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A keyboard-driven, vim-like browser based on PyQt5

qutebrowser is a keyboard-focused browser with a minimal GUI. It’s based on Python and PyQt5 and free software, licensed under the GPL.

It was inspired by other browsers/addons like dwb and Vimperator/Pentadactyl.



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Software prerequisites

Required to usePyQt 5.12.0 or newer for Python 3
Required to usePyYAML
Required to useQT 5.12.0 or newer (5.12 LTS or 5.15 recommended)
Required to usepkg_resources/setuptools
Required to useQtOpenGL
Required to usepygments
Required to useQtWebEngine
Required to usepyPEG2
Required to useQtQuick
Required to usejinja2
Required to usePython 3.6.1 or newer
Required to useQtSQL
Required to useQtCore / qtbase


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