browser security?

Karen Lewellen klewellen at
Thu Sep 8 12:19:48 UTC 2011

holy smoke!
that is some list.
I did not notice ebrowse there however, different distribution, or no 
longer supported?
I am smiling to see that all three lynx, links, and elinks are still 

On Thu, 8 Sep 2011, Tim Chase wrote:

>>  I have installed no package as of yet, but 29 answers my
>>  question smiles.
> I also noticed that there are some duplicates in that list, so you get things 
> like Epiphany, but then you also get its extensions and two packages for 
> differing back-ends (one with Webkit, and one with Mozilla's Gecko engine); 
> you get Konqueror and a package for its plugins.  I'll paste the output below 
> in case you don't have debtags so you can check the list for yourself.
> -tim
> arora - simple cross platform web browser
> chimera2 - Web browser for X
> conkeror - keyboard focused web browser with Emacs look and feel
> elinks - advanced text-mode WWW browser
> elinks-lite - advanced text-mode WWW browser - lightweight version
> epiphany-browser - Intuitive GNOME web browser
> epiphany-extensions - Extensions for Epiphany web browser
> epiphany-gecko - Dummy, transitional package
> epiphany-webkit - Dummy, transitional package
> galeon - GNOME web browser for advanced users
> iceape-browser - Iceape Navigator (Internet browser) and Composer
> iceweasel - Web browser based on Firefox
> junior-internet - Debian Jr. Internet tools
> konq-plugins - plugins for Konqueror, the KDE file/web/document browser
> konqueror - advanced file manager, web browser and document viewer
> links - Web browser running in text mode
> links2 - Web browser running in both graphics and text mode
> lynx - Text-mode WWW Browser (transitional package)
> lynx-cur - Text-mode WWW Browser with NLS support (development version)
> lynx-cur-wrapper - Wrapper for lynx-cur
> midori - fast, lightweight graphical web browser
> mozilla-noscript - transitional dummy package
> netrik - text mode WWW browser with vi like keybindings
> python-twill - A simple scripting language for Web browsing
> w3m - WWW browsable pager with excellent tables/frames support
> w3m-el - simple Emacs interface of w3m
> w3m-el-snapshot - simple Emacs interface of w3m (development version)
> w3m-img - inline image extension support utilities for w3m
> wapua - Web browser for WAP WML pages

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