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Old 05-09-2014, 11:13 AM   #1
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LXer: What are the alternatives to Google Chrome and Firefox on Linux?


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Say what you want about web browsers on Linux, I just miss Internet Explorer. No let's be serious. A great thing about Linux distributions is in general that they come packaged with a good browser. If that browser is not your favorite, you can easily install another one (and you don't necessarily need a browser […]Continue reading...The post What are the alternatives to Google Chrome and Firefox on Linux? appeared first on Xmodulo.Related FAQs:How to install Google Chrome on LinuxHow to install an old version of Firefox on LinuxHow to browse the web anonymously with Google ChromeHow to install Adobe Flash Player on LinuxHow to use Google Web Designer for HTML5 design on Linux

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Old 05-09-2014, 11:15 AM   #2
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I havent used chrome or firefox for a long time. I prefer to use very lightweight vim-like browsers. My current favorite is dwb. But vimprobable worked well too.

http://sourceforge.net/apps/trac/vimprobable/

http://portix.bitbucket.org/dwb/
 
Old 05-09-2014, 08:05 PM   #3
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http://www.opera.com/computer/linux

Opera has been making browsers for alternative OS's for decades.
 
Old 05-10-2014, 06:14 AM   #4
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http://www.opera.com/computer/linux

Opera has been making browsers for alternative OS's for decades.
...up until about a year ago, when Opera 15 was released with no linux version, and the Opera 12 version was left to bit-rot.
You can still run the old Opera 12.xx, but with no ongoing maintenance it is very likely to have some security issues by now.
 
Old 05-10-2014, 11:20 AM   #5
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There are no equivalent alternatives to firefox. I've tried to switch, but there are none.
 
Old 05-10-2014, 11:52 AM   #6
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There are 41 web browsers in Gentoo portage, I'm sure Debian has even more.
 
  


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