How To Install QupZilla 1.8.5 On Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 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 1.8.5, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • save geometry of Preferences window
  • enable HighDPI pixmaps with Qt 5
  • add option to completely disable SSLv3
  • fix url for China AdBlock list
  • fix issue with opening modal dialogs being hidden by active window
  • fix loading dictionaries in spellcheck
  • fix behavior of delete key in locationbar
  • MouseGestures: add new gesture for duplication of current tab

how to install QupZilla 1.8.5 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0

In this article I will show you how to install QupZilla 1.8.5 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing QupZilla 1.8.5 on Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your 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

Also, if you want to install the under-development version of qupzilla, install the qupzilla-next package:

$ sudo apt-get install qupzilla-next

Optional, to remove either qupzilla or qupzilla-next, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove qupzilla*

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