Otter browser is the only graphical browser that is controlled by keyboard instead of mouse. It does not accept any clicks within its windows. It is based on Classic Opera and make uses of all the features Opera browser had. The browser interface clearly mimics Opera browser. The user interface is based on QT framework.
Here at LinuxAPT, as part of our Server Management Services, we regularly help our Customers to perform related Linux system Software Installation queries.
In this context, we shall look into how to install Otter Browser on your Ubuntu 21.10 Edition system.
1. Download Otter Browser
Otter browser can only be downloaded from sourceforge website as it does not exist in standard Ubuntu repositories. You will need to go to sourceforge website to search for Otter Browser.
2. Install Otter Borwser
To install this browser, You will need to simply run the following command:
$ sudo dpkg -i otter-browser.deb
Once installed you can use the following command to confirm the installation:
Now we are ready to see how it works. Launch the Otter browser. You can use both command line and graphical user interface to launch the browser.
To uninstall Otter browser from your system, you will need to use standard apt command:
$ sudo apt remove otter-browser
This article covers How to Install Otter Browser in Ubuntu. In fact, Otter Browser makes use of Opera 12.0 version user interface on top of QT framework that gives the browser's development a solid base.
Main features of the Otter browser (opera alternative) application includes: