Browser Switchboard

Browser Switchboard (formerly browser-proxy) is a program which allows you to choose which browser to use as the default browser on Maemo devices. It supports MicroB, Tear, Fennec/Mobile Firefox, and Midori out of the box, and can also be used to launch MicroB without having browserd running.

Current Release

Version 3.0rc1 (2009/12/18) (Diablo package)

Version 2.2 (2009/12/14) (Diablo package)

Getting Browser Switchboard

Source code and packages for Diablo can be found on the maemo Garage download page.


See the README for instructions on how to configure and use Browser Switchboard.


You can email your question to the maintainers (see below), or you can take it to the Tear thread on the forums.


The latest source is available via a Git repository; you can check it out by running

git clone

from a shell. You can also browse the repository using gitweb.

Bug reports and patches can be emailed to the maintainers, or posted on the forum thread.


Steven Luo <steven+maemo [at]> is the primary maintainer of Browser Switchboard, with assistance from Jason Simpson (the original developer).