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dwb is described as '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' and is a Web Browser in the web browsers category. There are four alternatives to dwb for Linux, Mac, Windows and BSD. The best alternative is Links, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like dwb are uzbl, luakit and Surf.

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    Links

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    123 alternatives to Links 

    Links is a text mode web browser, released under GPL. Links2 has the ability to display graphics.

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    1.  Command line interfaceLinks either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
    2.  PortableLinks can be used from a USB stick or similar with no prior installation.
    3.  LightweightLinks consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    uzbl

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    122 alternatives to uzbl 

    Uzbl is a lightweight webkit browser following the UNIX philosophy - to do one thing and do it well.

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    1.  Lightweightuzbl consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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    Latest version was in 2016. See news: https://www.uzbl.org/

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    Uzbl on Ubuntu


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    luakit

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    13 alternatives to luakit 

    luakit is a fast, light and simple to use micro-browser framework exensible by Lua using the WebKit web content engine and the GTK+ toolkit.

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    1.  Lightweightluakit consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Command line interfaceluakit either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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    Luakit homepage (with command-line)
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    Surf

    113 alternatives to Surf 

    surf is a simple web browser based on WebKit2/GTK+. It is able to display websites and follow links. It supports the XEmbed protocol which makes it possible to embed it in another application. Furthermore, one can point surf to another URI by setting its XProperties.

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    1.  LightweightSurf consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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