DragonFly BSD



As of the writing of this document, Falkon is in dports as www/falkon.

Binary package

As root:

# pkg install falkon

Building from source

A Dports checkout/tarball is needed for this, usually you can get it easily by following the instructions in /usr/Makefile:

# cd /usr
# make help

To install:

# cd /usr/dports/www/falkon
# make BATCH=yes install clean

You can also use synth to install it:

# cd ~
# synth install www/falkon


Always check what the pkg-message of the package says. It will give some recommendations for the setup.

# pkg info -D falkon


Besides the usual recommendations for web browsing security, we've created also a way of setting up Chromium to minimize the risks of exposure to certain vulnerabilities (Spectre, Meltdown) among other things. Please see: RunSecureBrowser Similar guidelines could be applied to any other browser although they may not have the same security mechanisms Chromium has.

Known issues

Please list down all the problems there might be with this browser below.

BugURL Description Workaround Status
Not yet Hangs and segfaults in i915 with acceleration Use without GPU acceleration Not fixed