Chrome is tarnished

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  1. Blitzer

    Blitzer Cool Cat

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    Since the last update of Chrome it has been an absolute pig on resources and a slow as mud. :steamed:

    Now with the Firefox 3.5.8 update I am returning to my old friend. I had liked Firefox's interface better than Chrome's and the difference in speed is very obvious at least on my PC.

    Buy Buy Chrome, Hello happiness... :supergrin: :wavey:
     
  2. Drjones

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    I always keep mine up to date & I'm running the beta, v.4.1.249.1021

    It's working perfectly, just updated itself a day ago. Still puts Firefox to shame. Makes FF look like IE.

    Go here & download an older version of it if you want, take your pick: http://www.filehippo.com/download_google_chrome/
     
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  3. HKUSP45Css

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    I guess we'll agree to disagree. I've been running chrome in different iterations since Beta, frankly, it's still in Beta. It's just not a finished product yet. FF and Opera make it look like hammered *** when it comes to performance and security.

    I'd rather eat my own hand than be forced to use Chrome.
     
  4. TBO

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    FF add-ons = rule. :cool:
     
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    MavsX The Dude Abides

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    suckers. never leave firefox again because it hurts the ones you love.
     
  6. TBO

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  7. Blitzer

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    I noticed Chrome is better at dealing with time out issues and it doesn't drop a connection to Glock Talk like Firefox does? :dunno:
     
  8. IndyGunFreak

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    I've been messin w/ Chrome for the last few days, and its pretty solid. Not sure it holds much of an advantage over FF, but its a good browser.

    IGF
     
  9. handyman

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    A friend is also switching back to Fire Fox.
     
  10. TBO

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    I concur. I think Chrome is a little faster/quicker, but FF add-ons really swing me to FF for must uses.

    I have already been driven nuts in Chrome "typing to find text on the screen". I do that in FF all the time, drives me crazy that I can't in Chrome.
     
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  12. GlockerMike

    GlockerMike God Help Us

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    I'm a FireFox addict, lots of plugins, on both winblows and linux. Chrome under Ubuntu linux blows it away! Period. Using latest 5.0.307.11 beta, stock. Blazing speed.
     
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  14. IndyGunFreak

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    Is anyone else having probs out of the latest update of Chrome? Basically, it doesn't freeze, it doesn't crash, etc. It simply will not scroll a page, and will not allow me to type anything in the URL box. When I check it under system monitor, it does not show its "not responding"(when it crashes). When I close it and restart Chrome, it works fine. Problem seems pretty random, sometimes it works 10-15min, other times an hour or longer.

    Just started after updating yesterday.
     
  15. TBO

    TBO Why so serious? CLM

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    4.1.249.1036 is working fine for me on my desktop running Windows XP, and on my Netbook under Ubuntu.
     
  16. IndyGunFreak

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    Hmm, I'm using 5.0.356.0

    IGF
     
  17. GlockerMike

    GlockerMike God Help Us

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    I'll boot linux, upgrade mine and let you know.
     
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    I can find only 5.0.342.5 what repository are you using?
     
  19. TBO

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    5.0.307.11 beta is what is running on my Linux netbook, and I have no issues.
     
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