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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Underscore character in browser url bar doesn't work with custom font

I don't know if this is a ubuntu thing, but I am using (x)ubuntu, so this seems as good a place as any. I set my desktop default font as a stylized, downloaded font. The browser address bar doesn't ...
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inox browser: build and patch chromium from source

I recently stumbled over a set of patches for chromium which promise to focus on privacy by disabling data transmission to google. You can read more about it here. It originates from a Archlinux AUR ...
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To have keybinding to move page up/down in Ubuntu's browser

I would like to scroll page up and down etc by CTRL+p/n or similar, like you have in OSX in most of the browsers. This is much better for wrists than using the keys next to my keyboard. How can you ...
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How to change tab in Google Chrome with the keyboard, in Ubuntu

In OSX, you can browse tabs in browsers by Ctrl+ N/p or similar. I have not found any keys in Ubuntu 14.04. How can you browse tabs of browsers by keyboard in Ubuntu?
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Videos not being played due to flash plugin [duplicate]

When I use the starsports.com for videos , the videos do not start and they show an error saying Flash Player needs to be updated. I tried installing flash many ways like installing the Adobe flash ...
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14.04 often at 100% CPU and freezes daily

Can anyone suggest a way forward? Do I need to try a lighter OS like Lubuntu or Puppy? Go back to 12.10? Might there be a hardware problem I can check? Or...? I've been runnung Ubuntu for a 1 yr ...
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Ubuntu Phone alternative browsers? VPN? Mysql client? Exchange client? [closed]

Got the Meizu MX4 with Ubuntu. But is there no alternative browser? I'd like to install other browser(s) with possible proxy configuration settings? The app store doesn't offer anything else? How ...
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Ctrl+click on link in a browser doesn't open page in a new tab

I reinstalled Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and for the most part it went off without a hitch; however, my browser isn't acting right. I often use the CTRL+click shortcut to open links in a new tab. At first I ...
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Ubuntu web browser not loading in 14.04

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.2 32 bit platform. When I launch ubuntu web browser GUI window opens but it's white empty. I launched it in terminal /usr/bin/webbrowser-app it's the same, it only prints: ...
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What's the advantage of using the Ubuntu web apps browser?

I wanted to know if there is any advantage of using Ubuntu web apps rather that my browser as I can not see why I would like to load the same page using an external app rather than my browser. Also ...
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Firefox,chrome full screen mode not working

I watch a lot of online videos. But they don't play as expected from face-book or any other site. YouTube works fine,but any other site,the frame rate of the video will be low and whenever i press ...
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Why konqueror does not support autocomplete=“off”?

I am using Konqueror as web browser. I installied it in Ubuntu with the following command: sudo apt-get install konqueror. I want to set in an input autocomplete="off" but it does not work. Is this a ...
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Scroll **one** line in a web browser

If you read long texts with a web browser, it is easier for the eye to have something that guides them. One simple solution is to read at the bottom of the screen and scroll down one line after the ...
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Bq Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition How to delete cookies and cache in browser?

How can I delete cookies and the cache content after each session on Bq Aquaris 4.5 Ubuntu edition phone?
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Midori webapp mode doesn't use cookies

Is there any known workarounds for getting midori to remember the cookies? I only ask because for me the ubuntu-browser app is currently broken (even when I open a link and it loads, all I get is ...
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sound is not audible in online videos

I am using Ubuntu 15.04, chrome browser. My sound is playing in saved videos and all the drives are perfectly fine. When I go on to play online videos the videos and the video quality is perfect but ...
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How to handle google chrome external protocol when your software is on wine?

My problem is this: I have a software installed with Wine (Brain Explorer 2, it's free); certain functions of this software requires using the browser (in this case google chrome; firefox isn't an ...
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Why browsers cannot recognise external webcamera?

My laptop has an inbuilt web camera but I want to use an external, USB web camera. Most of the programs can recognise it, but browsers don't (exactly Flash plugin).
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How do I get Adobe Flash functional in Superbird browser in Xubuntu 15.04, 64-bit?

Note: This is one of those cases where I answer my own question (it's purposeful). Don't let that stop you from answering, though, if you have a better or alternative solution. How do I get the Adobe ...
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I want to use the Chromium Browser. I can't for some reason

My processor is a x86_64 GNU/Linux I have recently downloaded "chomium-browser" although I can not access it's properties. I can NOT use google chrome for what it is. It's basically just an Icon ...
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Firefox eventually for no aparent reason consumes all CPU and RAM and grinds to a halt pulling my computer along with it

I now use Firefox as my default browser and have found that after having it up and running for several hours, that it starts to use up more and more of my CPU and RAM, and this does not appear to have ...
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Server not found

I have updated my Ubuntu 14.10 with the help of update, after that some sites are not loading and they are showing this error: I use a firewall and a proxy.
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How to change priorities of x-www-browser?

I'm on 15.04 64 bit Lubuntu and I downloaded chrome from their website, because it can be useful at times, but I want to keep firefox as my default browser and despite having put it as default browser ...
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wireless problem: skype works but web browser fails, router dashboard shows off-line

I had met with the same problem with winxp, the way to fix it is to preset DNS in TCP/IP network setting, which works extremely well. After I installed Ubuntu 14.04, this problem has plagued me since ...
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Problems downloading files via WeTransfer

I am using Unbuntu since a few months and everything works really fine. However, I do often get large files sent via the WeTransfer service. Unfortunately I am mostly not able to download them when ...
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Firefox YouTube videos often refuse to load after a certain duration into the video

I have recently switched from using Google Chrome to using Mozilla Firefox, but have noticed some problems with YouTube videos, very often, I play a video, but it refuses to load more than half of the ...
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Where is the Mozilla Firefox cache located?

I have got Mozilla Firefox installed, and am aware of the issues with nasty things like phishing scripts from images ending up in my browser's cache. And so that I don't have to just empty my cache ...
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Why I can't drag and drop tab into the FireFox installed in Ubuntu 15.04?

today I have installed Ubuntu 15.04 and I am experiencing an annoying problem with the installed version of Firefox. The problem is that I can't swap the opened tab. I can change their order with the ...
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Reload website in ubuntu-touch browser

Is there a way to refresh the content of a website in the browser of ubuntu-touch phones? I am using BQ Aquaris 4.5 with 14.10 (r21).
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network browsing in ubuntu 14.04 is not working [duplicate]

While trying to access a Windows network it shows: Unable to access location, Failed to retrieve share list from server, No such file or directory How to solve this, and connect with Windows shared ...
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Ubuntu 14.10 built in Browser

I have started to use the inbuilt light weight browser that comes with the Ubuntu 14.10 install. It is OK for what I need, however there are a few issues that I an trying to clean up with it: When I ...
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How to configure Apache2 to download files directly?

:-) I have a server running Ubuntu Server 14.04, and I have the apache2 webserver running on it. I would like to have a personal website for me and a few friends to host a few files. I created the ...
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browser hijacker won't go away after deleting Vista

I recently downloaded Ubuntu and deleted the old OS, windows vista, however, a browser extension called Frontier search has hijacked Firefox and I can't seem to remove it. Please help, all guides to ...
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smplayer YouTube Browser message: server returned '403: Forbidden' [closed]

SMPlayer YouTube Browser message: Unfortunately this video can't be played. The server returned '403: Forbidden'server returned '403: Forbidden' Ubuntu 14.04.1 SMPlayer: SMPlayer © 2006-2015 Ricardo ...
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Unable to set Chrome as the default browser; what else can I try?

I have done everything I can to set Google Chrome as my default browser in Ubuntu 12.04, but absolutely nothing seems to work. Anything new I could try would be greatly appreciated. Whenever I open ...
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How to prevent cookie from deleting is they're timed out?

Maybe I ask in wrong section but maybe you can help me. How to prevent cookie from deleting is they're timed out? I'm talking about Firefox but in other browsers (like Chrome) if you have the answer ...
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How to tell what a PUA.JS.Xored actually is

Almost every time that I scan my machine with ClamAV I get some results reporting that there is this PUA in my browser's cache: PUA.JS.Xored And I understand that this is encrypted JavaScript of ...
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How to install Microsoft Silverlight on Mozilla Firefox browser in an easiest and reliable way that runs on ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit operating system?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS on my system. I am using Mozilla Firefox 37.0(**Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0)** and Google Chrome(Version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit)) browsers on my ...
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I'm connected to wifi but cannot access the internet except thru VPN (14.04)

I've had 14.04 for a while now and love it. The other day, out of the blue, I cannot load pages through any of my browsers or other programs unless I am connected to my VPN. All other machines in the ...
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How to download files (rar, zip …) via browser on Ubuntu-Touch

how can i download rar file via native browser in Ubuntu-Touch aquaris e4,5? I get the messages: "Sorry there arent currently any apps installed that can handle this type of content"
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Google Talk on ubuntu touch

is there any way how to use Google Talk chat on ubuntu touch aquaris e4.5? In internet browser is not possible force loading of full pages, all pages are show in mobile version, so i cannot use chat ...
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Browsers stop loading pages

Why do web pages stop loading? Everyday, after about an hour on line, browsers hang. Running 14.04. Mostly just see the turning wheel for as long as I care to wait when trying to load any page with ...
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How to set the default homepage and search engine in the Ubuntu Touch browser app?

How can I set a default page for Ubuntu-Phone Browser? And how to change the search engine? Thanks in advance.
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Ubuntu touch mobil phone browser htaccess not accepted

I have a big problem. My new bq ubuntu phone browser can't access websites that are protected by htaccess. What can I do? Thx a lot for any help. Bye, Thomas
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smartphone-like / touch-device behavior in Chromium 41 and Opera browsers in VirtualBox

I use Chromium and Opera browsers in my VirtualBox v.4.3.26 (Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome), but few days ago (not clear, whether after an update or I inadvertently changed some settings) they started to behave ...
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Open URL in default browser (Chromium) from terminal and give browser focus

I am trying to open an URL from the terminal window in my default browser which is Chromium: $ xdg-open 'https://www.google.no/?gws_rd=ssl#q=site:askubuntu.com+xdg-open' >/dev/null This will ...
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Internet speeduys

we are using 4 ubuntu machines with 20 Mbps internet speed were the browsing speed is very low we used to wait for a long time to buffer a video.Is there any solution for this need very much needed.
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Firefox/Chrome Linux vs Windows issue

Ok so here is the problem that got me looking at this. Recently Battle.net closed their "website bug forum" for the Diablo 3 forums. In its place the put two buttons at the bottom of the page next to ...
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How to remove chromium-browser settings from Ubuntu 14.04?

I have already gone through How do I completely uninstall Google Chrome and Chromium? and I'm really not getting why the solutions given there are not working for me. What I'm doing is: sudo ...
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Ubuntu wiki is unresponsive when I zoom in in mozzilla firefox

I try reading basic ubuntu documentations for simple stuff but the wiki is unresposive when I zoom in. The bottom navigation slide appears when I zoom in. Do you have a pdf version of documentation or ...