Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2013/06/28

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Subject: [Leica] OT: Better browser?
From: images at (Tina Manley)
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2013 09:44:49 -0400
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I use Chrome with no regrets.


On Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 2:27 AM, Herbert Kanner <kanner at> wrote:

> Yes, there is that work-around for looking large. However, several times,
> I've waited it out after the direct route of just clicking on the enlarge
> icon and, after an annoying delay, the enlarged picture showed. The
> work-around is faster.
> I quit Firefox because it seemed to have a memory leak, my computer would
> slow down, and the activity showed that my available memory was close to
> zero. It could very well have been some add-on (plug-in) but a quick set of
> experiments failed to identify the culprit and I just decided to switch to
> Chrome. Also, I've learned to love Chrome's bookmark manager.
> Herb
> Herbert Kanner
> kanner at
> 650-326-8204
> Question authority and the authorities will question you.
> On Jun 27, 2013, at 8:52 PM, Peter Klein <pklein at> wrote:
> > This question lives in the Windows universe. Macs are perfectly good
> computers, but outside the scope of the problem.
> >
> > The entity to which I am indentured requires us to use an earlier
> version of the Bill Gate's browser. Since I sometimes need to connect there
> from home, I have to keep my IE behind.  Said version is now so old that it
> often freezes or crashes on many Web sites these days.  So I am going to
> make another browser my default, and save IE for when I need to connect to
> said entity.
> >
> > So...  Chrome or Firefox?  Or...?   Which do you prefer, and why? I like
> reliability and logical simplicity of controls. Reasonable security is
> good, too.
> >
> > I've been fooling with the most recent version of Chrome, but have
> noticed some quirks. Like the LUG gallery displaying blank pop-ups when I
> click the little double rectangle to enlarge the pictures (they show up
> fine if I right click and tell it to open in a new tab).
> >
> > --Peter
> >
> >
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Tina Manley

Replies: Reply from alal at (Akhil Lal) ([Leica] OT: Better browser?)
Reply from mark at (Mark Rabiner) ([Leica] OT: Better browser?)
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Message from kanner at (Herbert Kanner) ([Leica] OT: Better browser?)