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jeremy 12-16-2013 09:26 PM

Browser of the Year
Which browser do you prefer when browsing LQ?


astrogeek 12-16-2013 09:31 PM

I chose Firefox almost reluctantly. But it is still the one I use even after looking at alternatives.

aus9 12-17-2013 12:41 AM

I actually use 2

FF for normal stuff like email and banking

Chrome for web browser games like

thelinuxist 12-17-2013 01:01 AM

It's Firefox for me. If correctly configured, it's the quickest and most secure browser in the world (the same applies to Linux as an OS). Anyway, I recently saw some malware specially for FF that are cross platform (aka they're also for Linux!!) - mainly adware, but who knows what's going to follow?!
Anyway, unless you're very permissive about who/what's allowed to install extensions in Firefox, you're quite safe with it.

kooru 12-17-2013 01:22 AM

Opera for me.

coskibum 12-17-2013 04:50 AM

I love Chromium but, it's fallen behind Firefox. I now use Firefox as my main but have Chromium as the back up.
I hate what Google has done, forcing you to their front page when you open a Chrome/Chromium browser.

aus9 12-17-2013 05:13 AM


I hate what Google has done, forcing you to their front page when you open a Chrome/Chromium browser.
not quite true for chrome

click on settings -> open a specific page

(I have my target url open)
click on current page

restart....problem solvered

Captain Pinkeye 12-17-2013 05:25 AM


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Tux! 12-17-2013 06:46 AM

Opera vs Chromium
I chose chromium, though my main browser is Opera.
Opera does currently not update their browser for Linux and many sites are falling over, like on-line banking.
Key-driven navigation is unsurpassed in Opera, which is still my main reason to use it, but I have to use chromium more and more as sites cannot be used in Opera.

ozar 12-17-2013 07:36 AM

It's still Firefox by a long shot for me.

leeley211 12-17-2013 08:26 AM

Firefox because it is the best in my opion

DaComboMan 12-17-2013 09:03 AM

Firefox is still most flexible.

Cultist 12-17-2013 09:18 AM

Please tell me I'm not the only one who at first saw that one entry as Dildo.

qlue 12-17-2013 01:08 PM

Last year I'd have chosen Opera, but as the new Opera is not even available for Linux, I have to be realistic. I use Firefox and Chrome for different reasons. But now that the future of Opera seems a little shaky, Google seems to be better from a social view and I still trust Iceweasel for those special sites where security is a must.

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