Surfingkeys is an extension(addon) for Chromium based browsers(Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge) and Firefox based browsers(Firefox), it provides vim like keybindings for user to navigate the web with those browsers.
The extension is an open-sourced software developed by Brook Hong, distributed to end users for free. The basic functions are same across all browsers with some extra functions removed from Firefox version.
The extra functions(which may be changed in future) include:
- PDF viewer
- Mermaid diagram generator
In order to perform actions with shortcuts, the extension will request below permissions.
tabsfor tab operations with shortcuts.
historyto quickly launch URL from history with Omnibar
bookmarksto quickly launch URL from bookmarks with Omnibar
storageto store query history/vim-like marks.
sessionsto create/list/open sessions from Omnibar.
downloadsto close download shelf with shortcut.
topSitesto quickly launch URL from topSites with Omnibar.
clipboardReadto launch URL form clipboard.
clipboardWriteto copy page URL/title with shortcut, copy selection in visual mode.
proxyfor the extension to quickly switch proxy.
The extension does not collect any data except on the built-in pages from the extension itself with Chromium bases browsers, the built-in pages are:
The collected data contains only the URLs of those pages, only for the purpose of which built-in pages should be kept or removed from this extension.
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