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#46 hagjohn

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 14:45

So, what happened to Waterfox? No updates now in forever and the Sourceforge folders seem to be gone.


It's still available....

http://www.waterfoxp...rg/download.php


#47 Nothing Here

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 14:53

It's still available....

http://www.waterfoxp...rg/download.php


Thanx. I couldn't access it earlier. Still am wondering why they haven't updated it yet.

#48 hagjohn

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 18:35

Thanx. I couldn't access it earlier. Still am wondering why they haven't updated it yet.


I don't know. I know they just updated 15 a week ago with some fixes.

http://www.waterfoxp...llnews&fn_id=49

#49 +Boo Berry

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 18:42

Waterfox 16 is almost ready for release according to the developer, but it might take some more time as he has to recompile Waterfox based on Firefox 16.0.2. :p

#50 Ice_Blue

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 19:09

So, what happened to Waterfox? No updates now in forever and the Sourceforge folders seem to be gone.


Well, you can try Palemoon.
I've been using it for ages no problem.

Seems functionally identical to Waterfox. Even in looks.

#51 Nothing Here

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 20:16

Well, you can try Palemoon.
I've been using it for ages no problem.

Seems functionally identical to Waterfox. Even in looks.


I have tried Palemoon and it still has some Flash player crashes compared to Waterfox.

#52 Ice_Blue

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 20:33

I have tried Palemoon and it still has some Flash player crashes compared to Waterfox.


That, I didn't know. Never used it for long enough.

#53 Ambroos

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 20:42

I'm still curious, is there actually a real-world difference between Waterfox/Pale Moon and Mozilla's regular Firefox?

#54 Nothing Here

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 22:41

I'm still curious, is there actually a real-world difference between Waterfox/Pale Moon and Mozilla's regular Firefox?


Well, all I can say is it's much more stable with x86 flash, then FF or PM. Not sure why though.

#55 +Boo Berry

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 22:51

Pale Moon and Waterfox are both still based on Firefox, so the potential of Flash issues exists between all three and other Firefox-based forks.

#56 Dubstep Nixon

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Posted 27 October 2012 - 23:10

I'm still curious, is there actually a real-world difference between Waterfox/Pale Moon and Mozilla's regular Firefox?


I couldn't tell any difference, I think it's all placebos and snake oil. Plus Pale Moon updates are slow as hell, they're still on 15 right now.

I'd much rather stick with the official Firefox release personally.

#57 The_Decryptor

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 05:23

I'm still curious, is there actually a real-world difference between Waterfox/Pale Moon and Mozilla's regular Firefox?

They're less stable :laugh:

Mozilla still considers the 64bit code developer only for Windows, it's slowly gaining stability but it's also still slower than the 32bit build.



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