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Revision as of 07:14, 3 August 2017


Sponsor: Christoph Cullmann <cullmann@kde.org>

QupZilla is a QtWebEngine based cross-platform web browser.

During the Akademy 2017 Konqueror BoF it was proposed to replace the aging Konqueror with it instead of trying to revive it. This was ok'd by the Konqueror maintainer David Faure.


  • David Rosca <nowrep@gmail.com> (Main developer and project maintainer)
  • Mladen Pejaković <pejakm@autistici.org> (webview context menu improvements, speed dial background)
  • Alexander Samilov <alexsamilovskih@gmail.com> (tab previews)
  • Seyyed Razi Alavizadeh <s.r.alavizadeh@gmail.com> (fixed UI for RTL languages)
  • Franz Fellner <alpine.art.de@googlemail.com> (new restore session ui)
  • Bryan M Dunsmore <dunsmoreb@gmail.com> (opening background tabs, closing window when closing last tab)
  • Mariusz Fik <fisiu@opensuse.org> (fixed tab order in preferences dialog)
  • Daniele Cocca <jmc@chakra-project.org> (close tabs with middle click, initial work on speed dial)
  • Giuseppe Calà <jiveaxe@gmail.com> (fixed loading of bookmarklets)
  • Adrien Vigneron <adrienvigneron@ml1.net> (new QupZilla logo)
  • Elio Qoshi <ping@elioqoshi.me> (new QupZilla logo)

(taken from https://github.com/QupZilla/qupzilla/blob/master/AUTHORS)

Manifesto Compliance Plan


Open Governance

At the moment development/bugtracking/... happens on github:


The maintainer ok'd that this is moved over to KDE infrastructure during the incubation and the normal commit rights apply.

Free Software

GPL v3+


No barrier known toward the contributors.


Using state-of-the-art web rendering engine, providing a cross-platform browser. Nothing too innovative but something at the moment missing in the KDE Applications.

Common Ownership

All clear no known barrier, anyone can contribute directly.

End-User Focus

Web browser => clearly targeted to our normal userbase


  • Code of Conduct: TODO
  • Contributor License Agreement: none
  • Established practices: QMake + Qt like most, code reviews except for most active core contributors
  • Source materials will be hosted on our git infrastructure, at the moment on github
  • Online services, not on KDE infrastructure:
    • website TODO: (daily backup on KDE)
  • KDE Licensing policy: TODO
  • KDE branding guidelines: no reference to KDE yet
  • No patents (as far as known)


No brainer, already participating in Randa, posting on planet, etc.

Candidate ready

Status Description Notes
DONE Project description
DONE Project team
TO DO Manifesto compliance plan <{{{3}}}>


Status Description Notes
TO DO Repository and code needs to be migrated <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Mailing list available Migration to KDE needs to be done <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Website available Yes, on own infrastructure <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Active community .... <{{{3}}}>
TO DO Manifesto compliance ... <{{{3}}}>

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