QupZilla browser 2.2.2 Released with Various Bug-Fixes

December 5, 2017 — Leave a comment

The second bug-fix release for QupZilla 2.2 series was release a few hours ago. The new release features following changes:

  • 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

Download / Install QupZilla 2.2.2 in Ubuntu:

QupZilla can’t be built into .deb packages in all current Ubuntu releases due to outdated Qt5 libraries.

So far, the easiest way to run QupZilla in Ubuntu is to use the Appimage, a non-install single executable file:

Download QupZilla Appimage

Download the file, make it executable from its Properties window, and finally run the Appimage to launch QupZilla web browser:

QupZilla 2.2 Appimage

Don’t see the “Run” option even after made the Appimage executable? Go to file manager’s menu Edit -> Preferences -> Behavior -> Choose the option says ‘Run executable text files when they are opened’.

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