10 Web browsers for the Linux operating system
Jan 12, 2011, 18:03 (2 Talkback[s])
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"If you're using the Linux operating system, you can choose from
among numerous browsers that range in scope and feature. But
despite all the choices, most Linux users are familiar with only
one or two. (Firefox and Chrome top the list.) So I thought it
would be interesting to highlight 10 browsers for the Linux
operating system. Although some might be similar, they are not the
same beast. Let's start by looking at each one. Then, I'll rank
them and you can vote for your top pick.
"Note: This article is also available as a PDF download.
"Chrome is, without question, the fastest browser on the
playground. None of the competition even comes close to its speed.
On the Linux operating system, you will find two versions: Chrome
and Chromium Browser. By default, most Debian-based distributions
can install Chromium Browser when you search for it in the
Add/Remove Software tool. Chromium is the open source version of
the Chrome browser and works as well. It stands up,
feature-for-feature, against its proprietary brethren.