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Topic: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015) (Read 2157 times)

  • Emdek
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Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)


  • enhanced URL completion in address field:

    • suggest bookmarks by URL and keyword;

    • suggest URLs from history;

    • suggest searching for given string using default search engine;

    • allow to use popup with list of suggestions;



  • added new extremely flexible mouse gestures system;

  • added icons for badge in address field;

  • added FTP listing support to QtWebKit backend;

  • added SSL certificate viewer;

  • added Website Information dialog;

  • added configuration module for downloads handlers;

  • added configuration module for mouse gestures;

  • added command line option to print out diagnostic report (--report);

  • added support for configuring policy for popup windows;

  • updated style of error pages and directory listings;

  • many other fixes and improvements.

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

  • Epic
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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 Thanks for your work! But what about QtWebEngine? Is it ready to use? If not, what will you do? Will you release stable version with this version of engine or it needs to wait for Qt 5.7 or QtGecko for example?
P.S Sorry if i have too many questions. :-)

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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@Epic, I'll resume producing QtWebEngine builds soon after there will be Qt 5.6 beta (it's very delayed already...).
It will be almost usable with Qt 5.6, only some more advanced features should be missing there, so I'll consider making it more official if it will be good enough.
At least under Windows, where QtWebKit performs badly...
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • Frenzie
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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And what a wonderful browser it is becoming! :)

  • Kirilo
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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I'm experiencing quite a lot of crashes when typing shortcuts (I have a lot for the lack of auto complietion before Beta8), but I cannot reproduce them exactly, it's more like every 10th time something goes wrong. Anyone else?

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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@Kirilo, what exactly do you mean by "typing shortcuts"?
I could try to reproduce that, which Qt version are you using?
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • Veethoben
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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Where is the download link?

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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@Veethoben, you can find binaries here, both installers and ZIP archives, for both 32 bit and 64 bit Windows (plus special package for 32 bit Windows XP):
http://sourceforge.net/projects/otter-browser/files/otter-browser-beta8/
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • Veethoben
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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Thanks!  :up:

  • Kirilo
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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@Kirilo, what exactly do you mean by "typing shortcuts"?
I could try to reproduce that, which Qt version are you using?


I mean the shortcuts/tags you can give to bookmarks. I use e.g. "ott" to go to otter-browser.org. When I type them now into the address bar of course the new autocompletion gives its propositions, and sometimes it just crashes Otter, either before or after I've pressed Enter.

I just started Otter from the command line in order to get some output. In fact I had a crash, but the output states just:
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Debug: QNetworkReplyImpl::_q_startOperation was called more than once ((null):0, (null))
Warning: QLineEdit::setSelection: Invalid start position (29) ((null):0, (null))
Speicherzugriffsfehler (Speicherabzug geschrieben)


The first two lines appeared right after the start, the error message means "memory segfault".
My Qt version is 5.5.1.

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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@Kirilo, better term would be keyword or nickname. ;-)
Are you using them just for URLs or also for folders?
Is there just a single bookmark with keyword matching that prefix or more?
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • Belfrager
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)

Can I use it under Ubuntu? that ppa thing never uploads Otter...
A matter of attitude.

  • Kirilo
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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@Emdek

I use the keywords only for about 25 bookmarked URLs, and they're unique (I think I could not give the same shortcut to different bookmarks.

  • Emdek
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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@Belfrager, usually PPA uploads are delayed by one day but this time there was release on the same day:
https://launchpad.net/~otter-browser/+archive/ubuntu/release

@Kirilo, OK, I'll run some tests then.
If you don't have any private stuff there then you can send me a copy of your bookmarks.xbel, maybe it is something specific to its contents.

UPDATE:
So far no luck with reproducing that...
  • Last Edit: 2015-12-04, 13:49:51 by Emdek
Nadszedł już czas, najwyższy czas, nienawiść zniszczyć w sobie.
The time has come, the high time, to destroy hatred in oneself.

  • Belfrager
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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thanks, upgrade done. Sorry, I'm new to linux stuff.
A matter of attitude.

  • ovas
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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I would like to see support for Magnet links and AceStream :cheers:

  • Chavoux
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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@Veethoben, you can find binaries here, both installers and ZIP archives, for both 32 bit and 64 bit Windows (plus special package for 32 bit Windows XP):
http://sourceforge.net/projects/otter-browser/files/otter-browser-beta8/

Any downloads for Debian 64 bit? Sourceforge wants me to download the i386 version... ? (Possibly because I am still running old Opera i386 version on my 64 bit Debian).

  • Frenzie
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Re: Beta 8 release (01-12-2015)
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Any downloads for Debian 64 bit? Sourceforge wants me to download the i386 version... ? (Possibly because I am still running old Opera i386 version on my 64 bit Debian).

Unfortunately not. The version Sourcefourge points to is positively ancient. If you don't want to build the package yourself you could grab the Ubuntu 14.04 or 14.10 package. They work just fine. You have to click "view package details" to access the download links, or you could just add the PPA to Debian using e.g. sudo add-apt-repository 'deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/otter-browser/daily/ubuntu utopic main' (replace daily with weekly or release depending on whichever one you want).