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Questions tagged [web-browsers]

Questions regarding the installation and use of web browsers.

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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 do I stop Chromium from crashing my entire Pi whenever i open or run it?

My Raspberry pi keeps crashing whenever I open Chromium i tried to: sudo apt-get purge chromium-browser Then I reinstalled it, and it takes a couple more seconds to crash now but that's not very ...
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WPE - WebPlatform For Embedded built directly on Raspbian Stretch (HW Support)

I'm trying to build WebKitForEmbedded https://wpewebkit.org/ but this is disaster. I've created another post about this issue (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/51578580/wpe-build-installed-directly-...
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Dropbox page display issue

I'm very new to raspberry pi and stuck on a day I've started. Problem I struggle is related to font. I'll upload a picture to illustate issue rather than words It should be some language setting I ...
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is there a DRM compatable browser that is able to be fully up to date?

i am wanting to use my RPi3 for a media device at home but i can not use things like YouTube TV or other sites that require DRM support... i know Firefox has DRM support but the browser isn't up to ...
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Is it possible to use a raspberry pi zero w to scrape web sites? [closed]

I am running Jesse lite with MATE gui on a pi zero w. I am currently running a python program that scrapes data from 6 different web sites one after the other starting at the same time every day on a ...
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How can I install the latest firefox on raspbian stretch? [duplicate]

I tried to follow this guide to do it but the pi disables them because it cannot verify the keys. Does someone have a way to do this? I'm on raspberry pi 3. precicely this is the error i got Err:1 ...
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Would dual booting allow me to get Rasplex and a web browser on my Pi-3?

I recently installed Rasplex on my Raspberry Pi 3 model B. I'm very happy with it, but would also like to be able to watch youtube video and movies online, etc. I know that Rasplex does not offer a ...
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Firefox 57 on a raspberry pi

I have just heard about the new firefox "Quantum". It says it uses 30% less RAM. Since the pi only has 1gb of ram, this sound good. Also, it would be nice to have a newer version of firefox. So, can ...
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Lightweight GUI-OS to show webbrowser with modern webpage

Hi I'm looking for an OS that is capable to show an webbrowser (in fullscreen) on an raspberry pi 2 (no other GUI elements are required/necessary). The website is just one page using html, jquerry ...
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Raspberry PI Zero W browsers (Chromium, Midori, Kweb, Epiphany) choppy playing videos. Any better options?

Basically, my project includes displaying high-quality images videos different files like text, pdf etc.. on raspberry pi zero W. What is the best OS suitable for this application? I have used ...
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Automating web page login with bash script

I have been looking to write a script to automate login on an internal company website that is used as a Ping Board to monitor a network of IP connected cameras. I am pretty new to bash scripting and ...
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HTML doesn't show button if not in a local network using webiopi.js, how show it on the browser?

I followed a tutorial made by Jerry Hildenbrand, where he teaches how to control a LED via local network. His tutorial works perfectly, I just need to type tightvncserver in the raspberry and open ...
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Raspberry pi 3 + raspbian + firefox esr very slow

Hello everyone I have the Raspberry pi 3 with the raspbian system. I have installed the Firefox ESR browser and icewaesel -> Firefox ESR. Every time I open it I slow down a lot the raspberry and I can ...
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What can I use as a fast performing and stable browser for my Raspberry Pi 3?

What is a good choice of browser for the Raspberry Pi 3? I'm looking for something stable and fast, I am not browsing content heavy websites. What I have tried so far and its limitations: Chromium: ...
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Latest Firefox/Chrome possibilities

I have a project that requires me to run Selenium. For this I need webdriver to interact with browsers. I have a Raspberry Pi 3 running the latest Raspbian. Currently I was only able to get Chromium ...
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Chromium broswer doesnt open google and says its untrusted

Hello I need to install an extension for chromium for my project on raspberry pi but chromium says that the google extensions and pretty much any google sites are untrusted I tried reinstalling ...
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Where is the epiphany browser history?

I am running a Epiphany on Raspberry Pi 2 and I would like to check the browser history. Where is the epiphany browser log? Do I Have to enable it somewhere? If doesn't exist, how can I create it?
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Cannot Surf the Web Through Chromium

It's weird, I can reach google.com, perform a search and see the results, pull up Gmail, I can go to raspberrypi.org, but anything past that I cannot reach. In the Terminal I cannot ping google.com. ...
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Run application in Raspberry Pi with a web browser

I would like to build an application Raspberry Pi for controlling a 20 Inch monitor it will display some images. Long story Each user have an account (Web based application) and he/she is logged ...
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Epiphany doesn't load webpage entirely, get stuck at 90%

I have a script on a Raspberry Pi 2 that launch a webpage on Epiphany at startup and sometimes the progress bar get stuck at 90% approximately and doesn't show the entire webpage. ¿How can I detect ...
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Raspberry pi 3 does't work with internet

I have a raspberry pi model 3 B using Raspbian. When ever I go on an internet browser, it is a few seconds before it crashes. I have tried Epiphany, Chromium and NetSurf. It has no errors, it just ...
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firefox audio very noisy and garbled

My firefox version is: firefox:armhf 49.0+build4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 I have an issue of very poor/very noisy/ audio when I play any video files. (be it from youtube or mp4 files itself.) Video is good. ...
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WebGL via remote desktop in latest Jessie on Raspberry Pi 3 [duplicate]

Hello Raspberry Pi enthusiasts! I have a problem, I can't seem to get a webgl context running on a chromium browser instance using latest Jessie on a Raspberry pi 3. I have enabled experimental GL ...
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How to update QupZilla on Ubuntu Mate?

The lightweight browser QupZilla is fairly outdated on Ubuntu Mate. I wonder how I can update/compile QupZilla from source? Upstream, there is no ARM package available for download.
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Unable to connect to the internet via web browser

I use raspberry pi model b+ I'm able to update and install software using command line, but I'm unable to access internet through web browser. The message says Could not connect: Network is ...
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RPI3 web browser performance comparing to tablet

I have been using RPI3 to browse web using midori/firefox/epiphany but performance of those browsers is terrible. On the other hand I have been using tablet with Google Chrome as a web browser. This ...
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Running a webpage on startup

I have a touchscreen based kiosk application running on my raspberry pi. In this application I need to load a webpage , which once opened will load a user interface. Now, my question is how do the ...
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Noob questions - login to websites and MacOS

Why does my Raspberry Pi 2 identify on websites as MAC OSX? (which prevents me from downloading the correct versions of software/debian?)?? Why can't I login to ANY website (Google, etc.)? Are there ...
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How can I install web components in firefox?

I want to show in Firefox my cameras (Hikvision) but web components are needed, I've tried enabling it in the Firefox configuration page but it doesn't work. I've seen some support for another Linux ...
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Whenever I install Iceweasel it installs Firefox instead

I used the following command to install Iceweasel. sudo apt-get install iceweasel However, instead of Iceweasel, I get Firefox. Not that I'm complaining much, I love Firefox. If you click on Menu >...
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Using Raspberry Pi to remotely view a website

I'm trying to use a Raspberry Pi to remotely view a website. For example, if I have a printer I want to interact with, that hosts a browser user interface and outputs it via USB, I want to be able to ...
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Can I install Chromium or Iceweasle onto my Pi

In the new distro of Raspbian? I have done searches here but cannot find anything about whether or not I can use Chromium or Iceweasle on Raspbian Jessie. I would like to test browsers and find out ...
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Iceweasel very slow when running youtube fullscreen

I am using RPi3, with Raspbian minimal + i3wm + iceweasel, with a 1080p monitor. When I watch youtube (720p, about 1.5 hour long), if not full screen everything runs just fine. However, once I switch ...
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How do I disconnect from wireless after exiting the browser?

When I launch the browser, it activates a wireless connection, but it doesn't disconnect when I quit the browser. How do I turn wifi off after a session?
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Css3 animation don't go well with Raspberry Pi 3

I have a Raspberry Pi 3 with Chromium installed. I am trying to load my web application which has simple fadeIn and fadeOut animation but it's lagging on screen. Any ideas on how to better support ...
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Can you run 32-bit IceCat or IceWeasel on Raspberry Pi 3?

I just got my RPi3 loaded, Raspbian (NOOBS) and tried node-red, but found a problem typing in function. I found out it was the browser's fault. Now I would like to install Firefox (AKA IceCat or ...
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Installing Google Chrome

I have just got a Raspberry Pi and I want Google Chrome on it. I've downloaded the Chrome file from the Google download page, but I don't know how to open it. I have no clue about how Raspberry Pis ...
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web.skype.com for Raspberry Pi Zero

Stumbled upon skype in browser, decided to try it on Raspberry Pi Zero. However, it told that I need to update my browser, so I've tried logging in with the following browser: Epiphany browser ...
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Raspberry Pi 3 Web Browsing

New to RPi but I'm seeing a lot of stuff about how it has struggled in the past to web browse -- particularly on heavy-js sites and with video and such. Is this a problem of the past? Especially now ...
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Epiphany Browser Kiosk/Full Screen but has a 1px white border

I've got a Raspberry Pi 2 running Epiphany Browser in fullscreen mode by running the following in a shell script on startup. sudo matchbox-window-manager -use_cursor no -use_titlebar no & sudo -...
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Full screen browsers vanish randomly?

We use several Pis for signage. The usage is simply full screen browsers pointing to a web page that rotates images every X seconds (done via JavaScript with fades, etc. provided by jQuery; 1920x1080 ...
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Non-crashing web page display?

At my work, I was asked to set up a monitor to display a 6-page slideshow from Zoho Reports. The setup I created works, but poorly, as the browser frequently crashes. I'm not in the office every day, ...
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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/*') os.system('...
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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 --...