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Which version of Firefox is best?
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6%
 6%  [ 1 ]
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25%
 25%  [ 4 ]
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68%
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RR Koothady

Joined: 22 Jul 2006
Posts: 247
Location: Coimbatore, India

PostPosted: Thu 24 Apr 2008, 05:24    Post subject:  

Dear Amit:

I also had the same problem. What I have done for the time being is to go to:

Menu ..... Desktop ...... Set Global Font Size

Change the current set value to a higher one.
I have placed it at 84 DPI.
Now the fonts look agreeably bigger.

Ramesh
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amitagroyee

Joined: 13 Nov 2007
Posts: 10

PostPosted: Mon 28 Apr 2008, 01:00    Post subject:  

Dear RRKoothadi

When I imported all the fonts from windows directory in puppy linux, it automatically selected another font and now it is much better.

Hope it will be useful for others also.

Amit
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RR Koothady

Joined: 22 Jul 2006
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PostPosted: Mon 28 Apr 2008, 06:40    Post subject:  

Dear Amit

That's cool! Thank You!!

Ramesh
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Colonel Panic


Joined: 16 Sep 2006
Posts: 1513

PostPosted: Sat 17 May 2008, 12:05    Post subject:  

I downloaded Swiftfox (a speed-optimised version of Firefox) and it works well in Puppy. If others are interested, here's the link;

http://getswiftfox.com/

One problem I found in Firefox (and Flock as well, which is based on Firefox) is that it keeps wanting to update itself automatically whenever a new version is released, which takes up a lot of bandwidth when you're on dialup as I am.
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SirDuncan


Joined: 09 Dec 2006
Posts: 836
Location: Ohio, USA

PostPosted: Sat 17 May 2008, 13:21    Post subject:  

Colonel,
Go to "Edit>Preferences" and then click "Advanced" and then the update tab. You can now tell Firefox, or probably any other Mozilla based browser, to not update automatically.

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Colonel Panic


Joined: 16 Sep 2006
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PostPosted: Sat 17 May 2008, 15:06    Post subject:  

Thanks for the info. Smile I'll follow your advice, though I'll still update Firefox occasionally (just not every release).

Best,

CP .
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Skipper

Joined: 22 Apr 2007
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PostPosted: Sat 05 Jun 2010, 02:43    Post subject:  

Currently on Dillo 2.2, the taliban of the HTML Code.
Downloading Swiftfox, good installer. Same problem, like Firefox 3:
"error while loading shared libraries: libxul.so: cannot handle TLS data".
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linuxsansdisquedur


Joined: 13 Jan 2009
Posts: 250
Location: South of France

PostPosted: Sat 05 Jun 2010, 13:22    Post subject:  

got ff 2.0.0.20 with flash 9 on pizzapup (with really puppy 2.14 inside) extremely stable ! Cool
(since 2008)

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