HOW TO INSTALL ARORA WEB BROWSER (ARORA BROWSER) IN UBUNTU 16.04
In this article we are going to learn How to install Arora web browser in Ubuntu 16.04. Arora browser is a internet browsing application. It’s an nice light weight application comes various features like bookmark websites, set internet proxy address if you are working on a proxy based environment, fast internet website browsing, consume’s less memory, download manager, Ad blocker and so on. Arora browser is not a advance browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox but if you are looking for a simple web browser with normal browsing features then this application is best for you. It’s an cross platform application available for major operating systems i.e. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS.
The disadvantages of Arora web browser is it’s not updated from last 7 years. Last update of this application was released on year 2010 and also there is no plugins and fixes are available for Arora Browser. Initially this application was developed by Benjamin C. Meyer using C++ programming language and released under GNU GPL license.
Follow the below steps to install Arora Web Browser (Arora Browser) in Ubuntu 16.04
Before we start the installation of Arora browser let’s update the Packages & Repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update # Update Packages & Repositories Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease Hit:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:3 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease Reading package lists... Done
After update the Packages & Repositories now we are ready to install the Arora Web Browser package. To do so we don’t have to install any 3rd party PPA repository as it’s a part of default repository of Ubuntu 16.04. So follow the below command to install the Arora package.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install arora # Install Arora Browser Package Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following additional packages will be installed: libqt5script5 The following NEW packages will be installed: arora libqt5script5 0 upgraded, 2 newly installed, 0 to remove and 428 not upgraded. Need to get 1,498 kB of archives. After this operation, 6,999 kB of additional disk space will be used. Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y ---> Enter 'y' to continue the installation Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 libqt5script5 amd64 5.5.1+dfsg-2build1 [707 kB] Get:2 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 arora amd64 0.11.0+qt5+git2014-04-06-1 [791 kB] Fetched 1,498 kB in 4s (366 kB/s) Selecting previously unselected package libqt5script5:amd64. (Reading database ... 174198 files and directories currently installed.) Preparing to unpack .../libqt5script5_5.5.1+dfsg-2build1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking libqt5script5:amd64 (5.5.1+dfsg-2build1) ... Selecting previously unselected package arora. Preparing to unpack .../arora_0.11.0+qt5+git2014-04-06-1_amd64.deb ... Unpacking arora (0.11.0+qt5+git2014-04-06-1) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Setting up libqt5script5:amd64 (5.5.1+dfsg-2build1) ... Setting up arora (0.11.0+qt5+git2014-04-06-1) ... Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu5) ...
As you can see above we have successfully installed the Arora web browser package. To confirm the same use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l arora # Confirm the installed Package Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend |/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad) ||/ Name Version Architecture Description +++-====================================-=======================-=======================-============================================================================= ii arora 0.11.0+qt5+git2014-04-0 amd64 simple cross platform web browser
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Now to open the application just type the command arora on shell prompt. Refer the command below.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ arora # Open the Arora Browser application
Arora Browser Package Version
You can also open the Arora Web Browser application graphically using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.
To Uninstall the application use the below command.
elinuxbook@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r arora # Uninstall the Arora browser application (Reading database ... 174255 files and directories currently installed.) Removing arora (0.11.0+qt5+git2014-04-06-1) ... Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-0ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ... Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ... Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ... Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index... Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ... Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
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