Linked by Amjith Ramanujam on Thu 25th Sep 2008 17:55 UTC, submitted by fsmag
Internet & Networking "Epiphany is the web browser for the GNOME desktop. Its goal is to be simple and easy to use. Epiphany ties together many GNOME components in order to let you focus on the Web content, instead of the browser application." This article starts out with a little history about the Epiphany browser and goes on to talk about the advantages of this light-weight browser.
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RE: WebKit/Chrome/Safari
by sbergman27 on Thu 25th Sep 2008 21:51 UTC in reply to "WebKit/Chrome/Safari"
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I'll be happy to take another look at Epiphany when the UI looks more slick...

Select a different theme.

On the inside, I'd love to see the nimble underlying components of Chrome (WebKit primarily) moved into this native shell.

This is being done. In six months, when Gnome 2.26 comes out, WebKit will be *the* supported rendering engine, and then the fun can really start. Gecko has really tied the devs hands in a lot of ways. WebKit gives them much more flexibility. Mozilla only ever really considers FF when making design decisions.

I'm running from webkit and epiphany trunk, which is much further along than what is in epiphany-webkit for Gnome 2.24.

To the person who asked if you can run side by side, the answer is yes. You end up with epiphany-browser and epiphany-webkit binaries.

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