I will be using this as my main browser over the coming couple of days. I'll make notes of my experiences here as I go along.
First tipsInstalling Firefox 2 in the same directory in which Firefox 3 has been installed may result in Firefox 2 being unstable (bug 423226). The bug report states it's fixed, but I would install FF3 in a separate folder to be on the safe side. Your settings will still be transfered automatically!
Users who have older installations of Google Desktop Search may experience crashes on startup; reinstalling Google Desktop Search fixes the problem (bug 401513)21 June 2008
- Downloads are much faster than with FF2. With FF2 I had to wait a considerable time before downloads started, locking FF during the wait. This seems to be fixed now.
- The way the suggestions in the URL bar appear have been changed. I'm not certain yet, whether I like it or not. Some of my quick go-to's - I'm used to type the first couple of characters from a URL to make the rest of it appear magically - don't seem to work anymore as other URLs appear higher in the drop down list, but maybe I/FF will learn.