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|Microblog=https://twitter.com/iridiumbrowser/
 
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|Keywords=web browser, privacy, chromium-browser fork
 
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|Version identifier=2018.5
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|Version date=2018/06/20
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|Version download=https://downloads.iridiumbrowser.de/source/iridium-browser-2018.5.67.tar.xz
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|Version download=https://downloads.iridiumbrowser.de/source/iridium-browser-2018.11.71.tar.xz
|Version comment=This release is based on Chromium Browser 67.0.3396.40.
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|Version comment=Releases for the latest version 2018.11.71 based on Chromium 71.0.3578.30 are now available for Fedora 28 & 29!
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The build version 2018.11.71 is also available for openSUSE Leap 15.0, Leap 42.3 and Tumbleweed.
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Version 2018.11.70 is available for Windows and macOS, both based on Chromium 70.0.3538.77.
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Builds for Debian-based systems, Red Hat Enterprise Linux/CentOS to follow soon.
 
|Last review by=Malsasa
 
|Last review by=Malsasa
|Last review date=2018/11/07
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|Last review date=2018/11/25
 
|Submitted date=2015/07/28
 
|Submitted date=2015/07/28
 
|User level=beginner
 
|User level=beginner

Latest revision as of 04:20, 25 November 2018

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Iridium Browser

https://iridiumbrowser.de/
Web browser based on Chromium with privacy enhancements

Iridium is a free, and libre browser modification of the Chromium code base, with privacy being enhanced in several key areas. Automatic transmission of partial queries, keywords, metrics to central services inhibited and only occurs with consent. In addition, all our builds are reproducible, and modifications are auditable, setting the project ahead of other secure browser providers.

Read about Iridium differences to Chromium at https://github.com/iridium-browser/tracker/wiki/Differences-between-Iridium-and-Chromium.

Documentation

FAQ document at https://iridiumbrowser.de/faq.html and its wiki at https://github.com/iridium-browser/tracker/wiki/.



Extensions, plug-ins, or add-ons for this program

Adblock Plus (ABP)Ad blockerhttps://adblockplus.org/
HTTPS EverywhereBrowser extension that encrypts your communications with many major websites, making your browsing more secure.https://www.eff.org/https-everywhere
Privacy BadgerBrowser extension that detects and prevents third-party trackinghttps://www.eff.org/privacybadger
ViolentmonkeyViolentmonkey provides userscripts support for browsers. It works on browsers with WebExtensions support. https://violentmonkey.github.io/https://violentmonkey.github.io/
Zoom Page WEZoom web pages either per-site or per-tab, with optional fit-to-width and minimum text size, using the toolbar button, context menu, keyboard shortcuts or mouse wheel.https://addons.mozilla.org/addon/zoom-page-we/
uBlock Origin (uBO)A wide-spectrum blocker. Easy on CPU and memory.https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock
uMatrixPoint & click to forbid/allow any class of requests made by your browser. Use it to block scripts, iframes, ads, facebook, etc.https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/umatrix/


Licensing

License

Verified by

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Notes

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Jgay

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29 July 2015

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IanK

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15 October 2016

Notes

A small minority of files are licensed this way.

License

MPL1.1

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IanK

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15 October 2016

Notes

Minority of files are tri-licensed MPL-1.1 / GPL-2+ / LGPL-2.1+

Verified by

IanK

Verified on

15 October 2016

Notes

Minority of files are tri-licensed MPL-1.1 / GPL-2+ / LGPL-2.1+

Verified by

IanK

Verified on

15 October 2016

Notes

Minority of files are tri-licensed MPL-1.1 / GPL-2+ / LGPL-2.1+




Leaders and contributors

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DevelopersBug Trackinghttps://github.com/iridium-browser/iridium-browser/issues


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 25 November 2018.



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