"Linux user, how many different Internet browsers do you have on
your system? You have Konqueror if you use KDE, Iceweasel or
Epiphany if you use GNOME, and optionally, you might have Firefox,
Chrome or Opera. You might have all of those.
"You need so many browsers because none of them is perfect. And,
Chrome comes closer to perfection than Firefox does. Since Google
released the Chrome browser, Linux users have converted to it by
the hundreds of thousands. Although Firefox claims millions of
downloads, you can bet that its usage is not close to the number of
"Maybe you've seen stories declaring, as Keir Thomas did on this
blog last year, that Firefox is dead while Chrome looks
increasingly like a better choice. But why is Firefox taking all
this abuse? In short, because its alleged strengths are its
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