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View Poll Results: Browser of the Year
Chrome 144 17.27%
Chromium 98 11.75%
Conkeror 5 0.60%
Dillo 2 0.24%
dwb 7 0.84%
Epiphany 4 0.48%
Firefox 440 52.76%
Konqueror 6 0.72%
links/elinks 4 0.48%
Luakit 2 0.24%
lynx 5 0.60%
Midori 14 1.68%
Opera 67 8.03%
rekonq 6 0.72%
SeaMonkey 23 2.76%
Uzbl 3 0.36%
w3m 2 0.24%
QupZilla 2 0.24%
SlimBoat 0 0%
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Old 12-19-2012, 05:39 PM   #16
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It's Firefox for me, simply because it has the right combination of add-ons that suit me way of working. Others might have similar options, but hey, why invest a lot of time to replace something that is not broken (yet?).
 
Old 12-19-2012, 05:52 PM   #17
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Chrome, if only for its Flash player.
 
Old 12-19-2012, 06:55 PM   #18
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firefox / chromium
 
Old 12-21-2012, 08:02 AM   #19
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Voted for Firefox, but came very close to switching to Midori this year
 
Old 12-21-2012, 01:15 PM   #20
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Using Firefox 24x7
 
Old 12-21-2012, 02:00 PM   #21
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Thumbs up Browser of the year

Firefox
 
Old 12-21-2012, 03:07 PM   #22
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Have been using Opera since version 5.x I think. If someone asked why, I wouldn't even know what to say. I guess the comparison to an old friend explains it best, as somebody said about Firefox earlier.
 
Old 12-23-2012, 11:33 AM   #23
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I voted Chrome but I've been using QupZilla since reading about it on here, and I'm mightily impressed. Wish I could change my vote.
 
Old 12-24-2012, 03:17 PM   #24
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Firefox
 
Old 12-25-2012, 02:36 PM   #25
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firefox forever.......... it allows flexibility in "about:config"
 
Old 12-26-2012, 08:12 AM   #26
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I would have voted FF but this year Chromium is what saved much of my time and resources. I'm still on FF 4.0 and FF 8.0.

Regards.
 
Old 12-27-2012, 08:28 PM   #27
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Firefox for its versatility, although I often use Konqueror. Konq would get my vote if either KHTML or QtWebKit would support the XSL stylesheets at clerk.house.gov.
 
Old 12-28-2012, 03:55 PM   #28
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I voted for Uzbl, but where on Earth is elinks? My favorite CLI browser that saved my life more times than I can count..
 
Old 12-29-2012, 09:24 AM   #29
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Chromium>FF>Konqueror>Opera
Shame Opera have a good webdev addons update this year i even used it constantly for some time. FF/Chromium had crashes, flash plugin issues.. but old habits die sloow. Where is mine precious stable WebGL/HTML5 support $#@$$!@!!.. Grrr... As Adobe decided to freeze linux flash player on 11.4 version i think some changes coming in next year..
 
Old 12-29-2012, 04:48 PM   #30
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Surf is nice but WebKit and GTK are not. The same goes for Uzbl. They both do the best they can with it but the underlying technology is horrible. I've been looking for a fast and light browser for a long time and Links is the best I've ever seen. Images, session cookies and good HTML formatting is all a browser should do. CSS (which it does not support) is a big step up for web designers but in the end is just eye candy.

Those 1% of websites that don't work with it, I can terrorize with http://www.anybrowser.org/campaign/.

Propaganda: http://links.twibright.com/features.php
 
  


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