[arch-general] usable browser?

Dan Vrátil vratil at progdansoft.com
Thu Nov 26 18:43:24 EST 2009

On Friday 27 November 2009 00:38:18 Arvid Picciani wrote:
> Hi,
> ever since ff3 turned firefox into unusable, i'm on the quest to find a
> usable browser.
> Chromium was quite decent for a while (after fixing the dbus dependency)
> despite it deadlocks when you mouse-move tabs (fortunately i dont do
> that anyway), but recently it started timing out on every second request.
> The answer from google was: deactivate your windows firewall, so well..
> back to searching a browser.
> Basicly each and every firefox clone/fork/based browser has the same
> issues as firefox (100% disk i/o all the time even when idle), so those
> don't work.  webkit based browsers can't render half of the internet
> properly. i wonder if somone cloned chromiums webkit thing and made a
> brwoser of it?   uzbl is quite decent, i wish they'd use chromes rendering.
> opera would be awesome if it didn't have billions of popups and their
> "Upgrade to opera10" popup really made me uninstall opera.
> any options left?
if you don't need extra features and you can live on just with basic browser 
functions I can recommend lightweight GTK webkit-based browser called Midori.



Dan Vrátil
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