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RunIT-QT web browser 0.4

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This is a lightweight web browser written with Python and QT5.  This is the 0.4 version, which is also a major leap forward with a cleaner code.

Link to the release post, which has insturctions and download:

www.techtimejourney.net/runit-…

Taken from the relaease post:

"The browser currently has the following features:

-Open link in a new window.

-Notification support (xfce4-notifyd).

-Download files (via wget) and Bookmar online locations.

-Back, Forward, home, zoom buttons etc. are there.

-Search switch: easily use multiple search engines by addding a keyword to the search switch field. Then add the actual word to the search field. Default search engine is Privatelee (switch field left empty) . Currently added additional search engines are: Wikipedia search, Wolfram Alpha and Youtube search.

-There are now placeholder texts available to help users. Tip. Hover the mouse cursor over the switch field to  get instructional tooltip about the available search engines.

-The browser should support common Linux plugins after they are installed. Note. you will still need to install flashplugin-nonfree or equivalent in order to view Youtube videos. HTML5 playback is currently somewhat broken in QT and Webkit."

Enjoy and give feedback.
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If your favorite search engine is missing or if there is a feature you would like to see then let me know., This browser is still under active development and will receive upgrades. In the future I will also make a Windows version out of it.

Edit. The browser also has a web inspector in it.