@mike I use Vivaldi also, btw.
@mike tab stacks seem cool! Hope firefox get's something similar soon…
@yarmo I used to LOVE it when Firefox had Panorama. I used Firefox for quite a while just because of that feature. When they removed it is when I shifted over to Chrome and eventually to Vivaldi. I still miss it.
@mike There's also extensions for that. :D
I don't know how good they are, but well, these at least look competent:
Assuming there's not more to it than is shown off in this blog post, I think these should do it:
@mike well we only need to use vertical tabs (currently only in niche browsers like vivaldi and qutebrowser), to solve the "150 tabs open" problem. It saves both space and time... 😃️
@parasurv I kind of go for the best of both worlds. I leave the tabs at the top, but I use the Window panel on the left. It's kind of doubling stuff up (and I really wish they didn't make me double click on the Window panel), but it works for my workflow.
So, basically Chrome implemented Firefox's Container Tabs, though presumably without privacy protections, which is really the core feature of Container Tabs.
@mike I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again. I have no idea how you keep so many tabs open, Mike.
The maximum I will have is like 10, average is around 4 and as soon as I’m finished with a tab, it gets closed.
If I were ever to leave Firefox, it works be to either Vivaldi or Brave.
If I have more than 20 tabs open I only see favicons. Sadly Brave is the best for me because it is relative fast and memory usage is acceptable (not when I use twitch though).
Kudos for keeping tabs to the minimum!
@kev There's not really a maximum for me. I open a tab and I leave it open until I'm done with it. I rarely use bookmarks, so my version of a bookmark is an open tab. Not to get all promotional with Vivaldi, but I can hibernate tabs so they don't use as much memory.
I manage them with tab stacks, which lets me group tabs into "folder" type structures. As I'm researching a topic, the folder gets full. When I'm finished, it empties out until it's gone completely.
@JensHeinrich Yea, I have 6 that are pinned, and those never close. Even if the entire rest of the session were wiped out, those 6 will always come back.
That reminds me. That's something else I need to look into more. Saved sessions. Potentially that's a way to save things I'm working on but not have to have the tabs open all the time.
Dunno, I might still be too lazy for that.
@mike As you have write there. I used Vivaldi, I was really happy with it!
However, I don't want to support Chromium like browsers. It's almost monopoly of browsers these days. So I'm back with Firefox and Tree Style Tab plugin to support market diversity a bit.
Finishing work for the day on Friday, I had 229 tabs open in Firefox. It's been that kind of week... There is vertical tabs reloaded extension on Firefox which does vertical tabs. I just don't have the spare hour I need to clean up. 😩
Thank you for reassuring me: I'm not the only one!😅
I can't for the life of me keep only a dozen tabs on display.
My partner is saying how bad that is for the SSD but when i go through the web, I tend to open tabs as I read...
Anyway, thanks a lot for this honesty. Feeeeling so much better now😋 .
Vertical grouped tabs are a MUST for me. Weird I never heard about vivaldi.
For years now I've been using Firefox with "TreeStyleTabs" and ff container colours which is doing the exakt same things you mentioned and more.
@mike don't use google chrome it is spyware. https://hothardware.com/news/study-claims-google-chrome-spyware-run-firefox
@AnyCreatureMorph I don't, and I won't. I use Vivaldi. I just like that feature. It's not enough to get me to switch though. Besides, I'm guessing Vivaldi will have a similar feature soon enough.
I use OneTab to organize my tabs in Firefox. I only wish it kept the history for each tab and worked with containers.
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