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: Firefox not so customizable
by Dave_K on Thu 1st May 2014 21:34 UTC in reply to "Firefox not so customizable"
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Luckily, Firefox is customisable to the point of insanity

Coming from Opera 12, Firefox' customizability is a huge disappointment, even with extensions.

I've been finding the same thing. With the demise of Opera (as anything other than a crippled Chrome re-skin) I've been trying to customise Firefox to meet my preferences.

Even with various extensions and tweaks there are lots of things from Opera that I miss. It just isn't possible to get quite the same combination of efficient space usage and functionality that Opera offered.

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