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Midori is the new browser for Astian OS

Midori is a browser that was created in the 2007 project initiated by Christian Dywan. Its features are: Motor WebKit. Marker management Management of tabs and sessions. Complete integration GTK + 2 and GTK + 3. Light and intuitive. HTML5 suppo...

Preparing for Chemnitz 19 March 2016

Freshly printed Midori stickers just arrived, in November the last ones of the old batch were being given out to visitors of the OpenRheinRuhr. So I ordered new ones at FlyerAlarm, a print company based in Würzburg, Austria. This time around I went for circular ones and slightler smaller than they used to be. This [...]

Heads or tails

As things go we diverged a bit from the original plan of making a big compatibility break with this release. Instead much of the original branch has been broken off into pieces that made their way into trunk. We did however bump WebKit2, libSoup and Zeitgeist dependencies. The most visible change is support for CSD, [...]

A leap of leopards (or: 0.5.10)

Whilst work on the compatibility breaking branch is coming along nicely it seemed sensible to do another bug fix release. Thus Midori 0.5.10. So download Midori v0.5.10 now (1.2 MB) The source tarball is up. Windows is going to follow suit shortly, and others are still being refreshed, so be patient if the option of [...]

Ballet (or: 0.5.9)

Seven months of sweat and tears… oh well, not quite so dramatic. In any event Midori 0.5.9 is out! We’re already scheming… I mean planning for the next cycle. We want to go WebKit2 and GTK+3 only now and do away with the fourfold compatibility setup. Anyone who finds this thrilling is more than welcome [...]

Midori booth at OpenRheinRuhr 2014

At OpenRheinRuhr 2014 we had a Midori booth again. Almost didn’t happen due to the strike of Deutsche Bahn which caused many people to miss the event. Fortunately my humble self made it. In addition to stickers, this time around we even had edible gummi paws! Amongst the most posed questions was process isolation, something [...]

Kitten looking to be adopted

The following unfortunately comes up regularly these days: This Midori looks interesting, maybe I should try it out. Aha, there’s a Debian package for it. sudo apt-get install midori midori (0.4.3+dfsg-0.1) Meh, pretty crashy, I better ask some devs for help. Ah, so 0.5.8 is the latest. So why isn’t this packaged!? The answer is [...]