[blfs-support] web browsers

Richard Melville richard.melville69 at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 30 07:21:41 PST 2015


On 30 November 2015 at 12:43, LM <lmemsm at gmail.com> wrote:
> Richard Melville wrote:
>> Still on the hunt for a light, secure, configurable graphical web
>> browser that's not too difficult to handle I came across
>> http://is.gd/COxf3u Xombrero.  Has anybody had any experience of this?
>>  It looks to be well supported and there's a good howto here
>> http://is.gd/iVHkPC
>
> Looks interesting.  Will check it out.
>
> I've been building Netrider (
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/netrider/ ) on my machines.  It's a
> webkit based browser and has the least dependencies of any webkit
> browser I've run across so far.  (Webkit has a lot of dependencies.)
> The backend (wkccc) can be used with FLTK, SDL, command line or other
> GUI toolkits.
>
> One other webkit browser I'm interested in is:
> http://fifth-browser.sourceforge.net/

Thanks for the feedback Laura.  The two you suggested look like
interesting alternatives.  I'm hoping to have some time next week to
build the different candidates and try them out.

Richard


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