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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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 open an application weblink with a Wine program

I have installed a Windows program (a game called the Hunter) using Wine on Ubuntu 14.04. The only way to use this game is by going to its website, create the game options and then hitting an ...
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Slow loading of pages (browser performance)

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. I notice for certain webpages, firefox and chrome both load them very slowly. In fact, while text content loads quickly, both of the browsers seem to be loading ...
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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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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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Global shortcut to play/pause youtube

I would like to set a shortcut that will play/pause youtube. I want it to work when I'm not focused on my browser or when I'm in a different tab. If the command pauses any youtube video running on ...
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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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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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Selected Text missing when press ctrl or alt

I am a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS user. I encounter a problem when I type in any text box of browser. When I select any text in the text box of a browser (Chrome or FireFox) , once I press ctrl or alt. The ...
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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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Gnome extensions don't work! I've tried everything!

When I go to https://extensions.gnome.org/, and try to install an extension, it clicks on, but nothing happens to my shell. Then, when I reload the page, the slider has turned off. Here are the things ...
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python-plugin installation

I try to play online radio in the Chrome web browser. It said this following installation: Required plugin could not be found Python(2.7) requires to install plugins to play media files of the ...
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Minimize function not working with internet browsers

When I go to minimize the window, it minimizes, but I can't recover it. If I go to the launcher it just opens a new window. Also when I have a browser open the little arrow doesn't appear by it in the ...
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When I switch workspace all workspaces are merged

When I switch workspaces it looks like all workspaces are "merged" into one workspace and then they re split again. This would be no problem if it weren't for the fact that all my browser windows get ...
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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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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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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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Browser instance created through script doesn't cycle with ALT+TAB

I am using a bash file with a line chromium-browser http://www.gmail.com to create a browser instance. This browser instance doesn't cycle with ALT+TAB. How to fix this? Sometimes it does. And in ...
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Webpages not loading on one device but loads on another. How to fix this?

As it happens: none of the stackexchange sites open on my laptop, but they work fine on my tablet. I have tried the following: Cleared all cache cookies browser data. Didn't work. Used another ...
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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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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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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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Can't access into any .wordpress.com websites

Few days ago I've taken broadband connection. I set up the DSL cable connection from network manager and using the username and password I could perfectly connect to the internet. But I found that I ...
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Firefox won't start, 'sys_page_size == 0' error

Out of the blue, Firefox Developer Edition from the PPA on Ubuntu 12.04 wouldn't start. It did not launch by searching through Unity and clicking on Firefox. Typing firefox in terminal gave me the ...
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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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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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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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Browser won't load any pages after 13.10 upgrade

After my upgrade to 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Firefox won't load any pages, not even the startup page. I continuously get a "server not found" error. What could it be? I've looked and no one else has ...
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Why internet explorer 6 trying to save all webpages?

I have successfully installed IE 6 using playonlinux, but I'm unable to browse any site. when I'm entering any address in the address bar, following message is pops up You are downloading the file:...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Tor script install addons

How can I install an addon to Tor without any GUI interaction? I have just tried to copy the xpi unziped to extensions but no dice. I have tried diff a before and after addon install (31c31 is ...
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Intermittent failure to connect to a website

I'm trying to access a website. Sometimes I can access the website and sometimes the browser seems to be stuck while trying to connect. All that is shown by the browser is "connecting..." in the page ...
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Can't set default browser to chrome

I can't set my default browser to chrome. Chrome isn't listed in the menu where you can choose default browsers in settings. Reinstalling didn't help, using chrome's own functionality to set itself ...
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Weird Firefox behavior, treating clicked links as if they were grabbed images

Lately in Firefox on 15.04 (fully updated), I've been noting a really irritating behavior. I do a Google search for something (for example; the bug isn't limited to Google results) and then click on a ...
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How to implement webcomponents in ubuntu

To configure the camera hikvision need the support of web components in the browser. How to implement this on ubuntu?
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The page isn't redirecting properly in Firefox

I am facing issue for my site on browser with secure connection - https I got below errors Chrome - This webpage has a redirect loop Firefox - The page isn't redirecting properly I application in ...