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[News] Many Free/Libre Web Browsers That Are Obscure, Opera the Proprietary Exception

  • Subject: [News] Many Free/Libre Web Browsers That Are Obscure, Opera the Proprietary Exception
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 21:25:58 +0000
  • Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.advocacy
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5 Free and Open Source Web Browsers That You May Have Never Heard Of 

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| For web browsing, most of us would prefer Firefox or Opera because of their 
| speed, security, stability, and overall features. While a handful of people 
| may like surfing the web with some of those terminal-based browsers.  


Opera Kicks It Up A Notch With Unite

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| A few weeks ago I took Opera 10 beta for a test drive to see if the Opera 
| folks had a shot at claiming serious share on the desktop. While Opera 10 is 
| the best Opera release yet, it didn’t seem to have any killer features that 
| would drive adoption. Last week, Opera pulled the other one and released 
| Opera Unite: the killer feature that might put Opera over the top.    



Opera 10 Beta - Preview and Screenshots

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| The last time I had a look at Opera 10 it was in alpha state, meaning no new
| features were introduced, and only the rendering engine was replaced with a
| newer one compared to 9.x series. This first Opera 10 beta comes with various
| new features.


Move Over Opera Unite: Welcome Meiga

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| It can punch holes through uPnp-aware routers to make the operation
| automatic. Meiga can even publish an RSS feed of your shared items. The
| program's lighter than gnome-user-share since Meiga doesn't use Apache. Since
| Meiga uses Gnome technologies, it fits right into the standard Ubuntu
| desktop. Packages are available for Hardy, Intrepid, and Jaunty.


Opera CEO: Microsoft is 'playing a game'

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| "They are trying to play a game," said von Tetzchner, "and I don't think
| anyone appreciates that fact they are trying to get away with a solution that
| doesn't solve anything.
| "Microsoft is proposing a solution that is not going to solve the issue or
| provide consumers with choice," he added.

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