[aclug-L] Re: any other browsers? Alternatives to Netscape?
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Greg House wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Mar 2000, you wrote:
> > I have netscape installed on my computer, and about every third time it
> > crashes
> > and locks up the xwin server, then when you finally get it to reboot, as the
> > computer is downloading, I see cannot find library glibc_1_2 . I had 5.0
> > then
> > 6.0 then 6.1 then back down to 6.0 Rad hat installs. This last time it was
> > prompted by netscape crashing and the fonts trouble. /home is the only
> > original part of the computer, the rest is fresh.
> What? You want a browser that does something more then Lynx??? <g>
> Yeah, Netscape on Linux is significantly less stable then other platforms I
> it on (WinNT, Solaris). I have a lot of problems with it crashing, but it
> doesn't usually lock up my X server. I just love pressing the X to close one
> window and having all my Netscape windows vaporize. Doesn't happen every time,
> but frequently enough to annoy me.
> You might try Mozilla. I haven't installed it myself, but I know It's getting
> pretty close to being ready to release (one more build, I think they said), so
> it should be getting pretty solid. Far as I can tell, even beta code should be
> better then the current Netscape. It's got all the new extensions & stuff too.
> There are other browsers available, but all seem to have some shortcoming. I
> occasionally browse with the little kfm file manager thing that comes with
> It works for a lot of stuff, but I don't think it has java or any of that.
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I'm running mozilla release 14 for eveything but my e-mail and news
groups and it is much better then netscape by far.
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