Feeling like a 2nd class citizen

reuben firmin kubuntu at flavor8.com
Tue Nov 27 03:21:34 GMT 2007


Does anybody on this list really use konqueror as their primary browser? Is
there a good reason that kubuntu can't start shipping firefox in addition?
It's all about the user experience, right? (BTW, I love konqueror, but
strictly as a file manager / random-net-protocol client.)

On Nov 26, 2007 7:18 PM, Corey Cohen <coreymon77 at gmail.com> wrote:

> btw, you should be using firefox in your vm too anyways
>
>
> On Nov 26, 2007 10:17 PM, Corey Cohen <coreymon77 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > use firefox, it works much much better. and NEVER say the "x" word
> > again! :P
> >
> >
> > On Nov 26, 2007 9:52 PM, Jonathan Jesse < jjesse at iserv.net> wrote:
> >
> > > Good evening,
> > >
> > > I know I probablly shouldn't be posting this to both lists, but I
> > > couldn't
> > > figure out which one would be better to post to.
> > >
> > > I am getting frustrated with using Konqueror as my default browser.  I
> > > don't know if I just have some problems, or its the fact that I am
> > > running
> > > 64-bit Kubuntu, but it is getting to the point that browsing the web
> > > is
> > > just easier, and more fun in Internet Explorer.
> > >
> > > I know that Google and GMail don't always play nice with Konqueror and
> > > have lived to accept it, but it is other sites that I am getting sick
> > > of
> > > trying to deal with.
> > > I can to a page, an example being Facebook, and not get all of the
> > > images
> > > or all of the links to work.  I go to a travel site to book airplane
> > > tickets and get to use the "basic" settings, I go to a page and am
> > > told
> > > flash is not installed when I do have the non-free version of flash
> > > installed or even better I click on a link and nothing happens until I
> > > click on the link 3 or 4 times and finally the "gear" starts spinning
> > > and
> > > I get the page I want.  Another fun problem is when I increase the
> > > font
> > > size the text blurs together and I can't read it.... or go to a page
> > > that
> > > has a form and the text runs into the form so I don't really know what
> > > I'm
> > > filling out.
> > >
> > > Is it just that I need to switch to Firefox on my Kubuntu install?  Or
> > > should I stick to browsing the web in my XP VM, cause things "just
> > > work"
> > > there.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Jonathan Jesse
> > >
> > >
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