3 Best Alternatives to Linux Default Web browsing

3 Best Alternatives to Linux Default Web browsing

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The default web browsing in Linux is Mozilla Forefox. Mozilla Firefox is a reliable web browser consisting of many addon and extensions. Many a times people may also feel that they need some more web browser in order to successfully complete their work faster. There comes the need of other browser.

There are widely available browsers for Microsoft windows but if you are on Linux platform then searching the best web browser could be sometimes difficult for everyone. Today we are going to tell you about the best alternatives of the Linux default web browsers.

3 Best Alternatives to Linux Default Web browsing


Epiphany is a web browser for GNOME desktop. This website joins together many GNOME Components, so that the user can concentrate on the web search and content, less focus on browser application.  In addition, it provides an elegant, responsive and uncomplicated user interface that fits in perfectly with GNOME. Its speed and accuracy makes this browser stand out from others. <Download>


Flock is one of the popular web browsers, which is credited as an award winning browser. One browser focuses on the close integration of different social media services like Facebook and Twitter.  This browser has a competition from its peer, but this browser has additional features like Ubuntu MeMenu which makes it a best choice among the Ubuntu users. <Download>

Note: Support for Flock has been discontinued but you can still download it and use it.


Opera is widely used web browser and internet suite supporting Mac, PC and Linux. It consumes approximately 36 MB installed on disk and is built for speed, incorporating numerous options and shortcuts to simply web tasks. Opera can also use Mozilla-based plugins. Opera consists of tremendous features like Speed dial, mouse gesture, panel splitting and cool add-ons. You can download this browser from here.

Do let us know which is your primary Web browser on your Linux OS?

Article by Sameer Gandhi

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  • Digital Imagination

    July 13, 2011, 10:07 pm

    Nice article, for Linux users like its more difficult to find out some good browsers that help us every time, great job sameer ..

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