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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by non-hetero, Apr 7, 2004.

  1. non-hetero

    non-hetero Member

    Joined: Jun 20, 2002 Messages: 685 Likes Received: 14
    Mozilla Firefox is a web browser. It is the best web browser I have used.

    I'm not going to go into all the specs but I'll like what -I- like about it.
    - It blocks popups
    - It has tabbed browing
    - It is very configurable
    - It is fast
    - When you view large images it scales to the size of your screen and you have a zoom button to see the whole thing.
    - It has a google search bar and you can addon other search buttons like dictionary.com/ebay.com. Just dropdown to what search engine you want.
    - Lots of extentions.
    - Lots of themes.
    - A download manager.
    - Spyware is designed to install on IE. I havn't got any spyware since I installed FireFox.



    Download:
    http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox/

    Great article walking you through installation and all the features with screen shots.
    http://www.nidelven-it.no/articles/introdu...ion_to_firebird
     
  2. Been on it for about two months now. I was very skeptic at first cause of font-smoothing issues, but now that I've sorted them out I can't even think of using anything else.
     
  3. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    i've been using it for two or three months
     
  4. non-hetero

    non-hetero Member

    Joined: Jun 20, 2002 Messages: 685 Likes Received: 14
    It's been about 5 months for me.

    I even installed it at school so I wouldn't have to use IE.
     
  5. heavyLox

    heavyLox Veteran Member

    Joined: Feb 2, 2002 Messages: 7,196 Likes Received: 17
    i like it but it has some a lot of bugs.

    the worst of which is haveing multiple tabs open , one of which contains a quicktime file. the quicktime can pop through the tabs giving you a quicktime movie from another tab plopped into/ on top of what evers in the current tab.

    but i still like it.and for several months now as well.

    hev/ up to the time, down to the minute
     
  6. <KEY3>

    <KEY3> Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 24, 2004 Messages: 6,878 Likes Received: 2
    I've been on mozilla for months.
    no looking back.
     
  7. SteveAustin

    SteveAustin Veteran Member

    Joined: Mar 12, 2002 Messages: 7,042 Likes Received: 2
    maybe I'll install this today. I'm bored outta my skull, but in all honesty I have tons of work to do...I just don't want to.
     
  8. non-hetero

    non-hetero Member

    Joined: Jun 20, 2002 Messages: 685 Likes Received: 14
    heavyLox I don't get that bug.

    I do however crash my Mozilla if I switch tabs w/o clicking cancel when it asks to upgrade my Quicktime.

    Maybe I should just upgrade quicktime :)
     
  9. I don't have heavy's bug, but I am unable to install all the dope extensions. I probably simply have to download the latest nightly build, but I know a lot of people on Macs with this issue.
     
  10. adderall

    adderall Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 10, 2003 Messages: 2,921 Likes Received: 1
    been using it since early beta stages
     
  11. diggity

    diggity Guest

    i guess that could cut into you looking at porn while at work...:D

    so far i'd say this is the best non IE browser ive used. It isnt laggin when watching intense flash, and i really like how when you context click a link to make it load in a new tab, it puts the tab behind your current window instead of taking you directly to that page and me having to click back to the original page. not to mention this thing loads so much faster.

    i havent had the quicktime problem, when i was using camino i got that all the time, pretty annoying.
     
  12. Pistol

    Pistol Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Jul 12, 2001 Messages: 19,358 Likes Received: 298
    I still would rather use Avant Browser.

    I tend to switch it up sometimes though.
    Some websites tend to be faster on Firefox while some are faster to dload using Avant.
     
  13. Dick Quickwood

    Dick Quickwood 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Aug 25, 2002 Messages: 14,783 Likes Received: 14
    ok, i thought of something i don't like: the options for cookies are limited, there is no option to limit cookies
     
  14. heavyLox

    heavyLox Veteran Member

    Joined: Feb 2, 2002 Messages: 7,196 Likes Received: 17
    ^^^ i like that too. Its def the best of its versions so far. plus its good to support the open source shit. F the big Co.s


    and i stick with the pocket port whilst at work.
     
  15. grasshoppa

    grasshoppa New Jack

    Joined: Sep 7, 2003 Messages: 57 Likes Received: 0
    just downloaded it.

    [​IMG]
     
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