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Topic: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015) (Read 4554 times)

  • Emdek
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Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
Most important changes:

  • experimental backend for QtWebEngine (Blink), disabled by default;

  • added advanced options for cookies;

  • added interface for configuring toolbars;

  • added support for bookmark bars;

  • added Ctrl+Tab tab switcher;

  • added support for taking notes;

  • added interface to deny or grant permission to use geolocation etc. (set of available permissions depends on what is supported by backend);

  • restore tab position when restoring closed tab;

  • tabs are now drawn horizontally in vertical toolbars.

Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • ersi
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
Reply #1
Excellent and amazing progress :up:

Congratulations and keep it up!

  • resbro
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
Reply #2
Problem with the Win32 .exe? Still acting like weekly 65.

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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@resbro, yeah... I've managed to put fresh exe in wrong folder this time. :-D
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • resbro
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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I'm a little surprised you can still type with the pace you been keeping lately :yikes:

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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@resbro, nah, it's not that bad. ;-)

It seems that we will need hotfix for beta. :-/
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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Hotfix is now available.
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
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  • ersi
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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Hotfix is now available.

What does it fix?

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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@ersi, crash when opening new tabs from existing one (middle clicks etc.), quite big issue.
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • ersi
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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Yes, I noticed it and thought to make a ticket. Thanks for the fix.

And thanks for the draggable divider in Notes. It's good enough for now, even though it could benefit from further improvement.

As a minimum, I think the divider needs ability to remember its last position across app restart (i.e. the changed position should be sticky). For undeterred nirvana, it should be possible to edit Notes (and website textareas) in external editors.
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  • Foton
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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 Thank you. We have been waiting for. :)
Русское сообщество -- otter.su

  • kanakomoerer
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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beta5, i found one problem.

32-bit OpenSSL 1.0.2a
64-bit OpenSSL still 1.0.2

  • jasonliul
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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@ersi, crash when opening new tabs from existing one (middle clicks etc.), quite big issue.


More than that, first build always crash when open new tab on win7.
Now, it's a exciting new update.
:cheers:
Fortuna fortes juvat.

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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@jasonliul, haven't seen that one, was that fixed by hotfix?
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • jasonliul
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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Yep.

Hotfix also handle profile well, but need to build new one.
:D
Fortuna fortes juvat.

  • Paul
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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Great work, thank you.
I didn't find a Linux version, although beta 4 realease contains it. If you gave up supporting Linux let me know, pls. This project becomes uninteresting to me then.

  • ersi
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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Great work, thank you.
I didn't find a Linux version, although beta 4 realease contains it. If you gave up supporting Linux let me know, pls. This project becomes uninteresting to me then.

Whatever gave you that impression? Emdek is a Linux guy and so is the majority of this forum.

Did you look here? http://sourceforge.net/projects/otter-browser/files/otter-browser-beta5/ The first file sticking out is .deb. What distro do you have?

The difficulty with the releases is not in finding a Linux version, but in getting the dependencies. Nowadays there should be a PPA up to make Ubuntu people happy.

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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@Paul, @ersi, of course it is supported, as are BSDs or MacOS X, although we don't have enough manpower to handle all the packaging ourselves. :-/
There is PPA, it's usually safe to use daily snapshots:
https://launchpad.net/~otter-browser/+archive/ubuntu/daily
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • Paul
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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Did you look here? http://sourceforge.net/projects/otter-browser/files/otter-browser-beta5/ The first file sticking out is .deb. What distro do you have?

Of course, I did. But I didn't see any .deb file in there. The first file is "otter-browser-win64-beta5-hotfix.zip".
The others:
otter-browser-win64-beta5-hotfix.7z
otter-browser-win64-0.9.05-beta5-hotfix-setup.exe
otter-browser-win32-0.9.05-beta5-hotfix-setup.exe
otter-browser-win32-beta5-hotfix.zip
otter-browser-win32-beta5-hotfix.7z
otter-browser-0.9.05-hotfix.zip
otter-browser-0.9.05-hotfix.tar.bz2
otter-browser-0.9.05.zip
otter-browser-0.9.05.tar.bz2
README
There are no debs in that place, at least I can't see them.

I'm on old Ubuntu 10.04 + Opera 12.16 (for some reason the forum engine detects it incorrectly), but I test Otter Browser on Mint 17.1 fully updated. Version 0.9.04 is unstable and it looks old fashioned but I'm looking forward to the final result. It must be better than new alien Opera.

I'm sorry for the silly questions, I'm a bit dummy, so how can I get the last one (blah-blah-0.9.05.deb)? Do I need to use PPA only?

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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@Paul, which Qt5 version is installed on your system?
You can try to install manually one of these:
https://launchpad.net/~otter-browser/+archive/ubuntu/daily/+packages

For example this one, for 64 bit:
https://launchpad.net/~otter-browser/+archive/ubuntu/daily/+files/otter-browser-git_0.9.99~git20150404%2Br6~ubuntu15.04.1_amd64.deb

AFAIK newest ones are compiled against 5.3.2, but it could be also 5.4.

Compiling from source is also possible and not that hard or resource hungry (see INSTALL file). ;-)
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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@Paul: I use the PPA (https://launchpad.net/~otter-browser/+archive/ubuntu/daily) on Linux Mint qiana and Mint rebecca for a few weeks now. Works very well. Once you have installed the package "otter-browser-git", deactivate the PPA, then there is no daily update to install.

  • fullessness
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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First of all, thanks to all the developers behind Otter Browser! Your work is really awesome, and I thinks that you all and Otter has the true spirit of Opera 12!
I've downloaded the beta5 hotfix version and make a clean install, but this version does not seem to create the bookmarks.xbel file on my otter appdata profile folder, while on previous weekly65 all works well; if this file
already exists, beta5 version can manage all bookmarks funtionality without problems.

My environment and install mode: win7 ultimate 32bit using 7z package.

Please, go on Otter and keep coding! :up:

  • py-thon
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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http://sourceforge.net/projects/otter-browser/files/otter-browser-beta5/ The first file sticking out is .deb.

The first file sticking out in my case is "otter-browser_0.9.04_i386.deb (2.0 MB)" a dated 32-bit-version offered for my 64-bit-system. Not exactly helpful.


Compiling from source is also possible and not that hard or resource hungry (see INSTALL file). ;-)

When I last checked you needed to download hundreds of MB from qt.io just to satisfy the dependencies to compile. That in my opinion is resource hungry.

But https://launchpad.net/~otter-browser/+archive/ubuntu/daily/+files/otter-browser-git_0.9.99~git20150406%2Br6~ubuntu14.10.1_amd64.deb works on my Sparky/Debian Jessie  :)

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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@fullessness, known issue, fixed for upcoming weekly.

That in my opinion is resource hungry.

Compare that to compiling whole Qt or just QtWebKit or QtWebEngine. ;-)
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • ayespy
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Re: Beta 5 release (01-04-2015)
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Visible progress is good.  Horizontal side tabs - good.

I wonder if there is any difference between the 32-bit and 64-bit versions on Windows.  I have the 64-bit installed, and it cannot remember favicons (they appear and disappear and appear again without much rhyme or reason) or bookmarks bar settings.  If you don't use text labels, the bar collapses to placeholder favicons for all items (and if you do use labels, it still does this with each use), and if you click on one for a folder, it wants to open all bookmarks in the folder.

Also, any attempt to access a site with Silverlight is a reliable hard crash. 

I wonder if these are known?

Still - visible progress.
  • Last Edit: 2015-04-08, 20:10:07 by ayespy