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New Gun in Browser Town, Plans to Take on IE, Firefox

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Jul 23, 2008.

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    I use Opera, and it is quite easy to use, faster than Firefox, and quite customizable. It has Widgets and mouse guestures and skins and looks cool. It also has a built in bit-torrent, which works very well.
    I encourage people to use Opera! I've had nothing but slowness and nuisance from Firefox.

    Back on topic, this browser looks interesting only by the fact that it has two rendering engines; does this mean it takes more resources? If there is a Linux version then I'll give it a go, see how well it fares against Opera.;)
    wolfblitz1979 says thanks.
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    I dunno about that, mines ok. :p
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    Konqueror on windoze...now THAT would be kewl !!
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    Konqueror uses a render engine similar to that of Apple Safari. It's just that the close resemblance to a file-manager that kills it whenever I use Linux. KDE is a preferred desktop environment though.
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    i dont rate sleipnir at all - however i have just downloaded opera and love it - i love how the tabs are placed and how smoothly you can scroll down the page in comparison to firefox. i might have a new 24/7 web browser ladies and gentlemen :) Thanks whoever suggested it!!
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    Also, you might care to know that Opera release new builds weekly on their blog, so we always have fixes and new features to play with each time :)
  8. kyle2020 Guest

    i didnt know that! i just fell in love with the speed dial function and how it looks . . . its a resource whore, though haha :laugh:
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    b/c its users are too busy enjoying it to bother themselves with whole "my browser is better than yours" thing :cool:
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    Downloaded, installed, what a waste of time. Does nothing different to FF and doesnt look as nice as Opera. Its memory footprint is non-existen though, all of 2.5MB. Thats some awesome memory management routines there.

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