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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2006. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends February 18th.

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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 01-03-2007, 12:29 PM   #61
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Firefox is the 1st, because of the add-ons, many of them are amazing works, and the community supports is great. Konqueror 2nd because the excellent integrity with KDE. But my vote goes to the fox...
 
Old 01-03-2007, 12:51 PM   #62
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Didn't see exploder on that list
 
Old 01-03-2007, 01:05 PM   #63
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Didn't see exploder on that list
Do you have Linux version of it?
 
Old 01-03-2007, 01:09 PM   #64
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Do you have Linux version of it?
Actually, there is a thread on this site that shows you how to install exploder on linux, using wine if I recall.

I'll have to find it...

btw I was kidding about exploder, I use firefox like all other gnome users.
 
Old 01-03-2007, 01:49 PM   #65
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Actually, there is a thread on this site that shows you how to install exploder on linux, using wine if I recall.
I'll have to find it...
Oh, please don't waste your time, I use Seamonkey both on Linux and on that proprietary system
 
Old 01-03-2007, 01:52 PM   #66
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I think Swiftfox deserves to be a choice on its own.

Its got quite a few tweaks and as its name suggests, its faster than vanilla Firefox.

http://getswiftfox.com/

lib.
 
Old 01-03-2007, 06:25 PM   #67
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Opera.

If only for the wand and quick shifting through tabs.

I have yet to see real tabs in Firefox. Lately though, Opera has been killing this old #@%& blows OS (mainly why I'm switching to puppy and not waiting for a new PC) so I've been using FF.

The speed, the great standarts support, the real tabs, and the wand are wonderful. The non-open-sourceness I don't like too much, but, to me you need to use OSS as much as you can, and if not, don't go for MS or any other greedy corp.

Konqueror I've never tried but heard good things of, and Firefox is def. very good for all the addons. Still, Opera has most of these in it by default (Even IRC and mail!) and is a smaller download.

Whatever. Just death to 'sploder.

--Joro
 
Old 01-04-2007, 12:19 AM   #68
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Thumbs down

Firefox developers are forgetting about Linux with every release... or at least, that's how it feels in my computer. Using your middle mouse button, try openning all the polls at once as tabs -it will hang in Linux, it won't in Windows...

reading digg and other javascript / multimedia - rich sites is another torture...



I vote Konqueror, but I would use and vote Opera if it were open sourced.
 
Old 01-04-2007, 12:41 AM   #69
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Pardon my double post. See below.

Last edited by medieval.mutt; 01-04-2007 at 12:56 AM.
 
Old 01-04-2007, 12:55 AM   #70
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If only Galeon had some "usability" improvements! Having been a Firefox user, I missed certain features on Galeon and Epiphany. However, I like how they are a lot more snappier than Firefox, especially with a ton of tabs open. I suppose that's because Firefox uses an XUL interface while Galeon and Epiphany have theirs in GTK. Firefox also tends to gobble up a lot of RAM very quickly and on the rare occasion, it crashes. I vote for Galeon but I will take nothing away from Firefox, which in my book, is the best web browser. It's just that I don't have a blazingly fast system and I would prefer something snappier (I still use Firefox as my default browser; though I have my eyes on the Galeon/Epiphany releases - they just don't seem complete yet).
 
Old 01-04-2007, 02:30 AM   #71
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It's Epiphany all the way for me. In its vanilla form it's a bit lackluster, but AQD's patches along with some from upstream and it beats even the mighty Firefox.
 
Old 01-04-2007, 07:21 AM   #72
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Definitely Firefox! No other browser matches its power!
 
Old 01-04-2007, 07:32 AM   #73
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I use Firefox
 
Old 01-04-2007, 12:16 PM   #74
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Iceweasel most of the time, using links2 -g a lot more.
 
Old 01-04-2007, 01:49 PM   #75
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I use lynx alot when I'm gaming, and want to look something up without FUBAR-ing the system.
 
  


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