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View Poll Results: Browser of the Year
Firefox 1,610 74.61%
Konqueror 160 7.41%
Opera 232 10.75%
Mozilla 36 1.67%
lynx 11 0.51%
links/elinks 5 0.23%
Netscape 3 0.14%
Epiphany 28 1.30%
Dillo 15 0.70%
Galeon 10 0.46%
SeaMonkey 43 1.99%
Flock 5 0.23%
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Old 12-31-2006, 07:52 PM   #16
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why firefox? Opera is older development, lightning fast, and well polished now for linux.
 
Old 12-31-2006, 09:26 PM   #17
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Firefox. and I think IE7.0 improved its performance and security, should also be noted.
 
Old 12-31-2006, 09:46 PM   #18
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Originally Posted by stingo
why firefox? Opera is older development, lightning fast, and well polished now for linux.
No source.
 
Old 12-31-2006, 11:09 PM   #19
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Firefox and Seamonkey for suite...
 
Old 01-01-2007, 01:09 AM   #20
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I use Debian - therefore Iceweasel all the way
 
Old 01-01-2007, 05:36 AM   #21
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Firefox will win again for sure, but I love opera, I hope it can rank second this year
 
Old 01-01-2007, 09:37 AM   #22
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Firefox/Iceweasel all the way. Why, because it is fast and because of all the cool extensions and themes.

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8.1.1) Gecko/20061205 Iceweasel/2.0.0.1 (Debian-2.0.0.1+dfsg-1)

Enabled Extensions: [19]
- Bookmark Duplicate Detector 0.6.3
- ChatZilla 0.9.77
- Colorful Tabs 1.7
- CookieSafe 2.0.3
- Copy URL + 1.3.2
- Flashblock 1.5.2
- FlashGot 0.5.97.03
- Greasemonkey 0.6.6.20061017.0
- InfoLister 0.9f
- Konquefox 1.3
- Mouse Gestures 1.5.2
- MR Tech Local Install 5.3.2.3
- Nightly Tester Tools 1.2.1
- NoScript 1.1.4.5.061221
- PDF Download 0.7.8
- Stylish 0.4
- Tabbrowser Preferences 1.3.1.1
- Torbutton 1.0.4
- United States English Dictionary 2.0.0.6
 
Old 01-01-2007, 08:26 PM   #23
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Thumbs up Firefox 2

Still Firefox. Nothing can beat it so far. I would miss my extensions and themes. But it would be great if they would at last improve their integration with KDE.
 
Old 01-01-2007, 09:05 PM   #24
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no one chose Internet Explorer LOL
 
Old 01-02-2007, 12:59 AM   #25
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Internet Explorer is for people living in gutters.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 02:50 AM   #26
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Firefox.....!!!
 
Old 01-02-2007, 02:57 AM   #27
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Firefox!Firefox!Firefox!Firefox!Firefox!Firefox!
i am hooting for Firefox.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 02:59 AM   #28
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I used Phoenix
I used Firebird
I use Firefox

Fake Edit: Can't remember what year it is
 
Old 01-02-2007, 04:14 AM   #29
jswooden
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Firefox,I haven't other choice. Anyone suggest another better one?
 
Old 01-02-2007, 04:34 AM   #30
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Thumbs up Firefox

Firefox is my one and onlyxx
 
  


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