gpe-mini-browser is a small web browser with a low memory and flash
footprint. It is designed to be used on devices with small screens and
limited resources. Apart from plain HTML it supports Java Script and
stylesheets. The application supports both plain GTK and the Maemo
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- bookmarks and history
- several screen modes (normal mode, fullscreen with toolbar, fullscreen)
- a big screen and small screen interface
- settings management
- zooming (only text however)
- url entry completion to avoid re-typing non-bookmarked urls
The coordinator for this sub-project is Philippe De Swert
If you want to contribute to this project, please contact the coordinator.
gpe-mini-browser is quite stable and ready to use but sufferes from
some bugs in the rendering libraries it uses.
The source code can be found in SVN,
Distributions known to ship are:
is distributed under the GPL.
gpe-mini-browser makes use of the GtkWebcore project libraries.
This is a port of the Apple Webcore (based on KHTML) to GTK. There are
corrently some known open issues with these libraries like broken cookies
and missing SSL support. The major advantage of these libraries are
their very low footprint and good rendering quality. They are easy to
use in GTK applications and can be used for multiple purposes in GPE.
- 2005 Project started by Philippe de Swert