Midori (web browser)
Midori on Peppermint OS 3
|Developer(s)||Christian Dywan, et al.|
|Initial release||December 16, 2007|
|Stable release||0.5.7 (January 15, 2014[±])|
|Preview release||none (n/a) [±]|
|Written in||Vala, C|
|Available in||About 30 languages|
Midori (緑?, Japanese for green) is a lightweight and fast  web browser. It uses the WebKit rendering engine and the GTK+ 2 or GTK+ 3 interface. Midori is part of the Xfce desktop environment's Goodies component. It is the default browser in elementary OS, the SliTaz Linux distribution and the Bodhi Linux distribution as well as Trisquel Mini, and SystemRescueCD. It was also used by wattOS in its R5 release, although the OS dropped it ahead of its R6 release in favour of R4's web browser Chromium.
- Integration with GTK+ 2 and GTK+ 3 support
- WebKit rendering engine
- Tabs, windows and session management
- Configurable web search
- User scripts and user styles support
- Bookmark management
- Customizable and extensible interface
- Extension modules can be written in C and Vala
- Supports HTML5
- DuckDuckGo as a default search engine
- Internationalized domain names support
- Smart Bookmarks
- Maemo integration for mobile devices
- Speed Dial
- 'Next Page' feature
- Ubuntu Unity Support 
- Private browsing
Inclusion in OS distributions
Midori is part of the standard Raspbian distribution for the Raspberry Pi ARMv6-based computer. While Dillo and NetSurf are also in the menu, Midori also features as a desktop link. Midori is also packaged with Elementary OS as its default web browser.
In February 2014, Midori has been reported as scoring "reasonable 367/500" on the HTML5test
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