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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
    I refuse to let fear and fear of others rule my life. It puts my humanity at risk.
    Accepting Death is the only way to stay alive.

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    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    Hey Roky,

    Are you still using it and is it worth a download?
    Should you be sitting wondering,
    Which Batman is the best,
    There's only one true answer my friend,
    It's Adam Bloody West!


    The Fifth Continent

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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.
    I refuse to let fear and fear of others rule my life. It puts my humanity at risk.
    Accepting Death is the only way to stay alive.

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    Linux Guru reed9's Avatar
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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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    Penguin of trust elija's Avatar
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    Both very interesting reads.

    Guess I'll give it a miss and keep an eye on it
    Should you be sitting wondering,
    Which Batman is the best,
    There's only one true answer my friend,
    It's Adam Bloody West!


    The Fifth Continent

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