interesting and thorough comparison of Chrome, Firefox and Opera specifically on Linux here:
Web Browser Grand Prix 2: Running The Linux Circuit : Introduction
on 07/21/2010 – Made popular on 07/21/2010
Tom's Hardware: "Last week we showed Opera 10.60 to be the world's fastest Web browser. That was in the Windows world. But where do Chrome, Firefox, and Opera stand in Linux? Today we find out. Adding the Win 7 results, we'll also learn which OS has the speediest browser."
Opera browser comes out with version 10.50
Oslo – The makers of the Opera browser have released version 10.50, available for free download at www.opera.com. The new version will initially only be for Windows computers, but Mac and Linux versions are in the planning, announced the programme’s …
As with the system is most closely IE8 browser, fastest, less than a second to start a whole. By contrast, Firefox worst, complete, even when they were met with more than 2 seconds clock. As for Opera, and Chrome, more or less. However, because of structural simplicity, Chrome clearly more possession of a number of advantages.
I recently d/l Chrome browser update and since then my Web kit powered browsers all crash. Skyfire/Dolphin/Opera mini still work as does the stock metro browser. Is it just me? Anyone else experiencing that?
Randomly one day I turn on my computer into Ubuntu and all of a sudden firefox (my browser of choice) keeps opening on its own, and if I let it will open 100+ instances of firefox so I had to uninstall it.
So then I try google chrome and it starts doing the same exact thing. So I uninstall that and try chromium and whadya know, same thing.
Firefox too mainstream for ya? Bored with Chrome or Opera? Linux users with a wandering eye can find plenty of browser alternatives, from the super-useful to niche browsers that offer moderate improvements on existing browsers like Firefox. We look at some of the "alternative" browsers on Linux that ...