenstions and yea, I know what you mean about the images not showing up but I think ive fixed that. It loads really fast and webpages load way faster than any other browser ive tried. What the heck do I do to get mpegs and other vidoe formats to play?
On my winbloze system Opera is also faster than mozilla also. Especially downloading, Its much faster. I still really like mozilla and firefox because mozilla has some cool features like when you go to save a file and the same filename exists it dosnt revert back to the old directory after you change it, In opera it does and it pisses me off so bad and mozilla automatically switches to a newly created directory when you are saving a file. I visited the opera forums and theres no way to change that. I do like the delete all feature in Firefox like Opera has but when I need to download something I usually switch to Opera, but If im just browsing I use Mozilla, or firefox.
For me firefox is slower than IE, it keeps my prcessor running at 100% all the time, and it seems to be worse than IE in general. Any ideas? I'd like to use firefox because of all the bugs in IE, but right now its my only choice.
They say Firefox is waay faster then Mozilla. But here, Mozilla is equally as fast if not faster. And it's alot more stable. Firefox crashes on me once a week or so, Mozilla has never ever crashed on me. The only reason I use Firefox is the features (rss, the new search thingy, autoscrolling, better extension support etc...). I wish Mozilla would be updated with those features. I have used Opera but I don't like adware (especially ads that take up half my screen, that thing is enormous) and it has a very unclean interface. I admit that Opera starts way faster.