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Emacs can not open links, system default browser is google chrome

Question: Emacs can not open Google Chrome after hitting a link. What did I do: 1. open Emacs(GUI) from the terminal: \emacs -q 2. open packages buffer: M-x list-packages 3. click a package name ...
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md: relative paths missed by html

Both relative and absolute paths are found within Emacs editor. That is, referring to the code below, if I click on Rel to foo/foo.md inside bar.md, it'll change the buffer to foo.md, and conversely. ...
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Add browser bookmark to bookmark browser

What I mean is, can I add a URL to my Emacs bookmarks, such that selecting the bookmark runs the URL through browse-url? Desired behavior What I would like is a bookmark-set-url function that ...
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wrong behavior of org-open-at-point with certain url

NOTE, this only happens on mac. Linux is fine. For the given link, which is directly copied from chrome url bar, https://lwn.net/Articles/262464/#Quick Quiz 5 org-open-at-point will open it as ...
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browse-url doesn't get href from html formatted mails

I'm using notmuch (https://notmuchmail.org/notmuch-emacs/). When viewing the HTML part of a mail that has a link (using a href tag), I can right-click on it and select "Open Link in <browser>". ...
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How can I sign in using Google to Emacs StackExchange to post questions

I am able to browse the Emacs StackExchange site using Emacs with M-x w3m b URL RET I wanted to try out posting questions and answers to the site using Emacs. The main hurdle I am facing is to sign ...
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How to call lynx on URL inside a program

During my LaTeX typesetting I need to "visually" check if URLs point to reacheable pages. I'd like to do it with lynx in a separate emacs buffer so I wrote this function: (defun urls-check-if-working-...
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Inspect element in Firefox from within Emacs

In Firefox, when I right-click anywhere on a web page and select "Inspect Element" from the popup menu, Firefox will open its Developer Tools and show me the properties for that element and other ...
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Tell Emacs to use always the same browser

In my experience xhtml-mode's browse-url-of-buffer command uses different browsers depending, I guess, on the different desktop environments (or on their absence sometimes). My question, how can I ...
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Cannot open new chrome tab by `(browse-url “chrome://newtab”)`

I can open a web page by (browse-url "http://www.google.com"), but cannot open new tab by (browse-url "chrome://newtab"). Any workaround? I would like to have an Emacs shortcut to open a new chrome ...
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Emacs picking the wrong browser

I'm working under org-mode. When I click on a [http://example.com] link, it opens a tab in Firefox as expected. The .emacs config is: '(browse-url-browser-function (quote browse-url-firefox)) ...
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Org external link - can I indicate which browser/tab to be used

Suppose I have several browsers running at any given time. Google Chrome Google Chrome Canary Chromium Opera Safari How can I indicate in my org mode links [[https://www.gnu.org/software/emacs/][...
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browse-url-browser-function for Firefox Quantum

browse-url-firefox does not work with Firefox Quantum. If Firefox Quantum is already running, then I am told: Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must ...
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How to open multiple webpages from org mode?

I have a list of www addresses as a list like: - https://www.nytimes.com - https://www.foxnews.com and so on. I can open single elements with the command org-open-at-point which is bound to the key ...
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In mu4e, how do you open a message in a web browser?

I'm using the mu4e layer in spacemacs on develop. When I press a (for action) and then V, it opens an email in Firefox. But I want it to open in a browser of my choosing (qutebrowser). The manual says,...
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Pinboard website (i.e., non-Emacs) bookmark editing in Emacs

I recently switched over to pinboard.in for organizing website bookmarks. I'm looking for a way to organize my bookmarks in Emacs. I've installed the pinboard-api package but I can't seem to find any ...
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orgmode open link in system browser or eww

I want orgmode web links to open in my system browser with C-o, and to open in eww with C-u C-o. This seems in line with the function description for org-open-at-point but it doesn't seem to be ...
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How can I open an url file in emacs dired?

When using dired in emacs, how can I open an url file in a web browser outside emacs?
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Copy current URL from web browser from Emacs while editing

When editing code or org-mode, I often need the URL of the page I'm viewing in Google Chrome. Is there a way to do this from Emacs? Or with an external helper script if necessary? An example use ...
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your emacs does not come with xwidget support… (Windows 10)

Just unzipped and started using Emacs 25.1, hoping to get a browser running in emacs. The instructions I found had me enter "M-x xwidget-webkit-browse-url" And then I'm asked to complete a command ...
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How to start a specific Firefox profile with browse-url?

In command line I can start a specific firefox profile doing someting like that: firefox -P my_specific_profile Is it possible to configure emacs for use a specific Firefox profile when using browse-...
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display images in emacs w3m in terminal

I would like w3m in emacs (in a terminal) to show me pictures. Showing pictures in emacs gui works: Showing pictures in the terminal without emacs works: But in emacs w3m running in a terminal, no ...
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How to write a function to open real hyperlinks (Org Mode, Gnus Article, elfeed hyperlinks) in a specific browser?

First off, you can find my entire current config at https://gitlab.com/mordocai/emacs.d/tree/4cfdfd76368aa687a6277a22161b40624e32b8fe, just in case I miss including something. I currently have my ...
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Does “Edit with Emacs” saves a local file of current edit buffer?

I'm using Edit with Emacs to edit Stack Overflow and Stack Exchange sites. Currently I'm doing it with this message ;-) When I click on the button under the text area of Chrome browser, I get a new ...
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How to make browse-url-of-buffer load the same html file in the same tab in Firefox?

When editing a html file (in an Emacs buffer in HTML mode), I often review the file in my default browser (Firefox) by C-c C-v (ie, running browse-url-of-buffer). But every time I run C-c C-v, Firefox ...
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Suggestions for a well-thought structure, for instant results inside browser from buffers

Situation First, I hope you will not mind my poor English. When you're working with websites/webapplications, there is a good chance that you will work with HTML/CSS files. When editing such files in ...
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problem using surfraw with helm

I'm fairly new to emacs. I'm using OS X 10.10. I have been learning to use helm. I was interested in its integration with surfraw. I installed surfraw from teh source tarball following the ...
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Can org-mode open a link in external browser when using prefix key?

In my Emacs I have set browse-url-browser-function to eww and org-open-at-point (org-return) will open my links using eww as expected. However, I would like to configure org-mode so that when I press ...
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Make browse-url follow URLs with line breaks?

How can I make browse-url follow URLs with line breaks? Example from RFC 1738: Yes, Jim, I found it under <URL:ftp://info.cern.ch/pub/www/doc; type=d> but you can probably pick it up from <...
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browse-url default to certain url

Whenever I use browse-url function inside of w3m I would like to have a default URL displayed for me. It happens that what I mostly do is google searches, so if I could have https://google.com/search?...
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Links open firefox with starting page, instead of link content (linux)

Problem: For some mysterious reason, when I open a link in firefox, a new firefox instance opens. Also note instead of the content of the link, my home-page shows up. Instead I would like a new tab ...
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Extracting text from html in emacs?

Are there any packages to extract text from html in emacs? What I would like to try is to extract relevant text from browse web so that I can read papers and articles without the visual clutter of ...
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How to fix browse-url-firefox for firefox 36.0 in linux?

Firefox 36.0 doesn't have -remote option, which is used in the function browse-url-firefox for system-type gnu/linux by default. How to conveniently bypass this issue?
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Double click on a web link results in visiting the link in the default browser

Assume that in the current buffer there is some text like http://emacs.stackexchange.com/. Is it possible to customize Emacs so that double clicking on this text, results in visiting the link by the ...