Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Jun 2008 23:18 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones I've seen superlative after superlative concerning the release of Firefox 3.0, and in all honesty, it is making my stomach ache. Yes, Firefox 3.0 is a great release. It has a slicker interface (the UI on Vista looks quite pretty) and the use of native widgets in Linux is a very, very welcome addition. On top of that, it actually delivers what I was craving for the most from my favourite Windows web browser: much improved performance. But does Firefox 3.0 change the web, or alter the way we use the intertubes?
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Horrendous on KDE3
by CapEnt on Sat 21st Jun 2008 20:18 UTC
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FF3 looks like crap on KDE3 while FF2 has all fine. A huge KDE user base makes use gtk-qt engine but FF3 simple can't get along with it.

Mozilla plain ignored KDE users this time.

Just to give you a demonstration of current drama who is using FF3 on KDE3 with gtk-qt engine enabled (polyester theme on KDE):

Now, take a look on FF2, all fine with it under the same settings:

I tried other themes as well, but gtk-qt are unable to fix the look and feel of FF3. The sole way to make it barely usable is disabling gtk-qt, with make every single GTK app on KDE looks alien unless you match the QT and GTK themes.

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