Luakit browser is built on top of webkit for a better and lightweight browsing experience. It helps users navigate faster, supports tabs, and comes under a GNU license. It is written in the Lua programming language. Therefore the application name drives from both Lua and Webkit. You do not need Lua or webkit installed before installing the browser packages.
In this context, we shall look into how to install Luakit browser on Ubuntu 21.10 distribution.
Steps to install Luakit Browser on Ubuntu 21.10 Impish Indri
1. Perform System Update
Start by updating the system with the below command:
$ sudo apt update
2. Install Luakit Browser on the system
Now install Luakit Browser on the Ubuntu system with the below command:
$ sudo apt install luakit
3. Verify the Luakit Browser Installation
Now we will confirm if the browser is installed using the command line:
$ luakit --version
How to Launch Luakit Browser ?
You can launch Luakit Browser via either the command line or the graphical user interface.
How to Uninstall Luakit Browser From Ubuntu ?
Now we will remove Luakit from our Ubuntu system with the below command:
$ sudo apt remove luakit