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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Tor browser on crouton xfce

I'm new to Linux and ubuntu, and following an online article, I installed xfce on my toshiba chromebook,however I can't seem to install tor browser. Iv tried many different methods and read tons of ...
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Windows Internet Explorer through Wine

I've downloaded the install files for IE 11 hoping it would load pages on Windows Steam because I'm having steamwebhelper.exe issues (more on that here: (steamwebhelper.exe error) Nothing but library [...
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No sound on the internet!

I tried using this code gksu gedit /etc/asound.conf then pcm.pulse { type pulse } ctl.pulse { type pulse } pcm.!default { type pulse } ctl.!default { type pulse } and it returns name@name-...
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How to disable HTTP referrer in Firefox?

I feel that the HTTP referrer is a violation of my privacy (the HTTP header field that identifies the webpage you just came from which was linked to the webpage you are going to) and I understand that ...
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What is an Arm64 browser that is comparable to chrome?

I have searched for an arm 64 version of chrome/chromium and have not been able to find one. I have tried firefox but for some reason it does not work on my computer. Does anyone know of a comparable ...
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Install click package from upstream Ubuntu Touch apps?

Can I create a click package from, say, the upstream webbrowser-app on Launchpad (default Ubuntu Touch browser) and install it on my Bq Aquaris M10 without breaking anything? I don't really care if ...
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Attention required One more step CAPTCHA

Why is this Attention Required One more step. Please complete the security check to access www.xyz.com" displaying whenever I'm accessing a website?
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Force Epiphany to open links in default browser

I use Firefox as my default browser and I started using Epiphany for web apps (I use it fox google inbox) as I prefer it as a separate window with it's own icon. What I don't like about it is that ...
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Cant install chrome no matter what I try. DPKG keeps returning errors

This is the code I ran: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser This is the error I keep getting: dpkg: error processing package network-manager (--configure): package is in a very bad inconsistent ...
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How to install google chrome to watch netflix in ubuntu? [duplicate]

I tried to install google chrome for ubuntu users from my Firefox web browser, but that did'nt work
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Does Brave browser have ability to sync bookmarks like firefox login mechanism?

I am using Firefox for a long time. But it causes high CPU temperature. Sometimes even it raises to 150-200 %.But Brave causing less CPU usage. I would like to import all the bookmarks in Firefox to ...
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Terminal-Browser with Flash

I want to know if it's possible to enter a Flash site from the terminal. I'm playing a web-game based on Flash, so I want to make my server consume as low CPU as possible. I saw that I can do it, but ...
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How to dispatch clicked URLs to specific browser based on domain (as OSX Choosy does)

I am trying to replicate the functionality of Choosy (https://www.choosyosx.com/) under Ubuntu 16.04. In particular, I want to have it set up so that when I click in a non-browser application on a ...
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How to view locally stored HTML files on Ubuntu Touch?

All, I am looking for an option to open html files rather than URLs on the web in the browser on my phone with Ubuntu Touch. As there's no 'open file' option I have been experimenting with file:// ...
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Play browser audio, with screen off [BQ M10 ]

Is there a way to turn off the screen but leave audio in the browser playing to save battery? I'm using Ubuntu Touch on a BQ M10
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Firefox not opening

I am new to Ubuntu. Just installed U on May 25 2016. Firefox did work at first but browser will not open now. Connected to wifi ok. Installed updates, would that make a difference?
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How to install Dillo in Lubuntu?

How can I install Dillo under Lubuntu 16.04? Is there any apt-get repository?
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How to install the “Links 2” browser in Lubuntu?

I went to the official website but they had this complicated list of steps where I had to manually check a bunch of dependencies and then download a tarball, only to have to follow a further list of ...
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Ubuntu Freezes when accessing browser context menus (e.g. SSL Info Tab) - 16.04

When I try to open a context menu such as the SSL info tab in browser's address bar or the 'Settings' tab in Chrome, Browser window freezes and my mouse cursor disappears until I force close the ...
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'Request Time Out Error: Website not accessible' while browsing internet

Sometimes websites not accessible in Ubuntu 14.04. Many times I get an error like this 'Request Timeout' The server timed out while waiting for browser request. This occurs frequently in Ubuntu ...
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Is crypto.stanford.edu spying on me?

Using Firefox browser and I see in history that every time I log on to internet that crypto.stanford.edu is listed in history tab. What is this site and why is it in my history? Is this some kind of ...
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Why don't captchas work in UBUNTU Browser? [closed]

When I post an answer then I get a google capcha nag screen. I can copy and paste the code but there is no submit button. Please get rid of these capchas I'm not a robot!!!!
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how to enable HTML5 Storage in Ubuntu web browser?

I use Ubuntu 14.04 os and also use Ubuntu web browser for open paytm. but now I can't open this site.. the error is "please enable HTML5 storege to continue" how to solve it??
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suggestions for a web browser that will search within the current page [closed]

I am brand new to Ubuntu running v16.04. Please be clear and specific in your answer. I need a web browser that will search within the current page. Any suggestions, please? Thank you very much. ...
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Why is pepper flash sandboxed?

I have been using Opera for a few days with the new Ubuntu 16.04. I was about to log onto my online, work account from home. Our company website uses flash, but after clicking on the login button.......
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Ubuntu Touch: where are downloaded files stored?

When I download something with the default browser or Firefox, I cant seem to find where the files are downloaded to. Not /home/Downloads, thats for sure. Does anyone know where the files are ...
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How do I install adobe flashplayer in ubuntu 16.04?

I was wondering how I can install the adobe flashplayer from this site: https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ I have no experience with the formats that are available there. There is no .deb version of ...
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How can I install the Opera browser from the terminal?

Since this .deb bug is causing a lot of issues, I must resort to install the Opera browser using the terminal. Which is just fine, but I also need to add it to the repository for automatic updates. ...
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Can I set the user agent string of the Ubuntu browser?

I'm using an M10 tablet and some web sites (e.g. Google drive) put up a warning about the browser being unsupported but essentially work as expected whilst others (looking at you Amazon) simply say ...
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Prevent that browser loads a site from cache which is protected by basic authentication

Is there a way to configure Apache 2.4.7 such that when I query a HTML file which is protected by basic authentication the browser doesn't load parts of the site he has already in the cache? I'm ...
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Is it possible to install Flash on Aquaris M10 tablet?

I would like to watch videos on bbc.co.uk/news and this currently requires Flash. A the moment Firefox does not work well on the tablet (the touch keyboard does not come up so can't search) but I'm ...
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Ubuntu Touch: Google Hangouts on bq M10

Google Hangouts doesn't work in the default browser on Ubuntu Touch OTA10.1. It just gives a message "It appears as if you're using an old or uncommon browser that doesn't support common standards". ...
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How to make the browser pop to the front when clicking on links from another app?

For example, when I click on a link on thunderbird, the link is opened in a new tab in chrome, which is great BUT, chrome stays in the background :( Same with FF when it was the default browser. ...
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Cannot set Google Chrome as default browser

I few months ago I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop. I had backed up my previous home folder and restored it on top of my installation. I installed Google Chrome and set it as my ...
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How to package a browser plugin and a gui app in a snap package

My app is a gui app (qt) and a browser plugin. The plugin is used only for firefox. When the user clicks a button I want to open my gui-app. I would like to use a snap package to do this, but I can ...
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Times New Roman not displaying on 14.04

It doesn't show up in browser (chrome or firefox) or in libreoffice, and looks kinda like Courier. Microsoft core fonts are installed, and all the other ones work. The Font Viewer says that Times New ...
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MathJax style in chromium browser

In the chromium browser, MathJax usually show up like this: but on windows and LaTeX, it is Is there a way to change it?
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when watching youtube videos [closed]

When I watch videos on YouTube, the computer starts freezing. Sometimes it unfreezes after 10 seconds or so, but sometimes it doesn't. It happens both in Firefox and Chromium, although in Chromium it'...
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Do malicious web sites ever exploit vulnerabilities in Linux clients? [closed]

Do malicious web sites ever exploit vulnerabilities in Linux clients? Are there any documented instances of this happening in the wild? I am talking about actually taking over the client's machine ...
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Can I add a predetermined paste option when I right-click?

Quite often I find myself typing in my email address in different places. Is there any way to add a paste option with a predetermined address? (I run Ubuntu 14.04) Thanks!
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Specify which monitor/screen that a browser to be launched into via awesome electron

Right now I have a web app serving multiple webpages via awesome electron. These webpages are served using the following codes: (I have multiple variables like "browser", and each is responsible for ...
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How to make windows steal focus when links are opened

When opening a web URL, the focus does not move to the browser window. How can we achieve this? I'm using Ubuntu 15.10.
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UC Browser on UBuntu

Is UC Web Browser available for download on Ubuntu Systems? If so what is the package name? I have Mozilla Firefox on my system but am not satisfied with it since it gives horrible download speed. ...
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Playing video in browser freezing whole system after an update in 14.04.1

I have a dual boot setup with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04.1. Originally Ubuntu worked fine, but after an update it is freezes whenever I play video in the browser.
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Browser saves no cookies and always asks to be the standard browser

Since i upgraded to Ubuntu 15.10 (AMD64) i have some issues First, my browser dont save any cookies and always asks to be the default browser. and my second problem is that i get a error message ...
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Jupyter notebook: open in currently open browser

Is it possible to make applications that open in a browser open in the currently open browser rather than the system's default one? I'd like that since sometimes I work with Firefox or Chromium and ...
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How to block all website [duplicate]

How to block all website on the basis of top level domain name in ubuntu 14 . For example I want to block all website on my system ending with ".info" or ".org " or " ".cn " .
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Meizu Ubuntu Edition Ota 9 Liri Browser

I updated the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition to OTA-9 and now the Liri-Browser does not start anymore. I reinstalled the app but it does not work. Before it worked well. Thank you, Gerd
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Can't sign on to site in Ubuntu Phone browser

I tried to sign in to my owncloud machine through the web interface. The browser allows me to enter a username and password, but hitting the Return key does nothing. I tried using a Bluetooth ...
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How to completely get rid of DNSUnlocker pop-up ad

DNSUnlocker ad As you can see in this image, that's the irritating DNSUnlocker popup ad on Chromium browser on my Ubuntu. I still get it when running Firefox. The solution discussed here does not ...