RunIT-QT (PostX 0.4.1 default browser) is added to Python programs.
#RunIT-QT Browser Copyright (c) 2015 JJ Posti <techtimejourney.net>
#RunIT-QT comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY;
#for details see: http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html.
#This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it under
#GPL Version 2, June 1991
#This is the 0.4 version made with Python and QT5 “)
The browser currently has the following features:
-Open link in a new window.
-Notification support (xfce4-notifyd).
-Download files (via wget) and Bookmar online locations.
-Back, Forward, home, zoom buttons etc. are there.
-Search switch: easily use multiple search engines by addding a keyword to the search switch field. Then add the actual word to the search field. Default search engine is Privatelee (switch field left empty) . Currently added additional search engines are: Wikipedia search, Wolfram Alpha and Youtube search.
-There are now placeholder texts available to help users. Tip. Hover the mouse cursor over the switch field to get instructional tooltip about the available search engines.
-The browser should support common Linux plugins after they are installed. Note. you will still need to install flashplugin-nonfree or equivalent in order to view Youtube videos. HTML5 playback is currently somewhat broken in QT and Webkit. Read more about it here.
Dependecies (Debian base as an example)
Note. PostX Gnu/Linux 0.4.1 users should already have these installed by default.
sudo apt-get install wget xfce4-notifyd python-pyqt5 ca-certificates python-pyqt5.qtwebkit
wget should be there in almost all Linux distributions by default. Xfce4-notifyd is needed for notification popups. Ca-certificates is needed in order to view https pages. Without ca-certificates https pages will not load. Pyqt5 packages are needed and very essential for the browser.
The above should be all you need. Depending on your distribution the actual package mix and names might differ.
PostX Gnu/Linux 0.4-0.4.1 users via software upgrade of postx-programs:
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade
Decompress the arhive.
Run the browser from terminal. First make it executable with:
chmod +x run.py #should already be executable by default. Take this step only if it seems not to be the case.
And then start it up:
Now, have fun with the browser.
Tip. You can make a shortkey, a symbolic link or a shortcut icon in order to make the launching a bit easier.