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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2005. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends March 6th.


View Poll Results: Browser of the Year
Firefox 1,471 71.90%
Konqueror 226 11.05%
Mozilla 80 3.91%
Opera 207 10.12%
lynx 8 0.39%
links/elinks 12 0.59%
Netscape 4 0.20%
Epiphany 18 0.88%
Dillo 11 0.54%
Galeon 9 0.44%
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Old 01-30-2006, 08:29 AM   #16
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TruongAn, as the announcement says - results will not be available until after the polls are closed.

Old 01-30-2006, 11:42 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by jeremy
TruongAn, as the announcement says - results will not be available until after the polls are closed.

Oh, I see.
However, the poll last for two months, I don't think it is a short time.
I suggesst replacing the word "shortly" in the message with another information
Old 01-30-2006, 11:57 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by microsoft/linux
I don't like the wasy Opera leaves tabs open.
I haven't tried the most recent version, but in earlier versions there was an option to change the default behaviour when Opera starts up. If I understood your complaint correctly

I'd agree that I don't like the fact that it is not free software, even if it is free to download. Also, with extensions it is possible to get Firefox to behave in a very similar way to Opera, there are extensions for mouse gestures and greater control over tabs, for example (including an option to re-open previously open tabs when you start Firefox, which I think was your complaint about Opera).
Old 01-30-2006, 12:33 PM   #19
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I use konqueror for most things, including web browsing
Old 01-30-2006, 12:35 PM   #20
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Firefox for web browsing but dillo for viewing downloaded htmls.
Old 01-30-2006, 01:07 PM   #21
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Opera, only 4 megs!
Old 01-30-2006, 01:36 PM   #22
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I vote for Konqueror. The version in KDE 3.5 is very snappy and standards complaince has been greatly improved.
Old 01-30-2006, 01:38 PM   #23
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I use Konqueror mainly. Only use Firefox as a last resort.
Old 01-30-2006, 01:43 PM   #24
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firefox. 1.5 was a big improvement. i can't live without all the ad-/flash-blocking and "remove it permanently" features, even on LQ (sorry jeremy ).
Old 01-30-2006, 01:47 PM   #25
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I can't believe that so many people say Opera. Is open source nothing to you?
I chose FF, but I am actually very fond of Links for when I am reading the feeds with Snownews.
Old 01-30-2006, 03:12 PM   #26
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Firefox hands down will win this one there is not a single doubt.
Old 01-30-2006, 06:01 PM   #27
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Konqueror 3.5 rules!!! There, thats my vote.
Old 01-30-2006, 06:23 PM   #28
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1st Firefox 1.0.7 (No update to Firefox 1.5 for SuSE 9.3 yet)
2nd Konqueror 3.4.0
Old 01-30-2006, 06:53 PM   #29
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Firefox forever...
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OMG new 1.5 Firefox is fast


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