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a simple web browser based on WebKit/GTK+.

Surf is a simple web browser based on WebKit/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.


"IRC [] " IRC general channel


Download version 0.7 (stable)
released on 19 December 2015

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License:ExpatGenium17 November 2016

Leaders and contributors

Enno Boland Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webview
DeveloperMailing List Info/Archive

Software prerequisites

Required to buildWebkit/GTK+ header files
Required to buildGTK+

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 17 November 2016.


"User" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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