Re: Decent browsers for Linux? Anything to replace IE?
--- csj <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Oct 2003 13:20:44 +0100,
> Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > on Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 11:28:43AM +0100, Joseph
> > (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > > While I'm a huge Firebird fan, IE was better at
> some tasks
> > > (yes, they are non-standard HTML tasks, but what
> can you do
> > > when that's what the industry uses? *sigh*).
> > >
> > > I've tried Konqueror and found it lacking
> extremely (yes, I
> > > love it as a file manager when combined with
> qvwm, but it
> > > simply isn't as full-featured as other browsers)
> and Opera
> > > seems worse than Firebird. So, can anyone
> suggest a browser
> > > that tries to replicate these changes?
> > You've tried several of the better ones.
> > Personally, I like Galeon 1.2.5 (*not* to be
> confused with
> > 1.3+), and use it extensively. Mozilla is another
> For most of my browsing needs (except when I have to
> tangle with
> some serious javascr*), I use emacs-w3m, an emacs
> "frontend" for
> w3m with some convenience features like google
> > Extensive reviews:
> > http://twiki.iwethey.org/Main/NixBrowsers
> Extensive? You didn't have a line for edbrowse
> It's one of the most unusual browsers I've tried.
> And you could
> use it without a computer screen.
> > Echoing Monique: what MSIE features do you find
> insist on
> MSIE compliance only.
The lastest linux versions of Opera and Mozilla are
both far superior to Internet Explorer in every way.
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