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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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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How to upgrade to latest version of Epiphany/Web browser?

The stable up-to-date version of Epiphany browser at the moment of this post is 3.18.5. As I have some problem with bookmarks in it I was wandering whether some later version could be used in Loki... ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Highlight text on single click - epiphany address bar

Is there a way to do what the subject line says? I know in Firefox the default is to not highlight all text in address bar on single click. But this is easily changed in about:config. Is there a way ...
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Epiphany doubled capital letters

I've switched to Epiphany from Vivaldi few days ago and I'm a bit confused, because every time I start a sentence (It means that I use capital letter ;) - I know some people don't stick to this ...
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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: 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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How can I change keyboard shortcuts for Epiphany?

I couldn't find any way of doing it. Does anyone else know?
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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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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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Keyboard behavior in Epiphany forms (Web version 3.18.10) [duplicate]

I noticed this strange behavior when I'm typing into text forms in the Epiphany browser (version 3.18.10 on eOS Loki): when I have to perform combinations of keys (e.g. uppercase letters, special ...
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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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Can the Loki version of Epiphany browser be installed in Freya?

I find the default Loki browser Epiphany to be an excellent choice in many respects, and surely not just by comparison to Midori; it is light (given RAM is cheap), fast and stable, and I can see it as ...
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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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Videos not playing correctly with Epiphany

Does anyone know why this is happening?
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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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Epiphany browser, DRM capabilities

Is it possible to watch Netflix or play Spotify on Epiphany browser?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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