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chmorley
Nov 4, 2002, 10:14 PM
Just turned 0.6 in the nightlies. As always, it has become more stable (again) in the past week or so, and has resolved a number of problems with flash animations (although it is recommended that you upgrade to the latest Flash Player beta (http://www.macromedia.com/software/flashplayer/special/beta/)).

Go to the Chimera project homepage (http://www.mozilla.org/projects/chimera/) and get it!

Chris

edit: The 0.6 release is offical.

alex_ant
Nov 5, 2002, 12:06 AM
4 November 2002: Chimera 0.6 is out! The main new feature in this version is the saving of website passwords in Keychain. There are a host of other stability improvements; upgrading from 0.5 is strongly recommended.

Download

The latest Chimera stable release is 0.6, and you can download it from:

http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/chimera/releases/chimera-0.6.dmg.gz

...

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The requested URL /pub/chimera/releases/chimera-0.6.dmg.gz was not found on this server.
AIEEE!!!

Edit: Whoops, you said the NIGHTLIES... okay, I'm an idiot, but it's late, so I have an excuse

Tabs now have context menus. That means that Chimera has officially become the best browser for Mac OS X.

daytona63
Nov 5, 2002, 01:36 AM
Sweeeeeeeeet! Chimera is fast; if you don't have it, get it!

crassusad44
Nov 5, 2002, 02:23 AM
I had some stability issues with 0.5, but after I downloaded a nightly a couple of weeks ago, Chimera has now become my standard browser. One just got to love the work being done on this fab browser! :)

cb911
Nov 5, 2002, 02:31 AM
aren't the nightlies more of a beta version? i know they're the most up to date versions, but are they safe to use?

just out of interest, who here uses the stable builds, and who uses the latest nightlies that you can get your hands on?

irmongoose
Nov 5, 2002, 02:54 AM
Originally posted by cb911
aren't the nightlies more of a beta version? i know they're the most up to date versions, but are they safe to use?

just out of interest, who here uses the stable builds, and who uses the latest nightlies that you can get your hands on?

They are safe to use, it's not like they have viruses or anything, but sometimes they have some annoying bugs, and you have to go back to the initial release.

That's why I use ChimeraKnight (http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=15664&db=mac)... it's an app that automatically updates it to the latest nightly build, and if it has too many bugs you can revert at any time.




irmongoose

cb911
Nov 5, 2002, 06:28 AM
Originally posted by irmongoose


They are safe to use, it's not like they have viruses or anything, but sometimes they have some annoying bugs, and you have to go back to the initial release.

That's why I use ChimeraKnight (http://www.versiontracker.com/moreinfo.fcgi?id=15664&db=mac)... it's an app that automatically updates it to the latest nightly build, and if it has too many bugs you can revert at any time.

irmongoose

thanks for that irmongoose. i think i'll be using Chimera alot more now... :D

irmongoose
Nov 5, 2002, 07:31 AM
Originally posted by cb911


thanks for that irmongoose. i think i'll be using Chimera alot more now... :D

Yep... anytime. I've found it to be quite an indispensable app for using Chimera, and like you, it was the only way I could use Chimera as my default browser... I needed the bug fixes as soon as possible.



irmongoose

chmorley
Nov 5, 2002, 08:49 AM
I use Chimeraknight just about every day to make sure I have the latest nightly. They are occasionally (e.g., once in the past month) a little buggier, but it is very easy to go back to the previous version.

Also, I had failed to post that 0.6 is now official.

Chris

blackpeter
Nov 5, 2002, 11:32 AM
Yeah! God, who here doesn't use Chimera??

Doctor Q
Nov 5, 2002, 12:16 PM
Since it's a U.S. election day, I'll be glad to listen to you guys stumping for your favorite candidate, er, I mean browser. I use Omniweb because I like the privacy features such as allowing/disallowing cookies, individually or for a site, or allowing cookies but erasing them after the session. I've had no trouble with Omniweb, but maybe I just don't know what I'm missing.

How does Chimera handle cookies?

What other advantages does Chimera offer that might tempt me to switch?

And, be honest, now. What disadvantages are there when using Chimera compared to other browsers?

sparkleytone
Nov 5, 2002, 01:19 PM
i say just use chimera and make your own decisions.

for some reason the official 0.6 feels faster than the nightly just before it. doesnt really matter i guess.

now that Chimera has matured to thins point, I will probably slow down on my nightly addiction. I have been downloading the nightlies pretty much every day, unless there was no code change.

i think now ill wait until a good bit of changelog has gone by.

one thing i have noticed...the keychain support is MUCH faster than before. i had turned it off after it had frustrated me to no end, and it seems to be much faster now.

beez7777
Nov 5, 2002, 07:42 PM
hmm. i've been using omniweb for a while now, and i havent had any problem with it, just that it can become rather sluggish at times, and doesnt display some pages correctly. however, after trying out chimera, i like the tabbed browsing. it does seem faster, and i think i might use it from now on. its still a tossup between the two, but its lookin better for chimera. :)

nemo
Nov 5, 2002, 07:57 PM
I'm using Chimera 0.6 after a few months of using Omniweb almost exclusively. The biggest plus is tabbed browsing, but I'm missing Omniweb's cookie preferences and History in a big way. i might need to stick with it until these features become available in Chimera. Anyone have any info on when that might be?

scem0
Nov 5, 2002, 08:06 PM
I am not using IE, because I have a PC, and it is the fastest out of anything I can find. I still own a mac, I will put Chimera .6 on it. Thanks for the update :D!

madamimadam
Nov 5, 2002, 08:08 PM
I have been one of the biggest skeptics with Chimera and have given it a lot of ****... now at 0.6 I say it is the number 1 browser... it has finally made it.

Hemingray
Nov 5, 2002, 08:31 PM
Originally posted by madamimadam
I have been one of the biggest skeptics with Chimera and have given it a lot of ****... now at 0.6 I say it is the number 1 browser... it has finally made it.

Hear hear! I was in the same boat for awhile. I was a diehard IE user and any other browser was crap. But as of this version... I'm switching.

And the ChimeraKnights app is pretty slick too. (Thanks to irmongoose for the heads-up on that app, BTW.)

macktheknife
Nov 5, 2002, 11:45 PM
0.6 seems much more stable thatn 0.5--no crashes yet. I've even taken it to websites that crashed on me left and right before--no crashes!

Like others, I use Chimera as my primary browser, although it'd switch to Omniweb as soon as they have tabbed browsers. I've heard that it's going to happen in early 2003, so I'm looking forward to it.

Unitl then, here's to a more stable Chimera! :D

chmorley
Nov 6, 2002, 12:37 AM
Originally posted by macktheknife
0.6 seems much more stable thatn 0.5--no crashes yet. I've even taken it to websites that crashed on me left and right before--no crashes!

Like others, I use Chimera as my primary browser, although it'd switch to Omniweb as soon as they have tabbed browsers. I've heard that it's going to happen in early 2003, so I'm looking forward to it. Here's what a spokesman for the Omni Group said in a Newsfactor Network article (http://www.newsfactor.com/perl/story/18114.html) from June 6:
"We'll probably do something akin to tabbed browsing -- that was a good idea, I think from the Linux world, originally. We'll do it our way, though; I don't think they've necessarily got the best UI yet, but there's something good in the fundamental idea," Shipley noted. So probably.

Chris

D0ct0rteeth
Nov 6, 2002, 01:38 AM
but does it have form autofills?

MacBandit
Nov 6, 2002, 02:03 AM
Originally posted by D0ct0rteeth
but does it have form autofills?

I just made the switch from IE and I was about to ask about that.

Also it seems to have the speller services implemented in the address bar why not in text entry fields such as here?

Where's the page history?

The preferences seem to be really lacking. There isn't even a pref for cache size.

I've been using Chimera for 10minutes now and the speed is really nice but if there isn't a history file I will be switching back and tossing this crap.:(

moomin
Nov 6, 2002, 02:57 AM
I upgraded to X in September with Jaguar

Until then I only used IE5 on 9

I only have a dial up connection, but no ***** when I changed to Chimera on my eMac page loading felt like I had DSL

If this we'll all be very happy

tracker_oz
Nov 6, 2002, 05:30 AM
I am blown away. Finally a browser on the Mac that rivals the speed on PCs. The sped increases (both in launch times and rendering) from 0.4 , and even 0.5, to 0.6 are amazing. If this sucker works on my bank account I will be officially switching!

Great work!

edesignuk
Nov 6, 2002, 05:54 AM
0.6 is working great for me, now they have all the features in a 'stable' build from the nightlys over the past months, I, like sparkleytone, will probably stop getting the nightlys so often, because this build rocks! Long live Chimrea!
Can't wait to see how it looks when we get to Chimera 1.0.

madamimadam
Nov 6, 2002, 06:50 AM
Originally posted by MacBandit


I just made the switch from IE and I was about to ask about that.

Also it seems to have the speller services implemented in the address bar why not in text entry fields such as here?

Where's the page history?

The preferences seem to be really lacking. There isn't even a pref for cache size.

I've been using Chimera for 10minutes now and the speed is really nice but if there isn't a history file I will be switching back and tossing this crap.:(

I could not care less if I have to deal without Autofill or a variable cache setting. However, I would like history but I do find that I do not use history in a folder very often, I mainly use the history when typing a URL and that is in Chimera.

chmorley
Nov 6, 2002, 08:22 AM
Originally posted by MacBandit
I just made the switch from IE and I was about to ask about that.

Also it seems to have the speller services implemented in the address bar why not in text entry fields such as here?

Where's the page history?

The preferences seem to be really lacking. There isn't even a pref for cache size.

I've been using Chimera for 10minutes now and the speed is really nice but if there isn't a history file I will be switching back and tossing this crap.:( The "speller services" in the address bar are simply an autofill feature--not a service, but contained within the program. This mirrors IE, which is Carbon. Since Carbon apps cannot access services, this shows that it can all be done within the program.

There isn't a browsable history. I remember using this once or twice when I used IE, but didn't realize people considered it an essential feature. Out of curiosity, do you use it frequently? For what?

Use Chimera for a day or two. That speed you consider "nice" now will gradually make IE seem unusable. While it does some things well, it is the slowest browser available for the Mac (and maybe any platform) right now--a real drag to use.

Chris

MacBandit
Nov 6, 2002, 10:08 AM
Originally posted by chmorley
The "speller services" in the address bar are simply an autofill feature--not a service, but contained within the program. This mirrors IE, which is Carbon. Since Carbon apps cannot access services, this shows that it can all be done within the program.

There isn't a browsable history. I remember using this once or twice when I used IE, but didn't realize people considered it an essential feature. Out of curiosity, do you use it frequently? For what?

Use Chimera for a day or two. That speed you consider "nice" now will gradually make IE seem unusable. While it does some things well, it is the slowest browser available for the Mac (and maybe any platform) right now--a real drag to use. Also I seem to be filling in forms constantly. I'm not sure why and to not have autofill is a huge waste of time.

Chris


The speed isn't a huge difference on my Dual/Ghz/DDR with Cable. I use history for a lot of things one of the most obviouse to me is I will be browsing and doing a lot of searching in the morning and will have to go to work before I find or absorbe the information I'm looking for. When I get home I just pop open the history tab and start where I left off. I use it multiple times a day for this and other uses.

I just found another real pain in the ass. When I click a link in my email it pops open a new window instead of a new tab or replacing the page in the existing window or tab. I can't seem to find a preference for this either.

This browser is most definitely unready for primetime. Not user friendly at all. I give everyone from her until this afternoon to find a reason for me to keep it. The speed as I said before isn't that great. The difference is maybe a half a second for most of the pages I go to.

sparkleytone
Nov 6, 2002, 11:16 AM
Originally posted by MacBandit



The speed isn't a huge difference on my Dual/Ghz/DDR with Cable. I use history for a lot of things one of the most obviouse to me is I will be browsing and doing a lot of searching in the morning and will have to go to work before I find or absorbe the information I'm looking for. When I get home I just pop open the history tab and start where I left off. I use it multiple times a day for this and other uses.

I just found another real pain in the ass. When I click a link in my email it pops open a new window instead of a new tab or replacing the page in the existing window or tab. I can't seem to find a preference for this either.

This browser is most definitely unready for primetime. Not user friendly at all. I give everyone from her until this afternoon to find a reason for me to keep it. The speed as I said before isn't that great. The difference is maybe a half a second for most of the pages I go to.

dude...its there. its in the tab prefs. Under Navigation.

The history browsing is coming in the near future. They are going to try and figure out a way to implement it in a nonobtrusive way. Being that hardly anyone uses this feature, it might be a while.

IMHO and many others, the usability is great. It doesnt bog you down with useless options. Its a browser stupid.

neilg
Nov 6, 2002, 02:30 PM
This is a great improvement even over 0.5- the Flash support now seems much more solid, the pages are lightning fast and there's an overall feeling of quality about the whole thing. It looks like an OSX browser should.
And it's FREE!
Whatever they may tell you, nothing from Microsoft comes completely free...

spinner
Nov 6, 2002, 04:49 PM
I tried out chimera for the first time last night and I must say that it has got to be the best browser I have ever used. The tabbed browsing is VERY handy. I really like this browser and its not even at 1.0 yet!!! It's only going to get better.

Somebody
Nov 6, 2002, 08:34 PM
I use history for a lot of things one of the most obviouse to me is I will be browsing and doing a lot of searching in the morning and will have to go to work before I find or absorbe the information I'm looking for. When I get home I just pop open the history tab and start where I left off. I use it multiple times a day for this and other uses.

I just found another real pain in the ass. When I click a link in my email it pops open a new window instead of a new tab or replacing the page in the existing window or tab. I can't seem to find a preference for this either.


Open up the Preferences, go to the 'Navigation' pane, and select the 'Tabbed Browsing' tab. There's a checkbox there that will cause it to open pages requested by other applications in a new tab rather than a new window.

There's also a history feature, in the sidebar. It wasn't enabled by default in 0.5 -- you had to muck around with a preferences script file manually to enable it. I'm not sure if it's enabled by default in 0.6, since I'd already enabled it manually, and 0.6 just picked up the prefs I'd specified in 0.5. Here's what you can do, though:

First, check to see if the history is already enabled: Open the sidebar (cmd-/). If there's a tab in the sidebar that looks like a clock face, click it: that's the history.

Now, if the history isn't already enabled, you'll need to edit a prefs file. Exit Navigator, then find the file <home>/Library/Application Support/Chimera/Profiles/default/<SOMETHING>/prefs.js. (<SOMETHING> will be a directory with a name that looks like gibberish. It's the only subdirectory under 'default'.) Open the prefs.js file in a text editor, and add the line:

user_pref("chimera.show_history", true);

to the end of this file. Restart chimera, and the tab in the sidebar that I described above should be present. However, I should warn you: The history UI is very slow, and not organized in a very coherent manner; I can understand why they keep it hidden by default, right now.

Personally, I'll gladly tolerate a dearth of bells-and-whistles (that I never used in other browsers, anyways) and some minor glitches for the massive improvement in speed. I have DSL, but I frequently browse sites that produce very large pages; The amount of time that I spend looking at the beachball when I load large pages in IE is a much bigger pain in the ass to me than the inability to adjust the browser cache size.

scem0
Nov 6, 2002, 10:19 PM
I am going to download it onto my mac, and see how it measures up to IE on my PC. IE will probably be faster, but Chimera will be fast enough.

chmorley
Nov 6, 2002, 11:03 PM
Thanks for the tip, Somebody. It was interesting. The history feature is still hidden by default. You're right that the UI is slow--maybe enough to dissuade people who actually make good use of this feature. Doesn't look like they're too far off, though.

I guess the truth remains that which browser is "best" depends on what features you use and what sites you visit. Not using history and hating the slowness of IE (on my TiBook 667 w/DSL), Chimera is simply the best fit for my needs.

Chris

MacBandit
Nov 6, 2002, 11:36 PM
Originally posted by Somebody


Open up the Preferences, go to the 'Navigation' pane, and select the 'Tabbed Browsing' tab. There's a checkbox there that will cause it to open pages requested by other applications in a new tab rather than a new window.

There's also a history feature, in the sidebar. It wasn't enabled by default in 0.5 -- you had to muck around with a preferences script file manually to enable it. I'm not sure if it's enabled by default in 0.6, since I'd already enabled it manually, and 0.6 just picked up the prefs I'd specified in 0.5. Here's what you can do, though:

First, check to see if the history is already enabled: Open the sidebar (cmd-/). If there's a tab in the sidebar that looks like a clock face, click it: that's the history.

Now, if the history isn't already enabled, you'll need to edit a prefs file. Exit Navigator, then find the file <home>/Library/Application Support/Chimera/Profiles/default/<SOMETHING>/prefs.js. (<SOMETHING> will be a directory with a name that looks like gibberish. It's the only subdirectory under 'default'.) Open the prefs.js file in a text editor, and add the line:

user_pref("chimera.show_history", true);

to the end of this file. Restart chimera, and the tab in the sidebar that I described above should be present. However, I should warn you: The history UI is very slow, and not organized in a very coherent manner; I can understand why they keep it hidden by default, right now.

Personally, I'll gladly tolerate a dearth of bells-and-whistles (that I never used in other browsers, anyways) and some minor glitches for the massive improvement in speed. I have DSL, but I frequently browse sites that produce very large pages; The amount of time that I spend looking at the beachball when I load large pages in IE is a much bigger pain in the ass to me than the inability to adjust the browser cache size.


Thank you very much. Also thank you Sparkley. I hadn't noticed the tabs in the preference window after selecting a preference category. After you told me it was there I looked closer and ended up with a big red palm print on my head.:rolleyes: :)

I think the speed of IE and the speed of the history bar in Chimera must be exrtremely dependent on you computer. I have never gotten a beach ball in IE when the cable network was working correctly. Also the history bar works very well with no lag on my computer.

Why is there an option in the prefs for how many days of history you want to save if there is no way to access this information by default. Am I missing something. Is there trick I can do to get the recent pages easily. I have the history tab implemented now but I was just wondering if there was something else also.

Now if only it had autofill.

cb911
Nov 7, 2002, 12:11 AM
i just set Chimera to my default browser... it's alot faster then 0.5. it's going to be absolutely awesome when it hits 1.0. :D

chmorley
Nov 7, 2002, 08:59 AM
Originally posted by MacBandit
Thank you very much. Also thank you Sparkley. I hadn't noticed the tabs in the preference window after selecting a preference category. After you told me it was there I looked closer and ended up with a big red palm print on my head.:rolleyes: :)

I think the speed of IE and the speed of the history bar in Chimera must be exrtremely dependent on you computer. I have never gotten a beach ball in IE when the cable network was working correctly. Also the history bar works very well with no lag on my computer. The slowness of IE is not a beachball thing, but simply how long it takes to render pages, especially large tables. To check this, go to TV Guide.com (http://tvguide.com) and load your local satellite TV listing in each. On my TiBook w/DSL, this was the result:

IE: 19 sec.
Chimera: 6 sec.

Again, this only really matters if you go so sites that Chimera renders significantly faster. As near as I can tell, Chimera renders just about everything in about 50% of the time (TV Guide is an extreme example, as it takes advantage of one big superiority of the Gecko engine--rendering tables). If you have a fast computer and a fast connection, this matters less, but it still matters.

Also, it doesn't have a way to fill in forms at sites you haven't been to, but it can fill in ones at sites you have visited before. Not the same, but better than nothing. And Mozilla does this very well, so I imagine it's not far off.

Chris

irmongoose
Nov 7, 2002, 09:18 AM
Originally posted by MacBandit

Why is there an option in the prefs for how many days of history you want to save if there is no way to access this information by default. Am I missing something.

Yah.. the history also keeps the URLs of the sites you have visited, so if you don't turn on the history browsing, then that history preferences will keep only the URLs. So, if you have it set for 15 days, it will remember all the URLs you've typed in the address bar for 15 days, and it will show up in the list beneath it as you type it in.




irmongoose

MacBandit
Nov 7, 2002, 10:03 AM
Originally posted by chmorley
The slowness of IE is not a beachball thing, but simply how long it takes to render pages, especially large tables. To check this, go to TV Guide.com (http://tvguide.com) and load your local satellite TV listing in each. On my TiBook w/DSL, this was the result:

IE: 19 sec.
Chimera: 6 sec.

Again, this only really matters if you go so sites that Chimera renders significantly faster. As near as I can tell, Chimera renders just about everything in about 50% of the time (TV Guide is an extreme example, as it takes advantage of one big superiority of the Gecko engine--rendering tables). If you have a fast computer and a fast connection, this matters less, but it still matters.

Also, it doesn't have a way to fill in forms at sites you haven't been to, but it can fill in ones at sites you have visited before. Not the same, but better than nothing. And Mozilla does this very well, so I imagine it's not far off.

Chris


I went to TVGuide.com and opened a listing for local sattelite. I did this to be fair because I have cable and I wanted a fair comparrison with no chance of cacheing.

IE:2.5secs
Chimera:2Ssecs.

As I stated before the speed difference is only like 1/2second for most sites. This seems to be extrememly dependent on computer and internet connection.

awrc
Nov 7, 2002, 10:45 AM
Has anyone else been unable to get it to install? I get a read/write error (-36) when I drag it to the applications folder. I've tried deleting everything I can think of , and all the files that it claims to use, but no joy.

However, if I then try to reinstall 0.5, it installs without problems.

Al

sparkleytone
Nov 7, 2002, 11:19 AM
Originally posted by sparkleytone

now that Chimera has matured to thins point, I will probably slow down on my nightly addiction. I have been downloading the nightlies pretty much every day, unless there was no code change.

i think now ill wait until a good bit of changelog has gone by.


just when i say that...they add some really nice features two days later. the latest nightly (11/07) has a bookmark dock menu, better context menu options, and finally a "copy image location" context menu for images! go get it baby.

FattyMembrane
Nov 7, 2002, 12:33 PM
chimera has been my default browser since .3, but to be honest, i have not seen any speed or stability improvements since .4 (netscape 4.7 in os9 is still faster). i would not trade it for any other browser, and of course i realize that it's only at .6, but it seems that some people are tend to exaggerate exactly how fast the newer builds are. hitting the back button still takes too long to load, and pieces of text are often invisible until i select them (or they just flicker). still the best browser for osx (although i'm hoping that they will somehow be able to incorporate cocoa spellcheck like omniweb).

jaykk
Nov 7, 2002, 06:40 PM
I really like the .6 version, but i still think Mozilla is more stable. I think with this version i am going to use Chimera more than Mozilla. And i really want the "Close Tab" on the right corner to close one tab at a time. Right now I assigned CMD+W to my PowerMate's Click. So its easy to scroll to view the pages and click to close the tab.

buffsldr
Nov 7, 2002, 07:19 PM
i just started using navigator .5

i never thought it would work very well, but i have been pleasantly surprised . the only time i dont use it is when i try to do online banking and the like and get jammed (sometimes the sites dont show properly)

blackpeter
Nov 7, 2002, 08:34 PM
Sparkly, thanks for the info. It's nice to have the history feature (to fall back on). :D

sparkleytone
Nov 7, 2002, 09:00 PM
also another thing i am trying now is disabling the cache. anyone on a broadband connection doesnt really need one anyways.

chimera automatically caches to memory while a window is open, so its not like browsing using back and forward will be any slower. Chimera only writes to the HD cache when the program is closed and/or when a parent window is closed.

just add this to the prefs.js file in your ~/Application Support/Chimera/Profiles/default/salted/ directory while Chimera is not running

user_pref("browser.cache.disk.enable", false);

also make sure there is a blank line at the end of the file, or else it will not save your new pref.

Credit: OSXHints

scem0
Nov 7, 2002, 10:49 PM
I finally got Chimera on my mac (I haven't used it, only my PC, lately) and it is faster then the nightly of 5.0 I had been using for a while. Not much faster, but a little faster, and a lot more stable. It still quits at this latin translation site I would like to be able to visit (oh well :o). IE is faster, but not that much faster.

I have never really understood why browsing is faster on a PC. I have heard people say it is because IE is built into Windows, but then I hear other people say that that makes no difference. I still don't know why it is faster... (Once again - oh well :o )

:D

sparkleytone
Nov 7, 2002, 11:19 PM
that makes plenty of difference.

the fact that core components of internet explorer are loaded into explorer.exe and many critical windows services, it is always fresh in the system. It is resident in memory at all times. Its just going to be faster because of that.

scem0
Nov 8, 2002, 10:47 PM
finally an answer I can understand. That makes sense. Thank you.

beatle888
Nov 10, 2002, 05:37 PM
damnit chimera lost all my bookmars...for some
reason when i woke up today and logged on to
the internet none of my bookmarks were there.
thats strange....i hade them all set up too....damn.

MacBandit
Nov 10, 2002, 05:43 PM
Originally posted by beatle888
damnit chimera lost all my bookmars...for some
reason when i woke up today and logged on to
the internet none of my bookmarks were there.
thats strange....i hade them all set up too....damn.


Always, always keep your bookmarks and email addresses backed up.

I know this doesn't help at this point but it's just a friendly reminder to everyone else.

jayscheuerle
Nov 11, 2002, 11:50 AM
Okay, I do like it, but it crashes too often for me. I love the speed and the tabs, but I'm going back to OmniWeb for now. - j

MacBandit
Nov 11, 2002, 05:15 PM
Originally posted by jayscheuerle
Okay, I do like it, but it crashes too often for me. I love the speed and the tabs, but I'm going back to OmniWeb for now. - j


It seems to crash on me too, but only when I go to a website that I know has a bunch of popup ads. I haven't tried turning off the popup add blocker to see it would work then. Though I bet it would.

madamimadam
Nov 11, 2002, 05:24 PM
Originally posted by MacBandit



It seems to crash on me too, but only when I go to a website that I know has a bunch of popup ads. I haven't tried turning off the popup add blocker to see it would work then. Though I bet it would.

My problem is when I press the wrong tab and then click the tab I wanted straight away while it is still loading.... CRASH

MacBandit
Nov 11, 2002, 05:40 PM
Originally posted by madamimadam


My problem is when I press the wrong tab and then click the tab I wanted straight away while it is still loading.... CRASH


The tabs are displayed too fast on my machine to click on another one before it is displayed. I tried this when I read your post and no matter how fast I click on another tab the one I just clicked on is always displayed before I get another click off.

madamimadam
Nov 11, 2002, 05:48 PM
Originally posted by MacBandit



The tabs are displayed too fast on my machine to click on another one before it is displayed. I tried this when I read your post and no matter how fast I click on another tab the one I just clicked on is always displayed before I get another click off.

You lucky bastard... what machine you running on???

MacBandit
Nov 11, 2002, 06:08 PM
Originally posted by madamimadam


You lucky bastard... what machine you running on???

Dual/GHz/DDR with 1024MB of ram and a cable modem.

madamimadam
Nov 11, 2002, 06:10 PM
Originally posted by MacBandit


Dual/GHz/DDR with 1024MB of ram and a cable modem.

Well, I don't know what the cable modem has to do with it
:) ;) :)

I am on a Single/533MHz/SDR with 896MB of ram and an ADSL modem
:) :) :)

MacBandit
Nov 11, 2002, 06:15 PM
Originally posted by madamimadam


Well, I don't know what the cable modem has to do with it
:) ;) :)

I am on a Single/533MHz/SDR with 896MB of ram and an ADSL modem
:) :) :)

Not much I guess since we're talking about pages that have already been loaded.:)

chmorley
Nov 11, 2002, 10:57 PM
Though it might seem strange, the latest nightlies have gotten more stable again. They have usually made the milestones pretty reliable, but I thought 0.6.0 was relatively crash-prone.

Anyway, click here (http://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/chimera/nightly/latest/) to get the latest nightly.

There are a number of bug fixes and feature enhancements, including turning the history on by default. You can find the changes in the last week here (http://bonsai.mozilla.org/cvsquery.cgi?treeid=default&module=Chimera&branch=CHIMERA_M1_0_1_BRANCH&branchtype=match&dir=&file=&filetype=match&who=&whotype=match&sortby=Date&hours=2&date=week&mindate=&maxd).

Chris

Doctor Q
Nov 11, 2002, 11:29 PM
Originally posted by beatle888
damnit chimera lost all my bookmars...for some
reason when i woke up today and logged on to
the internet none of my bookmarks were there.
thats strange....i hade them all set up too....damn.
Do you share your computer? It may be just wishful thinking, but if you were logged in under another name, you might not see your (user-specific) bookmarks. Then you could log out, log back in under your usual user name, and find your bookmarks, safe and sound.

Doctor Q
Nov 14, 2002, 01:25 PM
A few tips for Chimera users:

http://www.efritz.net/chimeratricks.html

edesignuk
Nov 14, 2002, 01:37 PM
Originally posted by Doctor Q
A few tips for Chimera users:

http://www.efritz.net/chimeratricks.html
THANKU! That's a great little page, i really like how you can use javascripts in the bookmark so you can search google & versiontracker etc direct from your bookmark.