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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Automatically 'select all' in browser address/search bars

Is it possible to automatically 'select all' when I left click in a browser address/search bar. I know it's only one more click by right clicking and then choosing 'select all' and I probably sound a ...
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Change default webapp browser

In its current state, using the Ubuntu Browser app for webapps sucks. I can't copy or paste, it won't remember a default size each time I open it, and I get graphical artifacts (lines, etc.) on my ...
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Need to make flash-plugin work with Dooble browser version 0.07

I have finally found a browser that works best on my old machine, it is very fast, and also CPU friendly. They named it 'Dooble', I have no idea why, but I like this browser. I use Dooble version 0.07 ...
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Wifi browser login problem

We use a wifi network at my school in which you must login with your student account in the web brower. When I boot my laptop with Windows 7, it redirects me automatically to the login page. But if ...
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web-browser with different engines for testing purposes

I know in Windows there is Lunascape browser available which you can use it as a browser and it has Trident, Gecko, WebKit integrated so you can switch between rendering engines for developing ...
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Cannot Install Google Chrome

I am having trouble installing Google Chrome on my Ubuntu 11.10 system. After downloading it from http://www.google.com/chrome I am trying to open it with a double click. Software Center pops up, I ...
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surf-0.6 --> problems with installation. Undefined references [closed]

I'm trying to install surf-0.6 in Ubuntu 12.04 and I get this problem: surf.o: In function `scroll': surf.c:(.text+0x4d8): undefined reference to `gtk_adjustment_get_page_increment' ...
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Bookmarks Problem in Firefox

I cannot bookmarks links. When I click on bookmarks button or 'Bookmarks this page' from bookmarks menu it does not work
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“web browser app” in Ubuntu 14.04 beta

There is an extra browser in ubuntu 14.04 beta other than firefox, "the browser app" which looks like a mobile browser. It also has an earth shaped icon.It is not like a traditional browser. I know we ...
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How to have Ubuntu Chrome Canary?

Ubuntu how can i have Google Chrome Canary? https://www.google.com/intl/en/chrome/browser/canary.html
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Firefox Bookmarks on Ubuntu 12.04 Start Page

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 Lt. The Ubuntu Start Page is Firefox Browser, but has no 'bookmarks' Icon showing? How do I 'bookmark' sites for future re-call? How do I download or place the many ...
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Why do I see a “Firefox” button on Firefox 28?

I noticed that recently the "Firefox" button appears again in my Firefox 28, even with Global Menu installed. This is really back or is something wrong with my Firefox on Ubuntu 13.10?
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How can I browse Ubuntu Wiki offline?

I am accustomed to offline wiki browsing. I thought it would be great if I can read Ubuntu wiki in the same way. Is there anyway I can read Ubuntu Wiki offline? Help will be much appreciated if I ...
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browser compositor issues - chromium versus chrome

Chrome browser beta release 34 includes the google 'Aura' compositor that caused lots of issues on my env using 12.04 with GPU = intel HD4000. So, i went back to the 'Chrome-browser' general release ...
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Install adobe flash plugin in doodle browser [duplicate]

Is possible to install adobe flash plugin in doodle web browser ?
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Change default downloader in Firefox or Chromium

I want to download all types of file with Firefox or Chromium web browser directly with a downloader without copying and pasting the link.
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How to use the latest version of flash on Ubuntu?

We have all read about Adobe's decision to not care about linux users. I have several video websites (things like tf1.fr and m6replay.fr that require an updated version of flash. I guess this is so ...
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browser video not working, weird shape and colour [duplicate]

i have posted pics to show you what my browser videos is doing. it is only happening on videos streamed in browsers. it wasn't always like this. vlc player works fine with saved files. i have tried ...
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Firefox install

I know I probably sound like a retard but I downloaded firefox earlier to replace netsurf because of stupid errors and I don't know how to open a browser that isn't netsurf. I have ...
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Net surf error with xfce

How do I fix the way Net surf shows stuff, for example, when i type something in and search it most of the words are overlapping together and are impossible to read. and some words just have random ...
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How to choose to open with Software Center application from the browser?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to install fonts for the Indian languages and searching in Google led me to this site. When I clicked on the available on the Software Centre button, the ...
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Why can't I run Java Web Start Applications?

I have Ubuntu 12.10 for x86-64 on my PC and I'm trying to run a .jnlp file. I've installed Java 7 and the Java plugin for Mozilla Firefox manually (Because there is no .deb package for Java 7 for ...
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how to change browser search text font color?

I am using ubuntu 11.10. The Google Search bar font color of my firefox browser is almost white with a white background. This occured after i installed Eye Of Gnome Theme. How to change the font ...
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Uploading or attaching files that located on a shared drive doesn't work?

I have this odd, quite minor, but annoying issue that I am quite perplexed about. Whenever I try to upload a file via my browser(let's say attach a file to an email in GMail), I click 'Browse' button ...
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Server's URL not opening in browser and unable to ssh

I just installed Softaculous on my server which is using ISPConfig3. But the URL https://myipnumber.com:8080 of my server is not opening in a browser and I am not able to ping to this IP either. And I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Firefox and SlimBoat Often Slow and Crashes

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed as a dual boot on my ASUS laptop. Everything is mostly working fine, but I am having issues with Firefox and Slimboat browsers being a bit slow and often crashing when ...
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Touchscreen behavior different

I have a Dell Inspiron touchscreen laptop with Windows 8.1. I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 as dual boot option. I normally use touch to scroll while browsing in Windows. But in Ubuntu when I use touch, ...
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How do I install spellcheck in Ubuntu Web Browser?

I have problems with spellcheck not working and/or being enabled in Firefox and with Ubuntu Web Browser. I did not find any other posts with this topic. Right now I am not concerned with Firefox, ...
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How to remove bookmarks from webbrowser app in Ubuntu Touch?

Whenever accessing the Activities" and/or bookmarks tab Ubuntu Touch takes ages (10+ seconds) to respond. I read somewhere that too many bookmarks may slow the performance. Not that I have that many ...
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Why does Chrome not stay as the default browser in Xubuntu 13.04?

If I go to Settings Manager > Preferred Applications and make Chrome (or chromium-browser; there are entries for both!) the default browser, then logout or reboot and come back, the default browser is ...
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where is the browserLoadURL file in Firefox directory in Linux?

I am unable to find the browserLoadURL file in Firefox directory. I want to disable file protocol.
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How do I make man pages open in a web browser?

How can I make manpages (from the man command) open in a web browser for easier navigation?
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How do I restore a browser session in Firefox?

If I shut down my browser/laptop properly, then open up the browser again, it doesn't ask to restore the session. I can't add bookmarks to every link I browsed. Is there a way that browser can ask ...
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How to access blocked website, e.g. Bluebox - Error 500?

When ever I try to access the shopping websites from blue-box. It says: "An unexpected condition was encountered while the server was attempting to fulfill the request. Error code: 500"...! How do ...
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Cursor is not changing when hovers on links while browsing in Kubuntu 13.04

Tested it in Chrome and Firefox - the cursor completely ignores the CSS cursor property on all sites, For example, on hovering over a link it appear as regular arrow. I am using the default KDE cursor ...
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How to clear browser's cache and cookies from terminal

I want to clear my firefox cache and cookies from terminal.What can i do?
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Website display problem - across all browsers

whenever I go to getpersonas.com or youtube the page loads like this: How can I fix this?
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Windows browsers in ubuntu for web developent

I regularly do front end development(html,css,js) and need to test websites for ie7, ie8, ie9, firefox, chrome, safari, opera in windows.I would like to move to ubuntu, but am concerned that testing ...
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Is there an application that wraps a website in itself? [closed]

I am looking for an application that is configurable to open a website on a certain address, having the website's logo as logo in the Launcher, without the browser bar, so I can run the website as if ...
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How can I display how a website will look in another form factor?

Some websites use different CSS styles to display on different systems. How can I use those style sheets to show this on another form factor? For instance, I would like to show how the screen style ...
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How do I use Apple Magic Trackpad for Firefox navigation?

I use my trackpad with touchegg and touchegg-gce for easier configuration. In the initial configuration there's an 'application' section for Chromium navigation which uses 2-finger drag that doesn't ...
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browser without gpu support

Google has an Easter egg that draws 3D graph but when I tried it out on chrome it complained about no WebGL support. I've also tested it on Firefox whose WebGL support was enabled but ended up with ...
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Can't browse the internet although I can ping www.google.com

I have a PC running Ubuntu 11.04 with 2 nics. eth0 is internet and eth1 in Internal Lan. eth0 is connected to the internet talks and receives the correct DHCP addresses from ISP. I can from this ...
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Video playback works only as root using a Nvidia card

That is, video playback with anything: chrome (html 5), firefox (flash), vlc, totem, smplayer... whatever. It works only if the software is started as root otherwise it freezes at the begin ...
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Very Strange Rendering(?) Problem on multiple browsers

Toshiba Satellite P870 (has multiple compatibility issues already, including touchpad not working and no control for keyboard backlight. I believe many of the problems may have to do with the bios, ...
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Appalling browser performance despite fast 3G connection

This is a recent problem that is making me punch holes through walls. Two points up front - My connection speed is fine. Using the various speedtest tools out there, it is consistently over 1mbps, ...
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How to convert markdown to rich text (rtf) in Ubuntu 13.04?

I want to convert text written in Markdown to Rich Text on Ubuntu 13.04. I could not find any solution on the web, except for one Mac OS X script. How can I do that on Ubuntu 13.04? Preferably in the ...
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Browser is not loading pages fully

So I am using Chromium and Nightly broswers. As of yesterday, I am suddenly unable to visit a lot of pages. I just open the page, facebook for example. It loads almost everything and after that the ...
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gnutls_handshake() failed after using Tor Browser

After using Tor Browser, I can't use apt-get update and git pull. I downloaded Tor Browser source(I didn't install it) and opened it and used it. After using Tor browser I've noticed that I can't use ...
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Chromium: typing causes browser to switch to full screen

This happens whenever I am typing into Chromium: The browser switches when I am typing. It flips between normal screen size and full screen. I am using Chromium on Ubuntu 12.04. This happens if I am ...