klewellen at shellworld.net
Thu Sep 8 11:53:46 UTC 2011
I have installed no package as of yet, but 29 answers my question smiles.
Thanks for the other answer too.
On Wed, 7 Sep 2011, Tim Chase wrote:
> On 09/07/11 17:01, Karen Lewellen wrote:
>> what browsers come included in the latest debian distribution package?
> If you've installed the "debtags" package ("apt-get install debtags"), you
> can use
> debtags search --short "web::browser && use::browsing"
> to list all the packages that provide web-browsing software. On my Debian
> Stable, that brings up 29 packages. There are a couple in that list that
> aren't really browsers, but that's the fastest way I know to get a pretty
> thorough list.
>> The other question is if anyone can point me to something of an article
>> nature regarding open-source browsers and security?
>> I am finding that companies will know simply block access to anything but
>> or if you are lucky firefox, with the claim that the browsers suggested
>> for Ada / section 508 / w3c type access are a security risk.
> Most of the articles I know about compare the big-name browsers (IE,
> Chrome/Chromium, Safari/Webkit browsers, and Mozilla derivatives including
> Firefox, Iceweasel, Iceape, Galeon, etc). I don't think I've seen any reviews
> of security on the more obscure (whether GUI or console) browsers. However
> because of their rarity, there's a bit of security-by-obscurity since they're
> such tiny attack targets.
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