How to Install Netsurf V3.2 on Linuxmint 18.03

To Install Netsurf on Linuxmint 18.03
NetSurf is a free and open source web browser which uses its own layout engine and licensed under GPL v2, it is available for several operating systems. In this tutorial, we will cover the installation of Netsurf on Linuxmint-18.03.

Let's first start with updating the system repositories.

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get update
Hit:1 xenial InRelease
Hit:2 xenial InRelease                                        
Hit:3 xenial-security InRelease                              
Hit:4 xenial-updates InRelease                                
Ign:5 sylvia InRelease                    
Hit:6 xenial-backports InRelease       
Hit:7 sylvia Release
Reading package lists... Done    


Install the Netsurf browser application.

linuxhelp ~ # apt-get install netsurf-gtk
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following additional packages will be installed:
  libmozjs185-1.0 netsurf-common
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  libmozjs185-1.0 netsurf-common netsurf-gtk
0 upgraded, 3 newly installed, 0 to remove and 399 not upgraded.
Need to get 2,169 kB of archives.
After this operation, 7,946 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 xenial/universe amd64 libmozjs185-1.0 amd64 1.8.5-1.0.0+dfsg-4.5 [1,117 kB]
Get:2 xenial/universe amd64 netsurf-common all 3.2+dfsg-2.2build1 [291 kB]
Get:3 xenial/universe amd64 netsurf-gtk amd64 3.2+dfsg-2.2build1 [761 kB]
Fetched 2,169 kB in 4s (477 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package libmozjs185-1.0.
(Reading database ... 225426 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../libmozjs185-1.0_1.8.5-1.0.0+dfsg-4.5_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking libmozjs185-1.0 (1.8.5-1.0.0+dfsg-4.5) ...
Selecting previously unselected package netsurf-common.
Preparing to unpack .../netsurf-common_3.2+dfsg-2.2build1_all.deb ...
Unpacking netsurf-common (3.2+dfsg-2.2build1) ...
Selecting previously unselected package netsurf-gtk.
Preparing to unpack .../netsurf-gtk_3.2+dfsg-2.2build1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking netsurf-gtk (3.2+dfsg-2.2build1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22+linuxmint1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libmozjs185-1.0 (1.8.5-1.0.0+dfsg-4.5) ...
Setting up netsurf-common (3.2+dfsg-2.2build1) ...
Setting up netsurf-gtk (3.2+dfsg-2.2build1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/netsurf-gtk to provide /usr/bin/netsurf (netsurf-browser) in auto mode
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ...

Once Installation is done you can access the application from the Menu as shown here

Now, you can able to use the Netsurf browser application.
netsurf browser application

The version of the Netsurf browser.

With this, the method to install Netsurf on Linuxmint-18.03 comes to an end.

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