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Message 943573 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 7:40:37 UTC

Hmm... lets see what the SETI@home community uses. Firefox? IE6/7/8? Opera? Safari? Chrome? Another?

I use Firefox 3.6 a1, however, I sometimes need to use IE to view some videos requiring the Windows Media Player Plugin.

What do you use?


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Message 943575 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 8:00:22 UTC

I'm using Google Chrome after I had trouble with my IE8




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Message 943577 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 8:46:34 UTC

I'm using Firefox for quite some time now. I like it very much, because I can customize it exactly for my needs (add ons). Unfortunatly, with rising popularity, it seems to become more and more unsecure. A few days ago Windows Update installed some obscure plug-ins without any notification and firefox doesn't even allow me to uninstall them. I don't like that. So at the moment I'm testing Opera to see if it has all the functions I need. If so, it may become my main browser in the future.


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Message 943582 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 10:31:03 UTC

FF on all 4 machines.



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Message 943587 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 11:52:34 UTC
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I am using Firefox 3.6a2pre, which, for inscrutable reasons, calls itself Namoroka. This on SuSE Linux 11.1. The mplayerplug-in is connected to Mplayer and lets me see all NASA streamers, except the "Public" one, for which I use RealPlayer. I compiled myself both Mplayer and mplayerplug-in.
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Message 943606 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 14:01:01 UTC

Sorry I still us Explorer 8. But have been trying both Firefox and Safari.

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Message 943608 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 14:06:00 UTC

FF 3.5.3 and IE7 if I need to get my MS updates. I love FF though it seems to have gotten a bit bloated over the years.


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Message 943614 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 14:42:38 UTC

FF 3.0.15 here, IE8 for MS updates or when really needed.


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Message 943616 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 14:53:15 UTC - in response to Message 943606.

Sorry I still use Explorer 8...

No reason to be sorry ;-) I'm using IE6 :-)

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Message 943653 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 19:00:33 UTC

It looks like a total of 9 people use a browser to access SETI@home! Come on lurkers.... 9 posts to 70 views???

6 use Firefox
2 use Internet Explorer
1 uses Chrome
0 for Safari & Opera... not surprised.

Anybody else?


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Message 943656 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 19:17:10 UTC

Please add one to Firefox


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Message 943658 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 19:31:29 UTC

As I run OS X, put me down for Safari. It works so I don't see much need to experiment with anything else.


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Message 943659 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 19:32:38 UTC

Firefox only




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Message 943662 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 19:45:45 UTC

I use FF and IE.


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Message 943672 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 20:12:59 UTC

Well, on this 'puter I've got four installed. Safari 59%, Firefox 39%, Camino 1% and Netscape 1%. Keeps the cookies separated.
One the other 'puter Firefox 99+% and ugh Exploder. Exploder is used only for windows update and no other place.

Haven't had problems using FF to view video on the PC, but I do have some add ons to it. My thought is any place that won't serve me content for FF can ES&D.


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Message 943682 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 21:00:00 UTC - in response to Message 943672.

if I'm on my linux box some times I use the Konquer browser


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Message 943706 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 22:31:15 UTC

Firefox at home for those pages that will load correctly (some won't). IE8 for the others.

At work it is all IE (several versions) as required by the work.




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Message 943710 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 22:50:34 UTC
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Work and home, all comps are Firefox/3.5.3

On very rare occasion (a page that simply will not work on any non-MSIE browser) I will resort to using Microsoft Internet Exploder, but mostly I just decide that I didn't want to see that page that much after all.

<html>
<head>
<title>Get Real!</title>
<style type="text/css">
body div.all { display:  none; }
body div.getreal { display:  block; }
body > div.all { display:  block; }
body > div.getreal { display:  none; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div class="getreal">
 <p>Please get a real browser such as:</p>
 <ul>
  <li>Mozilla</li>
  <li>Netscape</li>
 </ul>
</div>
<div class="all">
 <p>Here is the normal content of the web page.</p>
</div>
</body>
</html>

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Message 943716 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 23:11:47 UTC

At home, running linux, I use Firefox regularly and Opera as a backup (has been useful once or twice when a Firefox add-on update had a problem.)

Elsewhere I mainly use Firefox, and Internet Exploder as little as possible for a few dysfunctional pages which don't work with anything else and which I must nevertheless access occasionally. (My attitude to the pages would be the same for any which only worked in Firefox -- web pages should be written generically.)

I try to test pages I am updating with every conveniently available browser. There are services which enable us to see the output on other browsers too, for example BrowserShots: as a result of which I know that my home page doesn't display very well with Dillo 2.1.1 / Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) - whatever that might be.

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Message 943717 - Posted: 29 Oct 2009, 23:11:51 UTC - in response to Message 943710.

Work and home, all comps are Firefox/3.5.3

On very rare occasion (a page that simply will not work on any non-MSIE browser) I will resort to using Microsoft Internet Exploder, but mostly I just decide that I didn't want to see that page that much after all.

<html>
<head>
<title>Get Real!</title>
<style type="text/css">
body div.all { display:  none; }
body div.getreal { display:  block; }
body > div.all { display:  block; }
body > div.getreal { display:  none; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div class="getreal">
 <p>Please get a real browser such as:</p>
 <ul>
  <li>Mozilla</li>
  <li>Netscape</li>
 </ul>
</div>
<div class="all">
 <p>Here is the normal content of the web page.</p>
</div>
</body>
</html>

Yes, well, one of the pages that won't load correctly (logon is impossible) is my team's forums.


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