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NinjaNumberNine
September 15th, 2009, 10:40 PM
I just wondered what is the most popular Web Browser for Ubuntu users. (This does include all the other Buntu variants too, I use Kubuntu + KDE myself. ) Anyway, since there are about 900,000 members here I guess I can get a few opinions. Sorry I have only listed the main competitors, if I forgot one post a description of it and I will add it to this post. (I can only put up to ten options in the poll)
So, good luck and happy browsing!

If you have another browser, including Google Chrome, (I forgot it in this one) please click here (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1267488).


http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:Bj8xpYjnC061MM:http://www.auslogics.com/en/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/firefox-logo.pnghttp://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:IAw4spAhZSPsvM:http://www.filecluster.com/reviews/wp-content/uploads/opera_logo.pnghttp://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:tNgXOa2EXvhRnM:http://lh6.google.co.id/SIRBATS/R1-NZgokv7I/AAAAAAAAAgg/oSRhl-w5tNk/s288/icecat.pnghttp://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:TGMpuZczGQHq6M:http://cobolhacker.com/images/content/iceweasel.pnghttp://www.toptenreviews.com/i/rev/prod/545-google-chrome-box.jpghttp://www.toptenreviews.com/i/rev/prod/536-maxthon-box.jpghttp://www.toptenreviews.com/i/rev/prod/540-flock-box.jpghttp://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:8D4on8RP7HDxnM:http://www.opensource-portal.de/wp-content/uploads/Konqueror4_Logo.png
BTW, I kind of expect Firefox will win by miles, but please give Opera 10 (http://www.opera.com/) a try. I think you will be blown away.

HappinessNow
September 15th, 2009, 10:40 PM
I just wondered what is the most popular Web Browser for Ubuntu users. (This does include all the other Buntu variants too, I use Kubuntu + KDE myself. ) Anyway, since there are about 900,000 members here I guess I can get a few opinions. Sorry I have only listed the main competitors, if I forgot one post a description of it and I will add it to this post. (I can only put up to ten options in the poll)
So, good luck and happy browsing!
http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:Bj8xpYjnC061MM:http://www.auslogics.com/en/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/firefox-logo.pnghttp://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:IAw4spAhZSPsvM:http://www.filecluster.com/reviews/wp-content/uploads/opera_logo.pnghttp://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:tNgXOa2EXvhRnM:http://lh6.google.co.id/SIRBATS/R1-NZgokv7I/AAAAAAAAAgg/oSRhl-w5tNk/s288/icecat.pnghttp://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:TGMpuZczGQHq6M:http://cobolhacker.com/images/content/iceweasel.pnghttp://www.toptenreviews.com/i/rev/prod/545-google-chrome-box.jpghttp://www.toptenreviews.com/i/rev/prod/536-maxthon-box.jpghttp://www.toptenreviews.com/i/rev/prod/540-flock-box.jpghttp://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:8D4on8RP7HDxnM:http://www.opensource-portal.de/wp-content/uploads/Konqueror4_Logo.pngPrimarily Firefox.

I also use:

Opera
Google Chrome
Chromium
Flock
Iron (installed but hardly used)

*A multiple choice enabled Poll would be nice.

y6FgBn)~v
September 15th, 2009, 10:43 PM
Epiphany

Firestem4
September 15th, 2009, 10:50 PM
I use Swiftweasel and Konqueror often on Linux.

I have been trying Opera on my Windows box's. I kind of like it but haven't given it much of a chance. Mainly on Windows I use Firefox.

NinjaNumberNine
September 15th, 2009, 10:53 PM
Now I got the poll made, go back and vote if you haven't already!!
I use Opera myself, now that version 10 is out, (their site says they have gotten 10,000,000 downloads in one week) I am totally happy with it for browsing, email, IRC and so many other things. The only things I still use Firefox for are downloading big files with FireDownload plugin and for it's good "history" menu. Unfortunately, viewing your history in Opera is a three-step process... :(
Still, Opera 10 is a GREAT browser, if you haven't tried it DO. Totally worth the time, and the convenience of email and web all in one is great. =D>

HappinessNow
September 15th, 2009, 10:53 PM
I just wondered what is the most popular Web Browser for Ubuntu users. (This does include all the other Buntu variants too, I use Kubuntu + KDE myself. ) Anyway, since there are about 900,000 members here I guess I can get a few opinions. Sorry I have only listed the main competitors, if I forgot one post a description of it and I will add it to this post. (I can only put up to ten options in the poll)
So, good luck and happy browsing!




*A multiple choice enabled Poll would be nice.

I see you put a poll up but I will abstain from voting:



Be advised that this is a public poll: other users can see the choice(s) you selected.I have a strict policy of Not voting in public polls.

gnomeuser
September 15th, 2009, 10:54 PM
no option for Chromium = fail

NinjaNumberNine
September 15th, 2009, 10:58 PM
*A multiple choice enabled Poll would be nice.
I know, I was in the process of making it when you posted, but apparently the thread is posted before the poll is made. :)

Pogeymanz
September 15th, 2009, 10:58 PM
I've been using Firefox for a long time. But I like Opera's interface and speed better than Firefox's.

Now I've been using Iron, and it is SUPER fast, which is great. Once it is finished, it'll probably be my main browser.

NovaAesa
September 15th, 2009, 11:01 PM
Can I has Chromium plox?

NinjaNumberNine
September 15th, 2009, 11:02 PM
I see you put a poll up but I will abstain from voting:

I have a strict policy of Not voting in public polls.
As you will, but I can't change that now. What's the good of a poll if no one knows the results? Also, I don't think anyone can see WHO voted, just WHAT they voted for. I could not find who voted for what anywhere. So, sorry you don't like it, but I can't edit a poll. :|

RabbitWho
September 15th, 2009, 11:03 PM
Swiftfox, for me it's faster than swiftweasle for some reason.

When Chrome comes out properly and officially on linux I'll probably switch, for no reason other than I love the minimal unobtrusive design.

NinjaNumberNine
September 15th, 2009, 11:03 PM
no option for Chromium = fail
I thought Chrome was Chromium, sorry... :)

C!oud
September 15th, 2009, 11:06 PM
Usually vimperator/firefox and elinks but lately I've been using uzbl and opera.

hoppipolla
September 15th, 2009, 11:07 PM
I thought Chrome was Chromium, sorry... :)

It pretty much is but... I can't see Chrome there either!! lol

And it's by far my top browser at the moment ._.

-grubby
September 15th, 2009, 11:08 PM
no option for Chromium = fail

+1

I voted Opera and then... no Chrome?

NinjaNumberNine
September 15th, 2009, 11:08 PM
I know but Chrome does not have linux support totally yet...

NinjaNumberNine
September 15th, 2009, 11:09 PM
If there is a way to change the poll tell me. :)

HappinessNow
September 15th, 2009, 11:10 PM
As you will, but I can't change that now. What's the good of a poll if no one knows the results? Also, I don't think anyone can see WHO voted, just WHAT they voted for. I could not find who voted for what anywhere. So, sorry you don't like it, but I can't edit a poll. :|
No worries.

What ever happened to Kazehakase (http://kazehakase.sourceforge.jp/20031201.html)?

NinjaNumberNine
September 15th, 2009, 11:10 PM
Sorry I don't speak Japanese lol...
I just put the famous ones, and apparently neglected Chrome, got quite a few protests already.

starcannon
September 15th, 2009, 11:11 PM
Until Opera has an Ad-Block plugin with a subscription I will be with FF.

hoppipolla
September 15th, 2009, 11:12 PM
If there is a way to change the poll tell me. :)

Yeah fair do's, I don't think there is!

And yes Chromium is firmly on Linux atm - I am running it right now and it's fantastic :)

Second choice... Firefox :)

HappinessNow
September 15th, 2009, 11:30 PM
If there is a way to change the poll tell me. :)Perhaps you could make a new Poll and ask the staff to delete or merge this one?

I am not sure what would be the 'proper' way to make a new poll.

I would include the following:

1. Chromium
2. Iron
3. Kazehakase (http://kazehakase.sourceforge.jp/20031201.html)

dragos240
September 15th, 2009, 11:48 PM
I use firefox, midori, opera, and epiphany.

PhoHammer
September 15th, 2009, 11:49 PM
EDIT: Some of you use different browsers, apparently. If so, it is too late to change the poll, but if you post which is your favorite, I will add a vote to the following text poll results that I will update at will.
http://www.toptenreviews.com/i/rev/prod/545-google-chrome-box.jpg



Chromium FTW!!

tjwoosta
September 16th, 2009, 12:14 AM
GNU Icecat on my desktop, epiphany on my laptop

Kingsley
September 16th, 2009, 12:16 AM
I'm really happy for you. I'm gonna let you finish, but Firefox is one of the best browsers of all time!

lovinglinux
September 16th, 2009, 12:23 AM
Firefox 3.5

Maybe I will consider Chromium, when they make an extension API available. Until then, the speed is not enough to make me switch from Firefox.

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 12:34 AM
Perhaps you could make a new Poll and ask the staff to delete or merge this one?

I am not sure what would be the 'proper' way to make a new poll.

I would include the following:

1. Chromium
2. Iron
3. Kazehakase (http://kazehakase.sourceforge.jp/20031201.html)
Sure, but which ones would you sacrifice? Only ten options can be in a poll, and I doubt you'd get more than 5 votes for Kazehakase. I don't even know what it is.

hessiess
September 16th, 2009, 12:36 AM
Firefox + Vimperator.

Frak
September 16th, 2009, 12:41 AM
http://www.toptenreviews.com/i/rev/prod/545-google-chrome-box.jpg

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 12:57 AM
Hey, this is a follow-up of another poll I made, found here (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1267398&page=1). It listed ten of the top browsers, (I forgot Chrome, somehow) and I got several complaints that theirs weren't listed. So here's the new poll, guys! :)
(You may not have even heard of some of these)
http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:XhjGxFp0d8i0YM:http://www.zonkio.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/chrome-logo.png http://t1.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:mIBBEDA_CIrgJM:http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_ewREQ2z7SjM/SUiY0DLekpI/AAAAAAAACdc/lavXyd8h8zE/s400/chrome-006.png http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:Hucf2XsZVkktbM:http://en.onsoftware.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/06/flock-logo.jpg http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:-JlaW4rjKF4BfM:http://www.zerbynet.fr/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/chromium-logo.pnghttp://discoduro.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/kazehakase.jpg?w=132&h=132
http://discoduro.files.wordpress.com/2009/08/navegadores-714281.png?w=244&h=300

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 01:10 AM
Okay for all you unhappy Chromium users, please visit my secondary poll (http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1267488).

Frak
September 16th, 2009, 01:12 AM
I also use iCab on occasion.

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 01:14 AM
I also use iCab on occasion.
Aww man, am I going to have to start ANOTHER poll? :shock:
:mrgreen:

lovinglinux
September 16th, 2009, 01:14 AM
No Firefox? :)

Why haven't you created the new poll with all the options and asked a moderator to close the other?

lovinglinux
September 16th, 2009, 01:16 AM
Aww man, am I going to have to start ANOTHER poll? :shock:
:mrgreen:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_browsers

RabbitWho
September 16th, 2009, 01:19 AM
Make a third one with "Firefox derivative" in order to encompis swiftfox, firefox, icecat, swiftweasel, sea monkey, sea cat sea weasle sea fox swift cat fire cat fire monkey etc. etc.

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 01:19 AM
No Firefox? :)

Why haven't you created the new poll with all the options and asked a moderator to close the other?
Arghh.. When will it stop? This is a SECONDARY poll- I repeat: S-E-C-O-N-D-A-R-Y_ P-O-L-L :)
I provided a link to the first; don't you understand that there can only be 10 options in a poll? I filled up two whole ones which would mean to merge polls would require sacrificing 10 of the browsers. Better to have two, I'd say. I mean, you already voted in my first poll! :)
:lolflag:

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 01:21 AM
Make a third one with "Firefox derivative" in order to encompis swiftfox, firefox, icecat, swiftweasel, sea monkey, sea cat sea weasle sea fox swift cat fire cat fire monkey etc. etc.
Or simply state "Mozilla."
Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!
:lolflag:

overdrank
September 16th, 2009, 01:21 AM
Thinking the threads need to be merged with no poll :)

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 01:22 AM
EDIT:

SUDO Make a third one with "Firefox derivative" in order to encompis swiftfox, firefox, icecat, swiftweasel, sea monkey, sea cat sea weasle sea fox swift cat fire cat fire monkey etc. etc.Yes SIR
http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=7955632#post7955632

lisati
September 16th, 2009, 01:24 AM
I generally use Firefox. Sadly, some badly-behaved Windows applications fire up Internet Explorer regarless, but that's another story.

RATM_Owns
September 16th, 2009, 01:33 AM
Really? I'm the only person to vote for uzbl?

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 01:34 AM
:sigh:...
ANOTHER thread about web browser popularity due to endless requests...
Anyway here is the poll for Mozilla based products...
http://t3.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:bsP_CNsIwveJNM:http://www.offshootsystems.com/searchaxis_download/images/firefox_logo.jpghttp://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:QjI-oYanG8jg_M:http://www.smashingmagazine.com/images/browser/iceweasel.pnghttp://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:qQjSHFlQvlidHM:http://alphapapa.net/debian/iceweasel/iceweasel-IYY-ericesque-K.Mandla-tangoish.pnghttp://t0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ceFYtJqNbgrc0M:http://gnu.cs.pu.edu.tw/software/gnuzilla/icecat-128.png

RabbitWho
September 16th, 2009, 01:43 AM
Where's Swiftfox?

and Swiftweasel... and Does Iceweasel even exist any more? didn't it change its name to Icecat?

Hyper Tails
September 16th, 2009, 01:44 AM
firefox FTW

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 02:03 AM
Where's Swiftfox?
*sits down and cries*
I mentioned that in poll 2!!!

- i hate forgetting things

- IAMNOTMAKINGANOTHERPOLLPERIOD

RabbitWho
September 16th, 2009, 02:04 AM
*sits down and cries*
I mentioned that in poll 2!!!

- i hate forgetting things

- IAMNOTMAKINGANOTHERPOLLPERIOD

In that case do yourself a favour and don't look at the edited version of my post.

CharmyBee
September 16th, 2009, 02:05 AM
Your icons don't have Seamonkey in them.

I'll stop using Seamonkey once they reach 2.0. They have a roadmap for regression up ahead, plus they're getting rid of the classic Communicator-era icons and buttons because they're not vector 32-bit enough for the public.

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 02:05 AM
dude

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 02:06 AM
-but yeah your right

*sits down and cries AGAIN*

RiceMonster
September 16th, 2009, 02:11 AM
Firemonkey

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 02:13 AM
sudo make_your_own_poll_already

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 02:15 AM
There is no such thing as firemonkey anyway.

RabbitWho
September 16th, 2009, 02:15 AM
For what it's worth, I thought the first poll was fine.

http://media.photobucket.com/image/firemonkey/krisda1/infernape.png

NinjaNumberNine
September 16th, 2009, 02:17 AM
For what it's worth, I thought the first poll was fine.
A KIND WORD = *falls over in shock* :lolflag:

RabbitWho
September 16th, 2009, 02:18 AM
http://media.photobucket.com/image/firemonkey/krisda1/infernape.pnghee hee

http://img179.imageshack.us/i/392infernape1jb5.png/#q=infermape

Firemonkey

ChrT
September 16th, 2009, 02:21 AM
Really? I'm the only person to vote for uzbl?

Not anymore you're not.

I've been a firefox evangelist and pretty much haven't used another browser since it made 1.5. LOVE IS OVER! Uzbl is the future!

ChrT
September 16th, 2009, 02:25 AM
Unlike the last one, I'm unable to vote on this poll as I don't use any of the firefox-based browsers.

CharmyBee
September 16th, 2009, 02:33 AM
Unlike the last one, I'm unable to vote on this poll as I don't use any of the firefox-based browsers.

Seamonkey isn't Firefox based (but it's trying to be by 2.X)

earthpigg
September 16th, 2009, 02:41 AM
firefox.
iceweasel.
seamonkey.
windbear.
...earthpig?

RiceMonster
September 16th, 2009, 02:47 AM
I was kidding. I don't use Firemonkey. I use the RiceMonster browser.

Jesus_Valdez
September 16th, 2009, 03:01 AM
Firemonkey FTW!

I use Midori as my main browser. :)

Greg
September 16th, 2009, 03:05 AM
I'm a Conkeror guy... one of these days I need to configure uzbl to my wants.

cariboo
September 16th, 2009, 03:05 AM
This is getting ridiculous. All three threads merged.

RabbitWho
September 16th, 2009, 03:07 AM
Seamonkey isn't Firefox based (but it's trying to be by 2.X)


Seamonkey is made by Mozilla and uses a lot of the same code as Firefox.

Redundant Username
September 16th, 2009, 03:17 AM
Chromium. It never freezes or crashes.

ChrT
September 16th, 2009, 03:48 AM
This is getting ridiculous. All three threads merged.

but, but...this poll doesn't have uzbl!

doorknob60
September 16th, 2009, 05:22 AM
Another one? Suprised it's not in Recurring Discussions yet. Anyways, I use Firefox because of he massive amount of extensions, themes, etc. you can get for it, particularly Greasemonkey and Adblock (I know Opera and some other browsers offer this functionality, but it just doesn't work as well). My backup browser is Konqueror, it works well and I use KDE so it make sense.

misfitpierce
September 16th, 2009, 05:55 AM
Firefox for sure... Gotta love gecko

coldReactive
September 16th, 2009, 05:57 AM
I've given opera chance, but until it gets rid of that nasty cache not being able to clear manually (all of the cache, not just some) as well as removal of that annoying "Click to activate control" feature, as well as numerous other things I dislike, I'm not going back.

Firefox here, and proud of it.

Jim!
September 16th, 2009, 06:02 AM
You should add an "other" option. I use Firefox, Opera, and Chrome.

running_rabbit07
September 16th, 2009, 06:12 AM
Shiretoko

levian
September 16th, 2009, 06:56 AM
firefox for me.

mithun.kamath
September 16th, 2009, 07:14 AM
I Use Firfox and Flock. For different reasons. Firfox for Normal browsing, Flock for it inbuilt Flickr options

YeOK
September 16th, 2009, 07:32 AM
Chromium is my current default browser, I also use Opera and Firefox for some sites.

I won't vote until my option is available.

Chianti
September 16th, 2009, 07:47 AM
Opera 10.10 beta and testing "Unite".

Khakilang
September 16th, 2009, 08:26 AM
I guess Mozilla win by a mile as it come with most Distro and some people like me don't bother to look at other browser. Since I upgrade my browser, now it become Shiretoko browser. It still Mozilla I guess but I think this is a beta ver. of Mozilla 3.5.

misfitpierce
September 16th, 2009, 08:30 AM
Firefox won't just win because it's built in but because its mostly popular even to windows users and mac users because of the plugin selection. I personally use a ton of plugins and firefox still runs fast and with tons of functionality.

megamania
September 16th, 2009, 09:12 AM
I see you put a poll up but I will abstain from voting:

I have a strict policy of Not voting in public polls.
Wow. A policy for "voting in the ubuntuforums polls". You must have a very structured and organized life. :-)

I don't even know what I'm going to wear when I put my feet out of the shower...

t0p
September 16th, 2009, 09:17 AM
At this time, you have room in the poll for w3m. It's a terminal-based browser. Maybe no one uses it, But no one uses dillo either, and it's still in the poll...

PatrikG
September 17th, 2009, 06:26 PM
and where's Chromium? I thought I'd never switch from Firefox, but I guess I just did...

~sHyLoCk~
September 17th, 2009, 06:58 PM
Links mostly. When I need then firefox