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Epiphany, sometimes called simply web, is a simple, fast Webkit-based web browser built for GNOME and Pantheon. It's main goal is to create a web browser that is free, open source, aesthetically pleasing and clean. It comes with a built-in adblocker and Intelligent Tracking Prevention by default.


USE flags

USE flags for www-client/epiphany GNOME webbrowser based on Webkit

test Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)


root #emerge --ask www-client/epiphany


Epiphany also offers a flatpak version. It is the recommended way of installing epiphany by the developers.

Install Flatpak:

root #emerge --ask sys-apps/flatpak

Install epiphany from flathub.

root #flatpak install flathub org.gnome.Epiphany

Run through the command line:

user $flatpak run org.gnome.Epiphany

See Flatpak for more information.