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This page is to help to see the current status and of web browsers available for Openmoko. Feel free to add test results, also new browsers if you can tell how to install it for a current OM distribution!

Template

The following template should be used for each browsers:

Introduction A quick introduction to the browser
Tested version / Latest version The version that was tested / the latest stable version released (in upstream)
Engine What engine is used to render the web pages
Installation How to install the browser (Also mention the distribution, 2008.12 and SHR are the most interesting)
Start View What you see when you start the browser
Typing in an URL How easy/diffucult it is to go to the URL you want, say http://www.cofundos.org
Back / Forward, Stop, Home Do the navigation buttons work
Popups What happens when a a new window is opened by a link? Test was done with http://www.popuptest.com/popuptest9.html
Tabs Does the browser support tabs, how do they work? Can you open tab to background?
Frames Frame support test with http://www.jmarshall.com/easy/html/f_testbed.html
Bookmarks Adding bookmarks and opening sites from the bookmark list
HTML Forms Forms test with http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/forms/testing.html
Gmail Can you log in to http://gmail.google.com?
Cookies Support for cookies was tested with http://www.pageout.net/page.dyn/cookie_tester
SSL Can you go to secured sites like https://pda.op.fi/ktunn_text_en.htm
Password Is the browser able to store your login information
Javascript Is Javascript supported, also speed test with http://celtickane.com/webdesign/jsspeed2007.php
CSS How about CSS? Save this page on the disk, open it locally and click 'get all DIV's': http://www.howtocreate.co.uk/csstest.html
ACID http://acid3.acidtests.org/ or http://acid2.acidtests.org/ test results
Notes Random thoughts
More information Where to find more information

Browsers to test

Ewww

Introduction Actually just a test/demo app that has been lately renamed to Eve.
Tested version / Latest version
Engine
Installation

2008.12+Kustomizer:
cd /
wget http://downloads.tuxfamily.org/3v1deb/openmoko/e17-illume%2bsvn20090109.tar.bz2
wget http://downloads.tuxfamily.org/3v1deb/openmoko/ewww-libeWebKit%2bgit20090109.tar.bz2
tar jxf the files above
DISPLAY=:0 LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/e17/lib /usr/e17/bin/ewww

Start View
Typing in an URL
Back / Forward, Stop, Home
Popups
Tabs
Frames
Bookmarks
HTML Forms
Gmail
Cookies
SSL
Password
Javascript
CSS
ACID
Notes
More information

Personal tools

This page is to help to see the current status and of web browsers available for Openmoko. Feel free to add test results, also new browsers if you can tell how to install it for a current OM distribution!

Template

The following template should be used for each browsers:

Introduction A quick introduction to the browser
Tested version / Latest version The version that was tested / the latest stable version released (in upstream)
Engine What engine is used to render the web pages
Installation How to install the browser (Also mention the distribution, 2008.12 and SHR are the most interesting)
Start View What you see when you start the browser
Typing in an URL How easy/diffucult it is to go to the URL you want, say http://www.cofundos.org
Back / Forward, Stop, Home Do the navigation buttons work
Popups What happens when a a new window is opened by a link? Test was done with http://www.popuptest.com/popuptest9.html
Tabs Does the browser support tabs, how do they work? Can you open tab to background?
Frames Frame support test with http://www.jmarshall.com/easy/html/f_testbed.html
Bookmarks Adding bookmarks and opening sites from the bookmark list
HTML Forms Forms test with http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/forms/testing.html
Gmail Can you log in to http://gmail.google.com?
Cookies Support for cookies was tested with http://www.pageout.net/page.dyn/cookie_tester
SSL Can you go to secured sites like https://pda.op.fi/ktunn_text_en.htm
Password Is the browser able to store your login information
Javascript Is Javascript supported, also speed test with http://celtickane.com/webdesign/jsspeed2007.php
CSS How about CSS? Save this page on the disk, open it locally and click 'get all DIV's': http://www.howtocreate.co.uk/csstest.html
ACID http://acid3.acidtests.org/ or http://acid2.acidtests.org/ test results
Notes Random thoughts
More information Where to find more information

Browsers to test

Ewww

Introduction Actually just a test/demo app that has been lately renamed to Eve.
Tested version / Latest version
Engine
Installation

2008.12+Kustomizer:
cd /
wget http://downloads.tuxfamily.org/3v1deb/openmoko/e17-illume%2bsvn20090109.tar.bz2
wget http://downloads.tuxfamily.org/3v1deb/openmoko/ewww-libeWebKit%2bgit20090109.tar.bz2
tar jxf the files above
DISPLAY=:0 LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/e17/lib /usr/e17/bin/ewww

Start View
Typing in an URL
Back / Forward, Stop, Home
Popups
Tabs
Frames
Bookmarks
HTML Forms
Gmail
Cookies
SSL
Password
Javascript
CSS
ACID
Notes
More information