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jackjps
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Post by jackjps »

What Linux browser can I use that works in Linux Mint 17.3 64-bit?
Anything but "FireFox!!!

I am dual booting now with Linux Mint 17.3 64-bit and Windows 7 pro 64-bit
and Slimjet is acting up.
Probably need to put some other browser on Linux and leave Slimjet on
Windows 7.

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cholq
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Post by cholq »

Open Software Manager, search for "browser". There's a bunch listed there.

you could also install something that isn't listed, such as PaleMoon, on your own.

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Having trouble installing Palemoon.
Running Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa 64-bit
I ran the test for my puter and it has sse2.
I downloaded pminstaller -o 2.1.tar.bz2 into
Home/jack/palem.
Extracted it there and when I ran the pminstaller.sh I
got errors.

I'm very new to Linux Mint just barely know what I am doing.

jonnymoon96
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Post by jonnymoon96 »

I would probably recommend google chrome or chromium from google its the open source version of google chrome but does not have many features such as chrome has pepper flash player chromium does not have any proprietary software with it

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Post by cholq »

jackjps wrote: Extracted it there and when I ran the pminstaller.sh I
got errors.
How did you run it, through command line or did you just try to double click on the file? I've always run it through the command line and i've always had success.

It would also help to know what errors you got?

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Post by fabien85 »

chromium, opera, midori, epiphany and lynx ( :D ) are available from the software manager, so installable with just a few clicks.

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Re: browsers

Post by phd21 »

HI "jackjps",

I just read your post and the good replies to it. Here are my thoughts on this as well.

I'm not sure why you are having a problem with the superb Firefox browser, perhaps if you would elaborate on any issues you are having with that, we can help with that. You can always restart Firefox without any add-ons, to see if one of those might be causing your problems, click "Help", "restart with Add-ons disabled". You can also delete the "hidden" user Firefox folder while not in Firefox (/home/user/.mozilla/), and restart Firefox, to start fresh (backup or export bookmarks first (see "Febe" extension too).

I personally believe it is a good idea to have more than one browser installed anyway for many good reasons.

Both Google's Chrome and Opera are excellent browsers and are in the Software Manager or Synaptic Package Manager (SPM), so they are easy to install.

Excellent Google's Chrome Browser easy download and install link below.
https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/desktop/


SeaMonkey
http://www.seamonkey-project.org/

* Link to download Seamonkey in an easy to install ".deb" file that you save and double click to install.
http://www.ubuntuupdates.org/package/ub ... illa-build

Install Open Source Internet Application Suite SeaMonkey on Ubuntu Linux
http://linuxpitstop.com/install-seamonkey-on-ubuntu/


* Install Pale Moon 26.0.3 web browser on Linux, February 12th, 2016. Shows 2 methods.
http://www.2daygeek.com/install-upgrade ... opensuse/#

Download Pale Moon for Linux installer
https://linux.palemoon.org/download/installer/

* Good instructions * - How To Install Pale Moon (Firefox-Based Internet Browser) On Popular Linux Systems
http://linuxdaddy.com/blog/install-pale-moon-on-ubuntu/

* Good instructions * - How to : Install Pale Moon Browser on Ubuntu / Linux Mint via PPA
http://www.ubuntumaniac.com/2015/06/pal ... stall.html



Hope this helps ...
Phd21: Mint 19.2 Cinnamon & xKDE (Xfce) & KDE Neon 64-bit Awesome OS's, Ancient Dell OptiPlex 780 Core2Duo E8400 3GHz,4gb Ram, 256gb SDD, only Intel 4 Graphics. Why I use KDE?:https://opensource.com/life/15/4/9-reasons-to-use-kde

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