Midori is a lightweight, uncucked web browser

Jose Perez
Jose Perez

Midori is a lightweight, uncucked web browser. Developed as part of the Xfce project, it is written in C and licensed under the LGPL v2.1. It is based on the WebKit engine.
Pros:
lightweight enough to run on an older Raspberry Pi
LGPL v2.1+
only 56,882 SLOC, compared to Firefox' 10.2 million and Chrome's 7.1 million
no analytics
plugin support
Cons:
few plugins available
no process separation
Thoughts? Anyone here used it?

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Jeremiah Kelly
Jeremiah Kelly

I thought the browser was no longer being updated?

Dylan Bennett
Dylan Bennett

uncucked
written in C
Pick one.

Grayson Williams
Grayson Williams

lightweight
comparing lines of code to software that isn't just a gtk3 wrapper around a browser engine
bug-ridden webkit-gtk
requires 2 versions of ruby to build
binary plugins only

Thomas Young
Thomas Young

Latest version 0.5.11 released 2015-08-30, but 0.5.7 was released 2014-01-15. It's not inactive, just very slow, so it's more a case of getting very little attention from the developers.
Uncucked by SJWs.
writing performance-critical code in anything but C
comparing lines of code to software that isn't just a gtk3 wrapper around a browser engine
The rendering engine isn't included. Mozilla Core (presumably including gecko) is 15,272,315 lines of code.
requires 2 versions of ruby to build
I don't see anything about that.
binary plugins only
Would you rather have your plugins interpreted for a horribly slow experience?

Dominic Stewart
Dominic Stewart

I run it with JS disabled to test websites. Since WebKit doesn't have the best HTML5 compatibility and everything it supports is supported by every major browser (except, maybe, Internet Explorer) I can be sure that it will like mostly the same across every browser.
I also use it as a backup to open several email accounts/watch porn.

David Butler
David Butler

written in C
uses Webkit
has plugins
has tabs
It's shit.

James Wood
James Wood

I use it in VMs and on minimal installs. The javascript VM is slow as fuck and gets unstable when it's resource starved, and there is the occasional rendering error on complex sites, but otherwise it does what it is supposed to do without taking up too much space.

Liam Hernandez
Liam Hernandez

Would you rather have your plugins interpreted for a horribly slow experience?
Do you know what a "JIT" is, son?

Jayden Butler
Jayden Butler

Tabs
Shit
Make a fucking effort.

Austin Morris
Austin Morris

Tabs should not be in an application. It's inconsistent and redundant. They should be in the taskbar.

Chase Peterson
Chase Peterson

It sure has a cuck name though

William Jones
William Jones

written in C
small independent project
Vuln city.

William Martinez
William Martinez

samefag detected

Brayden Bennett
Brayden Bennett

Written in C
Not based Rust

Matthew Scott
Matthew Scott

segfault

Andrew Butler
Andrew Butler

Am using it right now. Was using Vivaldi, and liked the addons and features, but the snail pace is unbearable. So I'm with Midori for now, until not having Vivaldi's features gets unbearable. Guess it's a tradeoff.

Jonathan Stewart
Jonathan Stewart

if the choice is closed proprietary botnet(vivaldi) or segfault(midori) i'll choose segfault any day

Logan Williams
Logan Williams

can i run uBlock Origin on it? and also, how much does it protect your privacy?

palemoon is crashing a lot on me, it also consumes almost as much as firecuck in memory. can i keep hundreds of tabs open in Midori for days on end on windows 7?

Parker Clark
Parker Clark

Tabs should be in the taskbar.
Tell me more about this tabbar.

Matthew Cox
Matthew Cox

Midori is a good browser to use for short periods of time, its incredibly buggy though and will somtimes just crash itself and die, which isn't a bad thing I've had qutebrowser just go off and be the little engine that oculd and take up 50% of my cpu. But it fails the adcancer test, because of its lack of decent adblocker.

good for using internet during system setup I also recommend to you w3m when doing that
take it ED for an adblocking test, and watch it fail
Good for work during installs(getting a background looking at wikis etc) but crap at being a day to day browser.

William Martin
William Martin

I prefer Qupzilla, for that particular niche. I use qutebrowser myself but it's really autistic compared to Midori and Qupzilla.

Nolan Watson
Nolan Watson

The standard taskbar, with rectangular entries for every open window, is actually a crude form of tabbing. If you add program grouping, preferably in a usable icon-only way like KDE Plasma or Windows 7, then the tabbing becomes a bit more advanced with each application getting its own tab group. Now, add the ability to lock all windows of a given application to the same dimensions. Put things like "close all windows to the right" or similar in context menus within tab groups. Bam! Everything has usable tabs in a consistent manner.

Parker Harris
Parker Harris

cucked
Not written in Rust
choose one

Joshua Diaz
Joshua Diaz

Midori is a lightweight, uncucked web browser.
There's no such thing as an uncucked web browser.
fuck off idiot. only i get to say what is cucked. C is shit

Oliver Smith
Oliver Smith

hurr dur you need referer to post
enable referer
repost
realize sage is cleared

Joshua Stewart
Joshua Stewart

How does it compare on memory usage? Firefox uses fucking 180MB with 0 tabs open on my machine.

How relevant to the discussion!

Tyler Long
Tyler Long

it's not written in C it's written in MEMORY SAFE vala

Nicholas Wood
Nicholas Wood

Lightweight enough for me, I just uninstalled cuckfox.
The fact that it might not support the latest JS anti-features makes it extra good.

Brody Roberts
Brody Roberts

So what browser would you suggest? Surf?

Isaac Butler
Isaac Butler

I don't really have many suggestions because all current browsers are shit. They're either bloated botnet, or make use of bloated crap, or can't parse html5 properly, have issues filtering ads, etc.

Isaac Long
Isaac Long

Using anything other than netsurf dev branch
Absolutely disgusting

Oliver Baker
Oliver Baker

i prefer epiphany to midori

Brayden White
Brayden White

WebKit
Sorry as much as I respect and enjoy the other things that have come out of the Xfce project, on this I'll have to pass.

Kayden Mitchell
Kayden Mitchell

webkit 1.x gtk2 api
Their entire infrastructurer is dead, both engine and toolkit. Just use Qutebrowser.

Bentley Gutierrez
Bentley Gutierrez

Bump for good shilling

Wyatt Myers
Wyatt Myers

Wew I never realised how much ram my browser actually used till you said that. Modifications ram usage 170MB. Browser open with blank tab and no modifications, 130 MB.

Ryder Ortiz
Ryder Ortiz

I tried using midori on a craptop and it would never open youtube videos. Which was the only purpose i had it for. They would work fine on other browsers tho.

Other than that dissapointment the browser was very functional and even supports adblock plugins which was kinda unexpected

Michael Gomez
Michael Gomez

It looks like shit.

It feels like shit.

Adrian Hughes
Adrian Hughes

written in C
Pass. Would have considered it if it were written in Rust.

Kayden Ward
Kayden Ward

Tabs in the taskbar
That's actually quite an interesting idea... someone should do a mockup

Josiah Peterson
Josiah Peterson

Toggle open in new window rather than new tab
and disable consolidate windows of same program together if you have it turned on. Done.

Hunter Howard
Hunter Howard

using windows
ROOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Blake Flores
Blake Flores

telling someone how to do something is the same thing as doing it

Jason Diaz
Jason Diaz

You know what ? Fuck you op.
You made me install midori :
I open up youtube : it raises my laptop volume to 100% and destroys my ears
I open up Holla Forums : no images, no style with the adblocker
I try to search something on the web : duckduckgo won't load with the adblocker
When I click on something it's not working half of the time and either gets stuck or display an error

Mason Garcia
Mason Garcia

To be honest, Brave is the only way to go, on mobile the UI is exactly the same as Chrome in terms of look and feel. I had my girlfriend install it on her phone and she's been using it for last few days. She says it's a welcome change with the automatic ad-blocking and such. The only alternatives are Opera and Firefox with a uBlock Origin add-on but Firefox is a resource hog and crashes frequently while Opera does a half-hearted attempt at ad-blocking. Oh, that and either jailbreaking/rooting your phone or paying some shekels for an ad-blocking app from the app store.

That said, as a power user I alternate between Opera Mini (while I'm on mobile data) and Brave on my phone. I disabled Chrome, uninstalled Opera, and will soon deprecate Firefox once I'm comfortable enough with Brave. You guys should give it a try.

Kevin Gray
Kevin Gray

+10 shekels

Nathan Reed
Nathan Reed

Okay, so what browsers do you use and what prominent add-ons with those browsers? Btw, I don't think Brave on desktop is very good at the moment but it shines on mobile.

Luis Russell
Luis Russell

Welcome to computers, kid
http://toastytech.com/guis/win98desk.png

Isaiah Gomez
Isaiah Gomez

Internet Explorer

Kayden Thompson
Kayden Thompson

tabs should be in the titlebar. fluxbox ftw.

Nolan Reyes
Nolan Reyes

midori
i haven't heard about that meme browsers since you faggots discovered palemoon.

Ryder Edwards
Ryder Edwards

part of the Xfce project
It (was) part of the DE, but a separate project. eOS used it too.

Adam Flores
Adam Flores

lightweight
60 dependencies
1 day compile time

Colton Moore
Colton Moore

only 56,882 SLOC, compared to Firefox' 10.2 million and Chrome's 7.1 million
and if you count the "web engine (TM)", it will be over 9000MLOC

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