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Arora is a free and open source lightweight cross-platform web browser. It runs on Linux, embedded Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, Windows, Haiku, and any other platforms supported by the Qt toolkit.

Arora uses the QtWebKit port of the fully standards-compliant WebKit layout engine. It features fast rendering, powerful JavaScript engine and supports Netscape plugins.

Apart from the must-have features such as bookmarks, history and tabbed browsing Arora boasts:

  • very fast startup
  • integration with desktop environments
  • smart location bar
  • session management
  • privacy mode
  • flexible search engine management
  • ClickToFlash plugin
  • download manager
  • WebInspector, a set of tools for web developers
  • 30 translations
This package includes libraries necessary for work.


Uzip this file to /boot.
Submitted On:
08 Nov 2010
Submitted By:
Alexander . (PoZorro)
File Size:
16,163.15 Kb
GNU General Public License v2
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Total Votes:2


+3 # no gif imagesbbjimmy 2009-12-09 11:10
gif images do not show. .png and .jpg work, but .gif do not.
+1 # Importing HTML bookmarksHumdinger 2010-01-03 12:34
There's supposed to be a htmlToXBel tool that's needed to import bookmarks from Mozilla. Anyone up to a port of that and including it in the Arora package?

+1 # Missing filesDiver 2010-02-07 10:30
This package misses imageformats folder which should contain libqgif.so and other image libs.
+4 # RE: Aroraskarmiglione 2010-02-16 00:34
Howto make work gnash on arora?
0 # To fix broken png support...Diver 2010-05-12 07:50
Download previous version of libpng from http://narod.ru/disk/20659791000/libpng.so.zip.html
and place it in lib folder inside Arora.
+2 # RE: To fix broken png support...PoZorro 2010-05-20 09:12
0 # problems with picturespistooli 2010-05-20 13:12
indeed this build has some problems with images - Haiku Alpha 2

+1 # RE: Arorapistooli 2010-06-20 13:02
it appears that if you install the qt environment from qt-haiku.ru (Qt 4.5.1 for Haiku r127 (minimal)), and after that this Arora file, then the above png/jpeg, etc... problem is not present...
0 # RE: RE: Aroratonestone57 2010-06-20 19:55

If I'm not mistaken PoZorro included a lib folder with the older png library as temporary fix for the missing images. :-)

Check in the Arora folder for it.
0 # RE: RE: RE: Arorapistooli 2010-06-21 01:30
indeed. but I am afraid, that I was testing that "fixed build" previously.
0 # RE: RE: RE: RE: AroraDiver 2010-06-24 06:39
This is because imageformats folder is missing from this package again. You can get it from Qt 4.5.1 for Haiku r127 (minimal) http://qt-haiku.ru/index.php?option=com_rokdownloads&view=file&task=download&id=64%3Aqt-4-5&Itemid=60
+1 # RE: Arorakarl 2010-06-20 14:50
hmm the fonts in those screenshots look really good. better than under web+.
+1 # RE: RE: Arorapistooli 2010-06-20 16:30


Mozilla 3:
+1 # RE: Arorakarl 2010-06-20 18:55
Is it just me?

From your screenshots, Minefield is the worst, Web+ 2nd, and Arora the best looking for font rendering.
0 # RE: RE: Aroramichaelvoliveira 2010-06-21 03:28
Arora >>>> Webpositive = Minefield here
0 # RE: Aroraandrewzx1 2010-11-15 13:44
What is the Clicktoflash plug-in? Does this work on Haiku? With Youtube?
0 # RE: AroraSeanCollins 2011-05-29 22:45

This application should qualify for the Haiku compatability Logo.Please submit to Haiku developement mailing list
0 # RE: Arorallelectronics 2011-06-12 05:32
I think the current version 0.11 is wrong packaged. As there is a Arora folder in the root of the directory which holds the correct links for the libs.
I uploaded a correct and fixed version here:
This one also fixes the images not showing.
0 # RE: RE: Arorakarl 2011-06-12 09:24
I'd update it, but don't even know how to download it from the link given, and I don't want to register just to download something.
0 # RE: AroraSeanCollins 2011-06-12 10:54
I am putting together a QT superpack that will unzip to boot. Will include several browsers,framework etc.
0 # RE: Aroratarro 2011-10-28 16:02
Arora is so faster than bezilla or webpositive, but.. GIF images are not available in web pages (? icon)..
so instable,on alpha 1 r3, after few pages viewed it hangs up ad haiku starts debug window (with Qt webkit gcc2,gcc4 lib and hibryd also)

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