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Old 10-06-2004, 11:54 PM   #1
Lleb_KCir
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your favorite browser and why?


i prefer Opera personaly, but am not against Mozilla/firefox. in most of my systems i use opera for 99% of my browsing. if the page i really want to see is not able to be opened (flash) in Opera, then i use Firefox. if not able to get to it that way, i just dont go there.

this is not a flame fest, this is not a what is better then others, it is what do you use and WHY.

for me i use opera for all the nice things it brings. tabed browsing, mouse gestures that are for me now extreemly adictive, great pop-up stopping, secure, fast, major reduction in 3rd party cookies causing spyware/adware on my windows boxes, NONE of the IE security problems.
 
Old 10-07-2004, 12:07 AM   #2
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Not flaming, but what is better about Opera than Firefox?
I tried Opera a long time ago and disliked it.
 
Old 10-07-2004, 01:00 AM   #3
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OPERA

Speed and Customizability

Last edited by BajaNick; 10-07-2004 at 01:05 AM.
 
Old 10-07-2004, 01:45 AM   #4
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Reason #1 why I won't use Opera...
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Differences between the free version and registered version of Opera

Platform: All platforms

Opera 5.x and newer is free. This means that you can use it without paying for as long as you wish. The only "catch" is that an ad banner is displayed in the top right corner of Opera's user interface. Since the ads are part of Opera's Button bar, it cannot be turned off unless you purchase Opera and enter your registration code. When you enter your registration code, the ads in Opera's user interface will disappear and free up some viewing space. Note that Opera will not filter out advertisements on Web sites.

The free (or registered) version of Opera does not display any popup ads. Any popup ads you may see are from Web sites, not Opera itself. The registered version of Opera also gives you access to Opera's Kiosk Mode.
There doesn't need to be a reason #2
 
Old 10-07-2004, 02:14 AM   #5
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It depends on what platform I am on personally. If on a Windows box I find myself switching between Avant and FireFox. On a Linux box I will just use FireFox.
 
Old 10-07-2004, 02:34 AM   #6
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Firefox and Mozilla for me. Even Konqueror or Epiphany over Opera. Opera is a good Browser for those who misses ads and spywares from Windows Systems...

... and don't tell me that there are peoples who actually pays for Opera with so many other good (and better) freely available browsers out there... Most likely they crack Opera to use without the banner ...
 
Old 10-07-2004, 05:26 AM   #7
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Mozilla Firefox gets my vote.
 
Old 10-07-2004, 10:18 AM   #8
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I like internet explorer.. It likes to pop up little windows with product information that interest me.. sometimes its perscription drugs.. or I win a free computer or a trip to hawaii.

One time, it even told me that I may have spyware!!! the link had a product that would get rid of it.. it was only 30 bucks to! Now thats a good program that can tellyou whn you computer is broken and point you to some software to fix it and at a great price too!
 
Old 10-07-2004, 10:48 AM   #9
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Originally posted by trey85stang
I like internet explorer.. It likes to pop up little windows with product information that interest me.. sometimes its perscription drugs.. or I win a free computer or a trip to hawaii.

One time, it even told me that I may have spyware!!! the link had a product that would get rid of it.. it was only 30 bucks to! Now thats a good program that can tellyou whn you computer is broken and point you to some software to fix it and at a great price too!
LOL
 
Old 10-07-2004, 12:02 PM   #10
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Originally posted by Harishankar
Mozilla Firefox gets my vote.
same here thats what im usin now
 
Old 10-07-2004, 12:49 PM   #11
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I like Mozilla Firefox.

It is far more customizable than Opera (extensions)
It is free
It is Open-Source

and many, many more...
 
Old 10-07-2004, 01:00 PM   #12
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Mouse gestures in Firefox sucks so much. Opera is better in this field. But I prefer Firefox because I am GTK+ fans. And there is no QT in my system !!!!! Firefox render pages better than Opera, I think!!!! No ads.

1. Firefox
2. Opera
3. Konqueror
4. Internet Explorer ( via wine )
 
Old 10-07-2004, 03:56 PM   #13
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Mozilla.
Never had a single problem with it and it gets the job done.
I've tried Firefox (ok) Opera (hated it) and Konqueror (ok) as a web browser, but I keep coming back to Mozilla. It's just as customisable as FF, easier to setup than Konqueror and doesn't have all the adverts and crap that Opera had.
 
Old 10-07-2004, 07:58 PM   #14
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I like galeon... it's basically plain old vanilla mozilla but stripped of the retarded chrome stuff that bogs down everything soo much(and in gtk). I think it's pretty much the same thing as epiphany.... I'm not sure. But on my Windows boxes (like my mom and my sister's computers) I have firefox installed to cut down on adware and viruses and such. I've never used Opera but I hear that it's pretty much as good as mozilla browsers.
 
Old 10-09-2004, 09:39 AM   #15
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Mozilla

I like the name
 
  


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