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jasong 2017-11-14 23:11

Firefox copies Microsoft, makes downgrades into necessary upgrades
 
Firefox updated to Quantum, and I notice the difference immediately.

I absolutely have to open the sidebar to access my normal bookmarks. I don't know if this is a last second screwup, or maybe a monkey chooses what the best choices are, but this is royally f***ed up. I notice I can access my recently made bookmarks just fine, it's just my ACTUAL BOOKMARKS TOOLBAR that I have to open in the sidebar.

I'm sure there's awesome stuff about the update, supposedly it's half the lag of the last one,soooooo, yeah, that's awesome. But I want my bookmarks back where they were.

When bookmarks go well, life goes well. I need my bookmarks back where they were.

(Yes, this post is more nutty than I actually feel, but I'm still quite annoyed)

Mini-Geek 2017-11-14 23:14

:confused2:
The Bookmarks Toolbar is still there for me, right where it always was.

VictordeHolland 2017-11-15 11:50

My bookmark toolbar and the bookmark tab are both still there in Firefox 57 (64bit), it does indeed feel a little bit faster (especially with loading pages with lots of pictures).

joblack 2017-11-15 12:23

It's possible to use the Firefox LTS until July 2018. After that date there will be no updates though.

retina 2017-11-15 13:46

FF 3.6.28: the one true browser. :showoff:

Don't follow all the nonsense of continuous "upgrades", and forced updates, and whatnot. Stability and bugfreeness are more important IMO.

thyw 2017-11-22 14:11

I made a switch from Firefox to [URL="http://www.palemoon.org/history.shtml"]Palemoon[/URL] one and a half year ago. It's a fork from around FF 3-4, but today it's totally separated. Its multimedia/speed sometimes lags behind Chromium browsers, but it's stable for me with many functionality missing from the competition. And it comes with the old non-Australis ui. I'm using the Tangomoon theme.There are several extension which do not work since PM dropped the Jetpack Sdk. FF had something with dropping support to[I] all [/I]old styled extensions several times. [I]"What Firefox should have been."[/I]


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