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midori - fast and lightweight Web Browser.


midori [OPTION...] [URL]


midori is a lightweight Web Browser.


Application Options:

Run ADDRESS as a web application.

Use FOLDER as configuration folder.

Run Midori in private mode. No changes are saved in this mode.

Plain GTK+ window with WebKit, akin to GtkLauncher.

Show a diagnostic dialog.

Run Midori within gdb and save a backtrace on crash. Useful when reporting bugs against the package.

Run FILE as a JavaScript.

Take a snapshot of URI.

Run the specified COMMAND. To obtain a list of supported commands, see --help-execute below.

Print a list of available commands supported by --execute.

Print the version of Midori.

Block URIs according to the regular expression specified in PATTERN.

Reset Midori after SECONDS seconds of inactivity.

X display to use.

Help Options:

-?, --help

Show help options described above.

Show all help options.

Show GTK+ Options.


Please report bugs using the Debian BTS <>.


Midori is copyright (C) 2007 Christian Dywan.

This manual page was completely rewritten by Sergio Durigan Junior <>, based on the previous version by Emanuele Rocca <>. It was written for the Debian GNU/Linux system but may be used by others.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation.

September 2015 midori 0.5.11