Feb 8 2011

Top 10 Free Alternative Web Browsers For Linux Users Worth Trying

Frankly speaking, I’m one lazy person who has actually till date thought of shifting from Mozilla Firefox to try other browsing options available but failed to do so. Whatever genuine reason I have to tell y’all but the fact remains that those are just excuses! Today, I actually made up my mind to take a break and change the browser I would want to work on. While searching for the cool browser I came across many of them that actually can make good choice.Somehow, I planned to list down the best alternative web browsers for the Linux users.

So, if you’re the Linux user who has delayed the shifting from one browser to another and searching for smart alternatives to Firefox then I guess the article would make your task easier by enabling you to make your choice in less time.

Here are 10 best free Linux alternative browsers that you may find useful and worth trying out. Certainly, there are many other options too, I have complied those browsers that I felt happy to check out and thought deserve to be included in the list. Scroll down to check out 10 alternative browsers for Linux.

1 ) Midori : Midori is a lightweight web browser that comes fully integrated with GTK+ 2. Using the WebKit engine, this web browser enables speedier access of web pages. Enabling flexible configurable web search, the Midori web browser with customizable and extensible interface is one ideal pick for Linux users.


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2) Amaya :
The name itself is so cool! Anyways, coming to the point Amaya is a web browser that’s the web editor, that helps create and update documents directly on the Web. Amaya comes with browsing, editing and remote access features that will certainly persuade you to download it the very first time you check it out. Web developers/designers will like it for its editing feature.

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3) Opera : Opera is yet another well known browser for Mac, PC and Linux that is being used by great number of users. Speed dial, mouse gesture, panel splitting and cool add-ons are the cool features that have lead to the success and popularity of the Opera browser.

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4) Flock : Indeed not new to the web world, Flock is the award winning social web browser that has attracted many tech savvy people all over. It’s one browser that focuses on close integration of different social media services like Facebook and Twitter. The browser is facing the tough competition from its peer group but the feature like the Ubuntu MeMenu has worked as the added factor that makes it one coolest choice among the Ubuntu users.

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5) SeaMonkey : The SeaMonkey browser as the part of SeaMonkey Internet Suite, comes with up-to-date browser, email and newsgroup client, IRC chat client, and web development tools to make the surfing easy. It enables you to access the range of options available in the menu bar that too speedily and easily. On the whole, SeaMonkey is an all-in-one email and browser package.

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6) SwiftFox : Swiftfox is an optimized build of Mozilla Firefox lunched specifically for the users who want Firefox to run faster than the current speed then Swiftfox is the ideal pick. Built for AMD and Intel processors, the Swiftfox is based on the most advanced Firefox source code available. New Linux users after making up their mind could after carefully following the steps could go ahead and download.

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7) Swiftweasel : Swiftweasel is an optimized build of the Mozilla Firefox web browser that’s available for download. Like Swiftfox, this web browser is built for AMD and Intel processors. Swiftweasel is an open source web browser unlike Swiftfox that has proprietary software license.

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8 ) Arora : Arora is a lightweight cross-platform web browser that runs on Linux, embedded Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, Windows, Haiku or any other platforms supported by the Qt toolkit. Featuring fast rendering, powerful JavaScript engine and supports Netscape plugins, this minimalistic browser that lets you surf web with ease.

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9) Konqueror : Web browser, file manager and much more, Konqueror is ideally cool alternative for Linux users. Konqueror is an Open Source web browser with HTML 4.01 compliance that supports Java applets, JavaScript, CSS 1, CSS 2.1, and Netscape plugins.

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10) Epiphany : Epiphany is the web browser for the GNOME desktop. Easy to use, Epiphany ties together many GNOME components to let you focus on the web content, and less on the browser application. It’s free software that displays webpages with speed and accuracy.

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So, here I think I will end the list of the best free Linux Web Browsers. Hope you find them worth checking out and in the end you are able to make the choice as to which one you like and comes with features that would make your task easier and speedy. Which one of these Linux web browsers you like? Let us know!

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2 Comments

  • great collection of browsers for Linux users…tweeted the post

    I think u need to have a similar post for Windows users as well

    ATUL

  • hmmm, day late dollar short.

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