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DWB is a lightweight web browser based on the webkit web browser engine.

DWB is a lightweight web browser based on the webkit web browser engine and the gtk toolkit.


DWB is highly customizable and can be easily configured through a web interface. It intends to be mostly keyboard driven, inspired by firefox's vimperator plugin.



    vi-like shortcuts
    Link following via keyboard hints
    Cookie support, whitelisting of cookies
    Proxy support
    Userscript support
    Tab completion for history, bookmarks, userscripts
    Custom stylesheets
    Javascript blocker with whitelisting support
    Flash plugin blocker with whitelisting support
    Adblocking with filterlists
    Webinterface for keyboard and settings configuration
    Custom commands, binding commandsequences to shortcuts
    Extendable via extensions/scripts
    Extension manager


This project is hosted at bitbucket. To get a copy of the git-repository run the following command:


git clone https://portix@bitbucket.org/portix/dwb.git

The latest revision of the git-repository can also be downloaded as a zip, tar.gz or tar.bz2 file, a "stable" snapshot can be found here.


    libsoup >= 2.32
    webkitgtk >= 1.8.0
    gtk+-2.0 or gtk+-3.0



dwb can be built and installed by running
make install
The default prefix is /usr, if you want to install dwb to a different location, e.g. /usr/local, run
make PREFIX=/usr/local install
To install dwb to a custom directory, e.g. /opt/usr, run
make DESTDIR=/opt install
To build dwb against GTK+ 3 run
make GTK=3 install



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About Hugo Repetto

Ubuntu is a Linux distribution that offers an operating system predominantly focused on desktop computers but also provides support for servers. Based on Debian GNU / Linux, Ubuntu focuses on ease of use, freedom in usage restriction, regular releases (every 6 months) and ease of installation.
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