How to access IPv6 IP address from web browser

These days I am playing with IPv6 and tried to access few sites directly by IP address.

It looks like the browsers are trying to interpret the IPv6 address as name:port and the connection of course fail.

If you type directly in the browser, for example:


you will get error message.

If you want this to be interpreted as IPv6 address you will have to type the address like this:


I tested this on Linux with the following browsers:

Google Chrome