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#3481 Demz

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Posted 03 April 2014 - 08:20

if Firefox is losing users, i reckon most of them are Linux users going over to Chrome cause of Flashplayer.  i know its been reported an i suffer from these random lockups also that if i click on a URL an it opens in another Tab, the browser will lockup.




#3482 ambiance

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Posted 09 April 2014 - 21:10

I don't know if it's just me, but the home/download buttons are stretched on today's nightly (Windows). It seems to be related to the Adblock Plus icon in the toolbar as it goes back to normal when removed.



#3483 +Boo Berry

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Posted 10 April 2014 - 02:03

Looks like they've fixed the issue I've noticed for about a month now with Australis with the interface black boxing at random. :D



#3484 Demz

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 08:25

does anyone know if Mozilla/Firefox Devs are looking at getting rid of the old Netscape ( NPAPI ) from Firefox? i believe Google are working on that with Chrome



#3485 The_Decryptor

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 12:49

They're either going to get rid of any plugin interface (Plugins suck and are going the way of the dinosaur, there isn't Flash on mobile platforms anymore, Apple won that battle), or move it over to one based around web standards (So if a plugin wants to do 3D drawing, then the browser just hands it a plain WebGL context, etc.). Google wants to replace NPAPI with their own creation to lock plugins to Chrome (See Flash on Linux, only works with Chrome)

#3486 The_Decryptor

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 15:08

Major new feature in tonight's Nightly.

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Normally when a page threw up these dialogs it took focus for the entire window, now you can just close the tab and don't have to worry about the site trying to keep your on their page. They're hoping to get it into 30 because it's such a big deal.

#3487 ViperAFK

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 19:14

Major new feature in tonight's Nightly.

rFwxGUC.png

Normally when a page threw up these dialogs it took focus for the entire window, now you can just close the tab and don't have to worry about the site trying to keep your on their page. They're hoping to get it into 30 because it's such a big deal.

Yeah this is one of my biggest annoyances with firefox, I'd be very happy if this makes it into 30.



#3488 Demz

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Posted 11 April 2014 - 23:59

They're either going to get rid of any plugin interface (Plugins suck and are going the way of the dinosaur, there isn't Flash on mobile platforms anymore, Apple won that battle), or move it over to one based around web standards (So if a plugin wants to do 3D drawing, then the browser just hands it a plain WebGL context, etc.). Google wants to replace NPAPI with their own creation to lock plugins to Chrome (See Flash on Linux, only works with Chrome)

yeah, flashplayer in Firefox/linux sucks so i try to use Chrome when/where i need to





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