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qutebrowser is a web browser with vim-style key bindings based off the QtWebKit (or the QtWebEngine in its latest release). It is lightweight using a minimal GUI and is inspired by software such as Vimperator and dwb. It uses DuckDuckGo as the default search engine.

qutebrowser was developed by Florian Bruhin, for which he received a CH Open Source award in 2016.


USE flags

USE flags for www-client/qutebrowser Keyboard-driven, vim-like browser based on PyQt5 and QtWebEngine

adblock Enable Brave's ABP-style adblocker library for improved adblocking
test Enable dependencies and/or preparations necessary to run tests (usually controlled by FEATURES=test but can be toggled independently)
widevine Unsupported closed-source DRM capability (required by Netflix VOD)

Turn off the bindist flag to enable support for proprietary codecs on WebEngine.


root #emerge --ask www-client/qutebrowser

External resources