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Title: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 08, 2007, 12:56:52 AM
Hello forum members,

Polonus downloaded and tried the Japanese sleipnir browser. Well that is the english version of this.
I like to find some tweak guide for it. http://www.fenrir.co.jp/sleipnir2-the-world/
Most customizable browser for advanced users. Who can give me more details for security settings, tweakings, extensions etc.?

polonus
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: drhayden1 on May 08, 2007, 09:53:05 PM
does avast web shield work with this polonus ???
and do i really need another browser if i use avant,firefox and opera ???
too much is a overkill just like security software ::)
http://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Browsers/Sleipnir.shtml

plugins http://www.fenrir.co.jp/sleipnir/plugins/ if you can translate ::)
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 08, 2007, 11:04:15 PM
Hi drhayden1,

Yes, the webshield if it works with IE it will work with sleipnir, no sweat.  I think this browser is something for those that cling to IE7, and won't use for some reason or other an alternate browser like Opera, Firefox or Flock. I think sleipnir is a browser that bob3160 would go for, as far as I know the man.
I tell you why I tried this one, because outside Japan it has such a very small platform, that is an advantage "an sich", and it cooperates with IE or FF.
I have WinXP SP2 with IE7, and because of all the issues with this browser I only use it on my admin account for updating purposes or if something won't work with Flock. "Once bitten, twice shy", as they say. The other browser to do that on an USB stick is now sleipnir, works as fast there as IE7 on the hard disk, fires up in almost an instant. Then I have my Flock (my own adaption of it, coded some scripts for it (getElementbyClass was my code, adopted to FF now), made some specific browser code filters, iterators etc, and run the latest nightly build with various security add-ons. So that is now my 97 MB heavy hobby horse, because I know this browser best, and always add what I find at the "burning edge". Then I have Opera, because my search-guru advised to use it, but it sits there mostly idle, and now I am just testing and learning to work this sleipnir promishing browser. Well that is it in a nutshell. Latest add-on for Flock  Super Drag and Go, to throw a link whereever you go? Well I think sleipnir is just IE7 but with extras, more features, and more secure............

Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: drhayden1 on May 09, 2007, 12:30:41 AM
might give it a try-might ???
thanks damian :)
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: Negeltu on May 09, 2007, 05:32:13 AM
Any connection to the eight legged horse given to Odin?  Loki's offspring from when he was shapeshifted as a mare.  :-D
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: drhayden1 on May 09, 2007, 08:44:08 AM
probably just the name ???
The Tängvide image stone is thought to show Odin entering Valhalla riding on SleipnirSleipnir is also a Japanese web browser.
In Norse mythology, Sleipnir is Odin's magical eight-legged steed, and the greatest of all horses. His name means smooth or gliding, and is related to the English word "slippery".
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleipnir_%28browser%29
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleipnir

Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: Vladimyr on May 09, 2007, 09:07:16 AM
From the logo produced by the developers, as posted by polonus http://www.fenrir.co.jp/getsleipnir/get-browser-no1.gif I'd say they certainly intended some connection.

BTW polonus, the Southern Hemisphere plug-in's redundant these days, since we gave up walking on our hands and typing with our feet.
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: drhayden1 on May 09, 2007, 10:01:16 AM
just noticed that-thanks ::)
have installed it now damian-NICE 8) ;D ;)
and FAST!!!!!!!!!
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: Negeltu on May 09, 2007, 11:41:51 AM
From the domain name "fenrir" it must be related because Fenrir is the monster wolf son of Loki who will slay odin at Götterdämmerung.  Bit off topic sorry hehe.
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: Vladimyr on May 09, 2007, 03:50:36 PM
have installed it now damian-NICE 8) ;D ;)
and FAST!!!!!!!!!

That's it! That's the connection. Sleipnir browser is "slippery", smooth and fast - like an eight-legged horse (or an eight-cylinder Saleen Mustang!)
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 09, 2007, 07:10:45 PM
Hi you browser freaks,

I knew that some of you when they fired this one up would like it from the start for all the possibilties. It is slick and the way it renders the pages and for instance go to your local providers webmail and you will see the difference, this browser has been built with utmost care for the users. And it is fast. Actually I feel a bit sorry I gave away the link, because being on a small platform browser has it's advantages.
O.K. start to like like the speed of this eight legged horse browser,

polonus
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: bob3160 on May 09, 2007, 07:25:37 PM
Polonus
It may be fast but it lacks the ability to add security plugins like SiteAdvisor.
It also wouldn't allow the Google Toolbar or any other additions.
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 09, 2007, 08:22:57 PM
Hi Bob,

If that is the case use www.scandoo.com as your favourite searchpage and have the same features as SiteAdvisor. Google Toolbar does not score with my security feeling. I try to look around for the security scripting it swallows, and then report to you. So until then bob3160 might abstain from it, right?

polonus
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: Lisandro on May 09, 2007, 08:30:53 PM
Just my 0.02, neither scandoo nor siteadvisor.
I'd rather Finjan 8)
http://securebrowsing.finjan.com/about.html
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 09, 2007, 08:32:48 PM
And what about Trustwatch http://www.trustwatch.com ?

pol
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: bob3160 on May 09, 2007, 09:07:42 PM
Polonus,
I'm using Firefox and have my GoogleToolbar and am protected by SiteAdvisor and finjan and avast!'s webshield
is also monitoring my internet activity.
I don't find that arrangement slow at all but do consider it safe.  :)

We all have our favorites and as long as they work for us and keep us safe, that's really what matters.
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 09, 2007, 10:01:11 PM
Totally agree with you here Bob,

My favourite browser is Flock (similar to FF) with all the security add-ons for FF also on Flock.
The sleipnir was just for fun and evaluation, by the way my wife likes it. But I stick with the Mozilla browser.
As long as sleipnir has no means to deny Javascript etc. on the fly, no Stealther add-on, SiteAdvisor, Netcraft toolbar, Cookie Editor, Whats my IP, DrWeb's hyperlink av-scanner extension, I will not use it as my default browser. Maybe the Japanese are not that security prone, a shame really, else this could be the alternative for IE7. Ergo conclusio - the ideal browser has not been invented yet, as there is no ideal world, we like to strife for eutopia and have to live in dystopia,

polonus
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 10, 2007, 10:54:39 PM
Hello forum members,

Good news, the sleipnir browser accepts the finjan secure browser extension, works beautifully in this browser. Features enable/disable Javascript, Java, ActiveX, ActiveX download on the fly. This makes sleipnir a bit more secure, my friends. Good news for Tech, sleipnir with finjan. OK,

polonus
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: drhayden1 on May 10, 2007, 11:39:44 PM
Quote
finjan secure browser extension
the link damain for that ::)
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 10, 2007, 11:53:16 PM
Hi Dan,

Go here and install: http://securebrowsing.finjan.com/index.html
Other good news go here and install this as well http://www.drweb.com/online/remove-drweb-online-en.reg just click and you have the drweb hyperlink av browser plug-in for sleipnir. After install (need admin rights for this) the finjan browser extension shows in the browser down under as a green shield, right click for options.

Under Tools in the top row of your browser bar click Clear Personal Data to clear at once: flavicon Cash, IE Explorer Cookies, IE Explorer History, IE temp files, Address bar History, History of Searchbar, History of last chosen page, Internet History.

Gonna like this browser, my friend!

the old pol
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: drhayden1 on May 10, 2007, 11:56:26 PM
thanks damian...just sent you a pm to ask you something on this browser-at the time you light wasn't on :o
which one-the ie or firefox...i have gecko enable ???
and when i start sleipnir-to go to my home page-not last visited-i can't find the thing for that also ???
great browser-but have trouble finding stuff :P
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 11, 2007, 12:10:25 AM
Hi Dan,

Explained it extensively in the PM to you. I use sleipnir mainly to make IE more secure and more flexible, so run IE under the hood there. Pageblock manager Ctr+M-A, for security like SiteAdvisor take scandoo.com as a favorite. Well I have to learn more aspects of it, and try some things out, so I will advise you later, click the cow to see the animation! Click on Find (next to Home) my friend, and you see all your tabs under the address bar, no sweat. Discover the functions one by one!

Damian
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: bob3160 on May 11, 2007, 01:31:33 AM
Polonus,
I have finjan installed for IE but, it doesn't show up in sleipnir.
Any hints ?
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: drhayden1 on May 11, 2007, 10:14:33 AM
working fine for me now polonus :)
bob-make sure you are using ie as the default-not gecko 8)
back to your cows now polonus-good! ;D

Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 11, 2007, 02:43:10 PM
Hi drhayden1,

When I am home gonna try some more things in sleipnir. Good you got it working all right. Now I got sleipnir there are things I am surely missing using Flock, you do not see them: e-mail notification for webmail, webmail animated smileys. I think a lot of websites are still coded and designed with IE7 in mind. So if sleipnir can be made secure, it is showing me a few things flock or firefox cannot. Please click the cow to see it shake her head...


polonus
Title: Re: Who can tell me more on the sleipnir browser?
Post by: polonus on May 14, 2007, 09:46:14 PM
Hi malware fighters and users of secured browsers,

Just found out that the sleipnir browser eats Proxomitron scripts (look in the scripts folder of the browsers),
This opens up possibilities. Sleipnir is a Japanese browser 公式ページの跡地です。, and Proxomitron is also Japanese:
http://www.sankey.ws/proxomitron.html Nice to hear about this good tool again.

polonus