luakit Alternatives

    luakit is described as 'Fast, small, webkit based browser framework extensible by Lua' and is an app in the OS & Utilities category. There are nine alternatives to luakit for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Mac, Windows, BSD and KDE. The best alternative is Pale Moon, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like luakit are Falkon (Free, Open Source), qutebrowser (Free, Open Source), NetSurf (Free, Open Source) and uzbl (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 18, 2020

    1. Pale Moon is an Open Source, Goanna-based web browser available for Microsoft Windows and Linux (with other operating systems in development), focusing on efficiency and customization. Make sure to get the most out of your browser!.
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    2. Falkon, formerly QupZilla, is a QtWebEngine based cross-platform web browser. It aims to be a lightweight web browser available through all major platforms.
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    3. 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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    4. 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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    5. Uzbl is a lightweight webkit browser following the UNIX philosophy - to do one thing and do it well.

      Discontinued

      Latest version was in 2016. See news: https://www.uzbl.org/

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    6. Rekonq is a web browser for KDE based on WebKit. It first focuses on being a light, fast & clean way to access to net. Its development is doubly based on using the new amazing features offered by the WebKit rendering engine and on the rock solid network KDE technologies.

      Discontinued

      The project seems to be no longer maintained. Last version, 2.4.2, released in January 2014, can be still downloaded from SourceForge.

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    7. QtWeb Internet Browser - lightweight, secure and portable browser having unique user interface and privacy features.

      Discontinued

      Last version was released 2 years ago (9th September 2013) , last source code change was 2 years ago (9th October 2013)

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      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.
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