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Watching Netflix on 0.4 Loki

Netflix's Linux support is limited to Chrome and Firefox. To watch Netflix, you could: Install Chrome Install Firefox from the AppCenter Netflix now supports Firefox on Linux! Install the chromium-...
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How to revert back to older elementary package?

Use apt-get install «pkg»=«version». That should downgrade your application. You'll also need to hold the package from updates with sudo apt-mark hold package_name
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Where do I find find web apps' .desktop files?

You will find your .desktop files under ~/.local/share/applications/
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Youtube homepage doesn't work

This should already be fixed now, but for the record, this was a YouTube bug that was triggered by a WebKit user agent quirk designed to make the old YouTube website work better. See https://bugs....
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Epiphany not blocking adverts

Answer pulled from here: https://askubuntu.com/questions/470040/how-to-customize-or-debug-ad-blocking-on-gnome-web-epiphany-browser Gnome-web blocks ads on the basis of the URI of the element. The ...
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How can I turn off hardware acceleration in epiphany?

Hardware acceleration can be disabled by setting an environment variable. Run it from the terminal like this: $ WEBKIT_DISABLE_COMPOSITING_MODE=1 epiphany See https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/...
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How can I uninstall a site that was installed as a Web Application?

It’s a bit hidden, but you can remove added web apps in Epiphany itself. In the location entry at the top, type about:applications and hit Enter. You should see a screen like this. Find the installed ...
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Highlight text on single click - epiphany address bar

Click on the favicon next to the address (not the favicon on the tab).
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Epiphany doubled capital letters

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=764653 I think this should answer most questions.
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Epiphany "Oops! Unable to display this website."

The "Oops! Unable to display this website" message occurs when the WebKit process displaying the webpage crashes. (This happens in a secondary process to ensure the main Epiphany process does not ...
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Can the Loki version of Epiphany browser be installed in Freya?

Probably not because epiphany in Loki uses gtk3.18. Freya uses 3.14. I've run into that issue with a couple of other programs.
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How can I update the Epiphany browser flash player?

Close your browsers and remove your flash installation sudo apt purge --remove flashplugin-installer adobe-flashplugin sudo apt autoremove Now install pepperflash-plugin for Chromium and Firefox (...
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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

This was previously reported at https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1480554 Parallels is probably missing some OpenGL extension expected by WebKit. If you want to debug this further, you're ...
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Solution to make all videos properly work in Epyphany

I suspect the other videos require the media source extensions API (MSE) in order for you to receive high-quality videos. WebKitGTK+, the web engine powering Epiphany, requires GStreamer 1.14.4 to ...
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How to allow ads in some websites with Epiphany?

As of Epiphany 3.32 (maybe some earlier post-3.24 versions), you can edit the list of filter files using dconf-editor or gsettings So, you should (haven't tested) be able to define a filter file with ...
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How to allow ads in some websites with Epiphany?

This has been requested several times, but unfortunately it's not currently possible. https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/epiphany/issues/268 has been reported to add this functionality. May 2019 edit: ...
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Where can I report bugs to elementary patches of Epiphany?

Check here, I understood what you need but I really don't know if that is the place you are looking for. Either way they should help you better https://github.com/elementary/os-patches/issues Good ...
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Videos not playing correctly with Epiphany

Looks like a hardware-specific issue, probably related to graphics drivers. I've seen several complaints about this, but nobody has reported a bug yet, and developers won't investigate without a bug ...
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Video and other multimedia locks up and crashes Epiphany browser

If it's crashing, then you should file a bug report with a quality backtrace so it can be investigated. Crash reports are much appreciated as long as they contain a good backtrace. Nobody can assist ...
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How to find Webkit version in Epiphany

So one of the developers showed me this simple way - just enter this to the address bar: about: And behold your Epiphany and Webkit versions :)
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How do I create webapps in elementaryOS?

It's no longer supported since Elementary switched from a system Epiphany to a flatpak version of Epiphany, which has never supported web apps. Sorry. There is good news: there is some work in ...
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Epiphany keyboard shortcuts

It's a bug in elementary's patch to remove the app menu. Here is the bug report.
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Epiphany does not start (seg fault)

There's no way to debug a crash without a stack trace, so you should first get a stack trace for the crash, with debug symbols for every frame in the trace. Once you have a stack trace, you can report ...
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Where can I report bugs to elementary patches of Epiphany?

Thanks for the answers, they were quite helpful. I'm adding another one that I just found, in case somebody else is looking for it too (e.g. future me): GNOME Gitlab There is a elementary OS tag in ...
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Why Epiphany over Firefox?

Epiphany feels very slow compared to Firefox, even YouTube videos don't run smoothly on Epiphany(at least in my pc). The only downside to using Firefox was the UI design. By default, Firefox doesn't ...
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Why Epiphany over Firefox?

I always found Firefox to be unreasonably slow and resource demanding for basic web surfing: right now, it is using ten times the memory that Epiphany uses (I am looking at the system monitor with ...
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Where do I find find web apps' .desktop files?

You can delete Epiphany webapps completely from the browser, in the about:applications page. They also create a browser profile directory in ~/.config/epiphany in addition to the .desktop file, if you ...
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Error on resize or move focus on video play back - no picture sound continues

That's https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=183085. The only known solution is to update GStreamer, which seems not very likely to happen in Loki.
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