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I use Opera 11 as it provides the best balance of features and speed. My best Peacekeeper score with Opera 11 has been just shy of 16K. surf and midori are both much faster at rendering pages, however. Chromium 8 serves as my backup and consistently scores just over 14K under Peacekeeper.
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I use Opera 11 on my laptop running Ubuntu netbook edition. It syncs well with Opera on my main rig and has all the same plugins and addons I used with FF (I used FF for life until just reccently...it started crashing a lot so I tried Opera and haven't switched back.)
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Wow. Opera users? I haven't seen a person use it over 2 years. Back when I lived at the dorms and we had a whole section taken over by us nerds. I felt stupid though, I for some reason thought it was Safari when I first saw it.

As for me, chromium is my preference but if all else fails I can suffer FF. And thank god for the sync idea spreading through the web browsers. After doing about 4 different OSes on one machine in one week it's nice to not have to go looking around for all the pages that I had before.
     
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Firefox. I tried Chrome and I really wish I could get into it but I just can't.
    
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firefox.


I cannot use any other browser. they just piss me off.
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Firefox. I tried Chrome and I really wish I could get into it but I just can't.
You couldn't get into it? Like it didn't work or that it wasn't FF? I don't know of many long term or even recently new to FF users that like Chrome. Never figured out why. So what's the reason?
     
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You couldn't get into it? Like it didn't work or that it wasn't FF? I don't know of many long term or even recently new to FF users that like Chrome. Never figured out why. So what's the reason?


For me, its just I've been using FF for like 10 years and know where everything is and how it works.
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You couldn't get into it? Like it didn't work or that it wasn't FF? I don't know of many long term or even recently new to FF users that like Chrome. Never figured out why. So what's the reason?
Oh, I could get it to run and it ran VERY well. Google is not exaggerating when they say it is really fast (and benchmarks back them up). The problem with me was like The Master Chief said. I've used Firefox for so long that Chrome is sort of alien to me.

I didn't care for a few of the features. In the end, I decided that Firefox, while slower, is still plenty fast for my needs and I wouldn't gain too many benefits by switching. Chrome is still a great browser. It's just not for me.
    
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post #19 of 42
I use Firefox because it just seems to play flash content better, both on my desktop and netbook. I only ever use Chrome in Windows on my netbook since Firefox just uses too much resources coupled with Windows.
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post #20 of 42
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I use Firefox because it just seems to play flash content better, both on my desktop and netbook. I only ever use Chrome in Windows on my netbook since Firefox just uses too much resources coupled with Windows.
What version of FF where you using? My netbook dies in a fire with flash on FF and is all over the place in performance with Chromium.

A gripe I have is that Chromium doesn't get as much support as FF or IE from certain websites (die in a fire blackboard). I can hack it so it works but it doesn't always work.
     
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