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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by bones » Sat Nov 04, 2017 4:20 am

doubledutch wrote:
Fri Oct 13, 2017 4:18 pm
https://qutebrowser.org/
I've been using qutebrowser and also Min browser on the Mac. Both make browsing on the Mac pretty tolerable.

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by GekkoP » Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:37 pm

Rocking Firefox Quantum to see what's new. Seems lighter than Opera, so far I am happy.

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by vic » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:58 pm

^Yes, so far nothing but positive experience with performance, looks and general feel. :))

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by ChefIronBelly » Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:31 pm

^^ & ^ I agree
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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by GekkoP » Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:32 pm

Only problem I have is the dev tools. I need them every day for work, and the font really is hardly readable. I see I have to mess with userChrome.css to fix that, but well, ok.

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by ivanovnegro » Mon Nov 20, 2017 1:11 pm

Firefox Quantum really is great. I use the Nightly since it was recommended here.

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by vic » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:09 am

Firefox crashed for me several times yesterday. But that was on W10, so it does not count. :D

But seriously, just luuuuuuuuuuvin it!

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by doubledutch » Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:44 pm

I have been enjoying qupzilla... may have to check out qutebrowser despite my current crush fulfilling all my needs...

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by franksinistra » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:11 pm

There's also neXT-browser https://next-browser.github.io/

An emacs-like browser made in CommonLisp, for both Macs and Linux, using maintained version of WebkitGTK and CCL/SBCL. Development is quite active as well, been following that since a long time ago. IMHO a better prospect than even qutebrowser, not taking money for features yet to be implemented (like half decent adblocker for instance).
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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by ivanovnegro » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:16 pm

Still happy on Quantum. I think Firefox finally nailed it again except this Mr. Robot bullshit. But I guess in th end all companies are the same.

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by franksinistra » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:32 pm

^ yup that mr robot stuff is stupid.

Not much has changed in my FF setup, only recent switch from vimium-FF to tridactyl.
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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by anticapitalista » Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:18 pm

Have you not found ff to be a RAM hog?

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pmem
 Private  +   Shared  =  RAM used	Program

124.0 KiB +  73.5 KiB = 197.5 KiB	sleep
224.0 KiB +  34.5 KiB = 258.5 KiB	gpm
292.0 KiB +  41.0 KiB = 333.0 KiB	acpid
280.0 KiB +  64.5 KiB = 344.5 KiB	init
292.0 KiB + 106.0 KiB = 398.0 KiB	irqbalance
388.0 KiB + 157.0 KiB = 545.0 KiB	dbus-launch
348.0 KiB + 275.5 KiB = 623.5 KiB	herbstclient
328.0 KiB + 653.0 KiB = 981.0 KiB	avahi-daemon (2)
864.0 KiB + 216.5 KiB =   1.1 MiB	desktop-session
656.0 KiB + 569.5 KiB =   1.2 MiB	dconf-service
768.0 KiB + 512.0 KiB =   1.2 MiB	dbus-daemon (2)
932.0 KiB + 359.0 KiB =   1.3 MiB	gpg-agent
  1.2 MiB + 168.0 KiB =   1.3 MiB	sshd
  1.3 MiB + 121.0 KiB =   1.4 MiB	awk
900.0 KiB + 549.0 KiB =   1.4 MiB	getty (6)
544.0 KiB + 910.0 KiB =   1.4 MiB	firejail (4)
948.0 KiB + 554.0 KiB =   1.5 MiB	dzen2
864.0 KiB + 699.0 KiB =   1.5 MiB	polkitd
  1.0 MiB + 587.5 KiB =   1.6 MiB	herbstluftwm
  1.6 MiB +  83.5 KiB =   1.7 MiB	udevd
864.0 KiB + 936.0 KiB =   1.8 MiB	sudo (2)
  1.8 MiB +  45.0 KiB =   1.8 MiB	dhclient
  1.9 MiB +  78.5 KiB =   1.9 MiB	rsyslogd
  1.7 MiB + 791.0 KiB =   2.5 MiB	console-kit-daemon
  2.9 MiB + 108.5 KiB =   3.0 MiB	wpa_supplicant
  2.6 MiB +   1.0 MiB =   3.6 MiB	slim
  6.1 MiB + 103.0 KiB =   6.2 MiB	dpkg
  4.8 MiB +   1.5 MiB =   6.2 MiB	bash (7)
  9.2 MiB +   6.5 MiB =  15.7 MiB	urxvt (4)
 28.3 MiB +   5.0 MiB =  33.3 MiB	Xorg
 63.2 MiB + 587.0 KiB =  63.7 MiB	apt-get
613.8 MiB +   7.8 MiB = 621.7 MiB	firefox-esr
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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by franksinistra » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:03 am

^ it is a huge ram hog, but at least the FF i use (nightly) ram usage hasn't departed a lot from the old ESR, only around 160-200MB more /s
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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by ivanovnegro » Thu Jan 11, 2018 3:50 pm

Firefox uses a lot less RAM than Chrome even with more processes and here I have it limited to 5 on a machine with 4 GB of RAM and I find it performs good. It uses a little bit more than before the multi process but the performance is like night and day now. Of course it is not a lightweight browser.

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by Theo » Tue Jan 16, 2018 10:18 pm

For me it's now firefox, cause I don't know which browser has been updated for the spectre/meltdown bugs. Although meltdown doesn't hurt my system (ryzen 7 1700 oc).

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by franksinistra » Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:15 am

ryzen is affected (everything is unless you run MIPS, or RISC-V), AMD just rolled out firmware update i think.
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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by Theo » Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:33 am

franksinistra wrote:
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:15 am
ryzen is affected (everything is unless you run MIPS, or RISC-V), AMD just rolled out firmware update i think.
AFAIK the Ryzen/EPYC is not affected by the Meltdown bug, Spectre variant 2 was near zero (and should be fixed with new microcode). Ofcourse Spectre variant 1 is a problem, just like on the Intel platform. At least my Raspberry Pi is safe for these bugs :)

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by bones » Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:58 pm

franksinistra wrote:
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:11 pm
There's also neXT-browser https://next-browser.github.io/
I've been giving this one a try on the mac. It has promise, but right now it's painfully slow. Maybe I should try it on linux to compare. Otherwise I've been really happy with FF Quantum. Still keeping qutebrowser around, too; it seems to be getting better with each release.

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by vic » Wed Jun 27, 2018 10:20 am

Trying out Opera, nice with a change. Quite like it so far. :)

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Re: Favorite browser

Unread post by GekkoP » Wed Jun 27, 2018 12:21 pm

^ I am still on that. I find it lighter than Chrome/Chromium but with the necessary tools for web development.

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