What browser do you use?

Hi Lemmy! I’m curious which browser everyone uses? I’m currently on Librewolf, but I try out a variety of different browsers. What browser(s) do you prefer? Do you think blockchain or web3 browsers are the future of browsers?

@Arcadius
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Firefox, Lynx and Chromium

@Gmork
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Firefox on both PC and Android.

I have never had any major complaints or a reason to look elsewhere. Now that it is the last unique browser versus an onlaught of chromium variants I feel it’s even more important to support them.

@KLISHDFSDF
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Same. It’s the only way to take power away from Google as they currently set the direction of the web with everyone else following their lead.

@Echedenyan
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jhghjb (he/they)
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firefox, mozilla has an amazing track record of fighting online hate

@GenkiFeral
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some call that censorship - depending on how strict or far they go. What one person find acceptable, another won’t. That is why I am trying to leave FF. Otherwise, I liked them. As soon as I have LibreWolf set up and am comfortbale with you, I am kicking FF to the curb.

jhghjb (he/they)
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only rightoids think fighting hate is censorship

@GenkiFeral
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oh. i didn’t know that. thanks for putting me in a box, DOUCHE BAG! I am a vegan, bisexual, life-long atheist, environmentalist, minimalist, and usually date outside of my race. So glad you told me I must be a rightoid. I guess I should start eating meat, start dating whites exclusively, start buying and hoarding useless crap, start being hetero, start worshipping a nonexistent god…i mean, i do so want to fit into a box so that i can make labelling easier for everyone. I mean, the only reason i exist is to please others. Being content for my own benefit is so over-rated.

@stopit
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this escalated quickly

@pinknoise
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my race

You ok?

jhghjb (he/they)
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🥱

Adda
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I am using LibreWolf, Firefox fork, on desktop and Mull browser (Fennec fork, which is F-Droid fork of Mozilla Fenix browser) on mobile phones. If need for a Chromium-based browser arises, I have Ungoogled Chromium installed for desktops and Bromite for mobile phones. For privacy reasons, sometimes Tor Browser can be useful. All of those browsers are FOSS and privacy-oriented, with some extra tweaks supporting privacy out of the box. I would love to use some of those wonderful keyboard-driven browsers, but the lack of browser add-ons turns out to be fatal for me. Maybe one day, hopefully.

@sinewyshadow
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I’ve tried Qutebrowser, but the adblock isn’t strong enough for my liking. I still see ads on youtube. Once they improve that, I might re-visit it.

Adda
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QuteBrowser, Nyxt, and many more… All these would be great additions, but sadly, not usable for me yet.

@sinewyshadow
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Are you on Mac? Why are they not usable?

Adda
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GNU/Linux. And they are absolutely usable, just do not support browser add-ons I use and need daily.

@sinewyshadow
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I gotcha. Linux, in my opinion, is the superior OS, as it has all the good browsers.

Adda
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Definitely :-) Although, as far as I know, LibreWolf works great on Windows, too (no Mac build, if I remember correctly, though). The same goes for Tor Browser or Ungoogled Chromium. and Mull or Bromite can be used on multiple mobile phone OSs as well. Support for keyboard-driven browsers tends to be a bit trickier on any non-GNU/Linux OSs from what I recall.

@GenkiFeral
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I have Fennec on one phone. Just curious how Mull is different.

Adda
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Mull does the same what LibreWolf does with Firefox. It takes the current Fennec release, changes some configurations to make the browser more private, disables some privacy-invasive features of Fennec and adds some privacy-oriented features of Tor Uplift project. In general, both Mull and LibreWolf are just hardened forks of the current release of Firefox (Fennec) with proprietary parts of the browser removed. See Mull GitLab repository to learn more about what exactly is changed.

@stopit
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I use FF. I started using librewolf, but I am not sure how to update it or how to know if there are updates, so i went back to FF. If librewolf becomes a regular app in my repository, I’ll give it another try.

@mekhos
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Fennec on android

Milo
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+1 for Fennec, but despite using it for more than a year, I’m still not sure how it’s different from Firefox mobile (the Play Store version).

@Echedenyan
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The anti-features.

@Zerush
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I think that there is no browser that is perfect for everyone, it always depends on what each one intends to do on the web. To check email, browse the web and social networks any of them are valid (Min browser, fEx.), but if you use the browser to study or work (for developement or security works on the web, ocasionally good a text browser, like Lynx, if you ar not a masoquist), is better one that includes the necessary tools that facilitates it, this apart from personal preferences. Each browser has its advantages and disadvantages and there are plenty of alternatives, any one works, to avoid only Chrome, Edge, Opera (current) or UC browser on Android.

IngrownMink4
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My main web-browser is Firefox. I was a user of Firefox Nightly but recently switched back to the stable branch. I use:

@gun
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Mostly just Firefox

Linux Bey
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I do use Firefox on desktop, and DDG and Brave in mobile

@null_radix
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ungoogled-chromium and icecat

Adult_InThe_Room
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Fennec (firefox) through Fdroid for my Android phone, Firefox for my laptop, dual OS with, Win10 / Ubuntu. For search on both I use; SwissCows and Metager.

craigevil
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Firefox on Linux, Vivaldi on Android. I have been playing with Min, still not sure if I like it or not.

@v162
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Firefox on Android and Vivaldi on Desktop

Milo
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Linux desktop: Vivaldi (main) and Firefox. The distro also comes with GNOME Web (Epiphany) which I use for one-off searching and stuff. Android mobile: Firefox mobile (fantastic syncing!!) and Vivaldi. Also have Qwant and DDG browsers but only for the search widgets.

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