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View Poll Results: Internet Browsers - what do you use?
Internet Explorer 110 16.03%
Netscape 4 0.58%
Mozilla Firefox 353 51.46%
Opera 61 8.89%
Apple Safari 22 3.21%
The new kid on the block, Chrome from Google 119 17.35%
Any other?? Please specify 17 2.48%
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Old 30th August 2009, 20:12   #451
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These days ,I use Firefox 3.5.2 and Midori(Webkit backend) on Ubuntu GNU/Linux.
Midori - Twotoasts.de
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Old 30th August 2009, 20:14   #452
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I was an ardent FF fan, but after chrome hit the market, I found myself using it each time i browsed online. I now swear by it. FF on the other hand has become bloated compared to the lightweight way it had started way back in 2004?? IE never came upto my expectation.
I had been shying away from Chrome basically because of security issues. These were very glaring in its first beta release. I am sure in last one and half year they would have fixed them. But I havent tried it yet.

Now your post motivates me. Already downloading it. Let see how I like it.

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Now your post motivates me. Already downloading it. Let see how I like it. Thanks.
Alternately you can buy a Sony PC: Now Sony PCs will come with Google Chrome
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I had been shying away from Chrome basically because of security issues. These were very glaring in its first beta release. I am sure in last one and half year they would have fixed them. But I havent tried it yet.

Now your post motivates me. Already downloading it. Let see how I like it.

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been using chrome. troublefree. needs a lil while to get used to but once there, pretty convenient.
I actually used safari before this and the interface was awesome. but it is exteremely resource hungry and susceptible to hanging.
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Old 1st September 2009, 11:05   #455
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Any new browser which has less RAM consumption (than Operas, Firefoxes, Chromes and Maxthons) + very less loading time?
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Any new browser which has less RAM consumption (than Operas, Firefoxes, Chromes and Maxthons) + very less loading time?
chromium - the google chrome build on linux. very fast!
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been using chrome. troublefree. needs a lil while to get used to but once there, pretty convenient.
I actually used safari before this and the interface was awesome. but it is exteremely resource hungry and susceptible to hanging.
Yeps! Chrome IS fast. I think it uses cache better as compared to both IE and FF because when you use back button, the previous page appears immediately, no waiting at all. Even FF does make you wait and refreshes content. I will use it for a few days. Lets see if i like it. Any inputs on security issues??
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Opera 10 has just been launched.

New features :
- Inline spell-checker!
- Use a web-mail provider as your default mail client (when clicking email address links)
- Turbo (compresses webpages for faster loads on slow connections)
- Visual tabs
- Etc

Opera Web Browser | Faster & safer | Download the new Internet browsers free

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Opera 10 has just been launched.

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At last! This is what made me move off. How about mail export / import from Thunderbird? I have just done a painful move from Eudora to Thunderbird!!
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Anybody tried this? Tweens Browser - browser designed for 7 to 12 year olds?

They claim they block inappropriate sites and pop-up windows with 100% accuracy. Sites that include violence, racism, pornography and chat are automatically removed.

Link: Tweens Browser | The best place for Tweens online.

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Prefer Mozilla FF primarily because of great add-ons (security & general) & stable performance.

Also use Chrome as it is light weight & pretty fast compared to FF or any other browser. The lag point with Chrome is extremely limited (no) add on features, crude session mgmt & poor bookmark mgmt.

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At last! This is what made me move off. How about mail export / import from Thunderbird? I have just done a painful move from Eudora to Thunderbird!!
No need to move out from Thunderbird, if you are pretty satisfied with it and with it's addons.
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Switched to Chrome from Mozilla FF and never looked back after that. Chrome loads quick renders html fast and has ability to kill individual tabs if they get hanged. However missing a bit of FF's Add-Ons.

Sometimes uses IE 7 since some sites works only on IE ( including our corporate intranet sites).

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At last! This is what made me move off. How about mail export / import from Thunderbird? I have just done a painful move from Eudora to Thunderbird!!
As mithun mentioned, you dont HAVE to move to opera's mail client just because you started using their browser. You can stick to thunderbird even if you ditch firefox completely.

Alternatively, yes you can import/move your stuff. See more here (scroll to the last para):
Opera Mail - Get started

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Anybody tried this? Tweens Browser - browser designed for 7 to 12 year olds?

They claim they block inappropriate sites and pop-up windows with 100% accuracy. Sites that include violence, racism, pornography and chat are automatically removed.

Link: Tweens Browser | The best place for Tweens online.
Gah! Why would I visit teh interwebs then?
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