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Losing My Religion: Firefox 3

Mar 10, 2008, 17:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Kenneth Hess)

"Forgive me, Linux Community, for I have sinned. It has been forever since my last confession and I am prepared for my penance. The truth is that I have never particularly cared for the Firefox browser--not because there is anything wrong with it but just because I already have a favorite browser. No, it isn't the one you think it is. My favorite graphical browser is Konqueror and my favorite text-based browser was--and still is--lynx. Putting my own religious fervor and proselytizing nature aside, my task is to review the new Firefox 3 browser for you.

"After trying for days to install from source and solve an endless list of dependencies, I gave up and downloaded one of the binary packages from Firefox 3 Beta Downloads. Here you will find a list of the latest stable beta version of the browser in about 50 different languages. The latest beta, as of this writing, is Beta 3 upon which this article is based. To use the binary package, you need to download, unzip, untar, and run the firefox executable..."

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