it really needed?

From software to hardware, breakthough to disaster, it all belongs here!

Moderator: CricketMX Forum Moderators

Re: it really needed?

Postby battye » Sat Nov 01, 2008 11:28 am

I won't install Firefox on Mac... I'm scared it will freeze as much as it did on XP :(

Safari seems fine for general web browsing. home of bat's, rat's and other farmyard animals...
My articles: view all articles by battye

"OK, life [as you chose to define it] repeats until there are no more lessons to be learned." - nrnoble (June 12, 2005)
"the new forum looks awesome, it's getting bigger & better" - p2p-sharing-rules (11 Jan, 2008)
"Looks like CMX is not only getting bigger...but, also getting better!!" - moongirl (14 Dec, 2007)
User avatar
Site Admin
Site Admin
Posts: 14269
Joined: Sun Jan 11, 2004 8:26 am
Location: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Re: it really needed?

Postby nesman » Sun Nov 02, 2008 5:52 pm

Firefox had a crashing issue in Linux on my computer. the problem is the Flash plugin. I installed Flashblock so I only run Flash that I want, instead of logos, ads, and random widgets. Problem solved.

I've also used Flashblock on our older computer because a few Flash ads really eat up the processor.
User avatar
Miracle Worker
Miracle Worker
Posts: 1392
Joined: Thu Jan 15, 2004 8:17 am

Re: it really needed?

Postby quahappy » Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:28 pm

I've tried Safari and it is pretty nifty but limited in terms of add-ons. I tend to test any new browsers / applications, etc on spare PC first. ;)

The only problem I got with FF3 at the moment is the annoying "Firefox has encountered a problem... blah, blah" when I close the browser. Tried disabling add-ons (which is normally the underlining cause according to many forums) and still getting it. Apart from that, it's quick to start-up, fast loading of sites, etc.
If you don't ask...
User avatar
Happy, not Quappy
Happy, not Quappy
Posts: 2266
Joined: Fri Oct 10, 2008 8:56 pm
Location: South Yorkshire, UK


Return to Computers

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest