Questions tagged [epiphany]

Epiphany is the default web browser in elementary OS as of the Loki release. For the default browser in Freya and earlier, use "Midori". For other web browsers, use other tags.

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Epiphany don't work if you have mixed user locales

Epiphany don't work if you have mixed use locales. How to reproduce an error: Install Elementary OS 6.1 from latest iso. In System Settings change Formats to a different language and press button &...
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How do I create webapps in elementaryOS?

I'd like to add O365 shortcuts to my dock. I can do this in Chrome but it just opens regular chrome. I'm sure I was previously able to open a contained webapp once upon a time without the location bar ...
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Microsoft web versions doesn't work on browser

Outlook 365 and Microsoft teams doesn't work on the web browser in elementary os... Why don't you give options of installing firefox open source browser... It works very well on Ubuntu.
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Flatpak applications not working as intended

I liked elementary os during the juno release but had moved away to try other distros. I decided to give Loki(elementary os 6) a try yesterday only to find that the default web browser was unable to ...
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Web/Epiphany is loading weird then crashing

Web/Epiphany had been working fine so far, but now I execute it and it loads not respecting the dark them, with some graphical glitches, while trying to load the 3 tabs I had previously, then after a ...
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Cannot uninstall the Web browser

I've tried uninstalling epiphany but I get "package not installed" I tried from Applications menu and I got "Application state not set as installed in AppCenter for package: GNOME Web&...
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Does Epiphany/Web support profiles, and if so, where should they be stored?

Previously in Epiphany/Web, you could launch different profiles in new instances using the --profile flag, similar to Firefox. This was handy if, for example, you wanted a separate instance using a ...
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Epiphany have problems to reproduce some videos

I love Epiphany (Web) design but some videos don't want to reproduce. It's a problem on the browser or maybe I'm missing a codec? I would apreciate your help. Ty.
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Epiphany: Print selection

Does anyone know if it's possible to print only the selected part of a web page to a PDF in Epiphany? I've tried searching for a solution, but couldn't find anything, though I could be searching for ...
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Epiphany browser, DRM capabilities

Is it possible to watch Netflix or play Spotify on Epiphany browser?
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Problem downloading from Protonmail webui

When I try to download an attachment using the Protonmail webui, I am met with the following: Thanks for any help.
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Switched to Elementary OS last night, now my internet is insanely slow

So on pop!_OS I was pulling 275 Mbs yesterday. I switched to elementary and now can’t load the webpage that I did my initial speed test on yesterday because my browser is that bad. I’ll probably have ...
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mic and webcam permission error on epiphany

when opening any site that require mic or webcam permission on epiphany theres no way i can give permission so i am unable to use any of these unfortunately mic and webcam works fine in chrome (on ...
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Can Epiphany browser tabs be made more conspicuous?

I enjoy the minimalism of Epiphany, though, as a suggestion, it would be useful to allow some implementation/configuration of security features beyond reliance upon Certificates. My main issue is that ...
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Is it possible to change theme/style for Epiphany so that the active tab is standing out more?

Does anyone know if possible and if so how to change the theming/styling of Epiphany so that the active tab is standing out more. I find it hard to easily see which tab is active. thx
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Epiphany internal PDF viewer just flickers

When viewing PDFs in Epiphany's internal viewer the PDF is basically unreadable due to heavy flickering. Is there a workaround to open PDFs externally until fixed?
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How to force all apps to use system fonts (the ones set using Gnome Tweaks)?

The fonts that come by-default with elementary OS do not support Urdu language text. So I had to install supporting font to render Urdu text properly. Then, I go to Google Chrome settings, set ...
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Error setting up the address bar for Google search engine

I installed the Russian version of the operating system (the problem may be repeated in operating systems in other languages). An error occurred while trying to search in Epiphany. It is related to ...
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After update Epiphany stopped working

After OS and Epiphany updates, Epiphany stopped working. Installed Firefox and it worked fine. OS became unstable also: shutdown hangs; starting the system tools app also hangs; must power off. Is ...
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How can I uninstall a site that was installed as a Web Application?

I installed a site as a web application in Epiphany (in the upper right gear icon) as a shortcut that I could then keep in my dock. However, the site is just a rendered static page with no clickable ...
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Epiphany browser youtube error

How to fix this in elementary 5.1 ?
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Epiphany shows Oops Something went wrong while displaying this page

literally just installed Elementary OS 5.1 and while browsing the internet all of the sudden i spotted all tabs in Epiphany to show "Oops Something went wrong while displaying this page". After ...
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How to find Webkit version in Epiphany

The elementary OS by design removes "About" dialogs from third-party apps like Epiphany, and instead encourages to use the AppCentre page for info about version etc. The problem is, that Epiphany's "...
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Video and other multimedia locks up and crashes Epiphany browser

I love the Epiphany browser's look and aesthetic, but when using pages with a lot of multimedia content, it will eventually lock up, or crash. I already have gstreamer1.0-libav installed. I'm ...
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Multimedia-Content

I can not display multimedia content in some browsers (Epiphany + Vivaldi). Firefox + Chromium works fine. I manually copied the Chromium codec into the Vivaldi directory. Unfortunately, did not help. ...
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Browser crashed on youtube-frontend site (invidio.us)

I tried to open (this video)[https://invidio.us/watch?v=BnzYqOn3VkY] on invidio.us and the browser dissapeared. I wondered how to find a log of the event and all I could think of was tailing dmegs. ...
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Epiphany browser with iCloud web client

When running with the Juno release Live CD, I can login to my icloud account (www.icloud.com) with Epiphany and bring up the various services with the hashtag reference (#mail, etc.) but I cannot open ...
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Videos not playing correctly with Epiphany

Does anyone know why this is happening?
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Epiphany keyboard shortcuts [closed]

Why some keyboard shortcuts, listed as available, are not working in Epiphany? For example: Shift + Ctrl + N or Shift + Ctrl + T.
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Solution to make all videos properly work in Epyphany

I didn't get any 720p youtube videos in Epiphany and no streaming videos at fresh install. The I installed gstreamer1.0-plugins-bad and most videos/streaming work, but on youtube only some videos play ...
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How to allow ads in some websites with Epiphany?

I want to enable ads in certain websites, but not globally, create an exception list of some sort for the ad blocker. Is that possible? Without checking and unchecking "block ads" in preferences, of ...
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Epiphany does not start (seg fault)

I am working with Elementary Juno (4.15.0-43-generic on x86_64). Epiphany does not start anymore in the desktop and I get a segmentation fault while starting in the Terminal.
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videos dont play in Epiphany

I have Juno installed and if I try to play a Video in Epiphany it is just red and grey. if I play the same video in Chromium it works fine.
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Where can I report bugs to elementary patches of Epiphany?

I'm looking for a place to track development and report issues with the patches to epiphany browser, that were made by elementary devs. Epiphany in elementary is not vanilla, however I cannot find any ...
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Video freezes when watching videos

When i watch videos on youtube using firefox or Epiphany the video freezes when i do nothing for a few minutes and i have to move the mouse so that the video continues it's a very annoying problem if ...
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mouse right click double clicks?

I have an annoying issue with Firefox and epiphany when I right click on a link to open it in a new tab, it does not give me the chance to click it, it clicks by it self I have to hold the right click ...
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Some bugs I found + 'code' related questions

I have downloaded and install elementary OS 5.0 Juno for a few days now and during that time, I think I have noticed some bugs, mostly just minor. For starter, every time you log in to the OS, the ...
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Why Epiphany over Firefox?

Dear ElementaryOS users, a questions popped up in my mind: why should anyone use Epiphany over Firefox? Mine is NOT a blind criticism on the elementary team, rather a pure curiosity. In Elementary ...
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Where are the Bookmarks on the left side in the Epiphany Browser?

ElementaryOS is the first OS that could make me switch from MacOS to the Linux side, but... I don't like Firefox, I don't like Opera, I don't like Chrome. And the Epyphany Browser has no Bookmarks on ...
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Epiphany or Gnome Brower not displaying search results on late 2016 Macbook Pro running in virtual machine through Parallel Desktop Lite

I have been reading that Linux in general does not run well on the late 2016 MacBook Pro. I have been running several distros with minimal problems through the Parallel Desktop Lite app, including ...
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Error on resize or move focus on video play back - no picture sound continues

On the epiphany browser when i watch a video on youtube it start playing OK. If I then resize, or move mouse focus off the player or try to use the mouse to re-wind the stream to replay the last bit ...
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Epiphany: Change user-agent

on arch-site i found this (gnome-web): gsettings set org.gnome.Epiphany.web:/org/gnome/epiphany/web/ user-agent 'Bunnies! Lots of bunnies in my user agent!' but when i run it on terminal it does not ...
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Videos in Epiphany problem

Am I the only one having this problem or is it a bug? Facebook, or youtube, or whatever videos in Epiphany stop playing after a few seconds, freezes, that is, except for the sound that goes until the ...
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Facebook video calls and Youtube live video not plalyed by the default web browser?

I Couldn't play YouTube videos or make Facebook video calls on epiphany, its asking for an HTML5 video supported browser. If it does not support HTML5 then how to play that type of videos? Can anyone ...
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How to block Facebook ads in Epiphany?

Allow advertisements is disabled in Preferences, but some ads, especially Facebook ads, bypass the filter. I've tried adding some custom lists to /home/.config/epiphany/adblock/filters.list but they ...
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Epiphany - Can't login to Google with new google sign-in page

From few days ago ever since google rolled out new sign-in page for my account, I can't login to any google service with Epiphany which was my preferred browser. After entering the password I just get ...
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Youtube homepage doesn't work

Youtube.com isn't working properly. I can watch embedded videos normally, but if I go to the homepage or try to watch a video on youtube, this is all that shows up. Tried turning off the adblocker ...
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Where do I find find web apps' .desktop files?

I wanted to create an Inbox webapp. I tried epiphany and chromium but I wasnt satisfied with both. Now I want to delete them but I dont know where to find the .desktop files? Can anyone give the ...
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Watching Netflix on 0.4 Loki

What about Netflix application on Elementary OS? I tried it with Epiphany and Chromium and it does not work, I'm redirected to https://help.netflix.com/en/node/23742 Any solution? Thanks
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How to revert back to older elementary package?

Epiphany 3.8.10 has way too many bugs to be usable. 3.8.5 has it's share of issues as well, but is more usable overall. Anyone know how to revert back to 3.8.5? I've tried with Synaptic but it's not ...
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