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Now that Opera has switched to WebKit too, on Linux I found only WebKit or Gecko based browsers. The only other one was KDE/Konqueror's KHTML and on Windows IE's Trident. Are there any other alternatives to WebKit and Gecko on Linux?

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Interesting question and now I'd like to know the answer. Still... even a more interesting question is why do you want another one? Lack of features? Just curiosity? –  zozo Mar 7 '13 at 12:29
    
Just curiosity. –  user1936963 Mar 7 '13 at 12:35
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I am sure others exist. Opera didn't switch to Chronium they switched to a different rendering engine the underline browser is still Opera. I don't believe there is anything really except WebKit, Gecko, and Trident in the Windows world. Within the Linux world thats different since Trident isn't even an option. –  Ramhound Mar 7 '13 at 12:53
    
Opera did it, they switched and started commiting to WebKit and Chromium. They even switched to v8. –  user1936963 Mar 7 '13 at 12:59
    
WebKit of course was a fork of KHTML. –  Karan Mar 7 '13 at 20:47
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There is a Wikipedia article titled Comparison of layout engines (HTML) which may be useful. Aside from Gecko, KHTML, Trident, and WebKit, there is Presto, Amaya, and Links - although they are far from being as widely used as the previously mentioned rendering engines. A more complete list of graphical HTML rendering engines can be found here

There also exists text-based web browsers (usually with command-line interfaces). Two notable examples are Lynx and ELinks.

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