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What is your current web browser, and why?

Right now I'm using Google Chrome (not Chromium, because I'm not a developer, and I got stuck trying to build the thing from scratch). Because at least for me, it's less resource hungry than Firefox, and utilizes my mouse's forward and backward buttons (as opposed to Konqueror).

I've yet to try opera, or any of the streamlined versions of Firefox.

Sometimes, I use Lynx... but that's mostly out of curiosity of how it would look in a terminal window. Obviously picture-heavy websites are a no-no.
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post #2 of 42
I usually just stick with Firefox.
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Webkit derivatives are good lightweight GUI browsers. If you're in KDE look into Rekonq. Konqueror is basically abandonware at this point. No real effort has gone into it since KDE4.0 Which is a shame because it could be a really great tool.

Opera is also great if you're in a QT environment.
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post #4 of 42
I use Chromium with my Lubuntu linux laptop. Its the included browser for it and its soooo fast. Its a stable release.
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Chrome or chromium (whatever was in the Ubuntu and Mint repo's).
    
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post #6 of 42
Didn't Opera drop qt some time ago? Anyway, Firefox for me.
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post #7 of 42
Quote:
Originally Posted by Melcar View Post
Didn't Opera drop qt some time ago? Anyway, Firefox for me.
They dropped Qt integration in favor of cross platform toolkit...which actually does a decent job faking Qt4 IMHO...unlike say Chrome.
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post #8 of 42
Used chrom, liked it and its fast but I stick with FF because I've been using it so long, like the look/feel for it, and I like the variety of useful add-ons.
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Chrome because it's slim and fast, and I like how it's all laid out.
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Greetz
I have and use Konqueror, Sea Monkey and Firefox. Sometimes I have Firefox remembering so many tabs it is just easier to use one of the others temporarily. My all time main browser is Firefox and I am currently defaulting to v4Beta7. It is faster than Swiftfox and despite a few changes I miss, is still my favorite. I also choose to support Firefox because I see it as being an important political cause for Open Source especially against Internet Destroyer.
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