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Qt Web Browser Qupzilla Improves SpeedDial, Adds New Features in Latest Release

Pop-up windows, external download management and the ‘Paste & Go’ support are just some of the new features present in the latest release of Qt browser Qupzilla.

Other notable new stuff added to the lightweight browser includes: -

  • Option to change browser user agent
  • Enable/disable HTML5 storage
  • Global shortcuts for switch to tabs
  • Support for saving/restoring pinned tabs
  • Option to use external download manager (e.g. Steadyflow)
Speed dialimprovements include-
  • Ability to set background
  • Set number of rows/tiles in a row
  • Global shortcuts for opening speedial tiles
qupzilla speed=-dial background

Install Qupzilla

Adding Qupzilla in Ubuntu requires addition of theQupzilla PPA.

To install Qupzilla in Ubuntu 11.10 run the following two commands in a terminal, oradd the section in bold to your Software Sources before updating and installing ‘Qupzilla’ from the Ubuntu Software Centre.

  • sudo add-apt-repositoryppa:nowrep/qupzilla
  • sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install qupzilla
Bugs can reported over @github.com/nowrep/QupZilla/issues