Russia's Yandex Web Browser Finally Released For Linux
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 30 October 2014 at 08:13 AM EDT. 19 Comments
FREE SOFTWARE --
After a several year wait, the Yandex Browser is now available for Linux.

Russian Phoronix readers can rejoice that Yandex Browser is finally available for Linux after it's already come for Windows, OS X, Android, and iOS. Yandex Browser is powered by Google's WebKit-forked Blink layout engine and based on the Chromium code-base. The Yandex Browser checks web page security against its systems and has other additions on top of the vanilla Chromium code.


The Linux version of Yandex Browser is currently in beta and can be downloaded via Yandex.ru. The browser is available in RPM and Debian package form for x86_64 Linux. Ypa!

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