Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 29th Apr 2014 15:04 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones

Firefox 29 has been released, and the most prominent new feature is an entirely new user interface. It's smoother and less angular, and has clearly been designed to somewhat resemble Google Chrome. Hence, I personally think it's a major step forward - except for Firefox' version of the Chrome menu, which uses a grid of icons instead of a list (?!) - but I'm nearly 100% convinced many Firefox users will not like it. It's change, after all.

Luckily, Firefox is customisable to the point of insanity, so I'm pretty sure you can revert to the old look with the right themes and extensions.

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RE: Thanks for the warning
by Arawn on Tue 29th Apr 2014 23:57 UTC in reply to "Thanks for the warning"
Arawn
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Only the looks are a bit similar to Chrome/Chromium. The new menu doesn't look like anything in Chrome/Chromium, as I remember it. All the same functions are there, only the layout of UI and visual menu changed. If you use the text menus (pressing Alt) they are exactly the same as before.

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