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23 Sep 2007 05:43 geminibiz

Re: When will Galeon be independant?

When will Galeon be independant?


Nonsense! Galeon in a present kind more than the individual project. What for to expect something the greater?

10 Sep 2005 13:03 raycast

Re: castrated
I like the new galeon much better.

13 Nov 2004 19:34 multi_io

castrated
This browser has been castrated in version 1.3. There's no other way to put it. Allegedly, this was done to make the browser more appealing to the casual user -- as if there weren't half a dozen projects that try just that. They've removed almost every feature that made this browser special. The quick selection of the proxying method -- removed. Tear-off menus -- removed. Session management -- removed (no, "Add Tabs As Folder" is no adequate replacement). The bookmark editor -- crippled. I can't find an easy way to add a bookmark with a user-defined title. In 1.2.x, you could set an option so a dialog in which you could enter the title would pop up when you chose "Add Bookmark Here". In 1.3, the only way to achieve that is to first navigate clumsily to the desired bookmark folder, add the bookmark with the page's title, then use the bookmark editor, navigate clumsily to the folder again, and change the title. You can't even bookmark the current page using the bookmark editor. Nor can you drag'n'drop the URL "drag handle" into the bookmark editor -- how is that "appealing to the casual user"? At least they've retained bookmark aliases (albeit with a clumsy user interface) -- a feature that is probably more difficult to grasp for beginners that any of the removed ones.

It seems the Galeon people somehow got infected with the Gnome2 "dumb it down until your dog can use it" philosophy. It's a tragedy.

01 May 2004 07:02 gorgonzola_cheese

Why did they get rid of favicon support in Galeon 1.3?
For now I am sticking with 1.2. With favicons you can pack your personal toolbar with way more links than if you are forced to use text .... For some inscrutable reason 1.3 got rid of this.

21 Jun 2003 09:10 fishynet

Im a Galeon Addict!
I love this UI! It's Fast, It's Clean, And it's Powerful!

This is what I call a browser!

09 Jun 2003 04:43 dalepsmith

Removed vi navigation!
How could theyt do that! It's one of the main reasons I use galeon. It's a sad day indeed.

16 Mar 2003 12:07 yaneti

Re: dependencies


> i'm assuming that these are all gnome 2
> libs? i'm still running RH7.3 with gnome
> 1.4 and i like it. will 1.3.3 run on
> gnome 1.4?


Nope. 1.3.x is the GNOME 2 port of galeon.

16 Mar 2003 11:52 chiggins3

dependencies
hey all,

so, got mozilla 1.3b installed effortlessly (as per the requirements instructions). went to install galeon 1.3.3 and got a whole bunch of dependency errors:

error: failed dependencies:
mozilla = 1.3b-0_gtk2_xft is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libbonoboui >= 2.1.1 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libart_lgpl_2.so.2 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libbonobo-2.so.0 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libbonobo-activation.so.4 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libbonoboui-2.so.0 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.3) is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libgconf-2.so.4 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libgnome-2.so.0 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libgnomecanvas-2.so.0 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libgnomeui-2.so.0 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libgnomevfs-2.so.0 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
liblinc.so.1 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3
libORBit-2.so.0 is needed by galeon-1.3.3-3

i'm assuming that these are all gnome 2 libs? i'm still running RH7.3 with gnome 1.4 and i like it. will 1.3.3 run on gnome 1.4?

thanks,
c

23 Nov 2002 16:30 menthos

Re: bookmarks.xbel

> I love galeon and it is my main
> browser.
> However I have a small problem. I
> sometimes have to use another (un-named)
> browser which uses bookmarks.html
> is there any way to convert the
> bookmarks.bxel to an html format? It's a
> pain to have to maintain 2 bookmark
> files in different formats.

Just open the Galeon bookmarks editor (Bookmarks->Edit bookmarks), select File->Save as..., and choose the Netscape bookmarks file format.

23 Nov 2002 09:36 linuxusr

bookmarks.xbel
I love galeon and it is my main browser.
However I have a small problem. I sometimes have to use another (un-named) browser which uses bookmarks.html
is there any way to convert the bookmarks.bxel to an html format? It's a pain to have to maintain 2 bookmark files in different formats.

TAI
linuxusr

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