On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 05:13:42PM -0700, Martin Fick wrote: > > I thought that I would mention the very new Uzbl browser > here since it might be a very good candidate for a simple > anonymous browsing tool. I thought that due to the > simplicity of the design, it might be a lot simpler and > more reliable to create an anonymous "profile" with this > browser than other approaches. It seems like a good > match for tor. > > > From the main Uzbl page: http://www.uzbl.org/ > > Uzbl follows the UNIX philosophy - "Write programs > that do one thing and do it well. Write programs to > work together. Write programs to handle text streams, > because that is a universal interface." > > * very minimal graphical interface. You only see > what you need > * what is not browsing, is not in uzbl. Things > like url changing, loading/saving of bookmarks, > saving history, downloads, ... are handled through > external scripts that you write > * controllable through various means such as fifo > and socket files, stdin, keyboard and more > * advanced, customizable keyboard interface with > support for modes, modkeys, multichars, variables > (keywords) etc. (eg you can tweak the interface > to be vim-like, emacs-like or any-other-program-like) > * focus on plaintext storage for your data and > configs in simple, parseable formats > * Uzbl keeps it simple, and puts you in charge. > > > This project is still in its infancy, started in April. > But since it is built on webkit, the core is already > written. It seems that there is a large group of very > interested developers working on this and making large > rapid strides. I look forward to their progress and > hope that perhaps someone with an anonymity bend will > see what they can do with it and tor! > > Cheers, > > -Martin > > > > I've been using uzbl for a couple of months now, and so far it's worked fine with tor and polipo. -- Jake Todd // If it isn't broke, tweak it!
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