How To Install The Otter Browser 0.9.04 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, the Otter Browser is an open source lightweight internet browser, similar to the good old Opera 12 Browser, with a interface developed in Qt5 and WebKit.

The latest version available is Otter Browser 0.9.04, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • allow to load plugins on demand;
  • added Go to Page dialog (F2);
  • initial version of sidebar;
  • added initial versions of Website Preferences and Quick Preferences (F12);
  • added Trash to Bookmarks Manager;
  • added Ctrl+Tab tabs switching;
  • added option to set user style sheet;
  • added tray icon;
  • allow to customize menu bar (JSON file);
  • various minor fixes and improvements.

how to install Otter Browser 0.9.04 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04

In this article I will show you how to install Otter Browser 0.9.04 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Linux Lite 2.0, LXLE 14.04 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

Because it is not available via PPA, we have to download the otter deb packages from sourceforge and install them via command-line. Follow the instructions for your system’s architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install Otter Browser Beta 1 (Otter 0.9.04) on 32 bit Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/otter-browser/files/otter-browser-weekly46/otter-browser_0.9.04-dev46_i386.deb
$ sudo gdebi otter-browser_0.9.04-dev46_i386.deb

Optional, to remove otter-browser, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove otter-browser

How to install Otter Browser Beta 1 (Otter 0.9.04) on 64 bit Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/otter-browser/files/otter-browser-weekly46/otter-browser_0.9.04-dev46_amd64.deb
$ sudo gdebi otter-browser_0.9.04-dev46_amd64.deb

Optional, to remove otter-browser, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove otter-browser

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