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replacement for firefox?
« on: January 13, 2021, 06:23:19 PM »
 

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hey guys i am back and i am getting very tired of firefox . is Falkon a good replacement? or should i go to  brave?
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Re: replacement for firefox?
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2021, 03:37:34 AM »
 

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Hello,

I have used Falkon (known also as Qupzilla) for a while :
- very fast and reactive
- easy to use

But :
- some problem to display some videos (may be due to flash player....)
- problems to fill  some customer's form
- last version was not delivered by Synaptic but it's Ok  now

I also tried Opera and now I use Vivaldi.

Vivaldi :
- is not the lighter in term of memory used
- parameters easy to modify
- built-in ad-blocker


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Re: replacement for firefox?
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2021, 04:52:41 AM »
 

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Brave is excellent, and instantly imported all my old Firefox stuff.
 

Re: replacement for firefox?
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2021, 05:07:29 AM »
 

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. I really do not a thing to do with firefox anymore .thanks for the two suggestions.

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« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2021, 01:32:13 AM »
 

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Been a Opera guy for a long time, started to get sluggish so i went back to Chrome Beta since its nice and i use sync with Google.
Hehe maybe not the new guy in the browse world that one ;)
 

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« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2021, 11:35:31 AM »
 

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Re: replacement for firefox?
« Reply #6 on: January 23, 2021, 07:22:02 PM »
 

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Brave has support for vaapi for some time. vaapi is required for gpu (hardware accelerated) video decoding and I think this is very important for a linux web browser. Because of this, I migrated from chrome to brave some time ago.

But in the recent 88 version of google chrome, vaapi is supported now.
https://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/l112mr/hardware_video_acceleration_now_available_in/

Even, google chrome now (finally) supports for vaapi, brave has some advantages over chrome for me:
* Mobile Brave browser (android, don't know about ios) has built-in ad blocker.
* Android Brave has navigation buttons at the bottom, unlike chrome. This is very important for me.
Note: Brave has sync features between web and mobile, just like chrome.

Note: I abandoned Firefox very long time ago because its slowness compared to chrome. Currently, it's still the same. Chromium based browsers are still faster than Firefox according to my everyday use testings.

Note: My priority is syncing between devices so Falkon is not an option for me. Moreover, chromium based browsers are good at new web technologies (since Google defines them nowadays), Falcon will probably follow new techs a little (maybe more) behind.
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« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2021, 04:10:51 AM »
 

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I have moved to vivaldi. Still kinda like firefox but at least they don't want to censor the net.

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Re: replacement for firefox?
« Reply #8 on: April 03, 2021, 06:37:44 PM »
 

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Been mostly using Waterfox the past 4 years now.

https://waterfox.net
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Re: replacement for firefox?
« Reply #9 on: April 03, 2021, 06:46:19 PM »
 

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Been mostly using Waterfox the past 4 years now.

https://waterfox.net
Tried it for a while didn't like it was so behind of the main project.

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« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2021, 06:24:47 AM »
 

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+1 for Brave. It's better and faster than even "un-Googled Chromium" and blocks all kinds of unwanted bloat, flash, and ads.
 

Re: replacement for firefox?
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2021, 12:37:01 PM »
 

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I "was" a fan of Chromium, but then moved to Firefox. Recently learned of Waterfox and I am quite fond of it. Quite fast, supports Firefox addons, and can be hardened fairly easily pretty much how you can Firefox. By default, it seems to be pretty decent compared to Firefox. I hate how pretty much every browser that can render pages decently uses so much RAM. I mean jeez, does a browser really need a GB of RAM for a few webpages? Waterfox seems to be a little better on RAM compared to Firefox and a lot better on RAM compared to Chromium and Falkon apparently (just tried Falkon a few minutes ago).
 

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« Reply #12 on: April 07, 2021, 04:15:34 AM »
 

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I have moved to vivaldi. Still kinda like firefox but at least they don't want to censor the net.


Vivaldi is my main general purpose browser bcos it has blocking built in.
For corporate use, its firefox... V 86 and 87 are better with ram
 

Re: replacement for firefox?
« Reply #13 on: July 20, 2021, 06:01:15 AM »
 

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if I were you, I will choose Chrome for no reason
 

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