After some efforts related on the
epiphany-accessibility page, a
quite usable version came out,
Debian users may want to do the following, which will clone the
master branch, which contains the hotkeys extension, on top of the
epiphany-extensions package at the time this project was
2.18.1-2), build the package (with an unmodified version
number, which one might want to change), and install the newly created
package (it is assumed one has basic knowledge of how debian package
git-clone, and compilation
git-clone git://git.debian.org/git/users/kibi-guest/epiphany-extensions.git cd epiphany-extensions DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=nostrip debuild -us -uc -b -nc # Some Build-Depends may # need to be installed. sudo debi # Installs the generated binary package pkill epiphany && epiphany # Then Tools>Extensions, and activate Hotkeys
git-pull DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=nostrip debuild -us -uc -b -nc sudo debi pkill epiphany && epiphany
- restart epiphany
- enable the extension
- read the documentation (Help > Extensions)
- adjust the custom stylesheet
- report bugs!
So as to ease the merge into upstream, I had a look at using
but unfortunately, it is not meant to be then cloned (so as to have a
repository available online for anyone, cloned from the development
boxen), at least without
That's why the following has been chosen:
master keeps on having the
initial tree and the initial commits.
upstream is an equivalent of
an SVN working copy.
upstream-hotkeys contains the
augmented with the hotkeys extension.
At the time of this writing, bugfixes and new feature additions will
probably happen in
master and then get pulled in the
Next step: get epiphany 2.19 built and test the
branch by building against it.
patch against current upstream SVN
r1569) is available, it is sufficient to do the following to
enable the hotkeys:
wget http://blog.mraw.org/projects/epiphany-accessibility/upstream-hotkeys-icons.diff svn co svn://svn.gnome.org/svn/epiphany-extensions/trunk hotkeys-test cd hotkeys-test patch -p1 < ../upstream-hotkeys-icons.diff ./autogen.sh --with-extensions=default,hotkeys make sudo make install