8 Small Footprint Web Browsers For Linux Users

 Small Footprint Web Browsers For Linux UsersWeb browsers should always be lightweight and should have a small footprint. This means that they should take up the least amount of your system's resources. Here are some open source initiatives that have been taken.

1. Uzbl

Uzbl follows the UNIX philosophy - "Write programs that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to work together. Write programs to handle text streams, because that is a universal interface."

2. Netsurf

NetSurf is a multi-platform web browser for RISC OS, UNIX-like platforms (including Linux), Mac OS X, and more.

3. Midori

This is a lightweight web application that offers support for some of the newest technologies like HTML5 and CSS3.

4. Dillo

This is a small internet browser that is quite fast.

5. ELinks

ELinks is an advanced and well-established feature-rich text mode web (HTTP/FTP/..) browser. ELinks can render both frames and tables, is highly customizable and can be extended via Lua or Guile scripts. It is quite portable and runs on a variety of platforms.

6. Lynx

Lynx is a text browser for the World Wide Web. It runs on Unix, MacOS, VMS, Windows 95/98/NT, DOS386+ (but not 3.1, 3.11), as well as OS/2 EMX.

7. QupZilla

This one works with most major Linux-based desktop environments and is lightweight, there not not eating many prints.

8. Epiphany

Epiphany -- also known as the Gnome Web browser -- is a free and open-source Web browser that was primarily developed for the Gnome desktop environment in 2003, after the developers of the Web browser Gaelon parted ways over disagreements on Gaelon's design complexity.

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