Does anybody know wether or not it willbe possible to use the GTK3.2's new HTML5-extension in Ubuntu 11.10? They announced that GNOME3.2 will be included, but will they build the GTK packages with the new HTML5-extension enabled?

  • That is a very interesting question. You do mean if you can run any standard GTK applications as a browserapp? Or if you can develop 3.2 apps that supports it? Sep 27, 2011 at 13:31
  • Well, at first I would like to know, if I can run any GTK application as a browser application in the next Ubuntu release. But then I it would be interesting as well to know, how to develop those applications.
    – user5950
    Sep 27, 2011 at 13:59

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Not in Oneiric, it seems, but it should be possible in 12.04. Since this was only released a couple of days ago, it was probably too late to get it in 11.10. The GTK applications will just work. You'll run them like this: GDK_BACKEND=broadway someapp.

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