Vimb – Vim-like browser

Vimb is a fast and lightweight vim like web browser based on the WebKit web browser engine and the GTK toolkit.

Vimb is modal like the great vim editor and also easily configurable during runtime. The goal of Vimb is to build a completely keyboard-driven, efficient and pleasurable browsing-experience.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Modal like Vim
  • Vim like keybindings – assignable for each browser mode
  • Nearly every configuration can be changed at runtime with Vim like set syntax
  • History for ex commands, search queries, URLs
  • Completions for: commands, URLs, bookmarked URLs, variable names of settings, search-queries
  • Hinting – marks links, form fields and other clickable elements to be clicked, opened or inspected
  • SSL validation against ca-certificate file
  • User defined URL-shortcuts with placeholders
  • Read it later queue to collect URIs for later use
  • Multiple yank/paste registers
  • Vim like autocmd – execute commands automatically after an event on specific URIs

Website: fanglingsu.github.io/vimb
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Daniel Carl and contributors
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

Vimb
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Vimb is written in C. Learn C with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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