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A complete browser experience based on uzbl-core.


The uzbl-browser package can be found in the community repository and may be installed via pacman with the following:

# pacman -S uzbl-browser


Below are basic commands that can be used with uzbl-browser

Note: One may toggle the command bar with ' t ' on the keyboard.


o         = enter uri
O         = edit uri
b         = back
m         = forward
S         = stop
r         = reload
R         = reload ignoring cache
fl        = spawn numbers next to each hyperlink. Type the number after typing fl to follow the link.
gh        = go home

Page Movement

j         = scroll up
k         = scroll down
h         = scroll left
l         = scroll right
PgUp      = scroll page up
ctrl+b    = scroll page up
PgDn      = scroll page down
ctrl+f    = scroll page down
Home      = vertical beginning of the page
<<        = vertical beginning of the page
End       = vertical end of the page
>>        = vertical end of the page
Space     = vertical end of the page
^         = horizontal beginning of the page
$         = horizontal end of the page
/         = find in page
?         = find backwards in page
n         = repeat find forward
N         = repeat find backwards


+         = zoom_in
-         = zoom_out
T         = toggle_zoom_type
1         = set zoom_level = 1
2         = set zoom_level = 2


ddg       = search term in DuckDuckGo
gg        = search term in Google
\wiki     = search term in Wikipedia

Inserting Text

i         = toggle_insert_mode   (Esc works to go back to command mode much like vim)
fi        = go to the first input field and enter insert mode

Bookmarks and History

B         = insert bookmark (bookmarks are saved in ~/.local/share/uzbl/bookmarks
U         = load url from history via dmenu
u         = load url from bookmarks via dmenu

Tabs (when using uzbl-tabbed)

go        = load uri in new tab
gt        = go to next tab
gT        = go to previous tab
gn        = open new tab
gi+n      = goto 'n' tab


t         = show/hide status bar
w         = open new window
ZZ        = exit
:         = enter command
Esc       = back to normal mode
ctrl+[    = back to normal mode