KDE's Rekonq Web-Browser Nears 1.0 With Beta
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE on 10 July 2012 at 09:22 AM EDT. 3 Comments
Rekonq, the promising KDE WebKit-powered web-browser, is nearly ready for its version 1.0 release.

One month after the Rekonq 1.0 Tech Preview release, Rekonq 1.0 Beta is now available, as mentioned on a Rekonq developer's blog. It's also been confirmed on the project's mailing list.

Among the features of this open-source KDE web-browser that relies upon QtWebKit is a simpler and standalone design compared to KDE's Konqueror, tabbed browsing support for plug-ins, proxy support, ad block for those not supporting publishers, sync support, and other features.

KDE Rekonq 1.0 Beta can be downloaded from their current (temporary and simple) rekonq.kde.org web-site.
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