Questions regarding the installation and use of web browsers.

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Reliable browser/OS for use of showing webpage?

I recently got a Raspberry Pi 1 Model B Revision 2 with the intention of using it as a kiosk-type device which refreshed a webpage every 2 minutes. It seems that every time I attempt to keep it ...
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Starting Browser from terminal and being able to control it via Python

I've got a Pi with a Adafruit TFT LCD installed. I'm using omxplayer and fbcp to stream videos at startup using python, like so: # Start Loop ct = 1 video_list = glob.glob('videos/*') ...
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Which software packages would allow my RPi to alert me to mentions on “The Bakery” RPi chatroom? [closed]

I make use of the chat-room facilities provided on Stack Exchange, in particular I visit the main one specifically for the Raspberry Pi, i.e. "The Bakery". It is possible to be notified when someone ...
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WebMIDI on Chromium?

I'm doing some WebMIDI programming for fun, and I'd like to get it running on a RPi. As I understand it, the WebMIDI API should be implemented on recent versions of Chromium, but could any of you ...
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I want to boot to Epiphany and have a dropdown list of webpages to choose from

I have a web server with pages that display basically kiosks of different types. I want to create a boot image that will let me select what kiosk this terminal is and then launch its specific page in ...
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Epiphany crashes

I have the Epiphany web browser running 24/7 to display up-to-date weather on a monitor from WeatherUnderground but it keeps on crashing by next morning. I am not sure how to figure out what is ...
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Epiphany browser error [duplicate]

I am trying to run epiphany browser in fullscreen mode. I tried using this command in terminal ; epiphany-browser -a --profile http://www.google.com --profile must be an existing directory when ...
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How can I enable javascript in the integrated Epiphany web browser?

Javascript worked just fine on my Raspberry Pi 2, but after the browser silently crashed, it no longer works. I can still browse, but javascript no longer works. I tried rebooting, no effect. I ...
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Build a web program with raspberry pi,offline [closed]

Hi I would like to ask if I want to build a web program with my raspberry pi and this web program runs offline, is it possible? I put everything in localhost so the raspberry literally runs back the ...
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Open Web browser on OSMC

Is there a way to open, chrome browser for example, on OSMC?. That way to open live video streams not available sometimes with plug-ins of Kodi.
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How to always allow share camera in iceweasel?

When I visit some online camera call website with webRTC by iceweasel on Raspberry PI 2, it will ask me share camera and microphone. No meter I select 'Share Selected Devices' or 'Always Share', ...
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how to make sure epiphany run and is visible?

We use some raspberrys for a local digital signage application. As this application is a web one, it requires a browser to be run on those raspberrys. We have chosen epiphany as our reference ...
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RPi render html css and js File (no networking)

So right now I'm running a raspberry pi with iceweasel to display a local html file (using a flask webserver). Also im running Iceweasel via Selenium-Webdriver and also X11 interface. Basically Kiosk ...
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Epiphany browser auto refresh

I am trying to have a webpage open 24/7 using my raspberry pi2 running raspbian. I want the epiphany browser to auto refresh the page it is on every 200 seconds. Is there any thing I can do to make ...
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RPi web browsers that work on YouTube

Have tried about 4 different web browsers for the RPi2 as of 7/25/15. When you go to the YouTube web site with Chromium, it says needs Flash plug in and has install bar. Clicking on the install bar ...
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How can the playback button on YouTube videos, be eliminated during playback?

On Raspbian OS, Epiphany browser, the video plays fine, even the sound is in sync, on a Pi 2, however that nasty play button (centered on the screen in white & red )never disappears.
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How to resize epiphany web-browser

I would like to automatically resize the window just after starting the system. Until now I achieve to start the browser automatically after the start just by adding the following code. ...
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Setup microphone stream and turn your raspberry pi into a baby phone

I have a 'simple' question. I would like to turn my pi into a audio streaming device for a game, where I need to hear what is going on in a room. So I connected a usb-microphone to the Pi and would ...
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GPU accelerated Video decoding on a browser. Is it possible?

Let's say I have a Rpi (B+) and want it to act as Kiosk, where a video will play on a loop in fullscreen. The video will change programatically, so I need an API to control it. I've done this before, ...
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Which Midori to download?

Trivial question, but I am uncertain. I have a Raspberry Pi running NOOB, and I was curious as to (Q:) which Midori to download? I've looked across the internet couldn't find it. The current browser ...
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View raspberry pi screen in web browser

Is there an easy way to view a remote Raspberry Pi screen in my web browser? Kinda like VNC, except view-only. And, you know, in the browser.
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Which web-browser in Raspbian works best with GitHub?

Is there a web-browser for Raspbian that works with the GUI at https://github.com/? One should be able to create a repository with a license and create and edit files using the web GUI. I've tested ...
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RPi b+ randomly close the browser on a few

I use RPi B+ with epiphany and chromium installed. I get very strange behavior when I browsing through both these browsers. When I open 4-5 tabs and switch between them, browsers crashes and closes. ...
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Pi not reading file using Bash script on startup

I made a bash script to open a certain webpage after my Pi 2 has booted. To do so, I use Bash to read a file on my system containing an ID, and append it to an existing URL. This full URL then gets ...
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Does a browser exist for the Pi 2 that supports both WebRTC and HTML5 Canvas?

I'm looking to make an application that utilises a webcam to capture a still image. Ideally, I'd like to use WebRTC and the tag to achieve this, as this avoids a native application. Before I got ...
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How do I port my game to the Raspberry Pi?

I am working on a game and would like to be able to play it on my Raspberry Pi. Right now it's browser based, but I'm not married to that. Today I ported it over to Pygame, but it's way too slow. I ...
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Boot Raspberry PI with Full Screen Epiphany Browser & Disable Screen Sleep [duplicate]

I am trying to display reports on a LCD using Raspberry PI with following requirements: When Raspberry PI is turned on the Epiphany Browser automatically opens a pre-configured URL in full Screen ...
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Web browser on OpenELEC

I have a model B raspberry pi running OpenELEC 4.0.7. I want to use a web browser using the raspberry pi and OpenELEC. Is there an addon for OpenELEC that allows a web browser to be run? I have seen ...
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proper apt-get configuration for epiphany browser

I have been using the epiphany browser beta for a while, having installed it using these instructions. Now that the browser is part of the raspbian distribution, should I continue to include ...
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Render a HTML5 Website with no interface

Let me just start by saying i no nothing about raspberry pi.. But I want to get into, for a specific project, but before that i just want to know if this project is possible. So here is the list of ...
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Fullscreen browser for Raspberry Pi

I've got a Raspberry Pi Modell B and I want to run an HTML5 Dashboard on it. The Pi just needs to display some Canvas Charts in fullscreen. I don't want to see the system bars. The Linux ...
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how to access local GPIO from remote Django/apache server

how can i get a local event (example: a physical button pressed) to trigger events on a remote django website. without using a keyboard or mouse click.
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Whitelist internet filter

I want to set my small kids loose on the Raspberry Pi with Scratch 2.0 and code.org without having to worry about them accidentally ending up in the undesirable parts of the web. I have set up ...
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Are there any faster browsers than midori or chromium?

I just got my first raspberry pi to play with and am working on switching between visible images with JavaScript. My problem is it takes between 6 to 10 seconds from when I click my button for the ...
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beta epiphany-browser (Web Browser), comand line auto start?

I am running rasbian, and I am trying to setup a "kiosk mode" box. I have successfully done this with midori, but midori does not support html5. so I wanted to try the new beta "web browser" (seems to ...
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Is there any lightweight webkit browsers that isn't slow?

So I am stuck using Raspberry Pi (Model B, Rasbian OS) for the next few weeks because my computer broke. I' will mostly use it for web development and browsing. I got the web developement down. Love ...
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Run a GUI without the desktop

I would like to run a web browser or a simple GUI without running the whole desktop. I want to use my Raspberry Pi as a simple web server, but still have a very simple GUI for controlling my 3-D ...
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refresh chromium browser by shell script with xdotool via PHP

I want to refresh the browser, like pressing the F5 or Ctrl+F5 key on the keyboard with a shell script. I´m new in writing shell scripts so i aks you to help me with this: when I type in this into ...
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Howto transfer internet-stream to raspbmc?

I am using raspbmc with my TV. I would like to transfer internet streams from different services to the raspbmc. Most of those services are captcha protected. The easiest way for me would be - to ...
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Using the Raspberry PI as a Replacement for Desktop Browser

I currently have a web driven application set that I would like to roll out on the Raspberry Pi for our production floor. I have a couple of questions regarding the Raspberry PI as a viable ...
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Uzbl browser - how to hide title bar

I am trying to use uzbl browser in kiosk mode just like midori -a www.facebook.com -e Full screen (no title bar, no status bar, full screen). I like this browser as it provides a flexible way to ...
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Can RPi be used to stream internet TV shows from web pages?

Since turning off my cable TV, i would like to view some of my TV shows from the various network websites. Can i use RPi to do this, so i don't have to invest in a larger PC or laptop for this minimal ...
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Midori Segmentation Fault

Since a while (approx. 1 month) now midori is not starting anymore and gets a segmentation fault. Yesterday I updated the firmware and software to the latest versions, still no change. I also tried to ...
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Prevent Iceweasel opening multiple tabs on startup [closed]

I have Iceweasel running on startup. This was setup up by copying the iceweasel.desktop file from applications to ~/.config/autostart/. I want Iceweasel to open a specific page on startup but not ...
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Where is the bottleneck of web browse speed on raspberry pi?

On a Model B 512 MB Pi with Raspbian “wheezy”, I have tried Midori, Chromium and Iceweasel. When the web page gets larger, loading is slow, even after I overclocked it to 1 GHz. On an Android phone ...
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Browsers for Raspbian soft-float

I need Raspbian soft-float in order to use Java, and the bundled browsers are quite bad. Netsurf does not support JavaScript and Midori causes segmentation faults all the time. This Midori issue seems ...
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Does chromium-browser use the GPU?

I am trying to figure out the correct CPU/GPU split for the main use case of browsing the web. Chrome dosen't appear to be able to play video at the moment. Does Chrome use the GPU at all? Would it ...
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How can I get regular firefox on raspbian?

I must use vanilla firefox to use the latest pentadactyl add-on. I'm accustomed to jumping through hoops like using alternative repositories or compiling from source to get vanilla firefox in Debian ...
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Cannot resolve in X

When I am in the terminal startup commandline domain name resolution works fine. When I startx then Midori cannot resolve, nor can I resolve in a terminal emulator. Any ideas on fixing? An ...
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How do I install Google Chrome?

When I go to download Google Chrome from http://www.google.com/chrome in Midori on the Raspberry Pi , I am presented with a modal dialogue box, Please select your download package: 32 bit ...