Saturday, July 4, 2009

Installing midori on ubuntu Jaunty




Midori is a light weight browser developed as a part of Xface desktop environment. You can download the source code of midori from here. It uses webkit rendering engine and gtk2. This how to will show the installation of midori on Ubuntu 9.04 .

Step 1
Add the follwoing repositories to /etc/sources.list
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/webkit-team/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/midori/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main

Step 2

Import the keys of the above PPAs

sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 2D9A3C5B
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys A69241F1


Step 3
Update the apt database
sudo apt-get update

Step 4

Install midori
sudo apt-get install midori

Enjoy the browser. Don't forget to report bugs as the software is under heavy development.

1 comment:

ofc said...

thanks!
midori is light and clean, works like charm