QupZilla Web Browser 2.1.0 Released! (64-bit AppImage)


QupZilla, a lightweight QtWebEngine browser, has reached a new major 2.1 release one day ago with lots of fixes and some new features.

QupZilla 2.1.0 brings back some features present in 1.8 version and also a number of completely new features.

  • bring back spellcheck
  • bring back support for printing
  • bring back save page action + support multiple formats
  • bring back option to delete cookies on close
  • bring back per-domain user agent settings
  • show audio playing indicator in tab with possibility to mute
  • show background activity indicator in pinned tabs
  • add option to show navigation bar when opening new tab in fullscreen
  • add option to show bookmarks toolbar when typing in location bar
  • add option to use native scrollbars
  • add option to delete cache on close
  • each tab has now its own search toolbar
  • lot of HighDPI fixes
  • fix setting maximum size of cache
  • fix scrolling with high resolution mouse/touchpad
  • fix rules for disabling blocking on pages in AdBlock
  • fix deleting cookies
  • fix slow search in icons database
  • fix restoring zoom level of tabs
  • fix crash when opening web inspector
  • fix crash of the application when render process crashes
  • fix tabbar being invisible sometimes after leaving fullscreen
  • fix sometimes not showing list of windows and tabs in recovery page
  • Windows: show download progress in taskbar

Download QupZilla for Linux:

QupZilla 2.1.0 requires Qt5 >=5.7. It’s not easy to build it on current Ubuntu releases since Ubuntu repositories provide Qt 5.6 and older versions.

1. Fortunately, QupZilla offers AppImage for 64-bit Linux, it contains all the files the browser need to run:

Download QupZilla AppImage

2. After downloaded the file, make it executable by:

  • right-click on the AppImage file and select Properties.
  • then navigate to the Permissions tab.
  • finally check the box that says “Allow executing file as program”

3. Finally you can launch QupZilla by right-clicking on the AppImage and select ‘Run’:


If you don’t see the ‘Run’ option, go to menu of Nautilus file browser Edit -> Preferences -> Behavior -> Check the line says “Run executable text files when they are opened”.

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ml is a part time stay-at-home dad who've been using Ubuntu Desktop for a few years. He writes in the free time and wishes to share some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.