QupZilla – A Lightweight Multi Platform Web Browser for Linux

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QupZilla is a lightweight multiplatform web browser with all basic features needed to browse the modern web.

QupZilla is written in QT and it is based on the open source browser engine QtWebKit. This browser started as a student project but it is now a full feature based web browser. This browser is very lightweight and support all modern browser features such as tabs, history, adblock.

QupZilla Feature Summary and bug fixes

  • Support for all basic features – tabs, history, search engines
  • Uses native desktop theme as its own look-n-feel
  • Multiple Theme Supports
  • Integrated AdBlock – You don’t have to install AdBlock separately
  • Speed Dial Extension Integrated
  • Unified window for bookmarks, history, rss reader, favourites
  • Choice of Search Engine Selection

How to Install

Ubuntu, Mint, elementary, Debian

To install QupZilla in Ubuntu, Mint, elementary, Debian using terminal run below commands in sequence. Enter password when prompted.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nowrep/qupzilla
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install qupzilla


To install QupZilla in Fedora using terminal run below commands in sequence. Enter password when prompted.

dnf install qupzilla

Other Linux Distributions

For Other linux distributions, visit here.

QupZilla Running in Ubuntu
QupZilla Running in Ubuntu

QupZilla Feature Highlights – A Video Guide

A video guide on QupZilla Features


Troubleshooting and Support

If you face any issues while installing or using QupZilla, you may drop a note using comment section at the end of this article, Or you can post your query in any of the support channels mentioned below.

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