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February 6th, 2010, 02:49 AM
I am beginning to believe that Firefox is not really a very good browser for Linux. The fact that Firefox works so much better on Windows than on Linux makes me believe that there may be a browser that works better on Linux than on Window. Any Browser opinions?

February 6th, 2010, 02:52 AM
After some initial burps where it was running my CPU up to 100%, Chrome and I have made peace and are getting along just great now. Much faster and smoother than Firefox for me.

February 6th, 2010, 02:54 AM
What is it you don't like about Firefox?

February 6th, 2010, 02:54 AM
in my opinion firefox works a lot better on linux then windows, however i use opera

February 6th, 2010, 02:56 AM
in my opinion firefox works a lot better on linux then windows, however i use opera

In my opinion, Opera works a lot worse than on Windows, especially when using flash: taking up 105% CPU just for a simple homestarrunner.com flash.

Yes, my CPU sucks though: 1.60 GHz Pentium M centrino (Non-HT, so no logical cores.)

February 6th, 2010, 03:00 AM
I really only have one problem that I hate but since I have different thread discussing that issue I don't want to bring it up here. I want to be using a browser that is designed for Linux users and is not just also available for Linux users.

February 6th, 2010, 05:40 AM
I use Iron (http://www.srware.net/en/software_srware_iron.php) -- a Chromium derivative without the privacy issues -- for Google Apps and WebKit quickness as well as Opera for general browsing, and Firefox for sites that require it. Why use only one browser when you could have 3? :D

February 6th, 2010, 06:01 AM
swiftfox is a little faster than firefox