What is subtly?

Subtly is a small Ruby based Webkit / Gtk+ browser glued together with ffi, mainly created as proof-of-concept.

Where to start?

If you are new to subtly you should give the quickstart a try. Also you can find install instructions here or in the INSTALL file.

Getting subtly

Currently there is no stable version of subtly, but you can check out the latest version from the Mercurial repository or download the recent tip. It can be viewed via the repository browser.

hg clone

Keep in mind that the version in the repository is under heavily development and may or may not work.


If you have problems, suggestions or just want to talk about subtly feel free to join #subtle on, drop a mail to unexist at dorfelite dot net.


This code can be distributed under the terms of the GNU GPLv2. See the file COPYING for details.