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Firefox Nightly Beats Chrome in Speed And Webkit Nightly Eats Them For Breakfast.

http://www.linuxhaxor.net

We already knew that Firefox nightly beats Chrome in speed, the gap is getting wider with the latest Firefox builds (3.2a1pre). While Google Chrome uses webkit as a layout engine it uses it’s own javascript engine called V8. On the other hand webkit developers are quietly tweaking away its SquirrelFish engine for javascript speed increase.

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Created by serdar 5 years 36 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 36 weeks ago
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The H3v web browser. Is it a Dillo killer?

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

When it comes to browsers, the Unix community is positively spoiled for choice: Firefox, Konqueror, Flock, Opera, Epiphany, Galeon, Kazehakase, Links, Elinks, Lynx, W3m and Dillo. From the minimal to the relatively bloated all life is there.

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Created by ItalianPenguin 5 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 37 weeks ago
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Midori - a Lightweight WebKit Browser for Linux

http://fosswire.com

There are a couple of others (Konqueror, Epiphany), but the primary open source browser that you’re likely to be using on Linux is Firefox. Now don’t get me wrong, Firefox is great for a lot of things. It is endlessly customisable and has ubiquitous support from website developers. It does have disadvantages too, however, including not exactly being the quickest beast out there.

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Created by ford prefect 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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Mozilla chairman unfazed by Google Chrome

http://news.cnet.com

Gone are the days when Microsoft's Internet Explorer was the sole rival for Mozilla's Firefox. A new open-source browser, Google Chrome, has come to town, and it's from the company that provided $66 million of the Mozilla Foundation's $75 million in 2007 revenue.

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Created by chimera 5 years 38 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 38 weeks ago
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Firefox hits record market share

http://www.tgdaily.com

Firefox has been playing with the 20% market share mark for some time now.

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Created by Jimbob 5 years 40 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 40 weeks ago
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Dillo-2.0 has been released!

http://www.dillo.org

"Today, after a long period of inactivity, a new release was made. It's being a long way and this dillo-2.0 release comes with a boat load of improvements..."

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Created by can.axis 5 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 43 weeks ago
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GNU IceCat 3.0.3 now available

http://lists.gnu.org

New version of the GNUzilla web browser released today!

ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gnuzilla/3.0.3-g1/

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Created by can.axis 5 years 46 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 46 weeks ago
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Why Mozilla is committed to Gecko as WebKit popularity grows

http://arstechnica.com

In the wake of Google's release of the new WebKit-based Chrome browser, some technology enthusiasts are beginning to wonder if the days are numbered for Mozilla's Gecko rendering engine.

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Created by switchpin 5 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 48 weeks ago
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Google's Chrome, Mozilla, Explorer, rendering engines: let the war begin

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Chrome is in fact a reference to the imminent release of Google’s entry into the browser market. Apparently, the launch was accidentally “leaked” by a Google employee who was a little piggy fingered with the send button on his e-mail client.

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Created by snotbutter 5 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 49 weeks ago
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The Web Interface Is Morphing Into Emacs

http://trey-jackson.blogspot.com

"A while back, Steve Yegge wrote a post on Emacs and its future. My executive summary of his post is that Emacs needs to compete or die - and the competition is the browser.

This got a little thread started on the Emacs development list, but not much activity..." --

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Created by can.axis 5 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 50 weeks ago
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Google Chrome: Google will distribute a Free Software browser

http://googleblog.blogspot.com

I think it's time for Mozilla to value software freedom... Dear Mozilla, please, embrace the Free Software Movement, and talk about "Freedom"!

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Created by can.axis 5 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 50 weeks ago
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SymbolicWeb: Ajax and Comet with Lisp

http://ajaxian.com

"SymbolicWeb is a GUI or widget server-centric framework for developing web applications. It is written in Common Lisp. SymbolicWeb is free software licensed under the AGPLv3 + GPL linking exception..." (source wikipedia) -- via Lisp, GUI and Web (and Comet)

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Created by can.axis 5 years 50 weeks ago – Made popular 5 years 50 weeks ago
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GNU IceCat not supported on comcast.net

http://www.comcast.net

Please, don't hurt the web this way... --
*N.B: Comcast blocks P2P traffic also: http://www.boingboing.net/2007/10/19/comcast-actively-blo.html

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Created by can.axis 6 years 3 days ago – Made popular 6 years 2 days ago
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Top 10 Firefox add-ons

http://www.linuxformat.co.uk

Firefox includes a great deal of functionality for day-to-day web browsing, but it's capable of so much more. Simon Pickstock cherry picks the best extensions to make your internet life super-productive...

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Created by gnerd 6 years 5 days ago – Made popular 6 years 4 days ago
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Why the Web is Defective by Design!

http://sachachua.com

RMS: «If you are talking about the practice of installing non-free software into a browser, the only thing that is good to offer is the reminder that you must refuse to do that.» --

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