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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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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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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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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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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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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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Epiphany web browser not working after update

I'm new to elementary OS (but not to Linux/Ubuntu) and installed it for the first time today. Looks very nice but I have the first strange issue. After installing eOS the Web Browser (Epiphany) worked ...
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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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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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Epiphany shows Oops Something went wrong while displaying this page

I have just installed Elementary OS 5.1 and, while browsing the Internet, all tabs in Epiphany show "Oops Something went wrong while displaying this page". After refreshing it was fine for a ...
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Epiphany browser youtube error

Whenever I try to watch a video on YouTube, the video is completely unwatchable as seen in the image below: How to fix this in elementary 5.1?
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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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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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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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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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Epiphany browser v45.1 always renders blank pages web sites under specific user account

This problem only happens under a new user profile that I have created. There are three other accounts on the system, both admin and std users where epiphany will render pages correctly. I have tried ...
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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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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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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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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 browser, DRM capabilities

Is it possible to watch Netflix or play Spotify on Epiphany browser?
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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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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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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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How can I turn off hardware acceleration in epiphany?

I need to test epiphany without hardware acceleration to see if it is the culprit for the graphical glitches I'm experiencing in epiphany. Is this possible? It doesn't appear in the main setting menu. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Videos not playing correctly with Epiphany

Does anyone know why this is happening?
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How can I update the Epiphany browser flash player?

I am using loki beta 2 version. but i have problem with epiphany web browser several times, it asking about flash player. How can i update epiphany browser flash player? I installed adobe flash player ...
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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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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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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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Epiphany "Oops! Unable to display this website."

When browsing with Epiphany, I get lots of "Oops! Unable to display this website.". Need to reload pages very often, say about 7 out of ten. I use Firefox now (downloaded from AppCenter), which is ...
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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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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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Epiphany not blocking adverts

I have the 'allow advertisements' checkbox unchecked in Epiphany 3.18.5. However, ads are not removed from web content. -- EDIT -- For example, coming from Chrome with the AdBlock+ extension, the ads ...