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  • phoronix
    started a topic Mozilla Firefox 9.0 Is Ready For The Holidays

    Mozilla Firefox 9.0 Is Ready For The Holidays

    Phoronix: Mozilla Firefox 9.0 Is Ready For The Holidays

    Mozilla Firefox 9.0 is now ready for release...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTAzMDc

  • raam
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    awasome news...

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  • Kano
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    Could be releated to intel onboard gfx, with nv binary it works. No idea how to disable opengl accelleration for intel. Btw. you can more it, not just a gfx.

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  • DeepDayze
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    Originally posted by Kano View Post
    I did not notice performance changes in peacekeeper, did not try other tests. However still the same sites have got problems on linux like:

    http://www.google.de/nexus/

    it works with opera, but ff/iceweasel uses full cpu with it...
    Wonder why..its just a graphic. On my lowly WinXP laptop it loads fine with FF9

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  • Kano
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    I did not notice performance changes in peacekeeper, did not try other tests. However still the same sites have got problems on linux like:

    http://www.google.de/nexus/

    it works with opera, but ff/iceweasel uses full cpu with it...

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  • susikala
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    FF9 feels significally faster in rendering, but maybe it's just because I also changed the computer.

    And by the way, why do you have to mention apple in every post? I thought this was a site about linux, not IT news. Whether stuff works on other oses isn't relevant.

    Phoronix Media is the largest Internet media company devoted to enriching the Linux hardware experience and catering its content to Linux gamers and computer enthusiasts. Its properties primarily focus on Linux hardware reviews, software previews, community technical discussions, and other technology related topics. Phoronix Media also backs a free software repository and the leading open-source Linux benchmarking software.
    I don't read unix here. I don't read bsd. I don't read windows. I don't read proprietary evil conglomerate. I just read linux. Better change that text if it's no longer applicable.

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  • Kivada
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    Originally posted by Michael Larabel
    Firefox 9.0 brings the fruits of the Type Inference Mozilla research project, which brings significantly faster JavaScript performance. Firefox's JavaScript support has returned to being competitive with the V8 JavaScript engine found in Google's Chrome web-browser.

    Wrong... The Javascript performance has BEEN faster the Chrome since FF8, uses far less ram, has a much larger array of useful addons and isn't being pushed out like a virus by a massive advertising conglomerate that has you convinced that they could never do any wrong...

    Firefox was "slower" in the same way that AMD CPUs are "slower" then Intel parts, user experience has always been much more consistent overall, at least for me, even if 10% "slower" the the competition.

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  • anonymous
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    Originally posted by wswartzendruber View Post
    For my one Windows machine, I wish they'd hurry up with 64-bit support.
    Why not use Pale Moon?

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  • Ferdinand
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    Originally posted by wswartzendruber View Post
    Stability.
    I have been running the 64 bit nightly for months and let it update every day. Haven't had a single crash.

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  • wswartzendruber
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    Stability.

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