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  1. Josey Wales's Avatar
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    JSheridan said:
    Waterfox. :)
    This thread is about Firefox 57 I think.
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  2. Posts : 187
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       #241

    Josey Wales said:
    This thread is about Firefox 57 I think.
    Yup and how bad they're ruining it has been discussed. And alternatives have been discussed. And Waterfox is a GREAT alternative.
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  3. Josey Wales's Avatar
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       #242

    JSheridan said:
    Yup and how bad they're ruining it has been discussed. And alternatives have been discussed. And Waterfox is a GREAT alternative.
    That is your opinion. Waterfox is a close of Firefox when Firefox dumps all of their old extensions who will Waterfox copy then?
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       #243

    Josey Wales said:
    That is your opinion. Waterfox is a close of Firefox when Firefox dumps all of their old extensions who will Waterfox copy then?
    From what I read they are creating their own extensions store.
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  5. Edwin's Avatar
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       #244

    Many may not be aware of this one, but...,

    The "All Tabs" List, which is hidden by default, can be dragged over to the left side, via 'Customization', to be functional, including links to 'Container Tabs' and Management:

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  6. Edwin's Avatar
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       #245

    Nightly 57 has removed the "Share" Feature because of the use of a non official Social API:

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    however, there is now a backported version you can install:

    Share Backported :: Add-ons for Firefox

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  7. Jody Thornton's Avatar
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       #246

    JSheridan said:
    From what I read they are creating their own extensions store.
    What I have yet to hear is what Mr Alex will do to continue to update a post 57 Waterfox, after there is no longer XUL to borrow code from. Lots of possibilities discussed, but noting set in stone yet.

    I like Firefox 57 Nightly a lot more than I thought I was going to. And now that my only needed extension is available as a WebExtension, we're set.
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  8. Posts : 187
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       #247

    Jody Thornton said:
    What I have yet to hear is what Mr Alex will do to continue to update a post 57 Waterfox, after there is no longer XUL to borrow code from. Lots of possibilities discussed, but noting set in stone yet.

    I like Firefox 57 Nightly a lot more than I thought I was going to. And now that my only needed extension is available as a WebExtension, we're set.
    You are indeed all set if you don't need any add-ons that won't be updated. I hope Mr Alex works it out after 57. :)
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  9. larc919's Avatar
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       #248

    Jody Thornton said:
    I like Firefox 57 Nightly a lot more than I thought I was going to. And now that my only needed extension is available as a WebExtension, we're set.
    The biggest problem I've found with Nightly so far is playback of videos such as those at YouTube. Occasional visual "stuttering" is obvious.
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  10. prikker's Avatar
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       #249

    I'm watching american football via Game Pass (html not flash) and no stuttering, nor on youtube so far.

    Nightly titlebar in color now if you tick color on titlebar in settings
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