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Firefox Going With Ads In Browser

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by snerd, Feb 12, 2014.


  1. Brian Lee

    Brian Lee Drop those nuts

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    And I'll be one of the first to jump off the Firefox bandwagon if I can't stop the ads.
     
  2. mcoe74

    mcoe74 Life is good

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    I agree and I will un-install from all of our systems.
     
  3. itstime

    itstime

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    I will be gone also.
     
  4. AZ Husker

    AZ Husker

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    Ad Block Plus. If they work their way around that I'll be back to IE in a minute.
     
  5. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    You might as well start using a dial up modem as well.

    Try Chrome. Way faster than Firefox.
     
  6. eb07

    eb07 Sharkin'

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    How to ruin your business model.
     
  7. Old School

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    Browser people are getting more and more stupid. Chrome has removed scrollbar arrows. Android Chrome will not allow a home button. Now this from Firefox.
     
  8. John Rambo

    John Rambo Raven

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    Please, tell me more about this. I work in the IT industry, have for almost a decade. I also do web design as a second job. Have for years and years. I use IE and Firefox interchangeably and have never noticed a considerable difference, aside from one or two bad releases in IE over the years (Firefox has had some Turd releases, too, let me tell you.)

    Chrome, on the other hand, has been responsible for more problems on machines I've dealt with than IE and Firefox combined. Yet people keep pushing that pile of **** for some strange reason.

    Oh well, what do I know? I'm sure everyone else is the expert.
     
  9. syntaxerrorsix

    syntaxerrorsix Anti-Federalist CLM

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    Mostly because it opens and loads pages significantly faster and has less bloat.

    I'm just and end user and that's all that really matters to me, I use Ubuntu on a 90's era machine and I have never had one issue with Chrome.

    Oh well what do I know, maybe I'm just lucky like all the other people pushing Chrome you were talking about.
     
  10. GIockGuy24

    GIockGuy24 Bring M&M's

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    Firefox is an open source browser. There are several browsers based on the Firefox source code available.

    In BSD and Linux Firefox is optimized for the operating systems.

    The Windows version of Firefox is generic and not optimized and usually 32 bit even for 64 bit Windows.

    Pale Moon is a browser based on Firefox and is optimized for Windows.


    Pale Moon is available in both 32 bit and 64 bit versions.

    All of the automatic stuff and extra stuff in Firefox is left out of Pale Moon.

    Firefox extensions aren't enabled by default in Pale Moon.

    To use Firefox extensions with Pale Moon the instructions that are prompted on first installing Pale Moon need to be followed.

    To get Pale to work for all Windows users on a single computer, there is are single user and multi-user installers available.

    It's best to install as a user and use the admin password instead of running as admin to install Pale Moon.

    Pale Moon can be installed along side of Firefox and Firefox does not have to be uninstalled, but it can be.
     
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2014
  11. IndyGunFreak

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    Haha.. owned.

    I totally agree. Chrome almost never gives me any problems.

    IGF
     
    Last edited: Feb 14, 2014
  12. I agree. I hate the ads.
     
  13. hunter 111

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    FF is so bloated I jumped ship long time ago