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Old 10-29-2009, 02:02 AM   #1
simer_anand88
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Best Web Browser for Linux


Hello Everyone,

What would be the best web browser for linux(mandriva) in normal conditions ?

Internet connection less than 100kbps
OS - mandriva 08

Monzilla Firefox. I don't want to work on it.
 
Old 10-29-2009, 02:06 AM   #2
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You could try Opera if you don't like firefox.
 
Old 10-29-2009, 02:20 AM   #3
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Take a look at
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_browsers
 
Old 10-29-2009, 02:22 AM   #4
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You could try Opera if you don't like firefox.
What you say about google chrome?
 
Old 10-29-2009, 02:37 AM   #5
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What you say about google chrome?
Why don't you use them, and see?
Only you can decide what you like.
 
Old 10-29-2009, 02:43 AM   #6
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My choices of browser would be in the following order:

1) Firefox
2) Opera
3) Seamonkey
4) Google chrome
5) Flock
6) the webkit browsers, Midori, arora, ephiphany
7) konqueror

along with a couple of text browsers like w3m,elinks, links2
 
Old 10-29-2009, 02:55 AM   #7
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what dont you like about firefox?
its :
  • Secure
  • Easy
  • Portable
  • Wrks on most websites
  • Popular
 
Old 10-29-2009, 03:26 AM   #8
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what dont you like about firefox?
its :
  • Secure
  • Easy
  • Portable
  • Wrks on most websites
  • Popular
it hangs whenever i open my yahoo mail account
 
Old 10-29-2009, 03:33 AM   #9
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Have a look at MSIE for Linux at www.tatanka.com.br/
It gives you MS Internet Explorer by utilizing wine for the purpose. Very handy for testing web projects.
 
Old 10-29-2009, 03:57 AM   #10
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Yahoo mail is the account I use for all the mailing lists I subscribe to Firefox works just fine.

Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.9.1.4) Gecko/20091016 Firefox/3.5.4
 
Old 10-29-2009, 04:30 AM   #11
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Try Minefield - Its Firefox beta - I have been using it for quite a while now - and seems quite good - other then a few glitches (I have Fedora 10 - and whenever there is any notification - File download complete,Newer version of MineField is available--- It crashes)

But if you disable notifications - it works beautifully and if you do benchmarking - its close to Chrome - but lacks a bit in rendering when compared to Chrome - which is fastest of all.
 
Old 10-29-2009, 10:43 AM   #12
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Firefox is the way to go.
 
Old 10-29-2009, 04:24 PM   #13
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What you say about google chrome?
In my experience Google Chrome is not stable at all. Personally I require my browser to be able to block ads, and that's not likely to ever be featured in Chrome. Midori it's still beta, but looks promising. Not very stable yet. Konqueror and Epiphany are stable and perform well, but they are tied to KDE/GNOME. This is very much a matter of preference. For me Firefox is the right choice, but I've heard a lot of good things about Opera. That's why I suggested it. If Firefox crashes on your machine, there must be something wrong with your installation. It has worked fine for me on all the systems I've used it on.

Last edited by alienDog; 10-29-2009 at 04:28 PM.
 
Old 10-29-2009, 05:14 PM   #14
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well... it seems everyone is using firefox, including me, but...

Opera is a very very nice, themable web browser. The latest release is very slick indeed and a pleasure to use. It will do everything that firefox does and more so why not give that a go.

Best wishes

James
 
Old 10-29-2009, 06:22 PM   #15
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Like craigevil, I use Firefox + Yahoo email; no worries.
We might be able to fix your issue if you give us more detail...
 
  


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