Keep Your Browser Profiles In tmpfs (RAM) For Reduced Disk Writes And Increased Performance With Profile Sync Daemon

Profile Sync Daemon is a tool to move the web browser profile to RAM, using tmpfs, which has the advantage of reducing disk writes (very useful for SSD), increased speed and responsiveness. The tool supports most browsers: Chromium, Google Chrome, Firefox (stable, beta and aurora), Conkeror, Midori, Opera (including Opera Next) and Qupzilla and is [...]

Open Source Browsers Continue to Grab Market Share

We’ve made the point many times that open source browsers are leading the way in terms of innovation, and that has had a big impact on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser, which used to have over 80 percent share of the browser market. Now, new Net Applications data shows that Internet Explorer has less than 60 […]