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QupZilla Qt web browser

QupZilla web browser 1.8.8 was released a few hours ago. Official builds are now using Qt 5, which bring HTML5 Audio/Video support and a lot of fixes for bugs and crashes for Windows Vista+.

QupZilla 1.8.8 is still using QtWebKit. It’s a bug-fix release that feathers:

  • added interface for extensions to show action in Tools menu
  • add option to use TabManager as main tabbar replacement
  • fix build with Qt 5.5.1
  • fix crash when unloading plugin with visible sidebar
  • fix possible crash when accessing last active window
  • fix sometimes incorrectly loading background non-restored tab
  • fix showing speed dials in bookmarks icon
  • fix showing messages in statusbar in RTL mode
  • fix crash when application style is externally changed
  • fix labels color in access keys navigation with dark style
  • fix position of autoscroll indicator with site notification visible
  • Windows: fix setting as default browser
  • Windows: better toolbar background for Windows 10

qupzilla-188

How to Install QupZilla 1.8.8 in Ubuntu:

Ubuntu packages are now also using Qt 5, and they are available in its official PPA for Ubuntu 15.10, Ubuntu 14.04, and Ubuntu 15.04.

1. Add QupZilla PPA.

Open terminal from the Unity Dash, App Launcher, or via Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut key. When it opens, run below command in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:nowrep/qupzilla

qupzilla-ppa

2. If have a previous release installed, run Software Updater (or Update Manager) and upgrade the browser by installing the updates in the list.

Or, run below commands one by one in terminal to refresh system repository cache and install/upgrade the browser:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qupzilla

For those who don’t want to add PPA, select download the .deb package directly from THIS PAGE.

QupZilla Qt web browser

QupZilla, an open-source Qt web browser, has reached the 1.8.7 release with enhancements and various bug-fixes.

QupZilla 1.8.7 is still using QtWebKit. New version QupZilla 2.0 will be using QtWebEngine, and it’s now under development. Changes in the 1.8.7 release:

  • save pinned tabs per-window when set to restore session
  • Shift+Left click on links now opens link in new window
  • show web inspector action now toggles inspector
  • add button to create new userscript in GreaseMonkey
  • add “Anti-Adblock Killer” AdBlock subscription
  • add Ctrl+G and Ctrl+Shift+G shortcuts in search toolbar
  • fix enabling select all and find actions in menu
  • fix searching for strings with special whitespaces from locationbar
  • fix build with KF5 KWallet, Qt 5.5 and gcc 4.9.
  • fix crash when blocking popup window with AdBlock
  • fix icon animation when blocking popup window with AdBlock
  • fix incorrectly accepting some cookies
  • fix creating new config directory
  • fix saving settings without changing pages in SpeedDial
  • fix center dials option in SpeedDial
  • fix not escaping characters for (file, ftp) dir listings
  • fix not showing restore page when opening new url from cli
  • fix adding search engine from form on page with Qt 5
  • fix saving homepage/new tab urls from preferences
  • Linux: use run-time detection of X11 platform

QupZilla in Ubuntu 14.04

How to Install / Upgrade QupZilla in Ubuntu:

For all current Ubuntu releases, there’s an official PPA repository for QupZilla browser. Follow below steps to add the PPA and install/upgrade the latest browser:

NOTE: The new release is not ready for upgrade at the moment. CHECK OUT THE PPA PAGE.

1. Add QupZilla PPA.

Open terminal from the Unity Dash, App Launcher, or via Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut key. When it opens, run below command in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:nowrep/qupzilla

qupzilla-ppa

2. If have a previous release installed, run Software Updater (or Update Manager) to upgrade the browser once a new release is out and made into PPA.

Or, run below commands one by one in terminal to refresh system repository cache and install/upgrade the browser:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install qupzilla