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Questions regarding the installation and use of web browsers.

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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 ....
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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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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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beta epiphany-browser (Web Browser), comand line auto start?

I am running Raspbian, 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 ...
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Can I speed up web browsing on the Raspberry Pi?

Browsing the web using Midori on the Raspberry Pi feels very slow. I appreciate that the speed at which a web page will load is determined by a number of factors including: the speed of the network ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 an 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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Is Raspberry Pi 4 fast enough to watch online videos with 1080p?

The Pi 4 has a faster processor (1.5 GHz Quad-Core ARM-Cortex A72). I am wondering if it is now possible to watch HTML5 videos on a browser (for example YouTube) and with 1080p quality without lagging ...
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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. /etc/xdg/...
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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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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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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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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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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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Firefox Arm64 available but RasPi 3B+ still 32-bit

I want to be able to use my Raspberry Pi 3B+ as a desktop system. In order to do that, I need to be able to make use of apps such as Firefox-ARM64. Given all of the confusion regarding migrating ...
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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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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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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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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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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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HTML5/JS Browser for RiscOS

Is there a browser that supports modern Javascript and HTML5 for RiscOS on the Pi? I found an old port of Firefox but its support for more modern language features was lacking.
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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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Cannot resolve in X

When I am in the terminal command-line, domain name resolution works fine. However, when I start X then Midori cannot resolve domain names, nor can I resolve them in a terminal emulator. Any ideas on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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simple way to open webbrowser in fullscreen from python script

I want to open my chromium web browser in fullscreen-mode and open an URL that I get from a different config file. All this should happen automatically after booting. For testing, I tried to execute ...
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Fastest browser for a minimal kiosk mode for Raspberry pi zero?

I need suggestion for a lightweight browser for kiosk mode for raspberry pi zero. Chromium is running but it is a bit slow for my required application. My application is just displaying scrolling text ...
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Kali Linux: Unable to install chromium or firefox on Raspberry Pi

When I try to install Chromium or Firefox, the following error occurs: $ sudo apt-get install chromium-browser E: Package 'chromium-browser' has no installation candidate $ sudo apt-get install ...
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Qutebrowser/QTWebengine on Raspbian

I am trying to install qutebrowser on Raspbian. I have upgraded to testing because qutebrowser is not contained in the stable repository: # sed -i 's/stretch/buster/' /etc/apt/sources.list # sed -i '...
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Installing Google Chrome [duplicate]

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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Browser visual bug

I just got my Raspberry Pi 4 model B and installed and updated NOOBS. The browser has a visual bug which looks like this: How do I fix this?
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Makes OpenVPN a local Apache Webserver accessable from outside?

I am running Apache on my Pi. It's only accessable from my local network. Now I want to install OpenVPN on the same Pi. Is Apache accessable from outside, when I enter the static ip in my browser (...
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How to open Firefox in kiosk mode and point to a webpage?

I'm trying to run Firefox in kiosk mode. nano /home/pi/.config/lxsession/autostart @firefox-esr (@iceweasel) Here, how to point the browser to a webpage? Example - for Chromium we use this- @...
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Opening any browser often crashes Raspbian

I've got a very simple setup on my Raspberry pi 2. It's a clean install of the latest version of Raspbian (via NOOBS) with Redshift and QuickSynergy installed. Almost any time I open a web browser, ...