January 30, 2002

Galeon: Speeding up Mozilla and more for GNOME users

Author: JT Smith

John Gowin writes, "John Gowin at Linux Orbit reviews Galeon 1.0.2: "Recently, while upgrading several packages via Red Carpet under Ximain GNOME, I installed the latest version of the Galeon web browser (1.0.2). As a steadfast Mozilla user, I thought I'd give Galeon a test drive. I was quite surprised and pleased with the results.
If you use Red Carpet and Ximian GNOME, be warned: when you install Galeon through Ximian's handy package management utility, it becomes your default browser for GNOME. For the better part of the last year, I'd grown accustomed to using Mozilla as my default browser. Needless to say, I was a bit chagrined when I clicked a link in an email newsletter and Galeon launched instead of Mozilla. After a few minutes, I got over it." Read more at LinuxOrbit.com.

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