LinuxQuestions.org
Did you know LQ has a Linux Hardware Compatibility List?
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > 2004 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards
User Name
Password
2004 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards This forum is for the 2004 LinuxQuestions.org Members Choice Awards.
You can now vote for your favorite products of 2004. This is your chance to be heard! Voting closes on February 3rd.

Notices

View Poll Results: Browser of the Year
Firefox 1,581 77.12%
Mozilla 136 6.63%
Opera 93 4.54%
Konqueror 171 8.34%
lynx 3 0.15%
links/elinks 8 0.39%
Netscape 5 0.24%
Epiphany 23 1.12%
Dillo 3 0.15%
Galeon 27 1.32%
Voters: 2050. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Search this Thread
Old 12-31-2004, 08:23 AM   #16
darkleaf
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: the Netherlands
Distribution: debian SID
Posts: 2,170

Rep: Reputation: 45

Firefox. I would really be surprised if it doesn't win.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 09:08 AM   #17
mjjzf
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2004
Location: Valby, Denmark / Citizen of the Web
Distribution: Slackware 14.1
Posts: 879

Rep: Reputation: 38
Couldn't we just send a trophy to the Mozilla Foundation and call it off?
 
Old 12-31-2004, 09:36 AM   #18
reddazz
Guru
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: N. E. England
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian
Posts: 16,298

Rep: Reputation: 73
Yeah, I agree with you there We may as well not conduct this vote coz the reult is obvious.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 09:56 AM   #19
davecs
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Location: Dagenham, Essex, Britain
Distribution: PCLinuxOS
Posts: 485

Rep: Reputation: 31
Quote:
Originally posted by OSourceDiplomat
Couldn't we just send a trophy to the Mozilla Foundation and call it off?
I suppose, though it is marginal, let's face it they're all excellent!
 
Old 12-31-2004, 01:37 PM   #20
dubkat
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2004
Location: Syracuse, NY
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 7

Rep: Reputation: 0
ooh, this is a shoe-in for FIREFOX
 
Old 12-31-2004, 01:55 PM   #21
OmegaBlac
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: California
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 172

Rep: Reputation: 31
Thumbs up

This is a difficult category. Its been a huge year for Firefox and Mozilla but for me, Opera renders pages faster and just feels better IMO. Builtin mouse gestures(I know Firefox can add this also with an extension) is a plus also. I'm glad elinks was added on the selection as that is my fallback browser or when I want to show people that you can browse the web without needing a GUI.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 02:51 PM   #22
xcon
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2002
Location: Ohio
Distribution: Slackware 9.1 (and some 9.0)
Posts: 181

Rep: Reputation: 30
FF rules... I knew it was gonna rock from 0.6 to 1.0, and they delivered!!
 
Old 12-31-2004, 04:27 PM   #23
smyth_94
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: May 2004
Location: Alberta
Distribution: Kubuntu, PCLinuxOS, Debian
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Firefox!
 
Old 12-31-2004, 06:36 PM   #24
slakmagik
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 4,113

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Geez. I voted awhile ago but just to help break up the chorus, I'll post to say I voted for mozilla.

There is nothing in Firefox's "look'n'feel" that appeals to me at all, especially in comparison to the look of mozilla with the lo-fi theme and mozilla's more Netscape vs. IE feel. And I like an integrated mail client and browser. So yay for the firefox folks but, as long as there's mozilla, I'm not going anywhere and I can only hope dillo is more finished by the time anything does happen to mozilla. If you want a fast simple standalone browser, dillo is the thing.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 10:19 PM   #25
zaicheke
Member
 
Registered: Apr 2004
Distribution: Slackware 10, Open BSD 3.6, Mac OS 10.3.7, Splack 10 beta
Posts: 393

Rep: Reputation: 30
I used to use Mozilla but i switched to Firefox. It's a much better browser.
 
Old 12-31-2004, 10:25 PM   #26
slakmagik
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 4,113

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Wow. I said I didn't like the IE vibe of Firefox and just this minute I come across this.

"I'm developing this on Windows, since that's where the good debuggers and editors are" - Firefox head honcho.

Man. The panel on the top. Now that's <sarcasm>brilliance</sarcasm>!
 
Old 01-01-2005, 05:36 AM   #27
kesara
Member
 
Registered: Dec 2004
Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Distribution: Arch Linux, Gentoo Linux, Ubuntu, Debian
Posts: 116

Rep: Reputation: 15
For a GUI app I use Firefox.
At the console I use lynx. (the fastest web browser)
 
Old 01-01-2005, 06:11 AM   #28
lsces
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Broadway, UK
Posts: 19

Rep: Reputation: 0
Firefox will be great when it ALSO gets put back in the mozilla suite where it was supposed to be heading.
Mozilla gets my vote as I *WANT* an integrated package, but I also want Firefox as the browser IN that package.
(I remember the Mozilla team saying that Fire**** was just a project name and would be dropped as soon as the integration happened !!! )
 
Old 01-01-2005, 06:35 AM   #29
Mega Man X
Guru
 
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: ~
Distribution: Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Solaris, DSL
Posts: 5,339

Rep: Reputation: 63
Firefox at X, lynx at console and Dillo on my 166 MHZ Compaq . Voted for Firefox.
 
Old 01-01-2005, 06:49 AM   #30
mysterio
Member
 
Registered: Sep 2003
Location: Springfield Ma.
Distribution: Mandrake 9.2,Knoppix 3.7,Slackware 10.0, FreeBSD. 5.3, OpenBSD 3.6, NetBSD 2.0, Debian
Posts: 275

Rep: Reputation: 30
I like Firefox and all, but I use mozilla more so I voted for mozilla.
 
  


 


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
browser plugin for Konqueror web browser (linspire) Tracianddwayne Linux - Newbie 2 01-06-2010 02:08 PM
gaim browser / default browser question hildog Linux - Newbie 2 10-03-2003 09:17 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:37 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration