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KDE's New Web Browser Hits 0.9 Stable

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Published on 02 March 2012 01:17 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE
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Rekonq, the promising lightweight WebKit-based web-browser to serve as an alternative to Konqueror on the KDE desktop, has now seen its 0.9 stable release.

The Rekonq 0.9 stable series was just announced this week and can be found from its KDE.org web-site.

This lightweight WebKit-based web-browser offers up several new features in the 0.9 series. Among the new features to Rekonq 0.9 is a revamped URL bar suggestions mechanism, re-factored user-agent code and user-interface, improved sync support, web applications support, new WebKit settings, tabs improvements, download management enhancements, proper user session management, and much more.

Embedded below is a demo of the web applications support inside Rekonq.


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