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  • (Score: 3, Insightful) by urza9814 on Thursday December 07 2017, @04:13PM (4 children)

    by urza9814 (3954) on Thursday December 07 2017, @04:13PM (#606845) Journal

    Nothing but Firefox. Loving the new release too...so goddamn fast. The UI changes aren't my favorite thing ever, but it's tolerable. I don't trust Microsoft/Google/Apple so most other browsers just aren't an option. Could maybe do Pale Moon, but I couldn't care less about plugins (IME they cause more problems than they solve...) and they've got a worse UI and smaller dev team...and it's just a Firefox fork anyway.

    Mozilla is still the only major browser manufacturer that won't benefit from fucking up your browsing experience, so I'm pretty fully committed to that, and have been for a while :)

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  • (Score: 2) by chromas on Wednesday December 13 2017, @01:39AM

    by chromas (34) on Wednesday December 13 2017, @01:39AM (#609049)

    I haven't noticed any speed difference, but at least now when an extension crashes, it just restarts instead of nuking the browser. For example, I've seen Tree Style Tabs crash a few times in the last week. The tabs just disappear and respawn, which is nifty. But you have to create a file and paste some CSS into it to hide the stock tab bar.

  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday December 27 2017, @06:02PM (2 children)

    by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday December 27 2017, @06:02PM (#614808)

    Nothing but Firefox. Loving the new release too...so goddamn fast.

    We must be using different Firefox 57s. The one I'm running -- on multiple operating systems -- is, at best, about as fast as earlier versions and is often slower. Worse, though, is that Firefox 57 is a massive RAM hog compared to earlier versions and it must be more processor-demanding because the fan on my notebook constantly ramps up when I'm using Firefox. It never did that with earlier versions.

    • (Score: 2) by chromas on Monday January 01 2018, @12:07AM

      by chromas (34) on Monday January 01 2018, @12:07AM (#616275)

      It never did that with earlier versions.

      I'm not sure I can believe that.

    • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday January 03 2018, @11:23AM

      by Anonymous Coward on Wednesday January 03 2018, @11:23AM (#617133)

      Worse, though, is that Firefox 57 is a massive RAM hog compared to earlier versions

      Worse?? Is that even possible?

      Firefox holds on to RAM the way hoarders hang on to old newspapers and bottles of urine.