Replacements for ThunderBird and FireFox

Oblio apa.chioara at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 10:01:24 GMT 2006


> wow, that was fast ... i clicked send and already 2 replies.
>
> i think opera is a bad idea, i can't stand the browser and i don't think  
> we can package it on the distro cd because it isn't open source ... not  
> sure
> about the licensing on that.
>
> -Adam


I know, but after all, it comes down to preference. Xubuntu will ship  
Firefox
because it can be supported, and it's Open Source, and someone with older
machines can install Opera because it's faster.

Basically, this problem can't be solved:
- all Gecko based browser are slow (seems it's going to be solved);  
actually not
slow, but huge memory munchers
- Konqueror is KDE based
- all other lightweight browsers are unsuitable for general use
- Opera is closed source

So Firefox it shall be :)



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