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Can't play video files in web browsers

I have tried to play videos from several webpages on several web browsers. Strangely, non of them can play. There is no video and no sound. This wasn't so a week ago or less. There are constantly some ...
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No video only sound, when using invidious

I freshly installed elementary OS. I've tried using invidious in the default browser and only sound played but there was no video. Tried some other instances and the same problem occured.
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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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Moved to BugReport/SAVE Operations Result in Immediate Application Crashes Hera 5.1.7 (March 2021)

UPDATED 2021-03-21 Added New Diagnostic Information and Updated Title The problem still occurs and appears to be a serious issue with the elementary OS custom file dialogue component. UPDATE I thought ...
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How to open links from Slack in existing Firefox window

I am using Slack from snaps and Firefox from AppCenter (non-curated). I made Firefox my default browser. When I click a link in Slack it opens in Firefox but there are three problems. It doesn't open ...
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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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Epiphany browser youtube error

How to fix this in elementary 5.1 ?
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How To change default Browser?

Everything I open will open in this cretain of a browser called Epiphany. Discord, Thunderbird, etc.. all Links open a new instance or tab in Epiphany. I do want to open everything only in Firefox. I ...
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I've deleted Epiphany and I don't know how to get it back

I've tried finding it on Github or App Center however I didn't. Is there any way to reinstall Epiphany?
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Firefox 65 gives a blank page when minimized/maximized

I might be in the wrong place and maybe should report this to Mozilla, but no one else seems affected by searching around, so I believe it might be elementary OS-specific. Since version 65, when you ...
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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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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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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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YouTube Video Playback Issues requesting for restart but still not working in Elementary OS

Please help me on last question and this issue also, when i am playing video on youtube so getting below message on video and and its getting stuck on same point If playback doesn't begin shortly, try ...
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Is there a reason for the web browsers to redirect to https when domain name ends with .dev? [closed]

I had the following configuration. An Apache VirtualHost record <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot /var/www/test/public ServerName test.dev <Directory /var/www/test/public> ...
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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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Keyboard shortcut for "close tab" in Firefox

In other OSes, I've used CTRL+W (or COMMAND+W on Mac OS) to close the current tab in Firefox and other web browsers. Of course, if there is only one tab open, then the window is closed. But in ...
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Firefox title bar and tabs merge

Since firefox update to 57 none of hide titlebar addons work. Is there a way to merge title bar with tabs, so that lines in picture provided belove becomes one? I tried merging with firefox settings,...
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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 install Brave Browser on Elementry OS?

I want to install Brave brower on Elementary OS, it is not present in the App Center or the official repos. I googled but I could not find something simple that I as a linux beginner (Noob😣) could ...
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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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Vivaldi flickering while watching videos

Vivaldi browser causes screen flickering while playing videos, which is very annoying. Is there a solution for this?
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How do I install the Vivaldi web browser from its software repository?

How can I install the Vivaldi web browser from its repository so it can be updated with apt-get commands?
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