Firefox my ass

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  1. Trusteft

    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    How difficulty can it really be for Firefox to not have Flash or Firefox itself, crash at least once per day? Ads, videos, it doesn't matter Firefox will die or Flash in it will die. It's inevitable.
    But you know what makes it even worse? That when the browser doesn't die and instead asks me if I want to be notified about Flash dying again or not. Every single time I choose to NOT be notified and just crash the fucking piece of shit, yet every fucking time I get the same fucking question to the same fucking question for this fucking piece of shit combination of Firefox and Flash.
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  2. Jac

    Jac Well-Known Member

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    I get crashes and even complete system hangs which I am pretty sure are related to Flash. Trouble is Flash still gives you the best experience on the web IMO.

    I tend to assign Flash to one core of my CPU rather than letting it thread itself all over the place and that seems to make it much more stable. It's about time they sorted this out although I'd bet Flash will be phased out over the next year of so.
     
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    Takaharu Unus offa, unus iuguolo

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    Try Nightly. Despite the browser essentially being the same I've found that there are some inexplicable differences between the two.
    For example, the ticketing system that we use at work freaks out when you use an apostrophe with FF 30. However, Nightly has not had that problem.

    The one niggling issue that I've had with Nightly on my desktop PC is that YouTube videos freeze the majority of the time at exactly 14s. Purportedly, it's due to hardware acceleration but that didn't solve it for me. It might have something to do with the auto-HD and ad blocker that I have installed. YouTube with HTML5 gave me some issues, primarly with the resizing of the videos.
    On my mac, however, I haven't had such issues and I use vanilla FF, rather than Nightly.

    I hate Chrome with a vengeance and, sadly, IE is lacking addons.
     
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    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    I like to have different browsers. Firefox is for my 1/3 of my web browsing needs. The others are Opera (which in the past used to have flash problems but not for a couple of years now) and Chrome.
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    though I've been using nightly x64 for about 2 years..... I can't say I've had any real significant issue aside from about 6 months ago when an adobe update for flash occurred, and flash would crash and nightly would report that the plugin had failed... however nightly would never crash on me.... just anything flash related on a site that was it was viewing would show a plugin error. reloading the page would fix it... then about a month later an update came and no problems.

    As for the 14 second issue, that's definitely not nightly specific for youtube videos just for no apparent reason coming to a complete hault.

    I still never have a problem in IE
     
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    Neshi HH's cuddly Blue Bear

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    I still use Waterfox, the x64 solution to Firefox (correct me if I'm wrong) since a year or two. Same addons as firefox, but sofar, none of the problems.
     
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    Calliers HH's MC Staff Member

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    Firefox hates my graphics card and so does Opera, I've been solely using Google Chrome ever since about 6 months ago and I haven't had a single PC crash since.
     
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    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    I miss Netscape 4.
     
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    I thought this thread was titled fuck my ass at first glance and well you know your avatar doesn't really look like an outie...though I was on man-2-man forums for a sec then remembered I'm not into 80's fag porn anymore
     
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    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    So sad.
     
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    Try using Torch, it's the best, I personally hate intershit explorer and dislike firefox , the chrome based ones are ok though.
     
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    Trusteft HH's Asteroids' Dominator

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    It happens at least a couple of times per day. How difficult is it to fix this?
    I am not even talking about the crash. How about it actually accepts the "don't ask me again" thing? No matter if it is ticked or not, it always asks me. It's fucking annoying.
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  14. Takaharu

    Takaharu Unus offa, unus iuguolo

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    1. Click the lines button in the top-left corner
    2. Click Add-ons
    3. Click Plugins
    4. Change Shockwave Flash to "Never Activate"
    5. Restart if prompted
    6. See if you notice anything not working.
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    firefox is a massive memory hog too on some system..... wracking up about 4gb of ram and virtual disk before starting to lag horribly every few seconds until it's shut down and shut down for awhile

    Google chrome still today has weird loading issues in some sites and has it's fair share of failures.

    Im still getting a better experience out of IE11
     
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    Mousey HH's Official Rodent

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    All browsers seem to be totally memory hogs these days still, chrome has memory leaks still and Firefox just doesn't seem to manage it properly, sad times
     
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    Judas Obvious Closet Brony Pony

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    have you used IE11? It's incredible how well it manages it's memory and remains the lowest even after handling some REALLY memory hogging stuff unlike firefox's crashing and chrome being a royal hunk of crap.
     

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