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View Poll Results: Browser of the Year
Brave 4 1.03%
Chrome 44 11.31%
Chromium 34 8.74%
Dillo 1 0.26%
dwb 0 0%
Epiphany 0 0%
Firefox 225 57.84%
Konqueror 2 0.51%
links/elinks 0 0%
Luakit 1 0.26%
lynx 2 0.51%
Midori 0 0%
NetRider 2 0.51%
NetSurf 0 0%
Opera 17 4.37%
PaleMoon 24 6.17%
qutebrowser 2 0.51%
QupZilla 2 0.51%
SeaMonkey 10 2.57%
Uzbl 1 0.26%
Vivaldi 16 4.11%
w3m 2 0.51%
Voters: 389. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-03-2018, 11:42 AM   #1
jeremy
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Browser of the Year


Which browser do you prefer when browsing LQ?

--jeremy
 
Old 01-03-2018, 11:51 AM   #2
jsbjsb001
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I voted Firefox, but only because of it's "extensions". (like one that I use for downloading youtube videos)

I know Chrome has them as well, but I'm just too lazy to find the right ones for it.
 
Old 01-03-2018, 12:14 PM   #3
Timothy Miller
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I voted Firefox because it's usable again.
 
Old 01-03-2018, 12:19 PM   #4
cwizardone
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I voted for Pale Moon.
 
Old 01-03-2018, 03:09 PM   #5
anticapitalista
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Location: Greece
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Hate them all, but use firefox-esr, dillo and links2 -g
 
Old 01-03-2018, 03:54 PM   #6
bigiron45
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Firefox, used it for so long now, it works just fine for what I need.
 
Old 01-03-2018, 04:21 PM   #7
nutronix
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firefox

Firefox on the computer but chrome on the tablets
 
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Old 01-03-2018, 04:53 PM   #8
ChuangTzu
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Firefox
 
Old 01-03-2018, 07:17 PM   #9
gilead
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Firefox - although it makes me feel old to think for how long I've been using it
 
Old 01-03-2018, 07:51 PM   #10
anestis89
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Location: Greece
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Another vote for palemoon
 
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Old 01-03-2018, 11:27 PM   #11
Drakeo
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My main browser I use is Opera. the Main browser i use for email is chromium. When i need something that works and does it all like webassembly It just works . Firefox is no joke and is what the people need. Learn grow with the tool the rest follow Firefox such as Netscape navigator. That said down the street from me Mosaic was a good start. Firefox finished Chromium is just a copy cat.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 01:06 AM   #12
halovivek
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I voted for Firefox.
It is doing good now.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 04:42 AM   #13
ondoho
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seamonkey.

(after having used palemoon for a while)
 
Old 01-04-2018, 06:54 AM   #14
YesItsMe
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Since Mozilla has effectively destroyed Firefox's reputation, I'm torn between Vivaldi, Firefox and qutebrowser. On my Linux machine, I have both qutebrowser and Firefox installed...

My vote goes to qutebrowser.
 
Old 01-04-2018, 07:54 AM   #15
milhan
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I'm not familiar with most of the browsers on the list. I use Firefox on desktop and elinks on terminal.
 
  


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