Otter Browser 0.9.09 (Opera 12-Like Browser) Brings New Features And Changes

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 0.9.09, which has been recently released, coming with the below changes:

  • added initial support for spell checking;
  • added support for selecting allowed and rejected domains for third-party cookies;
  • added support for customizing visible columns and their order in most of views;
  • added support for customizing text and icon of toolbar entries;
  • added support for adding arbitrary menus to toolbars;
  • some other fixes and minor improvements.

Installation instructions:

Up to date packages are available via some third party PPA, so installing the software on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2 systems is easy. Add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the otter-browser package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otter-browser/release
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install otter-browser

Optional, to remove otter-browser, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove otter-browser

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