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reduced performance after update to firefox 8

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Hi again community,

maybe it's just me, but i think lately Mozilla might be rushing firefox updates without any noticeable changes, or in this case, a change for the worse.. can't make much sense how within 1 year or less we go from firefox 4 to 8, without any significant improvements from version to version, especially when other browsers are becoming faster and lighter, and whenever i update firefox i lose one or two more plugins, and still, it becomes slower..

usually i handle it well and bite the bullet, but this time, sometimes i'm getting 1-2sec. response delays, which i just can't handle.. i would like to know either: - how do i solve this problem on ff8? or.. - how do i rollback to ff7 without losing all my definitions?..


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@ Madz

I do sympathise, & think that although the rapid releases may in the long term turn out to be an advantage users are suffering badly at the moment. That is the reason for the Uturn about Long Term Stability issues, with 3.6 still being supported, and at least for a trial period some LTS/ESR version is likely to be launched.

Although you have had a bad experience with fireofx 8 it has already been released for 6 weeks as a Nightly, and a further 6 weeks as a Beta, along with previous extensive automated and human testing it is usually hoped regressions and major faults would be detected and corrected. Unfortunately whilst for many users Firefox's many extensions and customisations are its greatest feature, they become the biggest hurdle with keeping updates working well.

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FF 8 ?? ..

Dudes what the hell are you doing there ? Is your plan to systematically kill Firefox ? ...coz i see no other explanation for what you are doing ... I've on one computer still ... its better than any of or 8 versions... but with every new update its getting worse too

and this 8 is just a bugger .... dudes ... did you sold you browser to Gooble ? how much ? Why are you killing it ? ...

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