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QupZilla is a lightweight web browser based on QtWebEngine.


Being quite lean, QupZilla is visually attractive and functional. It excellently integrates into desktop environments and looks good on KDE and Razor-qt.


USE flags

USE flags for www-client/qupzilla A cross-platform web browser using QtWebEngine

kwallet Enable encrypted storage of passwords with kde-frameworks/kwallet local
nonblockdialogs Enable fancy non-blocking JavaScript dialogs shown inside the page, not blocking the application window. When closing browser windows with open dialogs, this can crash the application. local


Install www-client/qupzilla:

root #emerge --ask www-client/qupzilla

Use on Hardened Gentoo

The latest versions provide more functionality, plugins and nice features; however, the MPROTECT PaX flag is disabled in unstable ebuilds because of Flash. If you don't use Flash, enable the MPROTECT flag with the following command:

root #paxctl -M /usr/bin/qupzilla

It will enable secure memory protections again. Check PaX flags with this command:

root #paxctl -v /usr/bin/qupzilla