Mozilla To Release Firefox 2.0 Beta Tuesday

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  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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  2. furballi

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    That's my biggest gripe about FF...almost a complete rebuild after each major update. FF 1.0.0.0 is very fast and stable with my PC. No need to make any major changes, yet.
     
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    Hi,

    There's alot of good things coming out of that. I very interested in seeing what's coming up. The DEV is great at finding solution to some of the problems, no doubt they will still do.

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    There is no valid reason for not upgrading to a newer version, it's a minor inconvenience.If not upgrading for the new developments, there is a good reason to upgrade for security reasons.
     
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    New versions are good for almost everyone. New features, security fixes, improved protection against vulnerabilities and a better user experience. I'm all for Firefox 2.0 :thumb:

    And eventually the old versions will become unsupported...*Micros...uhh cough cough*:ninja:
     
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    This is beta software, so it can have a few bugs, furthermore it is not the final version of this beta, that will be released later this week.

    http://www.mozillazine.org/

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    I always use the latest version of a software, which I like and did approve, but not a beta version. I will wait for the final version of Firefox 2.0 :)
     
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    Good thinking Erik. ;)
     
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    I am impressed by the speed when loading pages. It is now as fast as IE.
    Considering that I have 41 extensions loaded that is amazing! The only disadvantage (imo) with FF has been the speed decrease that occurs when using many extension, but no more :)
     
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    I noticed that the beta does not copy/overwrite the existing FireFox browser, rather install into a seperate directory.

    Is it recommended to install this beta version alongside the latest 1.5.04 version or should I uninstall any existing version first?

    Thanks.
     
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    I had them both installed side by side. The beta "cross pollinates" your profile and breaks extensions and themes on both versions. :D
    It doesn't appear to make any difference if you have them both on your machine at the same time.
     
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    I do not like my extensions messed with as I use a proxie:Tor and use Switch proxie extension. So I will wait for the Final Version of Firefox 2.0.
     
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