How To Install QupZilla 1.8.1 On Ubuntu, Debian, OpenSUSE And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, QupZilla is a lightweight web browser, built on QtWebKit. QupZilla includes all standard functions of a modern browser, including bookmarks, history, tabs. And it’s power can be extended via plugins, like AdBlock, RSS reader, and many others.

The latest version available is QupZilla 1.8.1, which has been recently released, coming with the below fixes:

  • reverted setting DNT header by default
  • fixed: autofill not working for some frames
  • fixed: saving speed dial in case of crash

how to install QupZilla 1.8.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian Jessie, Debian Wheezy, OpenSUSE 13.1 and OpenSUSE 12.3.

In this article I will show you how to install QupZilla 1.8.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2, LXLE 14.04, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian Jessie, Debian Wheezy, OpenSUSE 13.1 and OpenSUSE 12.3.

For Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems, QupZilla 1.8.1 is available via PPA, so we have to add it to our system, update the local repository index and install the qupzilla package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nowrep/qupzilla
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qupzilla

Optional, to remove qupzilla 1.8.1, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove qupzilla

To install QupZilla 1.8.1 on Debian systems, we have to download the deb packages from the official site and install them with dpkg. Follow the instructions for your architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

Instructions for 32 bit Debian systems:

$ wget www.qupzilla.com/startdownload?debian32
$ sudo dpkg -i qupzilla*.deb

Optional, to remove qupzilla, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove qupzilla

Instructions for 64 bit Debian systems:

$ wget www.qupzilla.com/startdownload?debian64
$ sudo dpkg -i qupzilla*.deb

Optional, to remove qupzilla, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove qupzilla

QupZilla 1.8.1 is available via repository, for the latest OpenSUSE systems. Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install QupZilla 1.8.1 on openSUSE 13.1:

zypper addrepo http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:Extra/openSUSE_13.1/KDE:Extra.repo
zypper refresh
zypper install qupzilla

Optional, to remove qupzilla, do:

$ sudo zypper remove qupzilla

How to install QupZilla 1.8.1 on openSUSE 12.3:

zypper addrepo http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/KDE:Extra/openSUSE_12.3/KDE:Extra.repo
zypper refresh
zypper install qupzilla

Optional, to remove qupzilla, do:

$ sudo zypper remove qupzilla

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