Mozilla Firefox is a web browser descended from Netscape Navigator.
Mozilla offers five officially compiled branches or channels of Firefox: Release, Beta, Dev Edition, Nightly, and ESR.
| Firefox (Release)
| Firefox ESR
|Mozilla Firefox (pre-releases)|
| Firefox Beta
| Firefox Developer Edition
| Firefox Nightly
| Tor Browser
| Pale Moon
- Brave is a privacy-focused web browser based on Chromium created by Brendan Eich, former CEO of Mozilla.
- Blocks ads by default.
- Users can opt-in to an ad system and get payed in Basic Attention Token (BAT). Ads are displayed via system notifications.
- BAT can be automatically donated to BAT publishers according to user preference.
- Blocks third party trackers with blocklist from disconnect.me.
- Iridium is another privacy focused fork of Chromium.
- Otter is a web browser project that aims to recreate and improve upon the features of classic Opera using the Qt5 toolkit. It is in development at the time of writing, and is thus unsuited for general use.
- ungoogled-chromium is a fork that removes code related to Google web services from the browser. It also provides some optional tweaks to enhance "privacy, control and security".
Obscure hipster browsers
- Midori is a lightweight web browser with a GTK+ interface. It is a component of the XFCE Goodies package.
- QuteBrowser is a highly configurable browser with vi-like bindings written in Python.
- Surf is a web browser developed according to the Suckless philosophy, which means it's effectively a WebKit frontend.
- Dooble is a web browser focused on security and privacy with many integrated features like support for advanced options and cookie management, Gopher support, a FTP browser, a file manager, a download manager, and many others.
- Konqueror is a web browser and file manager that was once a core component of the K desktop environment. Webkit and Blink are both descendants of its KHTML layout engine.
- The Beaker Browser is an experimental browser bult around the dat peer-to-peer protocol.
- Links is a text-based web browser that can display images.
- w3m is another text-based web browser that can display images.
- ELinks is a text-based based web browser that runs from the terminal.
- browsh is a browser that makes pseudo-graphical text renders of websites. (See screenshots).
For ad-blocking add-ons see the dedicated page.