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News Hackers resurrect NCSA Mosaic

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  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. praxis22

    praxis22 Geek

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    I remember upgrading from Mosaic to Netscape as Netscape supported background images :)
     
  3. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    Oh god. The memories!
     
  4. amacieli

    amacieli New Member

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    Oh god. The nightmares!
     
  5. paisa666

    paisa666 I WILL END YOU!!!

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    The first web browser I used was netscape navigator :)

    but i remember seeing this being used by teachers and "older" ppl.
     
  6. Lethal Jelly

    Lethal Jelly New Member

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    Still beats Internet Explorer
     
  7. Dave Lister

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    We always used to use netscape navigator, because of worries about security using internet explorer ! cant remember ever hearing about mosaic.
     
  8. Flibblebot

    Flibblebot Smile with me

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    Mosaic?

    Bah! Real users used Lynx :p
     
  9. OWNED66

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    i wonder what happened to netscape
     
  10. Bazz

    Bazz Bit of everything geek

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    Netscape stock traded between 1995 and 2003, subsequently as a subsidiary of AOL. However, it became a holding company following AOL's purchase of Netscape in 1998. The Netscape brand is still extensively used by AOL. Some services currently offered under the Netscape brand, other than the web browser, include a discount Internet service provider and a popular social news website. In December 2007, AOL announced it would no longer be updating the Netscape browser.
     
  11. nakchak

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    Its called firefox;)

    Basically netscape founded mozilla, open sourced rendering engine and few other bits and bobs, and firefox was born, with seamonkey being closest to what navigator used to be
     
  12. TSR2

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    I used IE2 running on a virtual machine. Unfortunately it refused to open Google so I gave up.
     
  13. Furymouse

    Furymouse Like connect 4 in dagger terms

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    And somewhere Opera is complaining
     
  14. GravitySmacked

    GravitySmacked Mostly Harmless

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    Those were the days... the halcyon days of the internet and 5 minutes for a page to load... happy times.
     
  15. thehippoz

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    more detailed explanation.. http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/ben/archives/009698.html
     
  16. theflatworm

    theflatworm Gordon Freeman's Crowbar

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    This would have been around the time that the internet was charged by the minute, right: Oh God. The phone bills!
     
  17. dire_wolf

    dire_wolf Last Of The Dovakhiin

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    Pah, when I first started using the internet there wasn't a fancy browser, it was all BBS! Granted I was only pretty young but I still remember my first steps in networking, all good fun :)
     
  18. chrisb2e9

    chrisb2e9 Dont do that...

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    Yeah bbs for me too. And I surfed the internet in a dos browser. Pure text. Was crap!
     
  19. thehippoz

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    started back with a 300 baud modem.. yeah bbs's were it- internet it was the usegroups at first through compuserve and prodigy.. there was a lot of interesting people on at the time
     
  20. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    I remember Mosaic well. The Amiga used a version of Mosaic :)

    My first PC browser was Netscape. I used to love the little icon when it was searching :)

    Good memories.
     
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