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  1. Posts : 382
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       #40
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  2. Posts : 725
    Windows 10 Home - Version 21H1- Build 19043.1266
       #41

    Thanks!

    I don't see that much difference.
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  3. Posts : 86
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       #42

    tomseys said:
    Thanks!

    I don't see that much difference.
    I've been using Nightly 57 for a couple of days & it definitely seems much much faster than 54. I created a new profile for nightly & then synced it with 54.
    Mike
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  4. Posts : 654
    Windows 10 Home
       #43

    prikker said:
    Square tabs takes a little to get used too after Australis.
    I tried to install Nightly in a sandbox (Sandboxie) to check it out, unfortunately Firefox 57 is not compatible with SBIE yet or can not be installed sandboxed. But I did get to see the tabs, and they look alright to me. The little I got to see of the browser looked a lot better than horrendous Australis. I think I am probably going to be fine with the new version of the browser when it comes out. :)

    Bo
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  5. Posts : 382
    Windows 10 Home
       #44

    @bo elam: Square tabs are making a comeback it seems to me after Edge came out.
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  6. Posts : 654
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       #45

    prikker said:
    @bo elam: Square tabs are making a comeback it seems to me after Edge came out.
    I wont use Edge but I like them.for Firefox and like what I saw.:)

    Bo
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  7. Posts : 725
    Windows 10 Home - Version 21H1- Build 19043.1266
       #46

    I tried FF 57 again this time with Edwin's tweaks and it's alright. It's a little quicker than normal FF but not as fast as PM. The square tabs are pretty common with browsers - I think they are too big on 57. I think i like less option pages and more scrolling, not sure. Reminds me of other browsers. My extensions work as "legacy" but if they didn't work at all that might be a deal breaker depending on replacement options. If they off the search bar I won't like that. The right side next to it reminds me of edge. Don't know why they put a show sidebars options button. Browser overall seems okay but hardly a revolution or anything. I'm not finding it mad fast or even as fast as my current browser. Hope it gets better and works out well.
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  8. Posts : 382
    Windows 10 Home
       #47

    Only one of my extensions doesn't work. Thumbnail Zoom Plus. Maybe i'll try Brave browser. It seems to be pretty fast. Has a built in adblocker. Normally i use Firefox beta, but it won't install the last update. Every time i check about it's downloading the update, i restart, check about and it's doing it all over again
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  9. Posts : 654
    Windows 10 Home
       #48

    tomseys said:
    The square tabs are pretty common with browsers - .....Don't know why they put a show sidebars options butto..
    That sidebar is huge for me. I feel very uncomfortable using the drop down bookmarks. I like the old one click button that opens bookmarks as a sidebar. I dont think I ll be able to get that in 57 (getting it now with CTR) but with that option in 57 it ll be 2 clicks. To me that's a lot better than drop down bookmarks. The tabs dont look like Chromes, that in itself is a plus, and l am used to using them that way. :)

    Bo
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  10. Posts : 382
    Windows 10 Home
       #49

    Don't use the sidebar and removed the icon.
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