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A Debate for the Ages- Firefox vs Opera vs IE and more!

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I was looking around on another forum and saw this post....

Now to speed up Firefox

Type in "about:config" in your navigation toolbar.

network.http.pipelining = false

network.http.pipelining.maxrequests = 4

network.http.pipelining = true

network.http.pipelining.maxrequests = 30

network.http.proxy.pipelining = false

network.http.proxy.pipelining = true

Then you need to create one new option:

* Right click anywhere on the page and select New-> Integer.

* Name it "nglayout.initialpaint.delay"

* Set its value to "0"

I haven't tried it, nor do I really need to because FF is already as fast as it can get.

Just something I found interesting :wink:

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Ok so:

i tried Firefox a year ago when i got mynew computer but i prefered ie6 cuz thats what i had. i found thatfirefox had just ugly fonts and it didnt let me through to some websites i absolutely neede to get to

then i tried Opera cuz my brother has it and he sais its better. i had a go at his opera on his computer and i was a little satisfied

but when iinstalled it on my computer here, well i didnt think it was that great.

So here i am on my good old ie7ie7.png

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I've been using Firefox for so long now that it's not even something I notice anymore. I have the plugin that allows me to show the site in IE tabs, so if I ever run into any IE-only sites, I can simply hit the icon in the bottom-right and view to my heart's content. My university has both Firefox and IE7 on almost every computer, and I hit the Firefox icon by reflex. I can't remember the last time I used Internet Explorer.

Firefox, in my experience, is much easier to use. And I'm pretty excited that it has 25% of the usage on the web.

Yeah. Firefox is better.


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IE rocks!

And this is why rocks are useful:


Now with IE out of the way...

I've tried both Firefox and Opera, and I've found their features to be nearly the same. The only reasons I use Firefox are its open-source nature* and my familiarity with it. If I started with Opera, I might be using it instead.

*Opera is free in cost, but proprietary.

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IE sucks.... Opera is alright

But it is clear, Firefox is clearly the dominate browser... The only way you can not like Firefox is if you... Are scared of foxes... I don't know... Or if you like the letter O, but Firefox is easily the best.

The only browser I hate is IE!

I like Firefox because it display pages well, loads them fast, has extensions and themes, and mainly because I develop one :), Opera does about the same lol...

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