WPE Webkit in kiosk mode. Intended for mir-kiosk on embedded devices.
WPE Webkit  is an official port of the WebKit project.
This snap packages WPE, backend libraries and the cog web app container  in kiosk mode. Requires the ubuntu-frame snap (formerly mir-kiosk) on Ubuntu Core, or a compatible Wayland compositor on desktop systems. See the README  for limitations and options.
On Core systems, the browser is running as a service, and will be automatically restarted after ubuntu-frame (or mir-kiosk) refreshes.
On desktop systems, the application wpe-webkit-mir-kiosk.cog starts the launcher in windowed mode, suitable for testing.
From the WPE website: “WPE WebKit allows embedders to create simple and performant
systems based on Web platform technologies. It is designed with hardware
acceleration in mind, leveraging common 3D graphics APIs for best
For versions of Ubuntu between 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr) and 15.10 (Wily Werewolf), as well as Ubuntu flavours that don’t include snap by default, snap can be installed from the Ubuntu Software Centre by searching for snapd.
Alternatively, snapd can be installed from the command line:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapd
Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.
Install WPE WebKit for Mir Kiosk
To install WPE WebKit for Mir Kiosk, simply use the following command: