Metro Firefox

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  1. lucasbytegenius

    lucasbytegenius

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    Mozilla's made a Metro version of Firefox:

    https://blog.mozilla.org/futurereleases/2012/10/04/firefox-metro-preview/

    Here's some pics:
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    What do you think? I haven't tried it yet but I like the look.
     
    lucasbytegenius, Oct 4, 2012
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    Core coffee & gigabytes Moderator

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    An unexpected move from Mozilla, but interesting none the less.

    I guess my question is, it being a Metro app, does that mean it's going to run in fullscreen? This is the only gripe I have with Metro apps; I keep multiple windows open side by side on my desktop, this is how I work, and I absolutely hate the way Metro apps run in permanent fullscreen.
     
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    With you there, Core. I am not having any probs with Windows 8. But that full screen without the option us really slowing me down for needing any Metro apps.
     
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    It's pretty and it's a good news for Windows RT users.
    Yes but there will a classic version with metro firefox.
     
    Tchégéda, Oct 6, 2012
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    Actually it wasn't unexpected, they told us they'd do this months ago.

    As for being a metro app, try as I might, I couldn't get metro mode when I launched it from the Start Screen. I made it the default browser and everything. After a lot of tinkering I got it into metro mode on the desktop, but performance is horrendous. Slowest app I've used on Windows 8. But that's expected from Mozilla's software, honestly.
     
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