Problems with recent Firefox security update

Dennis Kaarsemaker dennis at kaarsemaker.net
Sat Jul 23 12:44:07 UTC 2005


On za, 2005-07-23 at 14:17 +0200, Matthias Heiler wrote:

> Maybe another alternative: I'm using konqueror from kubuntu.  It's a
> very decent browser that on average crashes a bit more often than a
> healthy firefox.  With firefox being broken this statistics is
> reversed.
> 
> I don't expect konqueror to be inherently more secure than firefox or
> mozilla are.  But because much less people are using it there probably
> are no exploits out there.

But that's a KDE program and Ubuntu uses gnome; so this can hardly be
called a solution :)

(no religious KDE vs gnome war intended)
-- 
Dennis K.
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