A replacement for Firefox.... Swiftfox

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A replacement for Firefox.... Swiftfox

Postby Espreon » Thu Sep 06, 2007 22:12

I think that Firefox should be replaced with Swiftfox (an optimized, proprietary version of Firefox). Link: http://www.getswiftfox.com
For me it is faster than FF.

For people that might bitch about it being closed source theres an Open Source counterpart of SF. It is called SwiftWeasel.

Link: http://swiftweasel.sourceforge.net/

They are optimized in the same way, but with SW it has Pango render Unicode Fonts better. So Unicode looks better under SW rather than SF.
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Re: A replacement for Firefox.... Swiftfox

Postby dukdukgoos » Sat Sep 08, 2007 6:28

I prefer Firefox... and with Portage, you can recompile FF to be optimized just like Swiftfox. Switfox is kinda pointless on a source-based distro like Sabayon.
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Re: A replacement for Firefox.... Swiftfox

Postby Espreon » Sun Sep 09, 2007 2:11

Yeah but some people are technologically inadept so they are not gonna know how to recompile FF like that and are not gonna wanna learn. Good thing I am one of the technologically adept people.
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