What Types Of Web Browsers Are There
In linux we have two main groups of browsers: Text based and GUI based. The web browsers can have different engines behind them (an engine is what makes the browser work). The two biggest engines used are Gecko and Webkit, but below is a full list of all engines that are commonly used.
- Presto and Presto Core 2
This is probably not all of them, but it's just to give you an idea. Web Browsers are a critical part of any operation system. These days most people wouldn't know what to do without Internet and their web browser.
Each browser is rated on the following:
Please note that I have used all of them to do my regular surfing (blogs, news, Google etc.) for at least a couple of hours except for the text based one. I just couldn't bring myself to use the text-based web browser for more then a few minutes.
The list below is in no particular order.