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I have a build of Arora 0.11.0 for 8.5 here... 
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Post I have a build of Arora 0.11.0 for 8.5 here...
But it seems that the new 64-bit Flash plugin makes it crash every time there's any page that uses Flash, at least that what the bug reports I can find say. 32-bit runs great, though.

Arora is a fast, lightweight browser that uses the internal version of webkit in QT 4--in this case you need to use the new QT 4.6.3 in the test repository. This release required 4.6 to build. I also had to use the User Agent tool and set it to FireFox for ML to display correctly, otherwise it looked like Chrome (which also is based on webkit) used to display the site.

Link: http://dl.dropbox.com/u/1540715/arora-0.11.0_mlrepo-build.zip


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I see that new version of Kubuntu uses Rekonq as the default browser, it's pretty much like Arora, maybe a bit better..


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Adrian wrote:
I see that new version of Kubuntu uses Rekonq as the default browser, it's pretty much like Arora, maybe a bit better..


I wonder if they are getting the same kind of crashes?

I saw a 40 line bit of python code that also created a spartan graphical browser using webkit and python-webkit (I think) I'll have to track that down.


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Shoot, looks like a known issue with QT webkit, which was patched just after QT 4.6.3: http://www.pclinuxos.com/forum/index.php?action=printpage;topic=74389.0

Edit: or not, we have the patch for in the backported version: /debian/changelog

[ Sune Vuorela ]
* Steal 0006_webkit_propriotary_flash_init_gtk_first patch from upstream
to make webkit not crash when loading adobe flash plugin.
This is related to a change in flashplugin.



But it looks like Flash 10.2 breaks it again. Gotta search that now.


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Adrian wrote:
I see that new version of Kubuntu uses Rekonq as the default browser, it's pretty much like Arora, maybe a bit better..
Rekonq 0.60 (webkit-based) looks pretty good under KDE 4.5.2 (Fedora/Suse), though I still use Opera/Firefox/IceCat primarily
However Rekonq too also is still displaying mepislovers exactly like google-chrome used to, by default - not tried any useragent string here.
Edit: Using Qt 4.7.0-134


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Davo wrote:
Rekonq 0.60 (webkit-based) looks pretty good under KDE 4.5.2 (Fedora/Suse), though I still use Opera/Firefox/IceCat primarily
However Rekonq too also is still displaying mepislovers exactly like google-chrome used to, by default - not tried any useragent string here.
Edit: Using Qt 4.7.0-134


Seems like ML presents webkit based browsers something different than it does for Firefox...can that behavior be changed? Does anyone know?

I tried packaging Rekonq, but it really wants a newer version of KDE to build against...


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