The Mozilla Manifesto outlines the company's mission and principles. Paraphrasing, they want the Internet to be a free and open resource, and to enable individuals to get the best use of that resource. They do this by creating open source software to which anyone may contribute, so long as su...
I liked Opera 12 a lot for it's unique features. When they dropped this and change into what Opera is now I started looking for something to replace it. And I found Vivaldi - that was using the same philosophy, kept interface but changed engine. Vivaldi is the best webkit based browser though some might...
Allows searching through settings, history, open tabs, bookmarks in one place
Lots of power-user functionality that's often omitted from other browsers
Can be completely keyboard-driven
Compatible with most Chrome extensions
Integration with Qt/KDE not ideal (although better than Firefox)
Opera has a lot of built in features by default which are found only as plugins in other browsers. Some of these features include: RSS client, free and unlimited VPN and Ad Block. It also has an automatic currency converter. And when you mark some text on a website you don't need to right-cli...
The beauty that was opera on desktop ceased after version 12, now being a windows-only, chromium clone with a focus on not being different or unique in any way. Opera 12 is still available, but should be considered obsolete as it doesn't support standard web security measures anymore.
While it's possible to forego logging into Chrome via a Google account, the browser is designed to be used with a Google account in mind. A Google account is required to sync bookmarks, passwords, history, open tabs and settings for both the browser itself as well as extensions and apps across...
Since it is a GNOME app, you get all the benefits of the GNOME desktop. It's easy to use, Epiphany just works out of the box. It stores your web site passwords in the secure GNOME keyring, and uses your existing desktop settings to launch applications and access the network, so you don't ne...
The choice for extensions is very limited, although there are decent extensions for the most useful activities and features it still cannot compare to the extensive collections that other browsers may have access to. The number of tweaks that can be done to the browser from the options menu is al...
Although w3m is primarily a text-based web browser which runs inside the terminal, it supports and renders several elements which other terminal-based browsers cannot like images, tables, tabs or frames.