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Epiphany is a simple and easy-to-use web browser for the GNOME desktop. It is based on the Webkit rendering engine.

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How can I fix this weird behavior with the epiphany browser?

Something weird is happening with the epiphany browser (gnome web). A few days ago, it stopped working. I can still see the icon, though: Unfortunately, clicking the icon does not trigger the opening ...
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Error on update can't get it fixed Err:8 & after the first part of post got this Err:7

Results of sudo apt update : Err:8 http://archiver.ubuntu.com/ubuntu focal InRelease Temporary failure resolving 'archiver.ubuntu.com' Fetched 433 kB in 20s (21.6 kB/s) ...
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Epiphany/Gnome Web applications not showing now it is a snap install in 20.04

I have moved from 18.04 to 20.04 using a clean OS install and then re-installation of all used packages. One of the tricks I've used in the past is to create Web applications in Gnome Web (Epiphany) ...
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GNOME Web (Epiphany) 3.36.1 will not render sites only on Ubuntu

Epiphany browser just straight up refuses to render sites that it works otherwise perfectly with on other OSes. The sites in question are Discord, where it just freezes up on the login page and won't ...
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How to make Epiphany (Gnome-Web) ask where to save a file

Epiphany saves files without asking. Is there a way to change its settings to make it ask where to save a specific file before actually saving it?
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How do I create a local CA for local HTTPS certificates?

I am running local sites via Nginx with self-signed HTTPS certificates. However, in GNOME Web (previously known as Epiphany) I still get a security warning because there is no certificate authority ...
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Is it possible to get Epiphany to scroll by dragging the page (i.e. with a touch event)?

Currently, Epiphany highlights text when you drag your finger over it on a touch screen. Is it possible to get it to scroll instead of highlighting text? I feel like on a touch screen device, the ...
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Something I don't understand about Epiphany

I like to try out different web browsers, on windows sometimes I had 4 or 5 of them. Still that Firefox is my all-time favourite I was thinking about trying out the default Epiphany browser on Ubuntu ...
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How to change the User Agent in Gnome Web (epiphany)

I was trying to change the user agent in Gnome Web 3.12 but I can't find any good tutorial on how to do his. I want to set it to the Google Chrome's UA, so it isn't detected as "Safari on Linux", and ...
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How to customize or debug ad-blocking on gnome-web (epiphany-browser)?

Gnome-web (new name for epiphany browser) have a ad-blocking feature, which is by default activated. But sometimes, I get the impression that elements that are not ads are blocked (false positives), ...
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Does the Epiphany browser have desktop notifications?

Does the web browser Epiphany have desktop notifications? How I can activate them? Thanks and best regards.
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Xdotool to automate moves in Epiphany (Boulderdash Clone)

I'm trying to automate critical moves in my favorite Boulderdash clone called "Epiphany" (available through Ubuntu Software Centre). In the following example the character should move: 3x &...
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Web search shortcuts using keywords in Gnome Web

Does Gnome Web browser support the keyword search functionality of Firefox? So, I define ggi as search google images and type ggi ubuntu in the address-bar to get the image search results?
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How Can I Remove Epiphany Without Removing Gnome?

I have Gnome Shell installed, and I want to remove the Epiphany browser. But when I click uninstall in the software center its says that Gnome-core is a dependency of Epiphany, so it will be ...
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I can not access Google Plus with Firefox and Chrome/Chromium but I can with Midori/Epiphany, how can I solve it?

I'm having this weird issue where I can access G+ only with Epiphany and Midori. With Firefox and Chrome/Chromium I have several problems opening the page, and when it opens doesn't work properly. ¿...
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How to set up Gnash and Epiphany for youtube?

I like the browser Epiphany (now Web or something). I also hate Flash and I heard about Gnash, its free alternative. All I want to do is to set up Epiphany somehow to use Gnash on YouTube. I can't ...
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Set default page zoom level in Epiphany (GNOME Web browser)

I have a small screen with my laptop. In Firefox, I change the default page zoom level using the NoSquint extension, but I'm a Gnome user and I would prefer using Epiphany (Web)... Is it possible to ...
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Video playing problem of Epiphany browser on Ubuntu 12 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I am using ubuntu 12 and Epiphany as browser but it does not play flash contents. I installed flash player from software center but still does not ...
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How do I get my Epiphany buttons back?

Running Epiphany on ubuntu 12.04 on an iMac G5 powerpc. The only button I have is a "Web" button inside the browser and a wheel on the far right corner. I can't for example set a home page, unless ...
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How do I change the icon of a Epiphany web app?

The webapps just take a thumb of whatever image they can find on the page, can I customise it?
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Cannot play any video on epiphany

I have installed the EPIPHANY WEB BROWSER developed by GNOME But the problem i face is i cannot see any video on it..!! No flash content is displayed either. Only a window showing TOTEM player ...
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Epiphany web app not working [closed]

I have Ubuntu 11.10 with gnome-shell installed. I installed epiphany web browser using this method: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:gnome3-team/gnome3 sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get ...
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How to delete webapp created using Epiphany?

How can I delete a webapp that I have created using the Epiphany browser?
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Flash player in Epiphany

I have installed Epiphany browser, and really like it because of it's startup time and small footprint. However, I am unable to make youtube or huhu videos (anything that requires flash) to run on ...
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