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Introduction:

AROS OWB 0.9.6 Screenshot - icaros, OWB 0.9.6 at the Aros Show website with preference window open
OWB 0.9.6

Origyn Web Browser is a web browser designed for CE devices such as mobile phones, portable media players, Set Top Boxes and TV decoders, and any other consumer electronic product (GPS, home-gateways, Web-radios, PVR, DVD recorders, wireless devices etc.)

AROS port of Origyn Web Browser is a Zune-based application created by Stanislaw Szymczyk as one of the requirements of "Port an Open Source Browser To AROS" bounty. It's using OWB encapsulated in a Zune class as a rendering engine.

Features:

The AROS port extends default OWB in numerous ways, most important are:

Manual:

Starting

When running OWB from a Shell you can specify an URL to open in argument.

During the first run OWB is generating a font cache. This process may take some time, but it's done only once. Generated cache is stored in fonts/cache directory.

Usage

To manage tabs use context menu (right mouse button) in the tabs section.

To download a file use link context menu (right mouse button) and choose "Download Linked File".

To access files located on disk use paths in the following form: file:///System:S/Startup-Sequence

To bookmark a tab use tab's context menu.

Bookmark menu is present in the URL string input context menu.

To open a link in a background tab use middle mouse button.

Keyboard Shortcuts

The following keyboard shortcuts are implemented:

Toolbar

Bookmarks Bookmarks, opens the bookmark manager.

Find Text Find, search for text inside the current page.

Download Manager Download, opens the download manager which shows the status of downloads and a allows you to cancel downloads and clear completed downloads.

Preferences Preferences, allows you to configure various parts of OWB.

Detailed Manual

For a more detailed information about OWB usage download this OWB manual created by Nikolaos Tomatsidis

Customisation:

Gui

Navigation Buttons created by Nikolaos Tomatsidis

Previous Releases:

OWB 1.0.2 - Sat, 28 Aug 2010

Cookie handling improved

item type Fixed bug: Prefs pages should have acceptable sizes of string gadgets now
item type Fixed bug: Retaining cookies between sessions should work now

Download Download OWB 1.0.2

OWB 1.0.1 - Thu, 26 Aug 2010

Enabled MathML and SVG support

item type Implemented feature: Enabled MathML and SVG support (which even sometimes work)

Download Download OWB 1.0.1

AROS OWB 1.0.0 a Screenshot - new OWB faster with SDL
OWB 1.0.0 a

OWB 1.0.0 a - Mon, 23 Aug 2010

Experimental build of Stanislaw's OWB by deadwood

item type Implemented feature: Rendering engine uses SDL, not Cairo
item type Updated OWB sources: Updated OWB source code to revision ....

Download Download OWB 1.0.0 a

AROS OWB 1.0.0-rc2 Screenshot - OWB 1.0.0 rc2 - Updated Navigation Buttons
OWB 1.0.0-rc2

OWB 1.0.0-rc2 - Sun, 31 Jan 2010

Version 1.0 Release Candidate 2

item type Fixed bug: Download cancellation from the file name requester
item type Fixed bug: Downloaded file name

Download Download OWB 1.0.0-rc2

AROS OWB 1.0.0-rc1 Screenshot - OWB 1.0.0 rc1. Just another step!
OWB 1.0.0-rc1

OWB 1.0.0-rc1 - Sat, 16 Jan 2010

Version 1.0 Release Candidate 1

item type Implemented feature: Enabled JavaScript XPath interface
item type Implemented feature: Enabled XSLT transformations
item type Implemented feature: Added View menu with zoom-related menu items
item type Implemented feature #8: Show html source
item type Implemented feature #33: Double click on HTML file support
item type Implemented feature #63: Better graphic refresh and scrolling
item type Implemented feature #93: Add "Open link in a new tab" menu selection
item type Implemented feature #94: Open new empty tabs in foreground with activated URL input field
item type Implemented feature #105: Add clipboard operations to main application menu
item type Fixed Bug #31: AROS crashes when drawing VICE menu on OWB window
item type Fixed Bug #57: ImageShack, upload fails
item type Fixed Bug #37: upload of files does not work on yahoo mail
item type Fixed Bug #61: File download transfer speed in very low in OWB
item type Fixed Bug #83: Attaching a file on a ticket seems doing nothing, but it works even if OWB says "error"
item type Fixed Bug #86: Downloading virtualbox from http://www.virtualbox.org/ is not possible
item type Fixed Bug #98: Closing a "new window" opened from owb crashes AROS-hosted
item type Fixed Bug #101: Cursor not appearing when entering text in fields
item type Fixed Bug #102: The scrollbar doesn't follow the pointer if is moved too far

Download Download OWB 1.0.0-rc1

AROS OWB 0.9.9 Screenshot - OWB 0.9.9 running under Icaros VE showing new splash screen
OWB 0.9.9

OWB 0.9.9 - Fri, 30 Oct 2009

Added support for multiple browser windows, main menu, fixed some bugs

item type Implemented feature: Support for multiple browser windows
item type Implemented feature: Support for popup windows
item type Implemented feature: Added main application menu
item type Implemented feature: Moved bookmarks menu to main application menu
item type Implemented feature: StartOWB tool displaying splash window while OWB is starting
item type Implemented feature: Replaced text search window with search panel
item type Implemented feature: Middle mouse button now opens links in new tab
item type Fixed bug #69: Can't login on www.vcast.it. It say that cookies are not active on the browser
item type Fixed bug #81: After sending a private message on AROS-Exec, the links on the new pages are not working
item type Fixed bug #85: Long bookmarks are cut
item type Fixed bug #88: Reloading AROS-Exec causes it to look weird
item type Fixed bug #91: Problem with cookies from www.ppa.pl
item type Fixed bug: Fixed assertion fails in fontconfig library
item type Updated OWB sources: Updated OWB source code to revision 1097

Download Download OWB 0.9.9

AROS OWB 0.9.8 Screenshot - OWB with pice theme displaying aros.org
OWB 0.9.8

OWB 0.9.8 - Sun, 28 Jun 2009

Fixed a couple of bugs, added download speed meter.

item type Fixed bug #79: OWB crashes on exit after cancelling file download started from menu
item type Fixed bug #77: Caret is still blinking in deactivated text editor fields causing confusion
item type Fixed bug #65: OWB doesn't display all select options when an empty option is present
item type Fixed bug #73: OWB doesn't run from DVD anymore
item type Fixed bug #70: Blocked mouse wheel and text area forms when using bookmarks
item type Fixed bug #48: Can't send messages on imo.im
item type Config: Added HTTP proxy settings
item type Implemented feature: Implemented download speed indicator

Download Download OWB 0.9.8

AROS OWB 0.9.7 Screenshot - Boomarks Manager
OWB 0.9.7

OWB 0.9.7 - Sun, 21 Jun 2009

Added bookmark manager, fixed most important bugs.

item type Updated OWB sources: Updated OWB source code to revision 1012
item type Config: OWB window now opens maximized by default
item type Fixed bug #60: submit button does not work correctly in certain circumstances
item type Fixed bug #55: File corruption when downloading multiple files simultaneously
item type Implemented feature #28: Bookmark manager and menu
item type Implemented feature #9: Remaining keyboard shortcuts from keyboard shortcuts

Download Download OWB 0.9.7

AROS OWB 0.9.6 Screenshot - icaros, OWB 0.9.6 at the Aros Show website with preference window open
OWB 0.9.6

OWB 0.9.6 - Thu, 11 Jun 2009

Fixed problem with crashing preferences window.

item type Fixed bug: Fixed crashes when opening preferences window

Download Download OWB 0.9.6

OWB 0.9.5 - Wed, 10 Jun 2009

Contains fixes for bugs introduced in OWB 0.9.4.

item type Updated OWB sources: Updated OWB source code to revision 1000
item type Fixed bug: Yahoo mail is working again
item type Fixed bug: slashdot.org is working again
item type Fixed bug: no more crashes during closing tabs when more than one tab is present

Download Download OWB 0.9.5

OWB 0.9.4 - Sat, 06 Jun 2009

Unfortunately it appeared to contain a lot of new bugs present in mainstream OWB sources, therefore it's recommended to avoid upgrading to this version until these problems are resolved.

item type Updated OWB sources: Updated OWB source code to revision 994
item type Fixed bug: Fixed a couple of bugs causing memory corruption.
item type Fixed bug #47: Requester asking for volume "file:" appears when opening local files.
item type Config: Switched OWB to new cookie manager, now cookies are kept in cookies.db (sqlite3 database file)

Download Download OWB 0.9.4

OWB 0.9.3 - Fri, 10 Apr 2009

Automatic download after clicking on the links implemented

item type Updated OWB sources: Updated OWB source code to revision 905
item type Debugging: Disabled debug messages
item type Fixed bug #44: After about ten executions OWB starts to behave weird
item type Fixed bug #42: Memory leak during drawing transparent images
item type Fixed bug #36: Redrawing problems with dynamic menu
item type Implemented feature #34: JavaScript prompt requester
item type Fixed bug #27: Challenge-response authentication is not working
item type Implemented feature #26: Automatic download after clicking on the link
item type Fixed bug #23: Frame title set in JavaScript is not cleared when loading a new page
item type Implemented feature #21: Placeholders for missing images and plug-ins

Download Download OWB 0.9.3

AROS OWB 0.9.2 Screenshot - OWB with os4 theme displaying icarosdesktop.org
OWB 0.9.2

OWB 0.9.2 - Sun, 01 Mar 2009

Cookie saving implemented, FFS bug fixed

item type Fixed bug #29: OWB fails to execute on FFS filesystem
item type Implemented feature #19: Keyboard shortcuts (only cut / copy / paste for now)
item type Implemented feature #24: Show the browser state more clearly.
item type Fixed bug #2: A scrollbar is still active even though the left mouse button is already up (it was still happening
item type Fixed bug #25: Close gadget of preferences window doesn't work
item type Implemented feature #22: Cookie saving
item type Fixed bug #1: TGM Online's forum makes OWB crash

Download Download OWB 0.9.2

AROS OWB 0.9.1 Screenshot - OWB 0.9.1 running under Icaros VE at o1i's blog!
OWB 0.9.1

OWB 0.9.1 - Wed, 25 Feb 2009

Downloads fixed

item type Updated OWB sources: Updated OWB source code to revision 847
item type Implemented feature: Reading url to open from command-line arguments
item type Fixed bug #16: Offline browsing seems almost broken
item type Fixed bug #4: Pages with looped animated gifs are eating memory
item type Fixed bug #11: Downloads are corrupted
item type Fixed bug #2: A scrollbar is still active even though the left mouse button is already up
item type Fixed bug #6: Attaching a file does not work from yahoo and gmail
item type Debugging: Disabled some debug messages.

Download Download OWB 0.9.1

OWB 0.9 - Mon, 23 Feb 2009

First public release

item type : First public release

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Links

Read more about Origyn Web Browser for AROS at the author's OWB project page.

Visit AROS OWB bug-tracker to report bugs and request new features.

Visit Sand-Labs for more information about OWB.

Visit power2people for more information about the browser bounty.

Visit AROS user docs and AROS Wiki for more information about setting up networking in AROS.