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I have just found out about uzbl but for some reason it crashes with segmentation fault when I log into gmail (Arch). I don't have the time nor the knowledge of dealing with this segmentation fault so I have thought about using another browser of that type. Are there any?


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Must that be a whole browser? Firefox+Vimperator or Chrome+Vimium would provide similar features but in addition you could use other accessibility extensions too. – manatwork Sep 13 '11 at 9:21
I think it has, I like the minimalism of the command line... – Yotam Sep 13 '11 at 17:59
See also Actively developed text browser – Gilles Sep 13 '11 at 23:12
up vote 4 down vote accepted

There are quite a few:

  • Vimprobable - WebKit and Vim-like keybindings. Comes in two versions.

  • dwb - a tiling web browser developed by an Arch Linux user (again, WebKit)

  • Conkeror - if you prefer Emacs bindings

  • Surf - another suckless product...

  • xombrero - "a minimalist web browser with sophisticated security features designed-in" (from the linked wiki page)

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Nice, I'm toying arroun with Conkeror now. – Yotam Sep 13 '11 at 11:53

If you want a ready-to-use, yet lightweight solution like uzbl, definitely try luakit. From my experience, it is much more stable and intuitive than uzbl. It has tabs, uses some vim-like key bindings and is fully configurable and extensible.

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