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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2013. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 4th.


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View Poll Results: Browser of the Year
Chrome 102 13.88%
Chromium 67 9.12%
Conkeror 5 0.68%
Dillo 3 0.41%
dwb 2 0.27%
Epiphany 3 0.41%
Firefox 467 63.54%
Konqueror 8 1.09%
links/elinks 0 0%
Luakit 1 0.14%
lynx 6 0.82%
Midori 8 1.09%
Opera 28 3.81%
QupZilla 8 1.09%
rekonq 4 0.54%
SeaMonkey 22 2.99%
SlimBoat 0 0%
Uzbl 0 0%
w3m 1 0.14%
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Old 12-17-2013, 05:02 PM   #16
Didad38
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Opera most definitely
 
Old 12-17-2013, 05:04 PM   #17
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Chrome, if only for its Flash player.
 
Old 12-17-2013, 05:20 PM   #18
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FF on my desktop, Tint on mobile.
 
Old 12-17-2013, 05:42 PM   #19
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Firefox it is! Though I am thinking of moving to chrome ....
 
Old 12-17-2013, 07:34 PM   #20
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I use Firefox still (mostly because of the addons I like)
 
Old 12-17-2013, 08:35 PM   #21
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Firefox with Vimperator. I like the quickmarks which provides a shortcut to frequently visited web sites.
 
Old 12-17-2013, 08:40 PM   #22
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Chrome seems to deal with memory management best, especially when a lot of tabs are open, and has a certain compatibility with pages I use. Firefox has great addons though. It is an easy fallback.

Last edited by xplorn; 12-17-2013 at 08:50 PM.
 
Old 12-18-2013, 07:08 AM   #23
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For a lightweight browser, I use D+. I also patched it so it can be used as a replacement for applications like dialog. So, it's not only good for quick browsing of the web, you can use it to provide a user interface for scripts.
 
Old 12-18-2013, 01:41 PM   #24
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My vote goes to Qupzilla. It is a relatively new product and when it is surprised me with it's performance and and it's layout. I think that it has a lot of potential to become even better in the near future.
 
Old 12-19-2013, 04:56 AM   #25
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Opera 12 was the best web browser that ever existed. It is becoming unmaintained now, although they promised security fixes.

From now on, I don't think I'll ever find such a good browser as Opera 12
 
Old 12-19-2013, 06:02 AM   #26
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Should I just hit FF or ask to add Nightly?
 
Old 12-19-2013, 07:43 AM   #27
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Thumbs up Firefox, no doubt!

Firefox rocks!
It's more open and free than Chrom* and much better on the addons site, way better!
 
Old 12-22-2013, 02:02 AM   #28
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Smile Fall in love with firefox...!!

Firefox is one for me..simple, customizable, and don't forget add-ons.
cheers for firefox...
 
Old 12-22-2013, 07:21 PM   #29
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Firefox for now, possibly Arora in near future if Firefox keeps trying to be more chrome like.
 
Old 12-22-2013, 10:05 PM   #30
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Firefox but Seamonkey was close
 
  


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