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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 01-02-2007, 12:48 PM   #46
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Firefox as it manages profiles better than the others and in deed you can share profiles between other OSs installed on your system such as windows. Then there is the extension data base.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 03:02 PM   #47
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firefox all the way
 
Old 01-02-2007, 03:49 PM   #48
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Opera here. I use it both on linux and windows. I know it's inns and outs. I don't like IE at all. The 6.0 version doesn't even have tabs!. Firefox is also a good browser, but I haven't used it much.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 03:53 PM   #49
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Firefox, konqueror coming in next....
 
Old 01-02-2007, 11:20 PM   #50
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Swiftfox!

But seeing as that's a friendly fork of Firefox with some CPU-specific enhancements for speed, I voted Firefox.
 
Old 01-02-2007, 11:45 PM   #51
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I use Firefox
 
Old 01-03-2007, 01:21 AM   #52
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The fox rules the land.
 
Old 01-03-2007, 01:40 AM   #53
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Opera.
I know that it's not an open source, but is this many users which looked through Mozilla sorce code sometime?
 
Old 01-03-2007, 03:36 AM   #54
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Only firefox!
 
Old 01-03-2007, 07:28 AM   #55
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Firefox all the way!
 
Old 01-03-2007, 08:01 AM   #56
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Konqueror since it is so much integrated into KDE. And KDE is simply impressive, as is the concept of the KIO-slaves...
 
Old 01-03-2007, 08:08 AM   #57
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Opera 9

Opera 9 - I've been using it a lot more. especially since yahoo has been bugging lately.

Opera:
Fast
Rock solid
Excellent CSS!!!
Great JavaScript (opera had a sour history here until now)
Plugins

Excellent interface and features
(new features in ff are often standard opera features - grant it: opera also borrows good ideas)
widgets. (mozilla has the upper hand here)
the Wand
Error consol
Scalable (I use it on my cell phone)
Reads WML pages.
+- keys also scale images

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I'm also glad that SeaMonkey picked up the mozilla suite.

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Of course Firefox rocks in it's own right.

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The more browsers the merrier.
 
Old 01-03-2007, 12:03 PM   #58
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For everyday use I use Konqueror. I like how I can set the toolbars on the side and how it can pose for any other browser (comes in handy sometimes)

I still go back to firefox when I need the torrent search toolbar
 
Old 01-03-2007, 12:16 PM   #59
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Firefox

All hail the mighty Fox!
 
Old 01-03-2007, 12:25 PM   #60
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Quote:
Originally Posted by betamaxman
Firefox as it manages profiles better than the others.
SeaMonkey, Mozilla, Netscape and Flock all have exactly the same profile manager as Firefox, and indeed in SeaMonkey, Mozilla and Netscape the proifile manager is integrated better into the menu structure.

How does Firefox manage profiles better than the other programs that have the same profile manager, integrated better into their meny structures?

Quote:
Originally Posted by betamaxman
you can share profiles between other OSs installed on your system such as windows.
In exactly the same way as you would in SeaMonkey, Mozilla, Netscape or Flock? This is by no means specific to Firefox!
 
  


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