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Linux® Desktop Garage by Susan Matteson

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Epiphany

Program Info
Program URLhttp://www.gnome.org/projects/epiphany/

GNOME has always wanted a browser. It's sort of like how I have always wanted a pony, or how one kid wants something just because the other kids in the neighborhood have one. The Epiphany browser emerged as the old GNOME browser, Galeon, rode off into the sunset. The main goal of Epiphany is simplicity. I think the developers looked at Mozilla, Konqueror, and Netscape, and saw browsers that were more bulky and heavy than bad fruitcake.

The result is that Epiphany is a browser with a small footprint, a simple interface (see Figure 5.4), and no extraneous functions such as mail or newsgroups. You might be thinking, “Hey, you just told us ...

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