Light Firefox Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to Light Firefox for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is Mozilla Firefox, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to Light Firefox and loads of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to Light Firefox are Google Chrome (Free), Brave (Free, Open Source), Vivaldi (Free) and Opera (Free).

    This page was last updated Jul 9, 2021

    1. An actively developped, keyboard-focused browser with a minimal GUI, inspired by other browsers/addons like dwb and Vimperator/Pentadactyl. It’s based on Python, PyQt5 and QtWebKit and free software, licensed under the GPL.
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    2. Links is a text mode web browser, released under GPL. Links2 has the ability to display graphics.
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    3. Slimjet is a fast, smart and powerful web browser based on the Blink engine. It is built on top of the Chromium open source project, on which Google chrome is also based.
    4. SRWare Iron, or simply Iron, is a fork of the free and open-source web browser Chromium , of which Google Chrome is a fork of.
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    5. Basilisk is a free and Open Source XUL-based web browser, featuring the well-known Firefox-style interface and operation.
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    6. NetSurf is a free, open source web browser. It is written in C and released under the GNU Public Licence version 2. NetSurf has its own layout and rendering engine entirely written from scratch. It is small and capable.
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    7. Konqueror is an Open Source web browser powered by the KHTML rendering engine (and optionally Webkit) which means it supports the latest web standards such as HTML5, Javascript, CSS3, and others. Konqueror is part of KDEs "kdebase" package.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer developed. In August 2017 the ex-maintainer of Konqueror, David Faure, proposed to integrate QupZilla, now Falkon , into KDE in order to replace the aging Konqueror.

    8. A privacy-centric web browser, with an elegant UI and a robust built-in ad blocker, all designed with anonymity in mind. Forget ads and trackers. It sucks to install an ad-blocker manually. With our Dot Ad-Blocker, you'll never see a pesky ad again.
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    9. Opera Next releases, updated every couple of weeks, give you the latest refinements to the Opera browser.
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