Opera VS Firefox

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Opera VS Firefox

Post by Kenny_McCormic » Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:17 am

Read above what do you guys think?

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Post by nitro2k01 » Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:27 am

Damn! Doesn't this forum have double post protection?

Anyway, I'm using Opera.
Here's why, very short: Fast browser engine, has just about all things I want in a browser builtin.
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Post by gamer2 » Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:46 am

I never tried Opera, but I did hear mixed reviews. I have been meaning to try it.
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Post by Rekarp » Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:56 am

Firefox 3.0 8)
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Post by Black Six » Sun Jan 13, 2008 6:20 am

I use them both. Personally though, I prefer the interface and customizability of Firefox and use that more.
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Post by bacteria » Sun Jan 13, 2008 8:14 am

I have tried both in the past, Opera has a built in torrent facility; but I heard a while back that Firefox is safer, so I use that.

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Post by lifeisbetterwithketchup » Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:12 am

I use Firefox and like it a lot, but I haven't used Opera too much. One thing I do have to say though, is that Firefox under OSX isn't too great (don't have too much experience with it, but I didn't like what I saw). Under Linux and Windows it's great though.
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Post by Harshboy » Sun Jan 13, 2008 9:36 am

They both work about the same, but Firefox looks much better and has Add-Ins and Themes.

Firefox > All other Browsers

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Post by theelk » Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:28 am

I use Firefox, but one of my friends uses Opera and I've been meaning to try it out. I just love the Firefox extensions.
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Post by Kenny_McCormic » Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:54 am

I just tried it, its fast light and buggy, if it hadnt locked up every 5 minutes it would have been great.

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Post by Negative_Creep » Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:22 pm

IE7 all the way!

Lol nah, Firefox user. Firefox runs faster than Opera i've noticed.

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Post by ChrisS » Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:00 pm

Swiftfox

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Post by SZF2001 » Sun Jan 13, 2008 3:34 pm

Netscape :shock:
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Post by daguuy » Sun Jan 13, 2008 4:42 pm

Opera is definitely the best built and most reliable browser but I use firefox because of the customizability.

Comparatively speaking, opera is like the Batmobile. It works great and has plenty of features, but you can't do much modifications.

Firefox is like an old station wagon. It's reliable, does what it needs to do, and you can do stuff to it. If I want to bolt a mini-fridge to the roof and paint fire on the front, I can and it'll look just fine.
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Post by Kurt_ » Sun Jan 13, 2008 4:43 pm

Kenny_McCormic wrote:I just tried it, its fast light and buggy, if it hadnt locked up every 5 minutes it would have been great.
I sure hope you're not talking about firefox. Because if you are, that's your comptuer, not the program. Besides, firefox has auto-restore for all those windows-related crashes!

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