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by sdubois Contributions Published on Jun 24, 2010 12:08 PM
Have you heard of Firefox or GNU Icecat? Well, these programs have a secret weapon — Gecko. At the heart of them is, well, not a fox at all, but a gecko. This little fellow is getting himself into all kinds of software nowadays, from your email client to ticketing machines in train stations and airports — anytime you need to show a webpage, Gecko is ready and willing to lend a hand.

Gecko isn't the alone in his gargantuan task — Konqueror's WebKit rendering engine is winding up in cellphones and mobile devices everywhere these days.

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