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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2008. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends February 12th.

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View Poll Results: Browser of the Year
Firefox 999 75.91%
Konqueror 50 3.80%
Opera 135 10.26%
lynx 3 0.23%
links/elinks 8 0.61%
Epiphany 17 1.29%
Dillo 8 0.61%
Galeon 2 0.15%
SeaMonkey 32 2.43%
Flock 2 0.15%
IceCat 6 0.46%
Chrome 38 2.89%
Midori 12 0.91%
w3m 4 0.30%
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Old 01-07-2009, 12:34 PM   #1
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What browser do you prefer when browsing LQ?

--jeremy
 
Old 01-07-2009, 11:29 PM   #2
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Chrome's available on Linux?????
 
Old 01-08-2009, 02:33 AM   #3
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I would also add Midori (webkit/gtk2 based) and Arora (qt4/webkit based).

About text based browsers w3m is a must here.
 
Old 01-08-2009, 03:29 AM   #4
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Kasehakaze?
 
Old 01-09-2009, 12:51 PM   #5
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Chrome's available on Linux?????
nope, but I wouldn't vote for it even if it were.

I vote FF, not because it's good, but because of the extensions.
 
Old 01-09-2009, 01:43 PM   #6
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nope, but I wouldn't vote for it even if it were.

I vote FF, not because it's good, but because of the extensions.
agreed
 
Old 01-09-2009, 02:57 PM   #7
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Firefox.
 
Old 01-09-2009, 11:05 PM   #8
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nope, but I wouldn't vote for it even if it were.

I vote FF, not because it's good, but because of the extensions.
If Chrome's not still there for linux then why is it there on this list? Just because its open source? Not fair till its ported to linux.
I already voted FF. Thats the only one that I use. Its good its safe and has got a lot of extensions.
 
Old 01-10-2009, 01:50 AM   #9
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Firefox, but looking very much at the Midori development. Interesting.
 
Old 01-10-2009, 10:06 AM   #10
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The builds are currently available for Linux and have been for a while (although they are not fully functional). The pending 2.x release should being a functional version and will be available soon.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-10-2009, 11:22 AM   #11
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I keep Opera for those websites that are such a mess that Firefox won't display them; I used to use Konqueror for that, but I really find all the KDE stuff too cluttered and clunky. For normal use, it still has to be Firefox.

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Old 01-11-2009, 01:44 AM   #12
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This one is hard for me to vote because only mplayerplug-in works in Firefox. On the other hand, Opera handles Flash a lot better or does not crash. Even though I use Firefox for almost every site, Opera has made a lot of changes in 2008. Opera has provided some resilience to a Flash crash and no more ads, so I give my vote to Opera.
 
Old 01-11-2009, 02:17 AM   #13
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People should try Opera 10 alpha. Way faster and better than 9.
 
Old 01-11-2009, 04:21 AM   #14
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Firefox. Let's hope for Mozilla that Chome does not take off; it is hard to imagine that google will continue as major sponsor if their browser becomes a hit.
 
Old 01-11-2009, 07:27 AM   #15
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Firefox 3 and NoScript addin does all I want in a no nonsense fashion.
 
  


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