Web is the default web browser for GNOME. Web provides a simple and minimalist interface for accessing the internet. Whilst it is developed primarily for GNOME, Web works acceptably in other desktop environments as well.
You can enable filtering by unchecking "Allow advertisements" in application preferences. By default, this will enable the EasyList list and is periodically refreshed.
https://easylist.to/easylist/easylist.txt; https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/easylistdutch.txt; https://easylist.to/easylist/easyprivacy.txt; https://easylist.to/easylist/fanboy-annoyance.txt; https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/antiadblockfilters.txt; https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/adwarefilters.txt; https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/malwaredomains_full.txt; https://raw.githubusercontent.com/liamja/Prebake/master/obtrusive.txt; https://www.fanboy.co.nz/enhancedstats.txt;
On next startup, the application fetches the subscriptions and should create a file for each entry as
Web can add web app launchers to GNOME Shell. To manage and remove them, navigate to
about:applications in Web.
See the main article: Browser plugins
To find out what plugins are installed/enabled, enter
about:plugins in the address bar.
The Browser plugins#Flash Player for details.AUR package provides an experimental adapter to use AUR with Web, see
Some websites such as github.com tend to use a bitmap font from X11, named
Clean. To disable bitmap fonts, run:
# ln -s /etc/fonts/conf.avail/70-no-bitmaps.conf /etc/fonts/conf.d/
Web does not respect GNOME hinting settings, but respects Fontconfig one. Check Font configuration for further instructions.
Ad-blocking does not work
Close Web and delete the current filters configuration:
rm -r ~/.config/epiphany/adblock/
On restart, the filter should be reset.