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~misfit~
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      10-30-2005
steve wrote:
> Southern Kiwi wrote:
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>> Trying Firefox, seems a lot faster loading pages, why would that be?

>
> iss betta.
>
>> I like the tabs and the "bigger" screen

>
> Glad to see you finally made it.
>
>> Any "gotcha's" for newbies?

>
> None I can think of. It's juss betta.
>
>> Opinions welcome


I pretty much agree with what steve said. Been using Firefox for about 6
months now. The only thing that irks me is, I have my start menu set up to
show favourites. When you add a favourite to IE it shows up there, allowing
one-click access to sites. With Firefox it doesn't do that so I have to
start Firefox, then go through favourites and find it. Small annoyance but
annoyance none-the-less.
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      10-30-2005
On Mon, 31 Oct 2005 09:39:58 +1300, ~misfit~ wrote:

> thingy wrote:
>> Shane wrote:
>>> On Mon, 31 Oct 2005 07:37:38 +1300, Southern Kiwi wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> Trying Firefox, seems a lot faster loading pages, why would that be?
>>>> I like the tabs and the "bigger" screen
>>>> Any "gotcha's" for newbies?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> It puts hairs on your chest
>>>
>>>

>>
>> Better not let my GF near it then...
>>
>> hairy boobs does so not appeal...
>>
>> ;]

>
> Never been to jail huh?
>
>


OK.. that scared me

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      10-30-2005
~misfit~ wrote:

> steve wrote:
>> Southern Kiwi wrote:
>>
>>> Trying Firefox, seems a lot faster loading pages, why would that be?

>>
>> iss betta.
>>
>>> I like the tabs and the "bigger" screen

>>
>> Glad to see you finally made it.
>>
>>> Any "gotcha's" for newbies?

>>
>> None I can think of. It's juss betta.
>>
>>> Opinions welcome

>
> I pretty much agree with what steve said. Been using Firefox for about 6
> months now. The only thing that irks me is, I have my start menu set up to
> show favourites. When you add a favourite to IE it shows up there,
> allowing one-click access to sites. With Firefox it doesn't do that so I
> have to start Firefox, then go through favourites and find it. Small
> annoyance but annoyance none-the-less.


If you're using Linux and KDE, the most recent web sites accessed show up in

Launch -> Recent Documents


 
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steve
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      10-30-2005
Daniel wrote:

> The only reason I keep IE installed is for the Windows Updates.


.....and it's damned near impossible to uninstall it without causing problems
later on.


 
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steve
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      10-30-2005
EMB wrote:

> Southern Kiwi wrote:
>> Trying Firefox, seems a lot faster loading pages, why would that be?
>> I like the tabs and the "bigger" screen
>> Any "gotcha's" for newbies?
>> Opinions welcome
>>

>
> For about 98% of browsing it's bloody good. The other 2% of pages are
> broken - either due to active-x or due to bad HTML that only displays
> properly in IE.


Fortunately, there are fairly rare...and usually not the only site offering
relevant content - or the best.



 
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grumpyoldhori
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      10-30-2005
~misfit~ wrote:

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> I pretty much agree with what steve said. Been using Firefox for about 6
> months now. The only thing that irks me is, I have my start menu set up to
> show favorites. When you add a favorite to IE it shows up there,
> allowing one-click access to sites. With Firefox it doesn't do that so I
> have to start Firefox, then go through favorites and find it. Small
> annoyance but annoyance none-the-less.
> ~misfit~


I keep a folder of favorites on the desktop,start firefox from there.
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Rob J
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      10-30-2005
In article <dk351p$ksl$(E-Mail Removed)>, http://www.velocityreviews.com/forums/(E-Mail Removed)
says...
> Southern Kiwi wrote:
> > Trying Firefox, seems a lot faster loading pages, why would that be?
> > I like the tabs and the "bigger" screen
> > Any "gotcha's" for newbies?

>
> Tip (If you haven't discovered it already ), you can open links in a
> new tab by middle-clicking on them, and you can close an open tab by
> middle-clicking on it too.
>
> The major "Gotcha" in Firefox is that when you open a new tab or window
> for a link, and there is an error loading that page, the address bar is
> never filled in so you lose the link and can't try to load the page
> again. I don't know why it hasn't been fixed yet.


Because enough people haven't complained?
 
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Rob J
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      10-30-2005
In article <dk351p$ksl$(E-Mail Removed)>, (E-Mail Removed)
says...
> Southern Kiwi wrote:
> > Trying Firefox, seems a lot faster loading pages, why would that be?
> > I like the tabs and the "bigger" screen
> > Any "gotcha's" for newbies?

>
> Tip (If you haven't discovered it already ), you can open links in a
> new tab by middle-clicking on them, and you can close an open tab by
> middle-clicking on it too.
>
> The major "Gotcha" in Firefox is that when you open a new tab or window
> for a link, and there is an error loading that page, the address bar is
> never filled in so you lose the link and can't try to load the page
> again. I don't know why it hasn't been fixed yet.


https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=254714
 
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      10-31-2005
~misfit~ wrote:
> thingy wrote:
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>>Shane wrote:
>>
>>>On Mon, 31 Oct 2005 07:37:38 +1300, Southern Kiwi wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>>Trying Firefox, seems a lot faster loading pages, why would that be?
>>>>I like the tabs and the "bigger" screen
>>>>Any "gotcha's" for newbies?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>It puts hairs on your chest
>>>
>>>

>>
>>Better not let my GF near it then...
>>
>>hairy boobs does so not appeal...
>>
>>;]

>
>
> Never been to jail huh?
>
>



lol....nope....better make sure I never do.....

regards

Thing



 
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      10-31-2005
Shane wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Oct 2005 09:39:58 +1300, ~misfit~ wrote:
>
>
>>thingy wrote:
>>
>>>Shane wrote:
>>>
>>>>On Mon, 31 Oct 2005 07:37:38 +1300, Southern Kiwi wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>Trying Firefox, seems a lot faster loading pages, why would that be?
>>>>>I like the tabs and the "bigger" screen
>>>>>Any "gotcha's" for newbies?
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>It puts hairs on your chest
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>Better not let my GF near it then...
>>>
>>>hairy boobs does so not appeal...
>>>
>>>;]

>>
>>Never been to jail huh?
>>
>>

>
>
> OK.. that scared me
>


me too....

eekkkkkkk!

regards

Thing
 
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