Install Epiphany on Linux ARM Device
Epiphany is a lightweight web browser based on the WebKit rendering engine. It is also known as GNOME Web.
Epiphany is the default web browser for GNOME desktop and elementary OS. Epiphany was the default web browser for Raspberry Pi OS (then, Raspbian) until 28th Sep 2016, when ditched for chromium.
To run: Menu -> Internet -> Epiphany Web Browser
To run in a terminal: epiphany-browser
Fortunately, Epiphany is very easy to install on your Linux ARM Device in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Linux ARM Device.
- Use Pi-Apps to install Epiphany.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest LTS of Ubuntu or Debian from your hardware manufacturer.
Epiphany will run on either an Ubuntu/Debian ARM32 OS or ARM64 OS.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Linux ARM Device with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Epiphany.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Internet category, which leads to the Browsers category.
Now scroll down to find Epiphany in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Epiphany for you!
Pi-Apps is a free and open source tool made by Botspot and other contributors. Find out more at https://pi-apps.io