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What is the leanest web browser?

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by G19ultimate9, Mar 18, 2007.

  1. G19ultimate9

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    That still has a lot of features compared to IE.
     
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    Blitzer Cool Cat

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    Try Seamonkey.Duriing the install choose "browser only".It may be a standard option or you may have to choose custom installation.If you choose custom uncheck everything.Do not choose the default installation as it installs a bunch of other things included in the Mozilla Suite.

    http://www.filehippo.com/download_seamonkey/
     
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    Thanks, I was thinking Opera might fit the bill.

    Haven't heard of the other ones.
     
  7. David_G17

    David_G17 /\/\/\/\/\/\/\/

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    I'm a fan of Lynx:

    No pop-ups - ever.
    No flash ads - ever.
    No ActiveX exploits - ever.

    of course, it's text only, but it works for me.
     
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    Wingnut357 Killer Casual

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    Argh, beat me to it. I'm the poor man's IT for our law firm, and I threaten my coworkers with Lynx whenever they screw up their computers.

    It's actually pretty cool.

    I use Shiira for the Mac, it's like a Super-Safari and very fast.
    Swiftfox or Fasterfox might be worth a look, if there are windows versions.
     
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    Lynx, ha! netcat!

    Seriously though +1 on Lynx for quick use and troubleshooting, you really can't do most of what you'd want to do on the Internet with it anymore though.

    Here's what the forums look like in it:
     
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    prism more ammo

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    denfoote MENACE

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    +1 on the opera!!!
    I've been using it for a couple of months now. It's way better than IE7!!