[qutebrowser] Editing keys in Windows browser release

Florian Bruhin me at the-compiler.org
Wed Jun 14 10:20:59 CEST 2017

Hey Adam,

On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 02:12:03AM +0200, Adam Steinz wrote:
> I am already using qutebrowser on my kali machine and while I am very happy
> with it (since the crashes stopped), I would love to say the same for the
> Windows release.

FWIW if you get crashes on Windows, it's probably because it's still
using the legacy QtWebKit backend - this will change with the next

> Namely, my issue stems from me not being able to edit the navigation keys. I
> may be an odd duck, but since using i3 I have gotten used to using J as
> left, K as up, L as down and ů as right (Czech keyboard). *Is there a way
> for me to change the keybindings in qutebrowser?* I have been unsuccessful
> in my search for a keys.conf file.

You can either use :bind (with -f to rebind) and let qutebrowser save
things to the config, or quit and edit it. It's in

> P.S.: if the need to localize conf files or documentation into German/Czech
> ever comes into question, just say the word. I love this program, it's what
> I would love the rest of the world to implement (it's a bitch going up to
> someone else's computer and being crippled by a mouse-only interface)

No plans to implement the stuff needed for translations currently, but
thanks! And yep, I know that feeling! :D


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