Thursday, August 10, 2017

QupZilla is moving under KDE and looking for new name

I'm happy to announce that QupZilla is becoming a KDE project!

What this effectively means for users is that everything (source hosting, bug tracking, continuous integration, wiki, ...) will move from GitHub to KDE infrastructure.
There will be no changes in project goals - all platforms currently supported will stay supported and there will be no hard dependencies on KDE libraries.

You can see the current status of the transition at QupZilla Incubator (community.kde.org) wiki page.

New name
I've been thinking about changing name for some time already, and now is a great opportunity to do so. However, choosing a good name is not easy and I already didn't do a good job in the past, so I need your help!
Name proposals can be entered on the Incubator wiki page or here in the comments.
Please note that even though the KDE relation, there doesn't have to be K in name - in fact, names without K are preferred now.

Next release (2.2) is still planned for this month aligned with Qt 5.9.2 release. All following releases will be made under KDE and, hopefully, with new name.

UPDATE: It was decided that Falkon will be the new name.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Session Manager is coming to QupZilla

Long awaited future is finally coming to QupZilla in next release. Session Manager was added by srazi.

Session Manager
You can now create, delete, rename, clone and switch to sessions. It is now also possible to manually restore one of the two automatic backups of last browsing session.

Other features coming in QupZilla 2.3
QupZilla icon is now displayed for PulseAudio playback streams on Linux.
TabManager plugin received number of fixes and also now switches to tabs with just single click.
GreaseMonkey plugin improved handling of downloading and updating scripts.

And also a lot of bugs were fixed, including often reported issue with setting initial zoom on webpages.

QupZilla icon for playback streams


Original plan for QupZilla 2.3 release was to be around the same time as Qt 5.9 was released. Unfortunately, Qt 5.9 contains bug (QTBUG-61621) that causes keyboard shortcuts not working when webpage is focused in QupZilla.
This bug is now fixed and will be in Qt 5.9.2, thus QupZilla 2.3 will be released when Qt 5.9.2 is released (currently listed as August 2017).

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

QupZilla 2.1.2 released!

Second bugfix version is now available.
  • updated translations
  • disable native scrollbars by default due to performance issues
  • fix middle click on links sometimes not opening new tab
  • fix scrolling to anchors when opening tab in background
  • fix possible crash in AdBlock when editing subscribptions
  • fix clicking on go icon in locationbar
  • fix possible crash with native scrollbars

Download: source code (at github.com)

Monday, February 13, 2017

QupZilla 2.1.1 released!

First bugfix version is now available.
  • updated translations
  • fix loading previews in SpeedDial
  • fix showing duplicated languages in spellcheck settings
  • fix sometimes pages being scrolled by itself when using native scrollbars
  • fix disabling GreaseMonkey scripts
  • Windows: fix highlight text color in item views

Download: source code (at github.com)