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README.asciidoc

// If you are reading this in plaintext or on PyPi:
//
// A rendered version is available at:
// https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/blob/master/README.asciidoc

qutebrowser
===========

// QUTE_WEB_HIDE
image:qutebrowser/icons/qutebrowser-64x64.png[qutebrowser logo] *A keyboard-driven, vim-like browser based on Python and Qt.*

image:https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/workflows/CI/badge.svg["Build Status", link="https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/actions?query=workflow%3ACI"]
image:https://codecov.io/github/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/coverage.svg?branch=master["coverage badge",link="https://codecov.io/github/qutebrowser/qutebrowser?branch=master"]

link:https://www.qutebrowser.org[website] | link:https://blog.qutebrowser.org[blog] | https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/blob/master/doc/faq.asciidoc[FAQ] | https://www.qutebrowser.org/doc/contributing.html[contributing] | link:https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/releases[releases] | https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/blob/master/doc/install.asciidoc[installing]
// QUTE_WEB_HIDE_END

qutebrowser is a keyboard-focused browser with a minimal GUI. It's based
on Python and Qt and free software, licensed under the GPL.

It was inspired by other browsers/addons like dwb and Vimperator/Pentadactyl.

// QUTE_WEB_HIDE
**qutebrowser's primary maintainer, The-Compiler, is currently working
part-time on qutebrowser, funded by donations.** To sustain this for a long
time, your help is needed! See the
https://github.com/sponsors/The-Compiler/[GitHub Sponsors page] for more
information. Depending on your sign-up date and how long you keep a certain
level, you can get qutebrowser t-shirts, stickers and more!
// QUTE_WEB_HIDE_END

Screenshots
-----------

image:doc/img/main.png["screenshot 1",width=300,link="doc/img/main.png"]
image:doc/img/downloads.png["screenshot 2",width=300,link="doc/img/downloads.png"]
image:doc/img/completion.png["screenshot 3",width=300,link="doc/img/completion.png"]
image:doc/img/hints.png["screenshot 4",width=300,link="doc/img/hints.png"]

Downloads
---------

See the https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/releases[github releases
page] for available downloads and the link:doc/install.asciidoc[INSTALL] file for
detailed instructions on how to get qutebrowser running on various platforms.

Documentation and getting help
------------------------------

Please see the link:doc/help/index.asciidoc[help page] for available documentation
pages and support channels.

Contributions / Bugs
--------------------

You want to contribute to qutebrowser? Awesome! Please read
link:doc/contributing.asciidoc[the contribution guidelines] for details and
useful hints.

If you found a bug or have a feature request, you can report it in several
ways:

* Use the built-in `:report` command or the automatic crash dialog.
* Open an issue in the Github issue tracker.
* Write a mail to the
https://listi.jpberlin.de/mailman/listinfo/qutebrowser[mailinglist] at
mailto:qutebrowser@lists.qutebrowser.org[].

For security bugs, please contact me directly at mail@qutebrowser.org, GPG ID
https://www.the-compiler.org/pubkey.asc[0x916eb0c8fd55a072].

Requirements
------------

The following software and libraries are required to run qutebrowser:

* https://www.python.org/[Python] 3.7 or newer
* https://www.qt.io/[Qt] 5.12.0 or newer (5.12 LTS or 5.15 recommended, Qt 6 is
not supported yet) with the following modules:
- QtCore / qtbase
- QtQuick (part of qtbase or qtdeclarative in some distributions)
- QtSQL (part of qtbase in some distributions)
- QtDBus (part of qtbase in some distributions; note that a connection to DBus at
runtime is optional)
- QtOpenGL
- QtWebEngine, or
- alternatively QtWebKit (5.212) - **This is not recommended** due to known security
issues in QtWebKit, you most likely want to use qutebrowser with the
default QtWebEngine backend (based on Chromium) instead. Quoting the
https://github.com/qtwebkit/qtwebkit/releases[QtWebKit releases page]:
_[The latest QtWebKit] release is based on [an] old WebKit revision with known
unpatched vulnerabilities. Please use it carefully and avoid visiting untrusted
websites and using it for transmission of sensitive data._
* https://www.riverbankcomputing.com/software/pyqt/intro[PyQt] 5.12.0 or newer
for Python 3
* https://palletsprojects.com/p/jinja/[jinja2]
* https://github.com/yaml/pyyaml[PyYAML]

On older Python versions (3.7/3.8), the following backports are also required:

* https://importlib-resources.readthedocs.io/[importlib_resources]

The following libraries are optional:

* https://pypi.org/project/adblock/[adblock] (for improved adblocking using ABP syntax)
* https://pygments.org/[pygments] for syntax highlighting with `:view-source`
on QtWebKit, or when using `:view-source --pygments` with the (default)
QtWebEngine backend.
* On Windows, https://pypi.python.org/pypi/colorama/[colorama] for colored log
output.
* https://importlib-metadata.readthedocs.io/[importlib_metadata] on Python 3.7,
to improve QtWebEngine version detection when PyQtWebEngine is
installed via pip (thus, this dependency usually isn't relevant for
packagers).
* https://asciidoc.org/[asciidoc] to generate the documentation for the `:help`
command, when using the git repository (rather than a release).

See link:doc/install.asciidoc[the documentation] for directions on how to
install qutebrowser and its dependencies.

Donating
--------

**qutebrowser's primary maintainer, The-Compiler, is currently working
part-time on qutebrowser, funded by donations.** To sustain this for a long
time, your help is needed! See the
https://github.com/sponsors/The-Compiler/[GitHub Sponsors page] for more
information. Depending on your sign-up date and how long you keep a certain
level, you can get qutebrowser t-shirts, stickers and more!

GitHub Sponsors allows for one-time donations (using the buttons next to "Select a
tier") as well as custom amounts. **For currencies other than Euro or Swiss Francs, this
is the preferred donation method.** GitHub uses https://stripe.com/[Stripe] to accept
payment via credit carts without any fees. Billing via PayPal is available as well, with
less fees than a direct PayPal transaction.

Alternatively, the following donation methods are available -- note that
eligibility for swag (shirts/stickers/etc.) is handled on a case-by-case basis
for those, please mailto:mail@qutebrowser.org[get in touch] for details.

* SEPA bank transfer inside Europe (**no fees**):
- Account holder: Florian Bruhin
- Country: Switzerland
- IBAN (EUR): CH13 0900 0000 9160 4094 6
- IBAN (other): CH80 0900 0000 8711 8587 3
- Bank: PostFinance AG, Mingerstrasse 20, 3030 Bern, Switzerland (BIC: POFICHBEXXX)
- If you need any other information: Contact me at mail@qutebrowser.org.
* PayPal:
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donations&business=me%40the-compiler.org&item_name=qutebrowser&currency_code=CHF&source=url[CHF],
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donations&business=me%40the-compiler.org&item_name=qutebrowser&currency_code=EUR&source=url[EUR],
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_donations&business=me%40the-compiler.org&item_name=qutebrowser&currency_code=USD&source=url[USD].
**Note: Fees can be very high (around 5-40%, depending on the donated amounts)** - consider
using GitHub Sponsors (accepts credit cards or PayPal!) or SEPA bank transfers
instead.
* Cryptocurrencies:
- Bitcoin: link:bitcoin:bc1q3ptyw8hxrcfz6ucfgmglphfvhqpy8xr6k25p00[bc1q3ptyw8hxrcfz6ucfgmglphfvhqpy8xr6k25p00]
- Bitcoin Cash: link:bitcoincash:1BnxUbnJ5MrEPeh5nuUMx83tbiRAvqJV3N[1BnxUbnJ5MrEPeh5nuUMx83tbiRAvqJV3N]
- Ethereum: link:ethereum:0x10c2425856F7a8799EBCaac4943026803b1089c6[0x10c2425856F7a8799EBCaac4943026803b1089c6]
- Litecoin: link:litecoin:MDt3YQciuCh6QyFmr8TiWNxB94PVzbnPm2[MDt3YQciuCh6QyFmr8TiWNxB94PVzbnPm2]
- Others: Please mailto:mail@qutebrowser.org[get in touch], I'd happily set up anything link:https://www.ledger.com/supported-crypto-assets[supported by Ledger Live]

Sponsors
--------

Thanks a lot to https://www.macstadium.com/[MacStadium] for supporting
qutebrowser with a free hosted Mac Mini via their
https://www.macstadium.com/opensource[Open Source Project].

(They don't require including this here - I've just been very happy with their
offer, and without them, no macOS releases or tests would exist)

Thanks to the https://www.hsr.ch/[HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil], which
made it possible to work on qutebrowser extensions as a student research project.

image:doc/img/sponsors/macstadium.png["powered by MacStadium",width=200,link="https://www.macstadium.com/"]
image:doc/img/sponsors/hsr.png["HSR Hochschule für Technik Rapperswil",link="https://www.hsr.ch/"]

Authors
-------

qutebrowser's primary author is Florian Bruhin (The Compiler), but qutebrowser
wouldn't be what it is without the help of
https://github.com/qutebrowser/qutebrowser/graphs/contributors[hundreds of contributors]!

Additionally, the following people have contributed graphics:

* Jad/link:https://yelostudio.com[yelo] (new icon)
* WOFall (original icon)
* regines (key binding cheatsheet)

Also, thanks to everyone who contributed to one of qutebrowser's
link:doc/backers.asciidoc[crowdfunding campaigns]!

Similar projects
----------------

Various projects with a similar goal like qutebrowser exist.
Many of them were inspirations for qutebrowser in some way, thanks for that!

Active
~~~~~~

* https://fanglingsu.github.io/vimb/[vimb] (C, GTK+ with WebKit2)
* https://luakit.github.io/[luakit] (C/Lua, GTK+ with WebKit2)
* https://nyxt.atlas.engineer/[Nyxt browser] (formerly "Next browser", Lisp, Emacs-like but also offers Vim bindings, QtWebEngine or GTK+/WebKit2 - note there was a https://jgkamat.gitlab.io/blog/next-rce.html[critical remote code execution in 2019] which was handled quite badly)
* https://vieb.dev/[Vieb] (JavaScript, Electron)
* https://surf.suckless.org/[surf] (C, GTK+ with WebKit1/WebKit2)
* Chrome/Chromium addons:
https://vimium.github.io/[Vimium]
* Firefox addons (based on WebExtensions):
https://tridactyl.xyz/[Tridactyl],
https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/addon/vimium-ff/[Vimium-FF]
* Addons for Firefox and Chrome:
https://github.com/brookhong/Surfingkeys[Surfingkeys],
https://lydell.github.io/LinkHints/[Link Hints] (hinting only)
* Addons for Safari:
https://televator.net/vimari/[Vimari]

Inactive
~~~~~~~~

* https://bitbucket.org/portix/dwb[dwb] (C, GTK+ with WebKit1,
https://bitbucket.org/portix/dwb/pull-requests/22/several-cleanups-to-increase-portability/diff[unmaintained] -
main inspiration for qutebrowser)
* https://github.com/parkouss/webmacs/[webmacs] (Python, Emacs-like with
QtWebEngine, https://github.com/parkouss/webmacs/issues/137[unmaintained])
* https://sourceforge.net/p/vimprobable/wiki/Home/[vimprobable] (C, GTK+ with
WebKit1)
* https://pwmt.org/projects/jumanji/[jumanji] (C, GTK+ with WebKit1)
* http://conkeror.org/[conkeror] (Javascript, Emacs-like, XULRunner/Gecko)
* https://www.uzbl.org/[uzbl] (C, GTK+ with WebKit1/WebKit2)
* https://github.com/conformal/xombrero[xombrero] (C, GTK+ with WebKit1)
* https://github.com/linkdd/cream-browser[Cream Browser] (C, GTK+ with WebKit1)
* https://github.com/jun7/wyeb[wyeb] (C, GTK+ with WebKit2)
* Firefox addons (not based on WebExtensions or no recent activity):
http://www.vimperator.org/[Vimperator],
http://bug.5digits.org/pentadactyl/index[Pentadactyl],
https://github.com/akhodakivskiy/VimFx[VimFx] (seems to offer a
https://gir.st/blog/legacyfox.htm[hack] to run on modern Firefox releases),
https://github.com/shinglyu/QuantumVim[QuantumVim],
https://github.com/ueokande/vim-vixen[Vim Vixen] (ESR only),
https://github.com/amedama41/vvimpulation[VVimpulation],
https://krabby.netlify.com/[Krabby]
* Chrome/Chromium addons:
https://github.com/k2nr/ViChrome/[ViChrome],
https://github.com/jinzhu/vrome[Vrome],
https://github.com/lusakasa/saka-key[Saka Key] (https://github.com/lusakasa/saka-key/issues/171[unmaintained]),
https://github.com/1995eaton/chromium-vim[cVim],
https://github.com/dcchambers/vb4c[vb4c] (fork of cVim, https://github.com/dcchambers/vb4c/issues/23#issuecomment-810694017[unmaintained]),
https://glee.github.io/[GleeBox]

License
-------

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program. If not, see <https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.txt>.

pdf.js
------

qutebrowser optionally uses https://github.com/mozilla/pdf.js/[pdf.js] to
display PDF files in the browser. Windows releases come with a bundled pdf.js.

pdf.js is distributed under the terms of the Apache License. You can
find a copy of the license in `qutebrowser/3rdparty/pdfjs/LICENSE` (in the
Windows release or after running `scripts/dev/update_3rdparty.py`), or online
https://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0.html[here].