midori(1) fast and lightweight Web Browser.


midori [OPTION...] [URL]


midori is a lightweight Web Browser.


Application Options:


Run ADDRESS as a web application.

-c FOLDER, --config=FOLDER

Use FOLDER as configuration folder.

-p, --private

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


Plain GTK+ window with WebKit, akin to GtkLauncher.

-d, --diagnostic-dialog

Show a diagnostic dialog.

-g, --debug

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

-r FILE, --run=FILE

Run FILE as a JavaScript.

-s URI, --snapshot=URI

Take a snapshot of URI.

-e COMMAND, --execute=COMMAND

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


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

-V, --version

Print the version of Midori.

-b PATTERN, --block-uris=PATTERN

Block URIs according to the regular expression specified in PATTERN.

-i SECONDS, --inactivity-reset=SECONDS

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 <https://bugs.debian.org>.


Midori is copyright (C) 2007 Christian Dywan.

This manual page was completely rewritten by Sergio Durigan Junior <[email protected]>, based on the previous version by Emanuele Rocca <[email protected]>. 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.