Firefox...is it really needed?

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Re: Firefox...is 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.
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Re: Firefox...is 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.
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Re: Firefox...is 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.
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