This week's qutebrowser updates

Florian Bruhin me at
Thu Jul 2 22:31:46 CEST 2015


Apparently it's been two weeks since the last update mail already...


(from the last week)

Excluding merges, 4 authors have pushed 42 commits to master and 55
commits to all branches. On master, 71 files have changed and there
have been 2,176 additions and 2,066 deletions.

4 Pull requests merged by 4 people
1 Pull request proposed by 1 person
8 Issues closed by 2 people
5 Issues created by 2 people


- Alt-Backspace is now bound to rl-unix-word-rubout by default.

- The version info now displays the desktop environment and used

- New completion -> auto-open option to only open the completion if
  tab is pressed.

  Thanks to Carpetsmoker for the initial pull request.


- pkg_resources instead of distutils is used to compare versions,
  which should work better in some edge cases.

- When entering caret mode with a text selected, the caret is
  positioned at the current selection's position instead of the top of
  the page.

- The version output with --version is now shorter.

- The default for new-instance-open-target is now 'tab'.


- Hopefully fixed a crash on Windows when pinning qutebrowser to the
  taskbar and starting it.

- The javascript folder (needed for caret mode) now gets included
  properly when freezing (e.g. windows executables).

- Using {foo} in search engine URLs no longer causes a crash.

- Various fixes regarding updating of the zoom position.

- Fixed a bug where all tabs showed the title of the first one.
  Thanks to Franz Fellner for the fix!

- There's no longer a 'scripts' package installed with qutebrowser.

- Scroll position and zoom are now properly stored for each item in a

Under the hood

- Tests now also run in a frozen environment.

- Building of Windows executables now use a virtualenv to make sure
  all dependencies are present in the right version.

- Fixed tests with Qt 5.5.

- Various updates of testing tools.

- Various documentation and spelling fixes.


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