Questions tagged [browser]

Typically this tag refers to web browsers such as Firefox, Chromium or Opera. However, other types of browsers such as Nautilus or a network browser may use this tag as well.

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Cannot download documents in drives other than system drive in Ubuntu 22.04

Recently I switched to Ubuntu 22.04 and whenever I try to download files from any browser(chrome,brave,firefox) I cannot download files in any other drivers other than system drive. All my drives are ...
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Is there any-way I can run safari on parrot? [closed]

I want to run Safari(apple) browser on parrot OS. I am not using dual boot,parrot is the base OS.
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Fractional scaling makes browser blurred

I have the maximal resolution set on my display, but when I enable fractional scaling in the display settings of Ubuntu (version 22.04) Google Chrome becomes blurred regardless whether I started the ...
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How to add keyword search shortcuts with Firefox?

How are "word" or similar shortcuts assigned to search engines in Firefox to search specific search engines? Concretely, it's entirely possible to use @wikipedia to search Wikipedia from the ...
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Webrtc H.264 High profile doesn't want to play in browser

I'm having issue with viewing webrtc video in browser when profile is High(profile 640028), baseline (profile 42802a) playback is OK. SDP is totally fine - if I connect camera with baseline I can see ...
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Browser Internet Connectivity Issues [closed]

Recently I have been having some issues connecting to the internet on my browsers in ubuntu. I have done sudo apt update and upgrade and it seems to work for that (however a bit slower than usual), ...
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All web browsers - Can not find file on any mounted drives

I have re-install Xubuntu 22.04 three (3) times with the same results. After apt update/upgrade web browsers [Firefox and Chromium] gives a file not found for any link in the file browser [Thunar, ...
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Is running a browser as group via sudo dangerous?

Suppose that internet is a group I have created. Is it dangerous to run e.g. Firefox via sudo -g internet firefox? I am 99% sure it's not, but wanted to make sure since I am doing that often and I ...
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How do I permanently set Firefox snap as default browser?

I hope this msg finds you well. I've recently upgraded to Kubuntu 22.04. I've attempted several times to set Firefox as the default browser in about:preferences without success. I select 'Make ...
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Can't download files after upgrade to 22.04

Everything was fine until I upgraded from 21.10 to 22.04. Now, whenever I try to download something in any browser (Brave, Vivaldi, Firefox, etc), I can only download it to my home folder or any ...
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Web browsers don't support 1920x1080 (VGA)

Video example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgpnrDvZXk4 Ubuntu 20.04.4, 1080p 60hz VGA monitor that's using a VGA to DVI adapter to connect to my GTX 1070. The CPU is Ryzen 5 1600. There are ...
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Browser scroll jumping without mouse input (Firefox and Chrome) after package update in 20.04

After using 20.04 on this machine for months with no problems, following a full package update today, the browser scroll position jumps around, usually to the top, without any mouse input and even ...
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Default folder display when click on Download (from Firefox or any navigator) on Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS

Update : I use Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS and Firefox is set to "Always ask you where to save files". I want to change the default folder displaying when I'm clicking on something to download from ...
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Right Alt + Left Arrow not doing the job in Mozilla Firefox browser

I expect it to do the same thing as L ALT + ← which goes back one webpage backwards. But R ALT + ← does nothing in Mozilla Firefox browser. I am using Ubuntu 20.04.03LTS. For example: I have kept ...
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Lubuntu 20.04LTS shows condensed fonts in web browsers

I've just installed Lubuntu 20.04LTS, but I cannot figure out why it uses condensed fonts. This is the effect in Firefox: this is the effect in Chromium: . Any hint on how to fix them?
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vpn is connected but its not working on browsers

I run vpn(PPTP and openvpn neither makes any difference) on my Ubuntu. In my country some sites like telegram ,youtube or twitter are blocked and I have to run a vpn to access them. So after I run the ...
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how to enable drm in rpi 4 to run discovery plus [closed]

So I would like to run discovery plus in a browser (aura browser<falkon<Firefox<Chromium) I am on Ubuntu 21.10 arm64 rpi 4 2g ram. I tried Firefox snap, Firefox deb, falkon, aura browser, ...
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RAM consumption is too high after upgrading

I got a security update recently from ubuntu. After installing, RAM consumption is high. I could work with firefox and VS code together by opening 4 or 5 tabs in my system, but now I can't open any ...
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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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Browsers: Ctl-F (find TEXT)

When we search TEXT in the page just displayed and this TEXT is found: (Two different background colors are employed to distinguish the current one from all the others found in the page. The ...
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uBlock Origin blocks all connection of UnGoogled-Cromium Web-Browser

After updating UnGoogled-Chromium Web-Browser to the latest version: Version 95.0.4638.54 (Official Build, ungoogled-chromium) Ubuntu (64-bit) The browser extension uBlock Origin blocks any ...
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Firefox on Ubuntu 21.10 has high CPU usage and will not load sites but other browsers do

Firefox was working like a charm until today when it decided to stop working. It was not loading any sites but other browsers could. When running it had high CPU usage but the UI worked normally. I ...
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After update UnGoogled-Chromium Web-Browser is not connecting to the internet

I've been using the UnGoogled-Chromium Web-Browser for two years now and never had any problems with it until yesterday, the only thing I did was an update Web-Browser Version: Version 95.0.4638.54 (...
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how to open the results of a DNN model from localhost of a remote server in local browser

I run a deep learning model on a remote cluster and I use visdom library for the visualization of the results. I use this command line to connect to the server: ssh -L 8097:localhost:8097 username@...
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Unable to launch browser from shell - it opens VSCode instead

I have a problem when some shell command is trying to launch my browser. Example below with browse command, but same with jupyter notebook. It looks like the target is opened in VSCode instead. I'm ...
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bitcoin:// URI handling

I run bitcoin-qt all the time, so I set the browser to handle bitcoin:// URI with bitcoin-qt. Unfortunately that causes a new instance to be started, which fails coz it fails to get a lock on the ...
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Can't uninstall Edge

I have tried using: sudo apt purge microsoft-edge-dev sudo apt remove microsoft-edge-dev sudo apt purge microsoft-edge sudo apt remove microsoft-edge But I get the errors Package microsoft-edge-dev ...
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Browsers are laggy in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

I use Firefox and Microsoft edge and both of them are laggy. My internet is fine and page loading is fine but everything is slow and laggy. I can’t watch videos using 720p60 and higher because of this....
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Is there a file browser that would enable the user to switch easily between views of just video files or just image files of a directory?

Let's say I have a directory at which there are all sorts of video and image files. There are MP4, AVI, MOV etc. files and there are PNG, JPG, GIF etc. files all mixed together. Is there a browser ...
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How to enable web browser to open ~/Desktop/htdocs/index.html

My web browsers can't open ~/Desktop/htdocs/index.html (located on the desktop). I tried right clicking on .html that is outside the htdocs folder (I usually successfully use 'Open with' in my old ...
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Add Firefox Developer Edition to Ubuntu's recognized browser

I installed the firefox developer edition with umake, added a .desktop file and can start the browser now via clicking the icon on my application menu. But how do I tell the system (Ubuntu 20.04) that ...
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403 Forbidden error when accessing website using Ubuntu

I'm trying to access the website www.spea.pt (Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds). When I access the website from Arch Linux (or from my android phone) everything works. However when doing so ...
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why i cannot open my modem/router setting page (192.168.1.1)?

i can access my modem/router setting page in windows using 192.168.1.1 address but in Ubuntu 21.10 it does not work neither in Firefox or gnome web or MS edge. in Ubuntu when i type 192.168.1.1 in any ...
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How to launch PWAs from the terminal (Microsoft Edge Apps / Chromium Apps)

I have websites such as Notion, Outlook, and Onedrive installed as Apps through the edge browser. I wanted to know if they can be launched using a command in the terminal. I've used the following ...
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The firefox-Browser obviously created hangings, also I quit this application. But now I run Unbuntu, but without any browser ?? How do I get frf bck? [closed]

Firefox browser caused system freezes, so I uninstalled it, hoping I could install Firefox without failures again. But now I’m running Unbuntu, but without any browser. I can’t find a way to install ...
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How to make synaptic use default browser?

My default browser is Firefox, but when I click on a link "visit homepage" inside synaptic it opens the link in Chrome instead. How do I make it open links in the default browser instead?
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Firefox, Unwanted "window in window" upon first instance of firefox starting

When opening a single instance of Firefox, I get a "window within a window" (see screenshot below). Both sets of minimize/maximize/close buttons perform the same for the double windowed ...
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Is there a portable version of ungoogled-chromium for ubuntu?

I'd really like to use the "ungoogled-chromium"-browser alongside firefox- but as a portable version. This mean: All the necessary files are stored in one folder and/or subfolders, so that I ...
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Why website keeps on asking logins whenever I visit the site or refresh the site pages?

I have just deployed my website files in "var/www/html/site-files" running no ubuntu server (Zend-server) via Amazon Web Service(AWS) ec2 instance but whenever I attempt to load or type ...
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Browser video interruptions

When I play videos either on chrome or firefox it interrupts playback for a split second every few minutes. PC was just installed with xubuntu. Regarding to lsb_release -a version is as follows: ...
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Browsers, other windows crashing Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

I use a Dell Precision M4800 with Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS. And I am having an issue where any browser I use (Chromium, Firefox) constantly crashes. Typically it just goes to the screen on Chromium, Aw ...
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unable to create onion domain

# This file was generated by Tor; if you edit it, comments will not be preserved # The old torrc file was renamed to torrc.orig.1, and Tor will ignore it Hidden Service HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/...
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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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How do I install Microsoft Edge driver for selenium testing in Python 3?

We are trying to setup an automation testing environment for a web application. This web application will be hosted on Ubuntu server. In QA environment, we are trying to perform automated testing. ...
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Possible conflict of Ubuntu security software with Firefox

after brilliantly solving the main problem that my Ubuntu Power had, from my friend Chili555, I wanted to submit another small problem that my Ubuntu has, this time on the Firefox browser. I ...
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Evince links not working on Ubuntu 20.04

I am able to open pdf files with evince, but I can't open any link in the browser. I have found this link from years ago: Hyperlinks clicked in evince document viewer are not opening, any ideas on how ...
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Firefox became all blurry, white, and flickering

I can't get Firefox to work. This is what it looks like when I start it: I tried purging it. I removed all Firefox data on my profile by emptying the .mozilla folder. sudo apt-get purge firefox I ...
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epiphany-browser doesn't work on wsl2

I have installed epiphany-browser on wsl2, it opens normally but I can't do anything like it doesn't have internet connection. When I open at first I get error like this ** (epiphany:361): WARNING **: ...
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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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Linux: Browsers has no hardware acceleration Nvidia 840M

My laptop has a nvidia 840m geforce card. I'm trying to get hardware acceleration working for youtube on the browser. As the cpu heats up. After spending much time going through forums and guides. I ...
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