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Odysseus web browser

Adrian Cochrane

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A simple and performant yet powerful window onto the open decentralized web

Odysseus is a convenient and privacy-respecting web browser, that increasingly, gently, and unobtrusively guides you wherever you want to go online.

Through this well thought out simplicity Odysseus lets you focus on the webpages that matter to you.

High-level features:

These features are completed to a high degree of polish.

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Get Odysseus web browser and more on elementary AppCenter, the open, pay-what-you-want app store for indie developers. Every app is open source and has been reviewed and curated by elementary to ensure a native, privacy-respecting, and secure experience.

What's New:

1.6.0 – Jul 10, 2019

Personalized recommendations

Performance optimizations (tidies up database)

1.5.17 – May 20, 2019

Reader Mode

Minor layout fix

Show download count

Preparation to support a global dark mode

1.5.12 – Apr 10, 2019

Webfeed discovery support!

Full Dutch localization

Fix topsites editing

Lower threshold for sourcing topsites from browser history

Minor performance improvements

1.5.11 – Mar 9, 2019

Enable MSE, full French translations.

1.5.10 – Oct 28, 2018

Minor visual corrections.

Visually tie status icons to addressbar again, revert having icons in application menu.

Fixes for other themes.

1.5.8 – Oct 14, 2018

Indicates HTTPS (with it's cryptographic certificate) and local pages, errors, and permissions.

1.5.7 – Oct 5, 2018

Indicates HTTPS and local pages.

1.5.5 – Sep 13, 2018

Performance fixes and better labelling on topsites display.

Hides downloads bar in fullscreen.

1.5.2 – Jul 28, 2018

Renders nice previews for webfeeds.

Fixes regressions with topsites interactions and viewsource.

1.5.1 – Jul 19, 2018

Fixes for Juno.

1.5.0 – Jun 29, 2018

Topsites performance and design improvements.

Add indicators for menuitems that are links.

1.4.1 – Jun 4, 2018

Major performance improvements in regards to internal pages. i.e. stops wasting time wasting memory.

Recommends apps for unsupported URL and file types.

Improved accessibility of the downloads bar.

1.4.0 – May 26, 2018

Fills in gaps within the topsites display with my recommendations.

More succinct text in download notifications.

1.3.0 – Apr 13, 2010

You can customize the topsites on odysseus:home!

Minor optimizations to odysseus:history.

1.2.3 – Mar 27, 2018

Your most visited pages are now linked to from the newtab page.

Now speaks French and Portuguese.

Added credits page to thank contributors.

More minor UI corrections.

1.2.2 – Mar 21, 2018

More communicative browser history viewer, with colour coded tabs, tooltips communicating which links you've followed, favicons, page screenshots, and years in all dates.

Fixes for video playback and infinite tab spawnage.

Added a privacy notice.

1.2.0 – Mar 18, 2018

Natural search of your browser history

Added useful "hints" to the footer of the newtab page, which may link to a new credits page.

Reduced prevalance of the "loading" message.

1.0.12 – Jan 3, 2018

Now speaks Czech.

Tabs now open in background.

Short-term style fix for plus.google.com.

Preparations for more localization.

1.0.11 – Jan 2, 2018

Adds more keyboard and middle click shortcuts.

Fixes links displayed in AppCenter.

1.0.10 – Dec 29, 2017

Hopefully this makes it display better in AppCenter.

1.0.8 – Dec 29, 2017

Bugfix: a tab always remains open in each window.

1.0.7 – Dec 29, 2017

Disable broken WebInspector for now.

If you have the know-how to fix https://github.com/alcinnz/Odysseus/issues/54, please help.

1.0.4 – Dec 23, 2017

Offers a very smooth browsing and downloads experience.

First AppCenter release, so Merry Christmas!