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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2006. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends February 18th.


View Poll Results: Browser of the Year
Firefox 1,610 74.61%
Konqueror 160 7.41%
Opera 232 10.75%
Mozilla 36 1.67%
lynx 11 0.51%
links/elinks 5 0.23%
Netscape 3 0.14%
Epiphany 28 1.30%
Dillo 15 0.70%
Galeon 10 0.46%
SeaMonkey 43 1.99%
Flock 5 0.23%
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Old 02-01-2007, 06:02 AM   #151
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firefox -- no competition
links or lynx is the obvious choice when X is crashed
Old 02-01-2007, 06:46 AM   #152
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Originally Posted by KEJP
A vote for Galeon here - I can't be the only one?
You may well be but you have some big nuts to admit it...

Everytime I update I check to see if Konqueror's gotten any better but it still doesn't compare to Firefox so +1 for Firefox.
Old 02-01-2007, 09:03 AM   #153
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Firefox... and still Firefox...
Old 02-01-2007, 09:09 AM   #154
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Well I am and probably always will be a fan of Opera but this year was my first year that I actually used Firefox alot for a change so I voted for it. It is now my first choice browser with Opera being second and Dillo third
Old 02-01-2007, 09:29 AM   #155
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This one's an easy win for firefox! There's no competition whatsoever. Don't say Opera because it's garbage.
Old 02-01-2007, 10:51 AM   #156
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10 character minimum for posts?
Old 02-01-2007, 11:19 AM   #157
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I had problems with the Fedora switched over to Firefox and never looked back.
Old 02-01-2007, 11:28 AM   #158
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Since version 2x it has to be Firefox.

Pete, (Corsequoy)
Old 02-01-2007, 11:39 AM   #159
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I use the Swiftfox version of Firefox, but I guess you can't have it all.
Old 02-01-2007, 11:45 AM   #160
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I use Firefox 2.0 most of the time, although Links2 is absolutely indispensable when working with the TUI.
Old 02-01-2007, 07:18 PM   #161
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Been using Firefox for years now & love all the addons/features it possesses.
Old 02-01-2007, 07:37 PM   #162
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firefox 2.0 baby!
Old 02-01-2007, 07:55 PM   #163
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Konqueror 99% of the time. The other 1 percent (maybe once a month) I use iceweasel.
Old 02-02-2007, 10:52 AM   #164
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Opera would have gotten my vote but when Opera 9 beta build 181 came out i reported the panning (shift middle click, and enable panning) not working when you've zoomed in, it just doesn't go to the right at all, and then they come up with stupid widgets, so opera lost my vote

Konqueror gets my vote, i like kde so konqueror gets it
Old 02-02-2007, 01:09 PM   #165
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Originally Posted by blink56k
You think that's bad? Try using my webtv.
Aahhhh, another Webbie user! Our first home internet device was a webtv, and we still have it. My wife still uses it to surf from the couch. That browser, indeed that whole O/S, is crippleware now, but it still has potential ... if only Gates hadn't bought it!

Have you seen the MSNTV 2?


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