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Brave Browser force stops when stopping screen share in Google meet

I'm new to linux distros and have installed Ubuntu 22.04. Yesterday I had a presentation to do and I shared my screen, then at the end of presentation I hit stop share screen and this bug happened and ...
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Issue saving files downloaded from browser

I am using brave downloaded from their release channel on Ubuntu 22.04. I am recently facing an issue when I can only download and save files to the main directories like ~/Downloads or ~/Documents ...
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File action modal in brave inconsistent placement and size (Ubuntu 22.04)

When I upload/download files in Brave, the modal window that interacts with the file system sometimes opens up larger than full screen, sometimes is on the other monitor, sometimes is small... it's ...
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Running any Chromium based browser in Ubuntu 22.04 freezes

So I'm running Ubuntu 22.04, my main browser is Brave which is chromium based but I have replicated this issue successfully in Chrome as well: Browser runs fine. Download content - this opens up a ...
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Google Data Studio crashes Ubuntu 20.04 with nvidia drivers

I'm not sure if this is the right channel to ask this, but here it is: I have a brand new laptop and Ubuntu install (less than 2 months) with nvidia drivers that always worked great, but recently I ...
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Certain apps start up slowly, some start fine and some do not start at all after login in Ubuntu 20.04

when I turn on my computer and login, my desktop is fully loaded but when I open certain apps (Brave) it shows Brave starting at the top but everything just stays that way for a few seconds and then ...
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How to disable Ubuntu System Alert sounds when I've already disabled them in settings and in dconf-editor?

In Settings > Sound, System Sounds is disabled. In dconf-editor, org > gnome > desktop > sound has event-sounds disabled. I am using Brave Browser and when watching a video of any kind (...
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Brave don't start

I have a ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS, and after upgrade Ubuntu Brave browser don't open anymore. brave-browser-stable [237239:237239:0318/160044.264043:ERROR:sandbox_linux.cc(377)] ...
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problem while installing brave browser

Ignoring file 'brave-browser-beta.lis' in directory '/etc/apt/sources.list.d/' as it has an invalid filename extension Can anyone explain this to me? How can I solve this problem?
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App not detected on startup

When I start up my system, twice now it hasn't detected brave browser, which I have previously installed, used and locked to my favourites bar. Previously when this happened, I restarted and it was ...
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I can't upload any type or file (photo, vide, pdf, etc.) to social media or cloud servers with Brave browser

I'm new to Linux and today I encountered with this issue. I have been downloading files like photos, video, pdf no problem but now that I tried uploading files to Google Drive, Youtube and Twitter it ...
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Emoji Issue with Chromium browsers in Ubuntu 21.10

My one of the very first distros is Ubuntu 20.04. Later I changed to 'Arch'ers. But again with introduction to Gnome 40 in ubuntu, I came back again. But I'm facing an wiered issue in brave. Most time ...
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Apps missing from Ubuntu Software

I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS, and when I went to install the browser Brave it told me "too early for operation, device not yet seeded or device model not acknowledged". Having no ...
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Can't seem to make Brave my default browser for local files

I'm running XUbuntu 20.04 and have Brave, Chrome, and Firefox installed. I generally only use Brave these days unless I need to check something on one of the other two. Brave is set as my preferred ...
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Why are some applications able to reach the network and others are not?

On a Dell XP 9310 with Ubuntu 20.04 installed, I am seeing an intermittent issue where the network seems to drop for only certain applications. The only way to restore it (that I have figured out ...
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open whatsapp links with web.whatsapp.com

There is still no way to install a native Linux application for whatsapp, so I always use whatsapp's webapp with my daily browser (chromium based brave-browser). Everything works [mostly] fine, except ...
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how to open many webpages at once from terminal

Before upgrading to 20.04, I routinely opened batches of websites by copy/pasting from a spreadsheet full of URLs into a terminal. For example: firefox nytimes.com & firefox google.com & Each ...
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Brave browser windows moved from original position at edge of screen on app restart in Ubuntu 20.04

I have a large screen and have several Brave browser windows open side-by-side expanded to take up half the screen width, all the way to the edges. This is fairly easily accomplished in Gnome by ...
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Brave-Browser Where is the brave history stored

Where is my browsing history stored in the file system on my local machine? I use Ubuntu 20.04, and my need is to delete only specific history from my browing history using regex queries. Is the ...
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Ubuntu LTS, BRAVE browser, Google account, Not sure if it's a security issue

I’m using always updated UBUNTU 20.04 LTS I’m using BRAVE downloaded from UBUNTU software center “snap” Description of the issue: Was browsing with BRAVE. I logged into my google account on youtube. I ...
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Screenshot open select element crashes mouse interaction with ubuntu's UI

How to replicate: Open a select element on a website Try to take a screenshot using Ctrl + Shift + PrtSc Try to use your mouse to do anything else except for the browser window You cannot switch ...
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Brave / Chrome backup data

I want to reinstall my computer but would like to backup all my Brave and Chrome data even with saved passwords and opened tabs. If I make some test and copy / paste all my chrome data onto another ...
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How can I install desktop VPN (not extensions) for Ubuntu 21.04

I'm trying to install a VPN for my Ubuntu 21.04. As our government has banned so many websites, I really need it. I can install extensions for my browsers (brave/chrome) because the chrome store hasn'...
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Snap automatically disabled on reboot

I have noticed it quite often, though not every time that whenever I restart my ubuntu 20.04 machine, for around 5-10 minutes, one of my snap(till now I have experienced this issue only with "...
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PWA .desktop file opening new browser window instead of the app

I've created a web app with Brave's Create shortcut tool and it appeared on my desktop as .desktop file. I've "allowed launching" but it keeps opening a new empty Brave window instead of the ...
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Can I change this search bar's resolution?

Is there any way to resize these title bar resolution of all the browser? THey are too much small... Pleas anyone help.. ScreenShot
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Unable to upload or download files in any browser in Ubuntu Studio

I tried uploading a video to youtube via Google chrome but the chrome browser stopped working, seems stuck. can't click any of the tabs nor open a new one. can't edit my upload either. I thought it is ...
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Can I assign a browser to open links from specific apps?

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04. I'm using Firefox as my main browser. I've set it up to auto delete cookies and disabled Javascript to make browsing more secure and private. For my work I'm using Brave. Is it ...
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Browsers doesn't clean history on exit

I’m new to GNU/Linux and Ubuntu. I’m currently running Ubuntu Budgie 21.04. I have problems with browsers. Normally I use brave and clear data on exit doesn't clear history and other stuff on exit. I ...
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Snapcraft removed all my data without --purge

I was told that I can re-install an app safely using snap remove brave and then snap install brave without losing the app data, so long as you don't add --purge. So this is what I did. During the ...
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Brave Browser not showing ads

I just started using Ubuntu 20.10 a few days ago. I have been browsing with the Brave Browser and have been very active. Yet, I have not received a single ad yet. Is anyone having this problem? I ...
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When I open Brave browser in 20.10 and scroll within the pages there is some type of wave coming on the screen

I upgraded from Ubuntu 20.04 to 20.10. When I open Brave browser in 20.10 and scroll within the pages there is some type of wave coming on the screen. I tried other web browsers, but the problem is ...
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How to increase scroll amount/speed on brave browser?

I have HW acceleration, and threaded scrolling available. The scroll works smooth and looks great but it's quite short, meaning I have to scroll quite more than I'd like to reach the end of a page. ...
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Very slow startup of some browsers (Brave and Opera)

I have a problem when launching Brave and Opera Browsers. The first time I try to use after getting on my computer, it took them too long to start running. However, Firefox and Chrome haven't got the ...
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Brave Browser - Auto-Scrolling

Is there a way to activate Auto-Scrolling (Middle-click scrolling) on Brave Browser? I looked everywhere on the settings page, but could not find anything. All my searched led to activating Auto-...
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Kubuntu: Web browser download 'Show in folder' opens in Visual Studio Code instead of Dophin

Since installing Visual Studio Code, when I download a file using a web browser (Brave in this situation), the option 'Show in folder' opens Visual Studio Code instead of the expected (and default) ...
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White Text on White Background When Saving Files in Brave

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04, got most things to work well, and am now mostly working on a few minor issues :) When I want to save a file in the Brave Browser, the file name is white on white ...
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Printing from Brave browser

Axel Lieber suggests 2021jan07 to solve printing under Brave browser: In /Settings/Applications (of Ubuntu, not the browser) there are two entries for the Brave browser, one of them for "...
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Brave browser webcam not working

Brave is a awesome browser just like chrome or more. It gives me a great experience. but i can't use webcam in brave! like, google meet, and others. i have given access manually, turned on the hangout ...
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Error installing brave browser [duplicate]

I tried to install brave in linux using the command below, but the following error is showing: curl -s https://brave-browser-apt-release.s3.brave.com/brave-core.asc | sudo apt-key --keyring /etc/apt/...
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Cannot print from Brave browser

Ubuntu 20.04, Brave Version 1.18.75 Chromium: 87.0.4280.101 (Official Build) (64-bit), Fuji Xerox network printer I can print from all my applications, including Firefox, but not from Brave. When I ...
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Web page loading issues in Brave browser

I've been having some issues with loading web pages in Brave browser (on Ubuntu 20.04) for the past month. I believe the issue seemingly started after running an automatic update. The issues include: ...
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brave-browser won't update

I have seen the other answers to similar problem with Brave-Browser but can't get them to work - probably because I'm not very proficient - sorry. Anyway, here is what the terminal returns: Any help ...
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Setting Brave / Chrome Workspaces Permission Issue

I work on local websites and want to add workspaces in Brave Dev Tools. When I try to add the folders, I get the error Could not read the contents of var. Error opening directory '/var': Permission ...
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Enable SpeechSynthesis API in the Web Browser on Kubuntu 20.04

Is there any web browser I can install in Kubuntu 20.04 that supports the web standards as it pertains to Speech Synthesis? I've tried Firefox, Chromium, and Brave. This web standard once worked fine ...
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Is it possible to remap PrevTab and NextTab to <c-h> and <c-l> on Chrome/Brave?

I'm on Ubuntu 20.04, Brave 84.1.11.97. I'd like to remap PrevTab and NextTab to and respectively. Problem is, Brave seems not to support custom shortcuts, and the extensions available are Windows-...
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Can't Update Brave Browser In Ubuntu 19.10

I tried asking this earlier, but my problem still persists. I'm running Brave Version 1.2.43 Chromium: 79.0.3945.130 (Official Build) (64-bit) on my 19.10 Ubuntu laptop. If I run sudo apt-get update I ...
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Is it possible to prevent Brave Browser from asking for keyring access?

I recently installed the Brave Browser using the method on their website (I do not believe I used snap; I believe it was via apt). Every time I open it, the browser asks for me to enter my password so ...
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How to adjust Brave browser's address bar to increase its size?

I have not been able to find out how to make BRAVE browser's address bar bigger. Currently it's very small. Increasing the size of fonts doesn't increase the size of the address bar font.
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How to permanently fix color emoji (Use Noto Color Emoji in Chrome, Brave Browser, etc) (Ubuntu 20.04)

How to permanently fix color emoji (Use Noto Color Emoji in Chrome, Brave Browser, etc) (Ubuntu 20.04) Sometimes color emoji display correctly, and sometimes they display as black and white line art. ...
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