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Being a web developer I would like to install Apple Safari to check the proper working of my code.

But I'm not getting how to install the Apple Safari on Ubuntu 10.10? (Without wine)

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get hold of the source and code your own version of Safari. That's the only way. to do it in Ubuntu. –  Alvar Nov 29 '11 at 7:25
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@Alvar That would work if Safari was open source. Unfortunately, it is not. –  jokerdino Nov 29 '11 at 7:35
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I know, my point is that you can't. –  Alvar Nov 29 '11 at 7:40
    
Is it very important to open sites using safari??? there are very efficient alternatives such as Firefox and Chromium. –  Naruto Nov 29 '11 at 12:52
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Don't ask him why he wants to use Safari, since he has already explained it. He is a web developer and want to see if his sites work on all "main" browsers. Like Opera, Safari, Goolge Chrome, Firefox etc. –  Alvar Nov 29 '11 at 18:43

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There is no native Safari for Linux, so your choices are either use the Windows version and run it with Wine or in a VirtualBox, or maybe run it with OSX in a VirtualBox.

Yet another option would be to use another WebKit-based browser such as Chromium or Konqueror as a "close enough" approximation of Safari - they do run natively on Linux but, well, they're not Safari :)

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Just a note that now Chromium no longer uses WebKit. –  Michael Mior Jul 10 '13 at 15:28

There is no Debian package or any other linux package available for Ubuntu. Your only chance to use Safari on Ubuntu is use WINE.

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You can install it via PlayOnLinux too

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That's still Wine. –  Brenton Horne Dec 18 '12 at 6:59
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Right, I meant "POL takes care of dependencies so it's easier to use, if you don't like plain Wine" ^^ –  Joril Dec 18 '12 at 10:20

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