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neal62

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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #30 on: August 23, 2005, 12:23:42 AM »
Kakapo,

I have the latest versions of both Firefox and also the paid for version of Opera. I really haven't got a security preference using either of these two browsers. They both are IMHO much safer to use than I.E. I believe your just fine with your Opera, if you like it and are used to it I would say stick with it. Have a nice day.  :)

Inu-Ya

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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #31 on: August 23, 2005, 04:18:57 PM »
Just think where would the internet be without these browsers?

timcan

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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #32 on: August 23, 2005, 11:10:23 PM »
Firefox  most of the time.

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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #33 on: August 23, 2005, 11:37:30 PM »
Just think where would the internet be without these browsers?
Exactly where it is now on my computer at least. I use GreenBrowser which is an IE based Tabbed browser.
However, I use GreenBrowser in conjunction with:
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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #34 on: August 24, 2005, 12:21:45 AM »
Thank you all for your replies.
Polonus - I miss the black swans. Since the flood and landslides which filled the lagoon in May, they no longer visit. (No water left). I used to love watching them  fly in that cooperative V formation to land on the lagoon at sunset. The delightful noises they made as they communicated between themselves. Now local bodies want to fill the lagoon in permanently, no doubt for future in-fill housing to glean more rates, but I wonder where the birds will go as there are so few natural wetlands left here (about 1% of what we had in the 1970s) as they've all been drained for farming. It's a money thing. It'll cost too much to clean the lagoon and restore it to it's once pristine environment. There are a few of us trying to get the lagoon restored, but we know we are fighting City Hall....... :'(

I will investigate FF a little further now that you've explained those extensions to me. Dr Web sounds great and Conquery is just what the researching writer needs! Thank you. Give your swan a "peep" from me and redline the old mo/cy for me just one time! We're allowed to do only 100km/hr here. (Had to sell my 1000cc bike! Too many speeding offences.......Still dream of Moto Guzzis tho'.)

DavidR. I use the free Opera browser. I try not to pay for things that are available free - like Avast! and Kerio. (Scottish genetics!!) It took me a wee while to learn to use Opera, and I don't like their free mail prog. as it's too small, but as far as ads go I have one small, text type banner above the tool bar and nothing worse than most other browsers. I like the cookie controls too. As in all things, personal preference is different between humans and that's a good thing too!

Neal63 It's raining cats, dogs and elephants here today but as today's a Day Off I'll have a great day. Sure is better than laying bricks!

Thank you all for your comments and advice. It is much appreciated. You teach me well - thank you.

Wishing you all happy laughter filled days
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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #35 on: August 25, 2005, 03:06:03 AM »
I use Enigma, which uses the IE rendering engine and Kmeleon, which uses the Mozilla rendering engine.
Enigma for the few sites that require active-x, like windowsupdate  and Kmeleon for the rest.

Have a look at :  http://kmeleon.sourceforge.net/

I gave up on Opera since they started talking about building a P2P thing in the new versions.

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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #36 on: August 25, 2005, 09:22:23 AM »
Hi Inu-Ya,

I always use IE, but sometimes Sleipnir.
Is this Sleipnir only a Nihon version of Browser. Inu Ya,  I have a question for you. Firefox is a very good and safe browser, but it does not show Chinerse or Japanese characters as a standard, only ???.  Can you make it read Japanese or Chinese characters? If I want to search Baidu Searchengine for instance all it genberates is only question marks and some pictures, while Cental European and Cyrillic Script (Russian) is no problem and comes standard. Is this a blind spot in FF?
Who knows this?

Here some tweaks to make FF faster, use at your own risk:
*** cable/dsl ***

user_pref("network.http.pipelining", true);
user_pref("network.http.proxy.pipelining", true);
user_pref("content.notify.backoffcount", 5);
user_pref("plugin.expose_full_path", true);
user_pref("ui.submenuDelay", 0);
user_pref("content.max.tokenizing.time", 2250000);
user_pref("content.notify.interval", 750000);
user_pref("content.notify.ontimer", true);
user_pref("content.switch.threshold", 750000);
user_pref("browser.cache.memory.capacity", 65536);



*** 10Mbit (uni's etc) ***

user_pref("network.http.pipelining", true);
user_pref("network.http.proxy.pipelining", true);
user_pref("content.notify.backoffcount", 5);
user_pref("plugin.expose_full_path", true);
user_pref("ui.submenuDelay", 0);
user_pref("content.interrupt.parsing", true);
user_pref("content.max.tokenizing.time", 2250000);
user_pref("content.notify.interval", 750000);
user_pref("content.notify.ontimer", true);
user_pref("content.switch.threshold", 750000);
user_pref("nglayout.initialpaint.delay", 0);
user_pref("browser.cache.memory.capacity", 65536);

*** Slow computers ***

user_pref("network.http.pipelining", true);
user_pref("network.http.proxy.pipelining", true);
user_pref("content.notify.backoffcount", 5);
user_pref("plugin.expose_full_path", true);
user_pref("ui.submenuDelay", 0);
user_pref("content.max.tokenizing.time", 3000000);
user_pref("content.notify.backoffcount", 5);
user_pref("content.notify.interval", 1000000);
user_pref("content.notify.ontimer", true);
user_pref("content.switch.threshold", 1000000);
user_pref("content.maxtextrun", 4095);
user_pref("nglayout.initialpaint.delay", 1000);
user_pref("dom.disable_window_status_change", true);


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polonus

« Last Edit: August 25, 2005, 09:45:09 AM by polonus »
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Umath

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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #37 on: August 28, 2005, 06:39:07 PM »
Hi Inu-Ya,

I always use IE, but sometimes Sleipnir.
Is this Sleipnir only a Nihon version of Browser. Inu Ya,  I have a question for you. Firefox is a very good and safe browser, but it does not show Chinerse or Japanese characters as a standard, only ???.  Can you make it read Japanese or Chinese characters? If I want to search Baidu Searchengine for instance all it genberates is only question marks and some pictures, while Cental European and Cyrillic Script (Russian) is no problem and comes standard. Is this a blind spot in FF?
Who knows this?

No, and no.  Sleipnir has Japanese/English version, Traditional Chinese version and Korean version.  Well, I wonder why it doesn't have a German version.  All the versions are 1.66 (the last stable version) except the Korean, which is 1.41, and 2.00 is under beta testing.

Any Mozilla based browser should be able to "read" Japanese or Chinese.  In fact, Mozilla is made of Mozi (Characters in Japanese)+Godzilla(That Japanese huge monster).

On Topic, I mostly use a Mozilla alternative but, at times, Sleipnir.  I never use IE.

Edit:On the second thought, I think you might be using OS other than XP/2000, in which case, you are not prompted to install necessary fonts.  The current Mozilla adopted the function of the recent Windows.  However, if your OS is older Windows or Linux…

BTW, I think one of the possible reasons why FF does not seem to be so popular in Asia is that there are already IE alternatives such as Maxthon and Sleipnir.
« Last Edit: August 29, 2005, 12:49:04 PM by Umath »

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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #38 on: August 29, 2005, 05:33:54 AM »
the fire of the fox

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« Reply #39 on: August 29, 2005, 02:31:14 PM »
the fire of the fox
Smart foxes run away from fire... ;D
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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #40 on: August 30, 2005, 06:14:25 PM »
I believe the Fox is protected by Fire! Ha, It cool though.

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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #41 on: August 30, 2005, 08:05:11 PM »
I believe that if someone plays with fire long enough, sooner or later he/she burns him/herself...  ;)
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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #42 on: August 31, 2005, 01:47:38 AM »
Firefox is the most common alternative browser out there.  I use to use Opera but the advertisement on the top really annoys me.  Gonna use Firefox from now on.   :)

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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #43 on: August 31, 2005, 02:34:41 PM »
Firefox is the most common alternative browser out there. I use to use Opera but the advertisement on the top really annoys me. Gonna use Firefox from now on. :)

Read this quick, very short tem offer of free Opera license keys so no more ads http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=16082.0
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Re: What Browser you use?
« Reply #44 on: August 31, 2005, 03:31:38 PM »
Fastest way from this link:
http://my.opera.com/community/party/

or

http://my.opera.com/community/party/reg.dml

Just give your email address, no need to sign on newsletter. The code is not sent by mail but given in that web site.

I got Opera, but will stick to my heavily customized Firefox.