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Rohbot
02-01-2007, 02:58 PM
Hey guys, just wanting to ask what browsers you use, because its always a interesting :p topic

Myself, I use Opera because there are so many features!
They include:

*POP3/IMAP (built in)
*A smart lil' IRC client (built in)
*Widgets (built in!)
*Able to run ext programs from different protocols and file extensions (like firefox)
*Able to block content
*Has a popup blocker that works
*Wand passwords (just like AutoFill in IE)
*Save sessions
*Advanced Import/Export feature
*Delete private data feature
*Web panels
*Skins
*BitTorrent downloads (built in)
*Runs on Linux, Windows, BeOS, Solaris, QNX, OS/2 & BSD

+ a whole lot more

Ok, post away :)

(Note: I bet this has been done before)

winmacguy
02-01-2007, 03:03 PM
Firefox 2.0 at home on XP
Firefox 2.0 or Safari @ work on OS X 10.4

Rohbot
02-01-2007, 03:09 PM
Yeah i used to use firefox all the time until i saw this: http://mywebpages.comcast.net/SupportCD/FirefoxMyths.html

Also to do with firefox: they have Version 3 alpha: http://wiki.mozilla.org/Firefox3 (how silly)

Speedy Gonzales
02-01-2007, 03:28 PM
I used to use Opera (its still installed tho), but when the NZ herald site got updated), Opera kept crashing.

So, atm, I'm using FF 2.0.0.1.

stu161204
02-01-2007, 03:36 PM
Firefox 1.0.7 & IE 6.0 on XP Pro

Rohbot
02-01-2007, 03:50 PM
If you had to chose:

Opera
Netscape
Mozilla

netchicken
02-01-2007, 03:55 PM
Opera 9.2 and IE 7

(Can I just blushingly add that I actually like IE 7 it's a guilty secret)

I also use Firefox 2 to check how my sites look, each browser has its good points and problems, but each are at such a high level now there isn't much difference, unlike 3 or 4 years back when there were clear leaders.

FoxyMX
02-01-2007, 04:16 PM
(Note: I bet this has been done before)

Only fifty thousand times or so. :rolleyes:

Everyone here knows that Opera is my one and only true love when it comes to browsers. :thumbs:

And you forgot to mention how highly customisable Opera is... or haven't you discovered that yet? ;)

I also have Firefox installed in order to check that my webpage creations display the same as in Opera and to test that it isn't just Opera having problems with certain websites.

Greg
02-01-2007, 04:19 PM
Hey guys, just wanting to ask what browsers you use, because its always a interesting :p topic

Myself, I use Opera because there are so many features!
They include:

*POP3/IMAP (built in)
*A smart lil' IRC client (built in)
*Widgets (built in!)
*Able to run ext programs from different protocols and file extensions (like firefox)
*Able to block content
*Has a popup blocker that works
*Wand passwords (just like AutoFill in IE)
*Save sessions
*Advanced Import/Export feature
*Delete private data feature
*Web panels
*Skins
*BitTorrent downloads (built in)
*Runs on Linux, Windows, BeOS, Solaris, QNX, OS/2 & BSD

+ a whole lot more

Ok, post away :)

(Note: I bet this has been done before)

You must be extremely bored or you're employed somehow by the writers of Opera.

My guess is that you're extremely bored and haven't yet found an outlet for your boredom.

Rohbot
02-01-2007, 04:27 PM
Only fifty thousand times or so. :rolleyes:

Everyone here knows that Opera is my one and only true love when it comes to browsers. :thumbs:

And you forgot to mention how highly customisable Opera is... or haven't you discovered that yet? ;)

I also have Firefox installed in order to check that my webpage creations display the same as in Opera and to test that it isn't just Opera having problems with certain websites.

Yes, i have :p


You must be extremely bored or you're employed somehow by the writers of Opera.

My guess is that you're extremely bored and haven't yet found an outlet for your boredom.

Lol, i dont work at opera, i just love it.
(and yeah I am very bored)

Terry Porritt
02-01-2007, 04:28 PM
NCSA Mosaic is not a bad browser :)

http://www.imagef1.net.nz/files/Mosaic.jpg

Rohbot
02-01-2007, 04:56 PM
NCSA Mosaic is not a bad browser :)

http://www.imagef1.net.nz/files/Mosaic.jpg

Yeah, apart from the fact that it cant open google, and crashes on my win98 machine :yuck:

Sweep
02-01-2007, 04:58 PM
IE6

Terry Porritt
02-01-2007, 04:59 PM
Yeah, apart from the fact that it cant open google, and crashes on my win98 machine :yuck:

:)http://www.imagef1.net.nz/files/Mosaic3.jpg:)

Rohbot
02-01-2007, 05:41 PM
:)http://www.imagef1.net.nz/files/Mosaic3.jpg:)

Well, i spose if you like it i cant do anything ;)

Terry Porritt
02-01-2007, 06:04 PM
I can't get it to work properly either in WFWG or Win98 or XP :) ,maybe one problem is it can't handle java. It will get simple sites like the NCSA and ftp sites like ftp://ftp.simtel.net.

maccrazy
02-01-2007, 06:12 PM
Safari for everyday use. Firefox for the odd thing that won't work with Safari (such as Auckland University's online enrollment system).

beeswax34
02-01-2007, 07:49 PM
FireFox 2.0 on new comp
FireFox 1.5 on old comp
FireFox 1.5 on laptop
IE 6 on Pocket PC

dchip
03-01-2007, 11:34 AM
I've used Crazy Browser (http://www.crazybrowser.com/) for a number of years on my windoze install and like it very much.

winmacguy
03-01-2007, 11:43 AM
Safari for everyday use. Firefox for the odd thing that won't work with Safari (such as Auckland University's online enrollment system).

Something tells me that Auckland Uni is not very Mac friendly. NZ Mac Guide had a recent review of Mac use throughout our tertiary instutions, Auckland Uni didn't rate which is a bit sad considering it is a 'nix platform.
But enough of that talk on a PC user website, Firefox 2.0 user here.

zqwerty
03-01-2007, 03:03 PM
You should try this browser Rohbot, if you are bored, it will be a new experience for you:

http://www.vordweb.co.uk/standards/download_lynx.htm

bob_doe_nz
03-01-2007, 04:10 PM
POP3/IMAP (built in) I log in through the net
A smart lil' IRC client (built in) Have not touched IRC for a loooong time
Widgets (built in!) Do we need them all?
Able to run ext programs from different protocols and file extensions (like firefox)
Able to block content They all do
Has a popup blocker that works Whats wrong with other browsers?
Wand passwords (just like AutoFill in IE) Your asking for trouble
Save sessions Nah, no thanks
Advanced Import/Export feature For???
Delete private data feature All browsers let you clear the data.
Web panels What?
Skins Waste of resources
BitTorrent downloads (built in) A terrible one
:D

Rohbot
04-01-2007, 03:42 PM
Make the new guy feel the size of a pea why dont ya? :waughh: :p

edit: btw im not new to lynx.

mmmork
05-01-2007, 08:40 AM
Opera 98% of the time. But it still doesn't work with all sites. Like tab.co.nz :)

So then it's ff 2.0

And I have to agree with the person who admitted to liking IE7. It looks good (better than the dreary FF default and yeah I know you can get endless skins) and works well enough - but I just don't want all the activex baggage for general browsing so it's for updates/online virus scans only.

Installed Maxthon too, but it doesn't offer anything extra for me.

Rohbot
06-01-2007, 03:38 PM
Attached file: tab_opera_jpg.jpg (http://imagef1.net.nz/files/tab_opera_jpg.jpg) (170 KB) ??

mmmork
06-01-2007, 06:17 PM
Attached file: tab_opera_jpg.jpg (http://imagef1.net.nz/files/tab_opera_jpg.jpg) (170 KB) ??

Well of course it loads. If you actually want to USE the site to place bets or view odds conveniently rather than observe the front page, opera isn't the browser you use. If all the javascript inside works for you, consider yourself special & tell opera how you did it.

TGoddard
06-01-2007, 11:40 PM
I use Firefox on Linux. It eats memory and hangs for up to a minute when plugins such as Java or Flash are opened but it does everything I want. Firefox is also the most "moddable" of the main IE/FF/Opera browsers - most modifications can be done through Javascript and if you need to do more the source code is always there for the compiled components ;) . The extensions system is Firefox's #1 selling point.

pcuser42
07-01-2007, 07:33 AM
Firefox 2 on my Dell Dimension 1100, Firefox 1.5 on my HP Pavilion 6616. (I'll give credit to gum digger for the HP PC. ;))