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Post Posted June 11th, 2020, 2:41 pm

I'm getting tired of the constant absurd UI changes mozillasoft is forcing without giving options to go back easily. It's a game of cat and mouse I no longer wish to play.

What is a good alternative browser with basic security and performance updates with the same CSS flexibility as FF?

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Post Posted June 11th, 2020, 3:44 pm

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Post Posted June 11th, 2020, 4:18 pm

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Post Posted June 11th, 2020, 4:27 pm

thanks I will look into it as an option. Is that the browser you use?

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Post Posted September 4th, 2020, 8:05 am

jetspeedz wrote:I'm getting tired of the constant absurd UI changes mozillasoft is forcing without giving options to go back easily. It's a game of cat and mouse I no longer wish to play.

What is a good alternative browser with basic security and performance updates with the same CSS flexibility as FF?


I'm no longer using Firefox as default but they're all guilty of faffing about with the UI. Just as you've managed to tweak things (over a period of time) to your own preferred way of browsing some significant UI change happens that introduces a usability regression.

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Post Posted September 4th, 2020, 11:04 am

Kevin McFarlane wrote:
jetspeedz wrote:I'm getting tired of the constant absurd UI changes mozillasoft is forcing without giving options to go back easily. It's a game of cat and mouse I no longer wish to play.

What is a good alternative browser with basic security and performance updates with the same CSS flexibility as FF?


I'm no longer using Firefox as default but they're all guilty of faffing about with the UI. Just as you've managed to tweak things (over a period of time) to your own preferred way of browsing some significant UI change happens that introduces a usability regression.



What browser are you using. I stopped updating FF on android the new update is so many steps back in usability, it is getting destroyed with 1 star reviews. This is what happens when beam counters take over. Relying on security software and add on to offset missed security updates and will likely do the same on the desktop version.

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Post Posted September 4th, 2020, 4:31 pm

jetspeedz wrote: it is getting destroyed with 1 star reviews.

Good. (Probably just as well for Mozilla you cannot give a zero star rating) Just a really bad mobile browser with serious usability problems and worse yet its just damned slow.
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Post Posted September 4th, 2020, 4:38 pm

Ya they really blew it on the mobile version for android. Zero intention of upgrading. Self cert sign and stay locked in to previous version. Nothing they can offer will make me change. Everything they did has made the experience worse, and it is not any safer. They are more and more arrogant like microsoft and Google trying to force garbage on end users. Shame

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Post Posted September 5th, 2020, 7:28 am

jetspeedz wrote:
Kevin McFarlane wrote:
jetspeedz wrote:I'm getting tired of the constant absurd UI changes mozillasoft is forcing without giving options to go back easily. It's a game of cat and mouse I no longer wish to play.

What is a good alternative browser with basic security and performance updates with the same CSS flexibility as FF?


I'm no longer using Firefox as default but they're all guilty of faffing about with the UI. Just as you've managed to tweak things (over a period of time) to your own preferred way of browsing some significant UI change happens that introduces a usability regression.



What browser are you using. I stopped updating FF on android the new update is so many steps back in usability, it is getting destroyed with 1 star reviews. This is what happens when beam counters take over. Relying on security software and add on to offset missed security updates and will likely do the same on the desktop version.


Opera. Yeah, yeah I know about Chinese ownership, but it's overall features suit me at the moment. However, they recently crippled one of the main reasons I switched from Firefox!

My current second browser is Vivaldi which is in effect Opera Classic on Chromium. I think it's the best alternative for a Firefox power user who wants the maximum of customisability but doesn't want to use a Firefox fork.

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Post Posted September 5th, 2020, 6:39 pm

Nice, my backup is Puffin, UI rarely changes. Not as customizable but it just works.

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