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Poll: Browser of the Year
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The nominees are:

Chrome
Chromium
Conkeror
Dillo
dwb
Epiphany
Firefox
Konqueror
links/elinks
Luakit
lynx
Midori
Opera
QupZilla
rekonq
SeaMonkey
SlimBoat
Uzbl
w3m

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Old 02-03-2014, 03:07 AM   #61
rstudio
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Chromium
 
Old 02-03-2014, 05:07 AM   #62
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Thumbs up Browser...

Iceweasel...it's Firefox with the spyware stripped out, like Debian is to Ubuntu.
 
Old 02-03-2014, 05:52 AM   #63
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chromium
 
Old 02-03-2014, 07:19 AM   #64
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Chrome
 
Old 02-03-2014, 09:58 AM   #65
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Originally Posted by johalle View Post
I don't use FF, Chrome, IE, Google or any other browsers that insist you log in.
So I use Either Seamonkey or Opera
Some of Opera's best features require me to log in!
Sadly, Opera for Linux is effectively no more until further notice.
(About five to ten years time if the no-interest attitude of the company is anything to judge by)
 
Old 02-03-2014, 10:30 AM   #66
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Iceweasel...it's Firefox with the spyware stripped out, like Debian is to Ubuntu.
Spyware? Iceweasel is simply Firefox rebranded (and backported security fixes).

https://wiki.debian.org/Iceweasel
 
Old 02-03-2014, 11:50 AM   #67
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I liked the speed of googlechrome but I really don't like being nooped on with out my permission I use FF I alsos like firefox because I am fairly familiar with it when I am on indows or what ever I can use backups off of my linix , I never really played round with other browers using Linux but in windows I have tried all sorts and over all FireFoxx is my choice.
 
Old 02-03-2014, 01:04 PM   #68
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Chromium for me.
 
Old 02-03-2014, 06:48 PM   #69
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Firefox without a doubt.
 
Old 02-03-2014, 08:48 PM   #70
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Please tell me I'm not the only one who at first saw that one entry as Dildo.
ROTFL

But Firefox. I don't like chrome

Also I am sticking with FF 24 because of UI regressions

Last edited by smeezekitty; 02-03-2014 at 09:14 PM.
 
Old 02-04-2014, 03:09 AM   #71
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Talking Conkeror

The Goog has been doing so much evil last few years (ironically about the time Obama got elected), changing position on Net Neutrality, etc. (http://www.freepress.net) that I'm not going to touch Chrome/ium with a ten foot pole.

Firefox has been going strong and offers great plugins, among which include ePubReader, wh/I use a lot.

That said, I'm voting for Conkeror, which I also like and use because it takes a different approach, stays lean & mean, and capitalizes on Emacs users keybinding habits.
 
Old 02-04-2014, 12:39 PM   #72
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Ha!! Take that Google. Your just deserts for straying from the path of righteousness and "Doing Evil"
 
Old 02-04-2014, 01:01 PM   #73
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Just for reference, here's the browsers people actually use when visiting LQ: http://jeremy.linuxquestions.org/201...tats-for-2013/

--jeremy
 
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Old 02-04-2014, 01:14 PM   #74
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Glad to see the cliff down to I(e)\P browser (internet-pee browser)
 
Old 02-04-2014, 09:46 PM   #75
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Chrome
 
  


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