ReKonq Gaining Chrome Extension Support, Still Sponsored By Blue Systems

Posted by lordpenguin on May 22, 2013 6:54 PM EDT
The Powerbase; By Dean Howell
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ReKonq has come a long way since 0.9.2 (May 2012) and with the help of Blue Systems developer Adjam, it is taking baby-steps towards Chrome Extension support.

Boon or bust?

It’s unclear to us how many KDE users prefer ReKonq over Firefox or Chrome but I would assume that it’s not an army. That said, ReKonq does have a very compelling ‘web-app’ creation tool that supplements Firefox & Chrome quite nicely! Tools like Google Keep work great in ReKonq as a stand-a-lone web app that iconifies to your taskbar. At the same time, users of tools like Feedly –the ultra-popular Google Reader replacement– can’t take advantage of ReKonq powerful web app wrapper because it requires an extension to be installed in either Firefox or Chrome.

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