Nearly all of my time on the computer is conducting online tutoring sessions using Chrome. Whenever I ask the tech support at the company about alternative browsers, they say, “We use Chrome.” Conversation done.
Before I utterly kicked the Windows habit, I used Chrome (in W7), and certainly noticed memory leak issues. Switching back to Ubuntu, those seem gone. But I am quite aware of the suspicions around Chrome. How do I narrow down alternatives? It seems that there must be serious codec and rendering issues that would influence a choice.
I also have Firefox installed. While it is good, there are things I cannot do in FF that are painless in Chrome; special popup functions do not work, for example.
Is there a way I, or anyone else, can figure out which browser alternatives would work? In particular, I have read that Brave and Vivaldi use the same rendering engines.
The platform is proprietary (called Vimbox), and resembles Flash in the way it works. It is stand-alone, and does not need anything upgraded or installed. Camera and mic access need to be enabled (naturally), but I doubt I can describe anything more technically than that.
Is this something that a user (myself or anyone I grant password access to, ) can figure out? At what point can I risk it and try a class with a different browser?