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    Default Firefox 7.0 released



    Official final release of Firefox 7.0. Mozilla will most likely be releasing it tomorrow.
    The latest version of Firefox Beta has the following changes:

    • Drastically improved memory use
    • Added a new rendering backend to speed up Canvas operations on Windows systems
    • Bookmark and password changes now sync almost instantly when using Firefox Sync
    • Added support for text-overflow: ellipsis
    • Added support for the Web Timing specification
    • Added an opt-in system for users to send performance data back to Mozilla to improve future versions of Firefox. This can be enabled by installing an add-on
    • Fixed several stability issues
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    Default Re: Firefox 7.0 released

    I sure hope they got it working better.

    I've been using the beta version for the past month and it has not been very good.

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    Default Re: Firefox 7.0 released

    I guess I'll wait a little longer...

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    Default Re: Firefox 7.0 released

    Thanks for the link,....I got it, and will put it on just one of the PC's until I know it's working well.

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    Default Re: Firefox 7.0 released

    I switched to Chrome a while back and I've been liking it. Don't know that I'll return to Firefox as my main browser.

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    Default Re: Firefox 7.0 released

    I installed it and it's, (at first glance) no change from 6.0 that I had. Again, thanks for the link.

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    Default Re: Firefox 7.0 released

    Thanks for the link ! will give it go . Been checking out hte Comodo Dragon Web browser [32 bit] that Stan mentioned ..it's a bit of a tweeneer ...Chrome underneath / FF on top it's quite 'brisk' and doesn't seem to be as annoying at times like some of the FF nightly.
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    Default Re: Firefox 7.0 released

    I'll wait to see how well the memory use has been improved before I install. As of now, FF is a hog, so using Chrome as my primary.

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    Default Re: Firefox 7.0 released

    i use this now and it`s fast enough!

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    Default Re: Firefox 7.0 released

    I can't see any change from the last version so far. I do have a fairly fast internet connection and my PC has plenty of RAM installed.
    I'll go ahead and migrate the other PC's to this version in a few more days.

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