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

test Workaround to pull in packages needed to run with FEATURES=test. Portage-2.1.2 handles this internally, so don't set it in make.conf/package.use anymore global

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


root #emerge --ask www-client/qutebrowser