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    Iron Browser Antix 8.5 EEEPC 900


    Just installed it. The way I went about it is at

    antiX-forum - View topic - Iron Browser

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    Hey Roky,

    Are you still using it and is it worth a download?
    "I used to be with it, then they changed what it was.
    Now what was it isn't it, and what is it is weird and scary to me.
    It'll happen to you too."

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    Yeah, I still use it on my EEEPCs. It is my primary browser in AntiX on those Netbooks. It runs faster and renders videos quicker on those little netbooks for me. Google Browser ext work in it. Plus I like that I can run it static.

    Whether or not it is worth it for you is YMMV kind of thing I guess.

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    Iron is basically useless from what I've read. According to at least one person who did a diff on the source code, the "extra" privacy it affords are options already available in Chrome. Albeit the versions they looked at are a bit older now, I doubt it's changed much.

    More reading:
    Google Chromium, Chromeplus and Iron Browser: Why Source code and Distribution Models Matter

    Is Iron a Scam? Yes

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    Both very interesting reads.

    Guess I'll give it a miss and keep an eye on it
    "I used to be with it, then they changed what it was.
    Now what was it isn't it, and what is it is weird and scary to me.
    It'll happen to you too."

    Grandpa Simpson



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