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Semtex

I was compare fonts from latest Nightly and Aurora, looks like in Nightly fonts looks better, can someone confirm this, I start think that I'm bit crazy :rofl:

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Udedenkz

I will be interested in Azure when it starts to help out speed on pages such as this one.

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+Zlip792

I was compare fonts from latest Nightly and Aurora, looks like in Nightly fonts looks better, can someone confirm this, I start think that I'm bit crazy :rofl:

Yes, They patched a nice bug few days ago, check last page, maybe you can find it.

Rumour from Mozillazine:

TI Javascript engine may land this or next week. Finger crossed. It will be buggy but bugs will be ironed out slowly slowly.

Another old bug fixed:

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=350022

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The_Decryptor

I will be interested in Azure when it starts to help out speed on pages such as this one.

Yeah, it won't really help on simple pages like this, it's already running as fast as it really can be now (my 5 year old computer still blasted past 60fps on pages like this)

It's going to help (primarily) <canvas> and SVG, page rendering is pretty simple.

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kilara1988

Yeah it is not finished yet, but when TI and Azure are finished and land it will be awesome!!

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trag3dy

Do you guys enable pipelining in firefox?

What's that and how do you go about doing so? More importantly is there a reason for doing so?

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The_Decryptor

The only valid bit of info on that page is how to enable pipelining, the maxrequests thing is ignored, and changing the initial paint delay actually slows the browser down.

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apathy

I remember using those "speed" tweaks with Fx2 and didn't notice a difference at all. So at best it would do nothing, and at worst it would slow down your browser IMO.

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bogas04

New Tab Page in works , already in UX builds

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Read more about latest concepts about new tab page and Home tab here

PS: Lion theme on windows , with personal tweaks for menu button

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+Heartripper

Don't know if already posted, but per-site permissions manager landed some time ago:

Permissions-Manager---Nightly.png

type about:permissions in urlbar!

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+Zlip792

NTP thingy is great and by built-in firefox, it will be handy as well for some users.

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Abhinav Kumar

New Tab Page in works , already in UX builds

post-293012-0-21849100-1307773695.png

Read more about latest concepts about new tab page and Home tab here

PS: Lion theme on windows , with personal tweaks for menu button

So when it's gonna land? Possibly Firefox 7?

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bogas04

So when it's gonna land? Possibly Firefox 7?

No idea

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Abhinav Kumar

No idea

I couldn't find it in Linux build. Seems it's Windows only as-of-now.

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+Heartripper

new mockup for hometab:

homeTab-i1.png

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grayscale

Hopefully it will continue as a 'home tab' and not be the default new tab page. I like my new tab blank :)

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grayscale

Nice, I've been waiting for this.

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Samurizer

Aurora has failed to auto-update for the second day now, and keeps on telling me it's the newest version; anyone else seeing this as well?

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Brandon H

same with nightly, mozilla must have auto-update disabled for the two channels right now for some reason

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The_Decryptor

My nightly updated itself last night, and I haven't heard anything about a pause in updates (I can't imagine that ever happening with nightlies now)

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Brandon H

My nightly updated itself last night, and I haven't heard anything about a pause in updates (I can't imagine that ever happening with nightlies now)

i haven't updated my nightly since last month, i tried to update it today and it said it was up-to-date so idk

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