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just curious to see what everyone prefers for a web browser. i have to say that chrome is faster on my system than firefox and i dont have a problem with java or flash.
 
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Have been using Chrome since it came out. The speed is amazing.
 

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Don't know what chome is. :D

But I use Firefox. Speed isn't really a problem on my hardware, so I like the customization options Firefox offers better.
 

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jellyrole i didnt know you ran linux operating systems.

yea i find chrome a tad faster but more options for firefox. i dont really use any options though.
 
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Don't know what chome is. :D

But I use Firefox. Speed isn't really a problem on my hardware, so I like the customization options Firefox offers better.
You should try it, seriously. I doubt you will be disappoint.
 

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I tried Chrome. There are very few extensions that I use for Firefox, and those are Download Statusbar and Xmarks for both bookmark and password sync since I use multiple machines.

The lack of password sync for Chrome was almost a dealbreaker, but then I realized that it doesn't do contextual searches for your history or bookmarks while typing into the URL bar. That was the last straw. After a 2-week extended trial of Chrome, it's back to the Fox for me :)

OOps, hello, I was too. :D
 
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I tried Chrome. There are very few extensions that I use for Firefox, and those are Download Statusbar and Xmarks for both bookmark and password sync since I use multiple machines.

The lack of password sync for Chrome was almost a dealbreaker, but then I realized that it doesn't do contextual searches for your history or bookmarks while typing into the URL bar. That was the last straw. After a 2-week extended trial of Chrome, it's back to the Fox for me :)

OOps, hello, I was too. :D
Chrome didn't even last a day for me because of that. :)

Firefox for me, and even the Linux computers in uni agree with me, a penguin and a red panda looks cooler than some round thing. :laugh:
 
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Chome lol

I'd go with chrome.
 

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I have been using Safari a little more often on my OS X rig tho. It has been getting steadily better.

Interface plays a big part in it for me as well. I just don't like Chrome's interface that much.
 
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I tried Chrome. There are very few extensions that I use for Firefox, and those are Download Statusbar and Xmarks for both bookmark and password sync since I use multiple machines.

The lack of password sync for Chrome was almost a dealbreaker, but then I realized that it doesn't do contextual searches for your history or bookmarks while typing into the URL bar. That was the last straw. After a 2-week extended trial of Chrome, it's back to the Fox for me :)

OOps, hello, I was too. :D
The only plugin I ever used on FF was for a browser game. Chrome now search both bookmarks and history pages.

Chrome makes use of memory heavily compare to other browsers, which everything wasn't built for speed. The responding time for Chrome is fast, seriously fast.
 
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CHROME FTW


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Firefox goes sooo SLLLLOOOOWWWLLLYY on Fedora for some reson.....

multiple installs with different hardware... always the same.

but chrome does have a few java/flash issues every so often.
 
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Chrome now search both bookmarks and history pages.
I know it searches it, but it only searches what you named the bookmarks, and it doesn't search the title of the pages.

I have TPU's UserCP bookmarked under my Tech tab as "TPU" and in FireFox, whenever I want to go there, I usually just type in "tech" and hit enter in the url bar, and I go there. In Chrome, if I type in "tech" and hit enter, it takes me to a google search. I would have to type in "tpu."
 
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It auto-fill in the most recent/visit address. For me I typed in "tech" and it brought me the techpowerup homepage (for your case I believe it brought you to your bookmarked page?).

When ever I open a new tab, it will display 16 pages (4x4 grid) that I visit most with big thumbnail pictures. I don't really need to type at all.
 
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Chrome on Slack 13 x64 is sooo fast compared with firefox... and chrome interface is really clear and simple
 
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i use chrome and enjoy it but primarly use firefox and use chrome when firefox has one of its retarded memory redundency errors and refuses to close even thought it isnt open, lol
 
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Chrome hands down, Firefox works fine but its slow, and Opera is the same.
 

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In regards speed, Chrome > Firefox.

But the Addon support for Chrome isnt as good, unfortunatly. There's no chrome "equivalent" for certain Firefox add-ons, which is a shame.
 
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I honestly have to say that I can't notice the oh-so-famous speed up of Chrome. Honestly if your Firefox feels slow, then try disabling some plug-ins, maybe you've got a conflict/defective plugin somewhere. Either that or your general settings are messed up. That is valid for both Windows and Ubuntu on a fast computer and with a good(read as in wired non-wireless :D) internet connection.
 

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Firefox, if for nothing else, adblock plus. Nothing i hate more than seing ad's on webpages. Chrome doesnt have anything nearly as good.
 
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