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Web is the default web browser for [https://live.gnome.org/ 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.
  
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{{Note|Web was known as [http://projects.gnome.org/epiphany/ Epiphany] prior to version 3.4.  The application was given new descriptive names, one for each supported language. The name ''Epiphany'' is still used in numerous places such as the executable name, some package names, some desktop entries, and some GSettings schemas.}}
[http://projects.gnome.org/epiphany/ Epiphany] is a simple web browser primarily intended for the [[GNOME]] desktop which works acceptably with other desktop environments as well.
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==Installation==
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== Installation ==
To install Epiphany from the repositories, run:
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# pacman -S epiphany
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If you want to save login passwords, install gnome-keyring:
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Web can be installed by [[install]]ing the {{Pkg|epiphany}} package. If you want to save login passwords, install {{Pkg|gnome-keyring}}.
# pacman -S gnome-keyring
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If you are using another [[Desktop Environment|desktop environment]] (DE) other than GNOME, you will probably have to create directory {{ic|~/.gnome2/epiphany}}. To do so, type:
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== Configuration ==
$ mkdir -p ~/.gnome2/epiphany
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==Flash==
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=== Blocking advertisements ===
Adobe Flash Player is a little buggy and an external utility like nspluginwrapper has to be used.
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You can enable filtering by unchecking "Allow advertisements" in application preferences. By default, this will enable the [https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/easylist.txt EasyList] list and is periodically refreshed.
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{{Note|1=Due to some missing features, for example element hiding, Web misses to block/hide some ads. See the [https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=757824 related bugreport] for progress.}}
  
$ pacman -S nspluginwrapper flashplugin
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==== Managing Subscriptions ====
$ nspluginwrapper -v -n -a -i
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Create the file {{ic|~/.config/epiphany/adblock/filters.list}} and populate it with URLs (see [https://easylist.to/ EasyList] and [https://adblockplus.org/en/subscriptions Known Adblock Plus subscriptions]) in a semicolon formatted list:
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{{hc|/home/archie/.config/epiphany/adblock/filters.list|<nowiki>
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https://easylist.to/easylist/easylist.txt;
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https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/easylistdutch.txt;
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https://easylist.to/easylist/easyprivacy.txt;
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https://easylist.to/easylist/fanboy-annoyance.txt;
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https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/antiadblockfilters.txt;
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https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/adwarefilters.txt;
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https://easylist-downloads.adblockplus.org/malwaredomains_full.txt;
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https://raw.githubusercontent.com/liamja/Prebake/master/obtrusive.txt;
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https://www.fanboy.co.nz/enhancedstats.txt;</nowiki>
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}}
  
{{note|As of epiphany 3.8 this is no longer needed.}}
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On next startup, the application fetches the subscriptions and should create a file for each entry as {{ic|~/.config/epiphany/adblock/''32-hex''}}.
  
For 64-bit machines, you'll need to install '''lib32-flashplugin''' from the [[AUR]] instead of flashplugin.
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=== Web Apps ===
  
Epiphany should now be able to echo flash content.
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Web can add ''web app'' launchers to GNOME Shell. To manage and remove them, navigate to {{ic|about:applications}} in Web.
  
== Manage Web Apps ==
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== Plugins ==
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See the main article: [[Browser plugins]]
  
Since version 3.0, Epiphany can add "web app" launchers to GNOME Shell. You can manage and remove them by typing "about:applications" into the Epiphany address bar.
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To find out what plugins are installed/enabled, enter {{ic|about:plugins}} in the address bar.
  
==See also==
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== Troubleshooting ==
The appearance of Epiphany's menu entry may vary depending on the DE, so please see their articles for further information:
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*[[GNOME]]
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=== Pixelated fonts ===
*[[KDE]]
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*[[Xfce]]
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Some websites such as github.com tend to use a bitmap font from X11, named {{ic|Clean}}. To disable bitmap fonts, run:
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# ln -s /etc/fonts/conf.avail/70-no-bitmaps.conf /etc/fonts/conf.d/
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=== Font hinting ===
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Web does not respect GNOME hinting settings, but respects Fontconfig one. Check [[Font configuration]] for further instructions.
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=== Ad-blocking does not work ===
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Close Web and delete the current filters configuration:
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rm -r ~/.config/epiphany/adblock/
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On restart, the filter should be reset.
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== See also ==
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* [https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Web Apps/Web - GNOME Wiki!]

Latest revision as of 02:05, 25 September 2016

Related articles

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.

Note: Web was known as Epiphany prior to version 3.4. The application was given new descriptive names, one for each supported language. The name Epiphany is still used in numerous places such as the executable name, some package names, some desktop entries, and some GSettings schemas.

Installation

Web can be installed by installing the epiphany package. If you want to save login passwords, install gnome-keyring.

Configuration

Blocking advertisements

You can enable filtering by unchecking "Allow advertisements" in application preferences. By default, this will enable the EasyList list and is periodically refreshed.

Note: Due to some missing features, for example element hiding, Web misses to block/hide some ads. See the related bugreport for progress.

Managing Subscriptions

Create the file ~/.config/epiphany/adblock/filters.list and populate it with URLs (see EasyList and Known Adblock Plus subscriptions) in a semicolon formatted list:

/home/archie/.config/epiphany/adblock/filters.list
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 ~/.config/epiphany/adblock/32-hex.

Web Apps

Web can add web app launchers to GNOME Shell. To manage and remove them, navigate to about:applications in Web.

Plugins

See the main article: Browser plugins

To find out what plugins are installed/enabled, enter about:plugins in the address bar.

Troubleshooting

Pixelated fonts

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/

Font hinting

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.

See also