Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 25th Aug 2010 19:21 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones Today, Mozilla released the fourth beta of Firefox 4.0. After a period of what I would call stagnation, the Mozilla team are back on track with delivering interesting UI concepts. They were sensible enough to copy Chrome's excellent tabs-on-top UI, but have now also added something called Panorama, a new and very interesting way of managing your open tabs.
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Tabs are messy
by mkools on Thu 26th Aug 2010 12:48 UTC
mkools
Member since:
2005-10-11

I agree with your post completely. If it's not Chrome it sucks, I think you're right about that.

One thing I do like in Firefox though is AdBlock Plus. I still haven't seen a good alternative for Chrome which can block commercials from rtlgemist.nl, dumpert.nl, youtube etc. so for those website I still start Firefox (I have been a Firefox user for years until it became too slow, bloated and unstable).

And the tabs yes, they frustrate the hell out of me as well. When I browse a website I always click links with middle mouse button so they open in a new tab, and then 5 minutes later I have like 20 tabs open and I'm going crazy.

At that point my fingers start to get really itchy and I immediately right-click the tab I'm currently viewing and select 'close all other tabs'. I can't stand looking at all these open, idle and unused tabs, it's one big mess I want to get rid of rather sooner than later.

On the other hand I couldn't live without tabs so I'm really the person that has a love/hate relationship with tabbed browsing.

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RE: Tabs are messy
by reez on Sat 28th Aug 2010 00:00 in reply to "Tabs are messy"
reez Member since:
2006-06-28


One thing I do like in Firefox though is AdBlock Plus. I still haven't seen a good alternative for Chrome which can block commercials from rtlgemist.nl, dumpert.nl, youtube etc. so for those website I still start Firefox (I have been a Firefox user for years until it became too slow, bloated and unstable).

I don't know how good it is. But why not use srware iron?
It has an Adblocker and is better when it comes to privacy and licensing stuff:
http://www.srware.net/software_srware_iron.php

Edited 2010-08-28 00:01 UTC

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