Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

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Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by FenderGuy » Fri Sep 27, 2019 3:08 pm

When you consider the choices for internet browsers on a Linux Mint 18.3 box, which are: 1) most secure, 2) most robust, and 3) most feature-laden.

I have used FireFox, and I am currently using Opera.

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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by Schultz » Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:31 pm

I like Pale Moon and Basilisk, but I'm biased. :wink:

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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by ACE_ » Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:12 am

If you are currently using Opera then you may like Vivaldi.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by Pjotr » Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:24 am

Firefox, Chrome, Chromium.

I have them all, I use them all. Firefox as general purpose browser, Chromium and Chrome for specific purposes. Main reason why Firefox is my GP browser: it's better fit for tweaking.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by blueocean » Sun Sep 29, 2019 7:02 pm

I have found Chrome and Chromium to be the most responsive opening pages, although I have slow internet because I'm on the edge of the grid. Others may have different results. I maybe that Chrome and Chromium employ hardware acceleration more seamlessly. I'm a google fan anyway.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by mikaelrask » Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:40 am

firefox atm been using chromium aswell but find firefox overall a bit faster.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by absque fenestris » Sat Oct 19, 2019 7:50 am

Vivaldi, Opera, Firefox in that order.

Opera (with activated VPN somewhere in the Americas) was very useful this week, because among other things the Mint forums was not available.

Of course, all of them have uBlock Origin installed.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by DAMIEN1307 » Sat Oct 19, 2019 8:18 am

"Brave" Browser and "Slimjet" Browser both using "Startpage" as their search engines...DAMIEN

Ditto on Ublock origin as well as privacy possum extensions installed.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by vipergg » Sun Oct 27, 2019 7:18 pm

I find Opera as fastest in rendering pages and the one I use the most . Also have Chromium, and Google Chrome and Firefox. I use FF the least because I dont like the missing up and down page arrows on the right side .

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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by Hugh Neutron » Sat Nov 02, 2019 7:52 pm

I go with Firefox 68 ESR and some cool extensions but I also like Palemoon and checking out the latest Firefox as well.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by Moem » Sun Nov 03, 2019 4:23 am

I really like Waterfox. It's like classic Firefox with all the classic add-on options. You can make it sit up and clap and jump through burning hoops.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by murray » Sun Nov 03, 2019 10:36 pm

Opera all the way. Been using it since its first appearance many years ago and while it has changed a lot over the years I still think it's a great browser.
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Re: Linux Mint 18.3: Internet Browsers

Post by Hugh Neutron » Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:42 pm

I never understood why Ubuntu's repos don't contain most alt web browsers like Brave,Opera, Waterfox, PaleMoon, Tor, Firefox ESR..

I usually just go with Firefox and just recently switched to ESR, I can easily add a PPA or other tools to get these browsers but it would so much better if they were in the official repos and I could just sudo apt install them.
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