[arch-general] usable browser?

Dan Vrátil vratil at progdansoft.com
Thu Nov 26 18:53:00 EST 2009

On Friday 27 November 2009 00:43:24 Dan Vrátil wrote:
> 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?
> Hi,
> 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.
> Homepage:
> http://www.twotoasts.de/index.php?/pages/midori_summary.html
> Cheers,
> Dan
Upps, I missed the part about Webkit...but I use it sometimes and I did not 
encounter any website that would not work (just minor problems, something you 
always meet with any browser).

And of course, there is still Lynx as the last options...:-)

Dan Vrátil
vratil at progdansoft.com
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Tel. +420 732 326 870
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