Opera is free!

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  1. RyanL

    RyanL OT Supporter

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    Opera just took their banners off of their browser, its free now.


    Man, jollyogre would be having a feild day with this...
     
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    mdaniel S is for Shiksa

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    Too bad they still can't get the thread preview right.
     
  3. RyanL

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    I still think that I will be sticking with firefox (1.5b has some major improvements), but hopefully this will spawn even more compitition. Opera uses way less resources and, like they say, is the worlds fastest browser.

    I would really like to see opera zoom in firefox, maybe this will make them get on that...
     
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    Funky Munky Chronic Masturbator OT Supporter

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    No thanks.

    Firefox > *
     
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    i'd probably use it, but i have so many extensions for firefox now that i cant imagine browsing the internet without them.
     
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    That's good news.

    Been using Opera for about 2 years now. I tried Firefox, but wasn't impressed. Most of the features that I use are already built in, where in Firefox you have to install the extension.
     
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    Opera rocks.

    I switched over when they gave out the free key a few weeks back.
     
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    Same.

    But i still use Firefox, so i'm not 100% biased to either of them :)

    When did it become free? GF downloaded it last night and it had ads, i had to give her a Reg key that I saved from when they were free (im so smart.)
     
  9. RyanL

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    As far as I know it went free today.

    Opera does eak ahead of firefox when it comes to scrolling, zooming, and loading pages. It also uses about half of the RAM and CPU of firefox.

    I'm still not giving up my firefox though...
     
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    It's faster for yall'? With my Firefox tweaks and FireTune program Firefox is loads faster, and for some reason Opera always logs me out of all forums ~1 time a week (but i just wand back in :) )

    I'll have to see why Opera is slower at loading images, really lags for some reason. Everyone else seems to say its faster...

    They both utilize almost same CPU/RAM on my system when active and running.
     
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    aphoric Even if god did exist, it would be necessary to ab

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    Since Thunderbird licks balls, and I like the Opera email, I switched. I was able to delete over 20,000 emails that I had in Thunderturd, but had no good filters on that shit. I used Opera when it was the only browser with tabs, but switched to Firefox for a bit, I am back to Opera. Thank you Norwegian dudes, now make Opera for PalmOS or we will bomb you!@
     
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    I'll have to give it a try, I've been having no problems with Thunderbird but Opera Mail might just be simpler...
     

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