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What's new in Dillo 184.108.40.206:
- Avoid a corner case segfault when no search URL is found in dillorc.
- Fix linking problem with fltk-1.3.3 and fl_oldfocus.
- Don't follow redirections or meta refresh in --local mode.
- Don't load background images in --local mode.
- LICENSE TYPE:
- GPL (GNU General Public License)
- OUR RATING:
- DEVELOPED BY:
- Jorge Arellano Cid
- USER RATING:
- ROOT \ Internet \ HTTP (WWW)
Features at a glance
Key features include tabbed browsing, an improved HTML parser based on Gzilla, GTK+ friendly graphical user interface, support for bookmarks, remote CSS, embedded CSS, customizable panel, and a HTML errors detector.
The main goals of this project, as stated on its homepage, is to democratize the Internet information access, keep user’s privacy and personal data secure from the eyes of unauthorised persons or companies, as well as to be highly efficient.
Under the hood and availability
Under the hood, we can report that program is written entirely in the C and C++ programming languages and offers a graphical user interface written with the help of the FLTK (Fast, Light Toolkit) GUI toolkit.
It is available for download only as a source archive, which means that anyone can configure, compile and install the application on any GNU/Linux or BSD operating system as long as all requirements are met.
The program is compatible with the 32-bit, 64-bit, ARM Cortex-A8 and MIPS64el architectures, and it supports the FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD, DragonFly BSD and Mac OS X operating systems.
Summing up, Dillo is a really fast, stable and small piece of software that provides users with a basic web browser in less than 350 KB. It is also known for being developer-friendly, extensible and usable.
Unfortunately, it’s a very basic and old web browser that does not support today’s Web standards, rendering pages ugly or not at all. Therefore, our recommendation for a fast, small and modern web browser is Midori, the favorite choice of lightweight Linux distributions.
Dillo was reviewed by Marius Nestor, last updated on December 25th, 2014