Install Midori Browser on Debian 11 (bullseye) system - Step by step guide ?

There are different flavors of browsers out in the market catering different needs of diverse computing communities. One of them is the Midori browser which helps a unique range of users who thrive on the speed. Users who need a greater navigational speed and built-in browser shortcuts rely on Midori all the time.

Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into how to install the Midori browser on your Debian 11 bullseye system.

Main Features of Midori browser

  • Adblock filter list support.
  • Private browsing.
  • Manage cookies and scripts.
  • Open a 1000 tabs instantly.
  • Easy web apps creation.
  • Customizable side panels.
  • User scripts and styles a la Greasemonkey.
  • Web developer tools powered by WebKit.

Steps for installing Midori Browser on Debian 11

1. Perform System Update

To begin, run the update command to get the system ready for the installation of Midori:

$ sudo apt update

2. Install Midori Browser on the system

Midori is a cross-platform application and is available for a wide range of operating systems. Instead of installing Midori from the source of executables, we will install it via Debian package manager to make the process easier.

To install Midori Borwser, simply run the below command:

$ sudo apt install midori

3. Verify the Midori Browser Installation

Now we will check the browser installation and confirm that it exists on your system. First, we will try to confirm via the command line.

Using the following command, you will be able to see the latest browser version:

$ midori --version

This command will show that the application exists in your browser.

You can also check the installation via the system's dashboard.

How to Launch Midori Browser ?

Once located you will be able to launch the midori browser via both the command line and graphical user interface. You can choose to launch it via the system dashboard only.

How to Uninstall Midori Browser from Debian 11 ?

To uninstall only the midori package we can use the following command:

$ sudo apt-get remove midori

To remove midori configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can run the following command:

$ sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge midori

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This article covers how to install and remove the Midori browser on Debian 11. In fact, Midori is a lightweight yet powerful web browser which runs just as well on little embedded computers named for delicious pastries as it does on beefy machines with a core temperature exceeding that of planet earth. 

How to Enable snaps on Debian and install Midori Web Browser ?

1. Enable snapd

On Debian 9 (Stretch) and newer, snap can be installed directly from the command line:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install snapd
$ sudo snap install core

2. Install Midori Web Browser

To install Midori Web Browser, simply use the following command:

$ sudo snap install midori

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