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Questions tagged [browser]

Browser (or Internet/Web browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.

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Takes too long for any browser to load at the first time

I have Gentoo(4.14.83) with dwm as my DE. I've tried about 6 browsers and every one of them, as I start it right after the boot up, may load only after 30 seconds and up to 100 seconds. I use Google ...
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Slow website load with Chrome data saver on [closed]

With Chrome data saver on, my website takes 3 minutes or more to load on my mobile device. With data saver off, the load takes about 3 seconds. What could cause such a substantial difference in load ...
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web videos don't play in any browser, debian

I'm so stumped by this problem I'm having. When I boot up my computer (thinkpad T470p, running Debian 4.19.12-1) everything is fine, but after some time, youtube videos stop playing and give a message ...
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Does Brave support accessibility APIs on Linux (ATK, AT-SPI)?

In order for assistive technologies to work with browsers and other applications, these applications need to support the operating system's accessibility API. On the Gnome desktop, the most relevant ...
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Choose which browser to open link in

I am using both Firefox and Google Chrome with multiple windows (profiles). When clicking a link in e.g. a terminal or another GUI app I'd like to choose which browser/window to load the URL in ...
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xdg-open tries to open URLs as files on LXDE [duplicate]

I run $ xdg-open 'http://google.com' in /home/rominf/ and expect Firefox to open Google, but instead got GUI message with error: /home/rominf/http:/google.com: No such file or directory Firefox is ...
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Do the Firefox children processes correspond to number of tabs?

I am running Firefox Quantum 63.0.3 (32-bit) on Ubuntu. In output of htop command (sorted by Command name) I see the following I see 6 children process below the original firefox process. What do ...
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How to run a web page with cache refresh using chromium-browser and command line?

I can start a web page with command line like that cromium-browser http://some-page.com. How can I start a web page with command line and with hard refresh cache option (equivalent of CTRL-F5 if I ...
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How to mirror/download a complete website with a browser? [closed]

With wget you can mirror complete websites with: wget --mirror --convert-links --adjust-extension --page-requisites website Is there some equivalent way for using a browser like Firefox or Chromium ...
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Can I shortcut elinks?

Is there a command that can be set to a keyboard shortcut to run elinks, or a way to set elinks as the default browser?
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Debian 9 (Stretch): Firefox Quantum is now in Stable, where can I get my Add-ons back?

Recently Firefox Quantum has moved into Debian Stable (= Stretch). When updating my system via apt-get upgrade the old Firefox-ESR has been replaced with the new one. Now all my previously working ...
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A file on AkamaiGlobalHost downloads with a browser but not with curl

When I download the following file on my browsers (firefox & waterfox): https://launcher-public-service-prod06.ol.epicgames.com/launcher/api/installer/download/EpicGamesLauncherInstaller.msi?...
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How to reset router through command line browser? [closed]

I need to reset router and I just get access with ssh to raspberry in local network with router. I'm trying with elinks and w3m browser but I can't see any option, maybe because the router's control ...
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Gnome web browser stores downloaded files

I run Gnome Web Broser in Debian Lenny, but can't find place where it stores downloaded files. There is no place like ~/Downloads. Where are my files?
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Clever desktop links options?

I want to replicate something I had in Windows land. I would like to populate my desktop so it's like a "panel" of shortcuts or links to commonly used directories and URLs. I have a bunch of websites ...
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How to launch websites just by clicking on URLs inside Terminal in Kali Linux without typing? [duplicate]

I would like to be able to click or double click on an url inside a Kali Terminal and it opens up a webpage in my default browser (Firefox) The urls normally show up in the output after running some ...
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Web browser ephiphany fault

I just upgraded to the 3.29.1 version using yast, but when launching it trows the next message: epiphany: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib64/epiphany/libephymisc.so: undefined symbol: ...
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Unix/CGI script not fetching latest script output

I am trying to get a list of files available from a windows ftp server and then do further processing. Using CURL to get the list of file. I am getting the output displayed on browser but it is stale. ...
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How to access /root directory from a browser?

Disclaimer : This question is meant to be answered for Educational and learning purpose. /root is an important directory meant to be only accessible to Root user. Accessing /root through a browser ...
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How can I limit a Firefox profile to a single domain?

I'm running a GNOME/Wayland desktop. With other browsers (GNOME Web, Chromium) I can open so-called app instances. These typically: open at a preset URL are limited to a single tab have reduced/no ...
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Force luakit to open new window

I'm using mailcap to open html files from attachments in my mail client (mutt). The mailcap entry text/html; luakit '%s'; description=HTML Text; nametemplate=%s.html; test=test -n "$DISPLAY"; ...
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Suddenly my browsers have become very slow

I have decide to include uvcvideo on /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist.conf for privacy, and after reboot the notebook my browsers - Chromium and Firefox - started to lag a lot. Open new tabs, rolling pages, ...
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Is this error Unix/Linux specific in internet browsers OR Linux VPN related? [closed]

I want to know if the following problem is only in Unix/Linux systems and their internet browsers, since it occurs only with my Linux/Chromebook machines with VPN, but not in Windows machines with VPN....
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Linux Mint — firefox browser hijack

I've got a bad browser hijacker. It affects my online banking site, which (fortunately perhaps) displays a generic error code message when I attempt to log in. I suspect it came somehow from Wine, ...
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Run javascript on headless browser with specific website as origin

I'm using ubuntu server (only terminal) and I have a javascript that must be run from a specific website (to avoid cross-domain issues). Basicly I would follow this steps if I were in a convencional ...
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What Ctrl+Shift+X does what it does in text fields in the browser(linux)?

I had accidentally pressed Ctrl+Shift+X while typing in the wordpress WSIWYG editor, And all the text kinda scrambled to the right, which isn't exactly the same as right align though. Observation 1: ...
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Local websites not loading on one specific computer

I have two computer both with a fresh quasi-identical Slackware install. I use Waterfox 56 for browser and try to access my websites on my local webserver. The local webserver uses TLS certificates ...
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Killing browser window takes too long or is impossible

It happens fairly often that, while browsing, suddenly the cursor (touchpad) starts moving sluggishly, the LED light on my USB stick starts flickering without stopping (I use a Linux live CD on memory ...
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Flash (.swf) files are no longer played by browsers

I will start with specifying that I HAVE applied the application/vnd.adobe.flash.movie -> application/x-shockwave-flash (in /usr/share/mime/packages/freedesktop.org.xml) mime-type fix before and ...
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How to set options of commands called by browser?

Presently when Speech Synthesis Markup Language (SSML) is set as at text property of SpeechSynthesisUtterance instance at Chromium or Firefox web browsers the SSML is not parsed at *nix as reflected ...
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I'm looking for a text editor that I can access from a browser on a different server

Much like you can do with Jupyter Notebook. I can start a jupyter server on a linux box and access that on a different computer. I know I can use Jupyter as a text editor, but it is very light-weight. ...
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NSS Version Update For Ubuntu 16.04

Our root certificate added to NSS version which is 3.30.2 but on Ubuntu-16.04 the version of NSS is 3.28.4 thus our certificate appear as untrusted on browsers and we have receiving complaint. This ...
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xdg-open opens a specified htm file but ignores the tag (#) location within the page

I have a function in a bash script (openWebPage) which I want to open a web page and navigate to an id tag within the page. The url components are held in variables PIXPAGE="/home/bu5hman/pix/...
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Error 'Invalid desktop entry file:' when using web browser in LXDE

My system is Linux Lubuntu 17.10 and Firefox is installed as a browser. It can be accessed through the application panel, but clicking on the Web Browser Icon on the Task Bar leads to the following ...
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Debian apturl alternative

Is there a Debian alternative to Ubuntu's apturl? Basically, it enables apt:// style URL compatibility with web browsers, for installing .deb packages via the APT protocol: (i.e. firefox apt:adobe-...
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where are codiad projects stored locally?

In Firefox I installed codiad as: where is ruby_hello actually located? (When it asked for the absolute path, I wasn't able to put in /home/thufir/... because of permission, so just typed in "...
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Web browser from console CentOS

Is it possible to run any graphical browser (not lynx) from the console on CentOS 1708 without any installed GUI on it? I need to access the web interface of the device, but won't install a GUI on it.
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Install Firefox Quantum in debian 9 Stretch

I looking where can I install and try the new browser Firefox Quantum, I didn't find how to get it. Can someone please tell me what repositories or links to download and install it ? Thank you.
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How to install a recent browser with TLS 1.2 encryption on old version of Linux

I want to install a recent Browser with TLS 1.2 Encryption on an old OS with old (2003) hardware. The hardware is an Intel Pentium 4 1.60GHz, and I am running Linux kernel 2.6.21.5 on Slackware 12.0. ...
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what browsers support no redir?

Lynx can start with the option -noredir which allow us to visit web-pages without (possible) redirection to another page. I searched enough and did not find a similar option for other browsers , such ...
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High CPU usage while playing a YouTube video

I have installed Linux Mint 18.2 Cinnamon (kernel: 4.10.0-32-generic) on my new ASUS UX430UA notebook. It has Intel Core i5-7200U, integrated graphics only - Intel HD Graphics 620 and 8 GB of ...
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How to scroll pages 1,..,N-1 and show page N in PDF viewer?

I want to show two pages of a pdf document at the same time in PDF viewer such that be able to scroll pages 1,..,N-1 at the left-hand-side view show all the time page N at the rigth hand-side view ...
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Chromium on Linux - All downloaded files have .bin extension

This is a strange problem and I can't find any info on it. I'm using chromium-browser on Ubuntu 16.04. Whenever I download a file, no matter what type of file it's meant to be, chromium wants to save ...
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Opera not loading Java applet

Opera fails using Java. The online test is negative. ~ $ locate libnpjp2.so /home/USER/.mozilla/plugins/libnpjp2.so /usr/java/jre1.8.0_111/lib/i386/libnpjp2.so The tutorial on Opera's webpage is ...
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Fifth Browser - how do I get the configure script to recognise a dependency?

I am trying to install Fifth Browser (website) (github link) on Xubuntu 16.04.2 LTS. I was able to get all of the dependencies via the official distro repositories, using Synaptic for installation. ...
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Access https web page via Firefox/Chrome from command line

Is there a way to download a web page in a fashion similar to curl/wget, but via Firefox/Chrome instead? I'm using GNU/Linux. I want to be able to do this exclusively from the command line, so that I ...
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flashplugin vs. PepperFlash

I'm totally confused about the installation in my Manjaro. I remember that months ago I was just happy to see Flash-videos in my Vivaldi. So here is what I have (I removed some obvious false ...
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Where and how do I obtain and install certificates to a new installation of OpenSSL?

I have just compiled OpenSSL and the Lynx web browser. I would like to browse HTTPS websites. It is my understanding that I need to get certificates from the CAs those sites use and that I also need ...
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Youtube videos after sleep mode

(This is my first post here, I hope my post is ok) After sleep mode (close / open laptop screen), if I try to play a video on youtube the video doesn't play and I have this message : "If playback ...
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Bypass cloudflare and blazingfast browser check using a Shell Script on Centos7

I am trying to find the way to bypass cloudflare and blazingfast redirection when I join to the website. I want to bypass this restriction and download the html code from the target. I found some ...