Thursday, December 7, 2017

How to install QupZilla browser 2.2.2 on Ubuntu 16.04 & higher

   QupZilla is a new and very fast QtWebEngine browser. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms. This project has been originally started only for educational purposes. But from its start, QupZilla has grown into a feature-rich browser.

QupZilla 2.2.2 Changelog:
  • updated available user agent strings
  • added support for "font" option in AdBlock
  • fix build with Qt 5.10
  • fix build on macOS < 10.12
  • fix showing irrelevant domain completions in locationbar
  • fix showing site icons on some systems
  • fix clearing visited links when clearing history
  • fix using system network proxy configuration
  • fix saving window geometry when closing app with Ctrl+Q shortcut
  • fix various issues with web page not being focused after restoring session
  • fix AutoScroll plugin not being able to scroll to all directions in some cases
  • Linux: add StartupWMClass to desktop file
  • Windows: fix possible isssue with uninstaller removing more files than it should

Installation instructions:

    Open terminal and insert command line..

$ sudo apt-get install qupzilla

Install via package if PPA is not up to date
  • Download the Linux appimage file
  • Right-click on the file and click properties. 

  • Click on Permissions tab and check the box to make it executable
  • Then run the file as it does not require any installation

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