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{{application|image=netsurf68x68.png|caption=NetSurf icon|name=NetSurf|maintainer=NetSurf developers|os=RISC OS 3.5 or later|desc=NetSurf is an open source web browser for RISC OS, licenced under the GPL. Its aim is to bring the HTML 4 and CSS standards to the RISC OS platform.|languages=Dutch, English, French, German|url=http://www.netsurf-browser.org/|alt=[[Oregano]], [[Firefox]]}}
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{{application|image=netsurf68x68.png|caption=NetSurf icon|name=NetSurf|maintainer=NetSurf developers|os=RISC OS 3.5 or later|desc=RISC OS Web Browser|languages=Dutch, English, French, German|url=http://www.netsurf-browser.org/|alt=[[Oregano]], [[Firefox]]}}
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===General===
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===About===
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NetSurf is under constant development, and it is rare for there to be more than a few days' wait between development builds. Since NetSurf is open source, anyone can contribute to the project. The [[source repositories overview]]  contains details about how to obtain NetSurf's source code.
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Stable releases and development builds of NetSurf are available from the project's web site. Users are encouraged to help with NetSurf's development by testing the development builds and providing feedback to the development team.
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NetSurf is an open source web browser for RISC OS, licensed under the GPL. Its aim is to bring the HTML 4 and CSS standards to the RISC OS platform.
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Development builds are also available via the [[RiscPkg]] package management system. To make use of the RiscPkg package, edit <code>Choices:RiscPkg.Sources</code> to include the following line of text:
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Compared to other RISC OS browsers, NetSurf is notable for its speed and comprehensive support of CSS, as well as novel handling of historyThe main feature missing from NetSurf is JavaScript. The RISC OS port of [[Firefox]] and NetSurf are the only RISC OS browsers with active development.
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  <code><nowiki>pkg http://www.netsurf-browser.org/builds/riscpkg/packages</nowiki></code>
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Further information is available in the RiscPkg documentation.
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In addition to the NetSurf application, distributions include packaged versions of:
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*[[DRenderer]]
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*[[Iconv]]
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*[[SharedUnixLibrary]]
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*[[Tinct]]
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===NetSurf Links===
===NetSurf Links===
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* The latest stable release of NetSurf (currently version 1.2) is available from the [http://www.netsurf-browser.org/downloads/ NetSurf downloads]  page.
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* [http://www.netsurf-browser.org/downloads/ NetSurf home page]
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* Test builds are available on the [http://www.netsurf-browser.org/downloads/testbuilds development builds] page.
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* [http://www.netsurf-browser.org/lists/netsurf-users user Mailing List]
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* You may also wish to obtain a [http://www.ecs.soton.ac.uk/~jmb202/ Flash plugin] (only Flash 4 support is currently available), and some [[Unicode]] fonts. For further details see the [http://www.netsurf-browser.org/documentation/roinfo RISC OS NetSurf user information] page and the [[Recommended software]] section in this Wiki.
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* [http://sourceforge.net/projects/netsurf/ SourceForge project]
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* There is an active [http://www.netsurf-browser.org/lists/netsurf-users user mailing list] available to anyone wishing to use, test, or develop NetSurf.
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* NetSurf is a [http://sourceforge.net/projects/netsurf/ SourceForge project].
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* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NetSurf NetSurf Wikipedia article]
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NetSurf NetSurf Wikipedia article]

Latest revision as of 03:39, 8 September 2008

NetSurf
Icon:
NetSurf icon
Maintained by: NetSurf developers
Description: RISC OS Web Browser
OS Restrictions: RISC OS 3.5 or later
Languages: Dutch, English, French, German
Alternatives: Oregano, Firefox
Website: http://www.netsurf-browser.org/


About

NetSurf is an open source web browser for RISC OS, licensed under the GPL. Its aim is to bring the HTML 4 and CSS standards to the RISC OS platform.

Compared to other RISC OS browsers, NetSurf is notable for its speed and comprehensive support of CSS, as well as novel handling of history. The main feature missing from NetSurf is JavaScript. The RISC OS port of Firefox and NetSurf are the only RISC OS browsers with active development.

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