Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Thu 25th Sep 2008 17:55 UTC, submitted by fsmag
Internet & Networking "Epiphany is the web browser for the GNOME desktop. Its goal is to be simple and easy to use. Epiphany ties together many GNOME components in order to let you focus on the Web content, instead of the browser application." This article starts out with a little history about the Epiphany browser and goes on to talk about the advantages of this light-weight browser.
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by CaptainN- on Thu 25th Sep 2008 19:13 UTC
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I'll be happy to take another look at Epiphany when the UI looks more slick like Chrome (more minimal) or at least Firefox/Opera - the buttons in Epiphany now remind me of Netscape 4 days, and that's just bad memories for this web developer.

On the inside, I'd love to see the nimble underlying components of Chrome (WebKit primarily) moved into this native shell. That makes more sense to me than a full on port of Chrome - which seems pretty specifically designed around MS Windows features and shortcomings. Competition is good (despite the incessant whining of many web developers). Seriously, the more cutting edge browsers there are, the more out of touch and out of date IE looks (and more likely MS is to update it). I don't care if it's 30 browsers, I'm happy about them all.

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