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Old 08-12-2009, 12:31 AM   #1
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alternative web browsers - are you liking any of them ?

Opera (especially 10 beta, I don't like 9.x much)

I was wondering how stable they are, how much quicker than FF, what do you like about them ?

Does Flash work? No youtube, no go!
Does Mplayer work so that you can watch streaming video or listen to streaming audio ?

I tried Galeon and dillo and really hated them because they did not do any of the above, though they were fast and stable.


Old 08-13-2009, 09:19 AM   #2
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Faster than firefox? None.

Plugins including flash/mplayer work with Opera and with the new Google Chrome.Arora and midori are pretty much still beta and tend to crash often.

The biggest drawback with chrome is if you have a lot of tabs open it uses more ram/cpu than firefox or opera.

If you just want something to watch youtube videos you might try boxee or moovida.
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Faster than firefox? Opera.

I use Opera, and flash and java work on my 64-bit Debian Testing install.


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