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Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by SPeedY_B, Jul 19, 2003.

  1. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Already submited this as front page news, but no-one's around to post it yet ;) ..

    Anyway, the Mozilla site has been re-designed to be more welcoming to newcomers, take a look at mozilla.org
     
  2. cpugeniusmv

    cpugeniusmv Computer Genius

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    very nice
     
  3. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    e-gad, it looks semi sexeh now

    BTW speedy have you checked out the Thunderbird email client??
     
  4. UofEEE

    UofEEE Guest

    I've used the Thunderbird email client and sometimes it just randomly "forgets" to save my account settings. I'll stay with Outlook until this client matures...and I'm also using Firebird, I'm not sold on Opera at all, but I like the speed of Firebird. They're doing some great things with this browser.
     
  5. Jewelzz

    Jewelzz OSNN Godlike Veteran

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    Sorry, I needed sleep :p

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  6. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    yeah I have tried Thunderbird, its alright, but I still think I prefer MSOE
     
  7. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Geffy, not yet, if it's anything like the mail app that's part of the Mozilla suite then it should be good.

    UofEEE, yeah Firebird is the better browser up to a point. I mean the developers are focussing on just the browser unlike the mozilla team who focus on mail/irc/composer/browser, Firebird still isn't up to 100% functionality yet (sidebars!!) but version 1.5 of the mozilla app suite is going to be a big improvement as they are taking a lot of firebirds optmisations (speed, looks, file size) on board into the mozilla browser.

    I like them both equally, and use both all the time, but I can't wait for Mozilla 1.5 :)
     
  8. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    HEATHENS!!! :p
    I'm still waiting for Mozilla to work out a Spell-Checker (something like IESpell) .... then I'm switching :)
     
  9. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    I need something for forms :( thanks for the link tho :)
     
  11. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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    might give it a try now I have adsl

    :cool:
     
  12. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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    after a gruelling 3 minute download
    and 5 minutes of surfing
    I still dont like it :(

    hope it uninstalls ok
     
  13. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    Mozilla is rubbish unless you customize it.
    Dig through the settings first :)
     
  14. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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    I had quick look through the options
    but didnt see the disable ugly browser option
    :p

    man that thing is slow ~ it loaded like ie used to on dialup
    well its gone now
    probably try it again in another 12 months

    :rolleyes:
     
  15. Tabula Rasa

    Tabula Rasa Stranger Than Kindness Political User

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    Yes there is... Its called themes :p
    About the slow part... well ... its probably because of all the evil "open source" hackers hacking your computer... i got a letter from MS about that.
     
  16. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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    no one said Mozilla had hackers with open sores
    that is so nasty
    gonna have to scrub me pc wit bleach

    :p
     
  17. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    in the advanced section look for Networking and then enable HTTP Pipelining, that will make it browse faster
     
  18. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

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    remind me again in 12 months
    when I've forgotten how ugly it is

    :p
     
  19. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    1. it's not ugly, it uses your windows theme, it also has it's own theming.

    2. it's not slow browsing, if I open IE now thats slow, why? because (my) mozilla, unlike (my) IE, has everything cached.. just as your copy of IE does. (possibly other reasons to it aswell, but seriously, the copy of IE on here is like using a 14.4k :p)

    3. Benny is right, most people will not like it unless they customise it to their own liking (which you can't do in five minutes)

    4. I.. the ultimate Mozilla zealot on the UK.. hated Mozilla the first time I used it, then after about 2 years of trying it 'now and then' along with netscape, it's functionality and superiourity over IE suddenly dawned on me, and now I won't use anything else :)
     
  20. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    Oh and by the way.. that's my view.. an opinion, nothing 100% proven fact about it.. don't want to start any arguments ;)