Which version of Opera to use?
ajm91qw at sbcglobal.net
Sat Jan 27 19:44:38 UTC 2007
On Sat, Jan 27, 2007 at 04:09:28PM +0100, Marco Beishuizen wrote:
> On stardate Sat, 27 Jan 2007, the wise Gerard Seibert entered:
> > I have been thinking of trying Opera in KDE to see if it works better
> > than Firefox. I have been having nothing but problems with Firefox and
> > Flash.
> > Would I be better off trying Opera or Linux-Opera? Both are offered in
> > the ports.
> I'm using the native FreeBSD version with flash and that works great, so I
> can only recommend it. Also in my case FF constantly crashed when opening a
> site whith flash. Until recently only the linux-opera had flash support,
> but now they both have.
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I have use both and if you need flash very often, I'd suggest
linux-opera. It tends to handle flash video (google video) better. I
currently have native opera. It just takes a few second longer to see
the flash video. It does not bother me...but it may bother others. Try
both ( one at a time ) and see the difference for yourself.
note: I don't use KDE...don't know if that might make a difference in
FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE i386
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