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What web browser do you use (the most)?
Firefox 47%  47%  [ 28 ]
Chrome/Chromium 35%  35%  [ 21 ]
Opera 2%  2%  [ 1 ]
Internet Explorer 7%  7%  [ 4 ]
Safari 7%  7%  [ 4 ]
Other 3%  3%  [ 2 ]
Total votes : 60

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08 Jan 2013, 11:22 am

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The only advantage Firefox currently really has over Chrome is in memory usage and I don't know how long that will remain true. Chrome is measurably faster in virtually every way and in my testing has had fewer bugs - sometimes I wonder how much QA is even being done over at Mozilla. That's not to say Firefox is a bad browser, there's just no point when Chrome is a better browser. I haven't had issues with Chrome's memory usage slowing down my system.

Same with Opera - it's really a great browser these days, but there's no point when Chrome is measurably better.
With my 3 something year old laptops and 4 gigs of memory I don't really have any memory problems so that is nice. I do use quite a bit of memory but have 9 tabs open. and still goes fast. I notice a bigger difference with how many other people are on the network at school than my system really.



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08 Jan 2013, 1:41 pm

Firefox.



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09 Jan 2013, 5:17 am

Palemoon.

Full Firefox functionality and faster.



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09 Jan 2013, 9:12 am

Firefox. I've also tried Opera, but switched back since Firefox just come naturally now, I guess. Tried using Lynx once just for kicks.



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11 Jan 2013, 7:53 pm

I administrate quite a few linux servers which do not have any graphical front end installed. I use wget which is awesome.



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12 Jan 2013, 6:53 am

I alternate between Google Chrome and Firefox, depending on the task at hand. If it's watching videos and needing lots of stability, I choose Firefox. If it's for WrongPlanet or just quick browsing, then I use Google Chrome.



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12 Jan 2013, 4:48 pm

SeaMonkey... for the browser, email and newsgroups, html editor, address book, IRC chat, and the rest.

Now that I've installed Firefox on my Galaxy S III, maybe I'll start using that a bit more, though it's lack of anything but the browser part is just irritating.


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13 Jan 2013, 1:36 am

W3m or wget

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15 Jan 2013, 11:03 pm

Firefox, but I'm using Chrome at the moment



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16 Jan 2013, 9:16 am

Kinme wrote:
I alternate between Google Chrome and Firefox, depending on the task at hand. If it's watching videos and needing lots of stability, I choose Firefox. If it's for WrongPlanet or just quick browsing, then I use Google Chrome.


Chrome resolved their stability issues a while back. There were problems with Flash crashing on Macs which seems to have gone away 6-12 months ago. That leaves nothing major I'm aware of.



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16 Jan 2013, 9:26 pm

Firefox for everything, except for Youtube...

I have multiple monitors of different resolutions on Linux Mint 14, and firefox doesn't know how to get the correct video display size in that scenario. They both work fine on Windows though.

Otherwise, Firefox is waaaay better for web design and overall features.



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16 Jan 2013, 10:06 pm

Safari.



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17 Jan 2013, 3:51 am

Firefox and occasionally Safari.



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18 Jan 2013, 7:51 pm

i have used Google Chrome exclusively since winter 2010. I love it, it so fast and clean. and i also like how its updated frequently.



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19 Jan 2013, 3:12 am

MyFutureSelfnMe wrote:
Kinme wrote:
I alternate between Google Chrome and Firefox, depending on the task at hand. If it's watching videos and needing lots of stability, I choose Firefox. If it's for WrongPlanet or just quick browsing, then I use Google Chrome.


Chrome resolved their stability issues a while back. There were problems with Flash crashing on Macs which seems to have gone away 6-12 months ago. That leaves nothing major I'm aware of.


I still have occasionally freezing with Google Chrome. Not half as bad as it was, but only sometimes. Firefox is still more stable, in my opinion.