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8 of the best web browsers for Linux

Aug 02, 2010, 12:37 (0 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"The web browser is becoming the single most important piece of desktop software, if it isn't already. Not only is the web a huge source of information, but also the conduit to a huge world of hosted apps and interconnected cloud services covering a range of new computer-based experiences.

"When you're shopping, you want security; when you're working, you want reliability; and when you're being entertained, you want speed and compatibility with many different types of media.

"On top of this, most websites employ client-side JavaScript and Ajax technologies, placing an extra processing burden on the browser. Building a browser that can cope with all this and be easy to use while offering a great experience is quite a tall order."

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