Jack Wallen has finally settled on a single web browser as his default across all platforms. Find out what browser that is and why he made the switch.
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A couple of months ago, I finally left Opera as my default browser on Linux. That was a hard sell because the Opera Workspaces feature was something I didn’t think I could leave behind. And yet, the load the browser placed on my machine (especially when using Google Docs) was too big an issue to ignore. I’d be working along, minding my own business, when all of a sudden Opera would bring the desktop to a grinding halt.
Productivity, thy name is memory leak!
At that point, I was using two different browsers as my defaults, on Linux and macOS, and I was certain Safari would remain as the go-to on the Mac side of things. But then…