Typically this tag refers to web browsers such as Firefox, Chromium or Opera. However, other types of browsers such as Nautilus or a network browser may use this tag as well.

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How to launch Tor browser in Ubuntu 12.04

I have installed Tor as per the instructions on the official page. When I type 'tor' into the terminal I get "[notice] Bootstrapped 100%: Done" and then nothing else happens. Is there something else ...
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Whenever I go to the google chrome download page my laptop screen turns off

I can't recover from the screen being off without resetting the laptop using the power button. When I use the fn+volume keys while the screen is off I can hear the volume changing, I just can't find ...
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How to set Chromium Proxy in 14.04?

Every guide I find online tells me to set the proxy through the Properties window of Chromium. However, when I try to right-click on the Chromium shortcut, I don't see a 'Properties' option. I'm ...
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Is there a simple HowTo for getting Ubuntu and a browser working on an old PC?

I have a 2007-vintage Dell PC, formerly running WinXP. Is there a simple HowTo for getting Ubuntu and a browser working on it? FWIW, the PC is a Dell Latitude D620, it shows only 1 GB of main memory ...
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How can you edit and remove unwanted search toolbar?

Recently "ASK" toolbar got onto my computer. When using Windows I could go to control panel and edit/remove programs. How do I do this in Ubuntu Please?
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Is it possible to save flash Videos from a website using Midori browser?

I have started using Midori recently. Is there a way to save/download flash videos from websites using Midori ? I am not asking about any specific website. Workaround: Install both youtube-dl and ...
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Ubuntu Hangs a lot even when 3 or 4 apps are working

I have a Samsung NP300E5C-A0CIN Laptop with 2 GB of ram, intel i3 processor. I have installed ubuntu 14.04 alongside windows 8.1 My laptop tends to hang a lot, especially while browsing the web both ...
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Where are my browser passwords stored?

When we prompt our browser to save credentials once we log into a web application, they store our corresponding username and password. I know to recover these things from my browser. But I want to ...
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Where is the address bar and other controls in the “browser” app? (Ubuntu Touch browser)

I can't seem to open the address bar or find the settings button. just trying to access my router so I can fiddle with settings. my router doesn't like chrome.
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How can I change my IP address?

I want to change my IP address and port to some other values. My idea is to attain anonymity when I browse in the web. Currently I am on a network having static IPs for each system. I know there are ...
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Connection times out in all browsers, but ping and telnet work

I have the strangest problem on my Kubuntu 14.04 installation. I cannot browse the internet in any browser (tried both Chrome and Firefox). After some time, the browser reports a connection time out ...
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QuickTime in Ubuntu 14.04

Can anybody play properly this video in Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits), in any browser? http://www.apple.com/live/2014-sept-event/ I have QuickTime Plugin in Firefox and the video does play, however only ...
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Firefox issues on Ubuntu

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and I have several problems using Firefox 32.0 on it: when playing YouTube videos, the browser will crash making a reboot necessary sometimes when I close the ...
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use web page or html file as a screensaver?

I heard that xscreensaver can run anything as a screensaver but I don't know how to do so. Can I use it to make a web page from an html file my screensaver?
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How to have websites fit the screen?

on high resolution screens websites are mostly blank.How to have them stretched to fit the screen? I've tried Internet Explorer and Opera and on Linux too: Firefox and Chrome
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Want to disable internet but want to agree for browser

I want to disable all other services that are using the IP except of web browser. Is there a good software? I am on Ubuntu 14.04
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Tor Vidalia Browser Problem

So Vidalia is up and running fine but the browser has not installed properly, like it has before. Before I just clicked on the onion icon, it would say launching Tor..., You are now connected, the ...
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Alternative to Cold Turkey or SelfRestraint

To get more work done i have to block a lot of distractions like Reddit, etc. Im looking for a good alternative to Cold Turkey on Windows or Self Restraint. Self restraint could work but the site is ...
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How to launch specific webbrowser for specific URLs?

I would like to launch Firefox for URLs with website "firefoxexampledotcom/..." and Chromium with URLs containing "chromiumexampledotcom/..." To make it less complex in the beginning: For my own ...
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Firefox becomes very slow, showing spinning circle “connecting” for ages, ipv6 is disabled, no proxy, and disabling addons doesn't work

So I am a brand new Ubuntu user, and just getting the feel of the OS. Tried it on a friends computer, and really liked the system. Have just done a full install of 14.04 on an Asus UX32A (originally ...
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What are the main browsers for Ubuntu? [duplicate]

What are the browsers that I can get on Ubuntu? I know there is Firefox, as that comes installed by default, and the Ubuntu Default Browser, but what others are there that you can install? I am ...
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Pandora won't run in Tor browser

I get an error message to update Flash which I have, tried updating browser and no luck. Any suggestions? I'm using Tor instead of Firefox or Chrome as a way around a firewall both of which block ...
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Browser freezes frequently. Will it be a swap problem?

I am facing a problem with very slow browser apps, Wine games and Unity. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 on my Sandisk Cruzer 32GB flash drive. I have N53SV Laptop with 16 GB RAM and an nVidia card, and ...
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Is it possible to edit Textboxes in a browser using VIM or a VIM-Style-Editor?

Is it possible to edit Textboxes in a browser using VIM or a VIM-Style-Editor? (On Ubuntu of course)
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Problem while browsing

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my PC with 2+ Ghz processing speeds and 4gb RAM. While I'm browsing on using Firefox, the browser suddenly gets dim and then bright. It happened multiple times. While ...
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How to update tor browser from Terminal?

how to update tor browser from Terminal ?
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Why does Tor unexpectedly exit every time I open it?

Every time I try to run tor it unexpectedly exits and I get this in my terminal: (process:28965): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed Aug 04 01:38:35.833 ...
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Strange file browser - How to configure?

I have an in-built file browser in DraftSight, with which I'm not familiar. How is it called and how could I configure/replace it? I need to see the places list on the left hand side.
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An independently browseable database of large thumbnails?

I've googled about this for a while but to no avail. I have a huge amount of photos stored in several media and backed up in a cloud. Shotwell generates pretty large thumbnails which are quite good ...
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Listing files in apache server

I have installed Apache server in my system running Ubuntu 14.04. When I type localhost or my IP address in the browser, it is displaying the Apache page. Instead of that page, I need to list the ...
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Last.fm webapp needs flash for playing. Ubuntu default webbrowser doesn't seem to support flash [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the last.fm webapp but it says that flash needs to be installed. I have installed the flash player and it works from Firefox & Chromium. Any ideas on why the new default Ubuntu ...
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YouTube not playing

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. My Youtube isn't playing since three days. I upgraded the system. Re-installed Ubuntu restricted extras package. Still not working. It's not working with any browser... I ...
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How to integrate java web start to chromium?

I have two types of chromium in ubuntu. One from the software center and another from google site. Now I installed the java iced tea from the software center. But the extension work only in firefox. ...
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Can not reach bitbucket.org from browser

I can not load bitbucket.org in the browser(both FF and chrome).When i ping i get the right answer: PING bitbucket.org (131.103.20.167) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 131.103.20.167: icmp_seq=1 ...
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How to zoom webpages in Browser?

There is an application called Browser(webbrowser-app) in Ubuntu 14.04. Is there any way to zoom the pages which are viewed in it?
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What is wrong with the browser Surf?

So I downloaded Surf from the Ubuntu repository and compiled it from source. But every time I launch it I only get a blank white screen. Any suggestions would be helpful. Maybe I'm missing some ...
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installed TOR, looking to install/run TOR browser

ok, I didn't get the TOR from ubuntu. I installed the client, that's all set. Says successfully opened a circuit. Now, I would like to know how to set up a browser with it. I am using the latest ...
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Firefox not working with ububtu 14.04?

I have installed ubuntu and all looks well, the WIFI connected but Firefox browser returns a 'page not found error' when browsing. There is no firewall. Previously, the machine was running windows 7 ...
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Is there any way to block all downloads from Chrome?

I need to block anyone using this PC from downloading anything from the internet using Chrome. Is there any way possible?
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Unity session goes to lock on app launch, and won't unlock with password

Has been happening on every Ubuntu machine I've used to date, which is a total of 4. Started in 12.10 as far as I know, but it might have happened with 12.04, 12.10, 13.04, 13.10 and now 14.04. It ...
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Images and links not visible on a particular website

The images are not visible at all on this particular website http://www.lenskart.com/sunglasses/frame-style/full-rim.html I have tried it with opera and epiphany as well,other than firefox.But ...
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Plugins for Browser?

Are there any plugins or extensions(Free or proprietary) for the new browser that I can add to make it work more efficiently ?
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Chromium and Google Chrome downloading [closed]

Well, I have sincerely enjoyed having Google Chrome on my linux machine, and have never had any problems until recently. I found that Google Chrome will simply not allow redirected downloads to start. ...
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Difference between Backup and Import bookmatks in Firefox

Main usage of Backup/Restore and Import/Export in Firefox. Difference between both of them in functionality wise.
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How to change the User Agent in Gnome Web (epiphany)

I was trying to change the user agent in Gnome Web 3.12 but I can't find any good tutorial on how to do his. I want to set it to the Google Chrome's UA, so it isn't detected as "Safari on Linux", and ...
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Unable to browse the web - Ubuntu 14.04

I have this problem on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: whenever I open a new Chromium - Chrome - Firefox - Opera window to reach ANY website, it'll only show a "Please Update Internet Explorer" page - which I'm not ...
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What is the “Browser” process?

What is the Browser process? Is the process safe or malicious? Thanks for help, Top results:
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Where would I find instructions to drive “Ubuntu Web Browser”?

I'd like to give it a run, but I cannot use it, and the interface isn't intuitive. For example, how do I show: the address bar forward and backward buttons activity (history) etc?
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getting an odd message when searching in browser's address bar

So I searched adblock in the firefox address bar and it redirected to a page "http://domainnotfound.optimum.net/cablevassist/dnsassist/main/?domain=adblock" that said: Server Error in '/' ...
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How do I play local SWF files in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

today I just upgrade my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. The problem is that I cannot play local swf files. Even after installing flash player you cannot play swf files. I can play online flash games in ...