Enough about Mozilla, what about Opera?

Discussion in 'Computers' started by Rob Gillespie, Sep 14, 2003.

  1. Rob Gillespie

    Rob Gillespie Producer

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    I've tried Mozilla again recently and while I do like it there's too many niggly things about it I don't like or because I miss them from IE.

    However I've just downloaded and installed Opera 7 which has come on a long way since I last used it a couple of years ago. This is a seriously good browser. Fast, highly customize-able and with some great features such as mouse gestures. I prefer the look and feel of it over Mozilla and it also works fine with my AdSubtract Pro ad-blocker.

    Only thing is Opera isn't free. Unless you pay the $30 registration fee you have an advertising banner at the top of window. However AdSubtract blocks the incoming adverts so I'm just leftr with a white box [​IMG]

    Great browser. Most impressive.
     
  2. Christian Behrens

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    Yeah, after a little while you'll want to use the mouse gestures in other browsers, too.

    It's my browser of choice as well. I currently use the latest beta, which is pretty stable already and fixes some minor quibbles I noticed in 7.

    -Christian
     
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    I stopped using them when they started being ad-supported. I like it okay, but not well enough to pay for it.
     
  4. noahG

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    In case you're interested, Mozilla firebird (the latest branch of development) has support for mouse gestures. I've been using firebird for about 6 months now and it just plain kicks butt.

    thank you.
     
  5. Kris McLaughlin

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    mmmm, I love Opera 7:

    - Mouse gestures
    - Pop-up blocker
    - Tabbed Browsing
    - Integrated google/ebay/image/etc. search fields
    - Awesome mail/news client
    - Password management
    - Beautiful skins (check out 'The Blue Button 1.1')

    A whole new WWW experience coming from IE6.
     
  6. NickSo

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    Nevermind, i got it working... cool stuff
     
  7. Rob Gillespie

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    Blimey. I tried Mozilla Firebird tonight for the first time.

    I've installed the features I want and....

    ...I have a new default browser [​IMG]
     

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