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billiejoe87
09-01-2005, 03:04 PM
I am hearing a lot of talk about how people should not use Internet Explorer as their main browser anymore, due to it being unsafe.

I have tried Opera and Firefix and want to know what everyone thinks is the best browser.

Spork
09-01-2005, 03:05 PM
Firefox has done me well, I need to try out Safari.

Cejus
09-01-2005, 03:11 PM
I've tried Mozilla, InternetExplorer and Firefox. And I prefer Mozilla, although... well, on this poll you've made only one option for Mozilla/Firefox, they're 2 different browsers :rolleyes: But yeah, I voted for it! :cool:

[Warning] Nimrod In Town
09-01-2005, 03:16 PM
This thread SUCKS.

poiue
09-01-2005, 03:19 PM
Firefox ..........

JohnnyNemesis
09-01-2005, 03:40 PM
Firefox is the best by far, though I kinda like Safari too.

barangatang
09-01-2005, 03:46 PM
I have a mac, so naturally, safari is the best browser for me.

The Talking Pie
09-01-2005, 03:52 PM
Firefox. I see no [native] Linux browsers on the list though... overall Firefox is probably the best anyway, though.

Endymion
09-01-2005, 03:57 PM
i use firefox typically, though i use epiphany when i want a change. it's just as good. i also use elinks a lot.... and dillo... galeon...

Tired_Of_You
09-01-2005, 05:02 PM
Safari is very good although I sometimes have little problems with it. I think it's better than Explorer anyway.

barangatang
09-01-2005, 05:03 PM
Safari is very good although I sometimes have little problems with it. I think it's better than Explorer anyway.

there is safari for windows?

Endymion
09-01-2005, 05:14 PM
no, but there's an IE for mac. uses a completely different rendering engine though. i believe it's called "titan" or something like that.

TheUnholyNightbringer
09-01-2005, 05:16 PM
I've only ever used IE. I'm such a browser noob.

kickass0987654321
09-01-2005, 05:18 PM
I have only heard of Internet Explorer.

Tired_Of_You
09-01-2005, 05:19 PM
no, but there's an IE for mac. uses a completely different rendering engine though. i believe it's called "titan" or something like that.It's called Explorer for Mac too.

barangatang
09-01-2005, 05:21 PM
It's called Explorer for Mac too.

i have it, and not nearly as fast as safari. Is there Mozilla for mac?

Endymion
09-01-2005, 05:21 PM
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_web_browsers
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_web_browsers

Endymion
09-01-2005, 05:27 PM
i would if it were legal. and if wiki (as i like to call her) had a nice rack.

The Talking Pie
09-01-2005, 05:58 PM
Get in line.

<3 Wikipedia <3

Jebus
09-01-2005, 07:20 PM
I'm ordering either one of these firefox t-shirts later today. That's how much I love this browser.
http://store.mozilla.org/product.asp?code=MZ13012&catid=2
http://store.mozilla.org/product.asp?code=MZ13014&catid=2

Sunny
09-01-2005, 07:28 PM
Firefox rules. Safari and IE both suck horribly. =/

Endymion
09-01-2005, 08:39 PM
that low an opinion of safari? most mac users i know love it.

have you tried camino?

billiejoe87
09-01-2005, 10:12 PM
Nobody likes you.

Go get a life.

JohnnyNemesis
09-01-2005, 10:20 PM
He's just telling it like it is. Whether he has a life, or needs one or not, is kind of irrelevant.

Sunny
09-01-2005, 10:23 PM
that low an opinion of safari? most mac users i know love it.

have you tried camino?

nope.. any good?

and safari is a slow little bitch that crashes a lot. i hated it.

ninthlayer
09-01-2005, 10:33 PM
Ctrl t > Ctrl n

Preocupado
09-01-2005, 11:13 PM
I just read the FireFox site info about the browser and it seems a lot better than Explorer.

But some programs and hardware (i.e. my printer) require the latest Explorer version to be installed. Doesn't that mean i'll mess up my programs/hardware if i install FireFox?

Sunny
09-01-2005, 11:14 PM
Ctrl t > Ctrl n

agreed. <3

Preocupado
09-02-2005, 12:02 AM
Sweet, good old BBS looking.
I love firefox.

http://g2.gigafoto.com.br/2005/09/02/3154142.jpg

wheaty
09-02-2005, 12:08 AM
Hey im on there :D

Mentally_Challenged
09-02-2005, 12:55 AM
Mozilla Firefox....whoooo!

I hate using the on screen keyboard...='(

Tizzalicious
09-02-2005, 01:23 AM
I use Mozilla and love it. Never used any of the others though, so I don't know about them. Except IE of course. But as soon as I open that I just get a whole lot of pop ups and shit like that.

wliethof
09-02-2005, 02:27 AM
I use Maxthon, it's some weird cross between IE and Opera

billiejoe87
09-02-2005, 04:01 AM
He's just telling it like it is. Whether he has a life, or needs one or not, is kind of irrelevant.

Why be a dog for? I aint done shit to you.

The Talking Pie
09-02-2005, 04:28 AM
But some programs and hardware (i.e. my printer) require the latest Explorer version to be installed. Doesn't that mean i'll mess up my programs/hardware if i install FireFox?
A lot of software hijacks features of IE, and thus requires it to be installed. So it'd be unwise to remove IE. The answer's to just stop using it.

Mannen som blev en gris
09-02-2005, 04:58 AM
Avant Browser. mmm.... so sweet.

The Talking Pie
09-02-2005, 05:17 AM
Avant Browser. mmm.... so sweet.
You can actually use that thing? It gives me a headache... and is such an eyesore.

Fat Boy Samsam
09-02-2005, 05:22 AM
For fucks sake, you bunch of BORING bastards, please GET A LIFE otside of the internet

Mannen som blev en gris
09-02-2005, 05:24 AM
You can actually use that thing? It gives me a headache... and is such an eyesore.
Haha, I'll watch out then. I've thought of changing to Firefox.... someday.

JohnnyNemesis
09-02-2005, 05:38 AM
You are a worthless human being, Fat Boy.

Sin Studly
09-02-2005, 05:52 AM
Why be a dog for? I aint done shit to you.

Nobody likes you.

Fat Boy Samsam
09-02-2005, 06:31 AM
You are a worthless human being, Fat Boy.

Go back to reading your computer mag, geek

notoriousdoc
09-02-2005, 08:33 AM
Mozilla Firefox....whoooo!

I hate using the on screen keyboard...='(
Why are you using it?

Oh and Opera since my Firefox used a screwed up thene package that I can't get rid of.

Endymion
09-02-2005, 09:42 AM
Oh and Opera since my Firefox used a screwed up thene package that I can't get rid of.
does it crash on start or something? if you don't mind re-importing your bookmarks, just delete the folder C:\Documents and Settings\$USERNAME\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\*

i might be a bit off at the end of that, i don't remember if it's in mozilla/firefox or mozilla firefox/ or maybe just firefox/... but you get the idea. that'll remove your profile which includes any themes, extensions, and bookmarks you had... if you'd like to just remove the theme it's a bit harder, but can be done.

notoriousdoc
09-02-2005, 09:45 AM
does it crash on start or something? if you don't mind re-importing your bookmarks, just delete the folder C:\Documents and Settings\$USERNAME\Application Data\Mozilla\Firefox\*

i might be a bit off at the end of that, i don't remember if it's in mozilla/firefox or mozilla firefox/ or maybe just firefox/... but you get the idea. that'll remove your profile which includes any themes, extensions, and bookmarks you had... if you'd like to just remove the theme it's a bit harder, but can be done.
Thanks, I'll have a go.

TheUnholyNightbringer
09-02-2005, 09:52 AM
Inspired by this thread, I'm now using Firefox. Hasn't killed my computer yet, so it's all good.

0r4ng3
09-02-2005, 10:18 AM
Inspired by this thread, I'm now using Firefox. Hasn't killed my computer yet, so it's all good.
I'm using it too. Works fine, but I think it's a bit slower. Oh well, I'm sure Firefox has it's benefits.

original_prankster
09-02-2005, 10:20 AM
Internet Explorer because Mozilla freezes my computer.

Endymion
09-02-2005, 10:55 AM
Oh well, I'm sure Firefox has it's benefits.
as well as for those curious:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozilla_Firefox
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Features_of_Mozilla_Firefox
firefox also supports http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_Bookmark , but for some reason it isn't mentioned on the features page. i'll add it later.

0r4ng3
09-02-2005, 11:05 AM
I just figured out how to use tabs. This is wierd, using only one window.

Suddenly, it's more than a bit slow, though it may just be my computer.

Tizzalicious
09-02-2005, 11:06 AM
The tabs are so good.

0r4ng3
09-02-2005, 11:14 AM
They surely are, but I'm not used to it. I keep hovering my mouse over the taskbar, only to see one Firefox window. I did that for the sixth time just now.

Tizzalicious
09-02-2005, 11:18 AM
You'll get used to them soon enough, and then you won't know how you lived without them. At the moment I have 8 tabs open. I don't know what I did with all of that on my taskbar.

Jebus
09-02-2005, 02:13 PM
Works fine, but I think it's a bit slower.
Try this
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1299854/posts

Preocupado
09-02-2005, 02:31 PM
I love how Firefox allows you to open a new window in the same window, the favourites bar, the easier interface... Well, most everything anyways. The Explorer e is forever forgotten in the desktop now.



A lot of software hijacks features of IE, and thus requires it to be installed. So it'd be unwise to remove IE. The answer's to just stop using it.

Yeah, thanx, that's what i thought, so i've just let Explorer rest.

0r4ng3
09-02-2005, 02:32 PM
I love how Firefox allows you to open a new window in the same window, the favourites bar, the easier interface... Well, most everything anyways. The Explorer eis forever forgotten in the desktop now.




Yeah, thanx, that's what i thought, so i've just let Explorer rest.
Internet Explorer had a favorites bar too, you just had to know how to show it. Unless, I'm thinking of the wrong favorites bar.

Preocupado
09-02-2005, 02:42 PM
Oh i guess it did, i'm not sure. I'm reffering to the bar below the navigation bar, with the icons to the favorites.
If IE had it, i just didn't feel like customizing it because of the annoying interface.

0r4ng3
09-02-2005, 02:44 PM
Oh i guess it did, i'm not sure. I'm reffering to the bar below the navigation bar, with the icons to the favorites.
If IE had it, i just didn't feel like customizing it because of the annoying interface.
Annoying interface? All you had to do was move favorites into the Links folder. It's like moving bookmarks into the bookmarks toolbar folder.