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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.

"1: Chrome

"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.

"2: Firefox"

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