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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

5
votes
1answer
414 views

How can one enable double-tapping to zoom in Firefox?

I want to have a double-tap zoom functionality (like on Android or iOS devices) in my Firefox web browser using the left mouse button. Is it possible to change some browser settings in order to get it ...
3
votes
1answer
107 views

What is the “Browser” process?

What is the Browser process? Is the process safe or malicious? Thanks for help, Top results:
3
votes
1answer
363 views

Chromium is having difficulties in showing some web pages

I'm experiencing some problems using Chromium on Ubuntu : while Firefox works perfectly, Chromium will... Behave strangely, not being able to use the features provided by some websites like Facebook, ...
3
votes
1answer
183 views

How to open a file on Nautilus File Dialog through HTTP URL?

It's available on Windows. For example, when a browser file input ask you to select a file from your computer, you can type a url as a location. And it's going to be downloaded as a temporary file and ...
2
votes
1answer
198 views

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 ...
3
votes
0answers
438 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
122 views

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?
2
votes
0answers
29 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
93 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
713 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
128 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
517 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

Facebook not working in all browsers in Ubuntu 14.04

I can't load facebook in all of my browsers in Ubuntu 14.04 I don't know where the problem occurs. I already changed IPv4 to 8.8.8.8 but still doesn't work. And also I could access on facebook only ...
1
vote
0answers
138 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
62 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
50 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
22 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
100 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
104 views

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, ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
456 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
227 views

Dropbox sys-tray functions broken

Some of the functions in the dropbox menu seem to be broken. I can open the dropbox folder, view recently changed files, access the preferences and quit. 'Launch Dropbox Website', 'Get More Space' ...
1
vote
0answers
114 views

Why is Ubuntu's Webkit missing a few things?

I'm using a webkit browser with python+GTK, and it seems to be missing a few things. You can see the problem in the example from here: from gi.repository import WebKit from gi.repository import ...
1
vote
0answers
55 views

after Installing UBUNTU 12.10, screen get stucked after some time

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 ..I started facing several issue. One major issue is if I start Ubuntu and start using any browser after sometime screen gets frozen and nothing works but right click ...
1
vote
0answers
107 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Low resources browser with support for Google Drive

Is there a browser which user low resources that supports Google Drive in the sense of editing documents online? I've tried Midori and Epiphany, but no luck so far. Chromium and Firefox are still ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

How to launch Tor browser from the launcher

I just got Ubuntu 14.04 running smoothly. I like it, but am still a bit lost :) I need to install Tor browser and when I do, launched Firefox with the Tor button. On my mac, Tor browser installs as ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

How to Sync Microsoft Live Contacts? Programming my own solution

I configured Thunderbird and thought about how I would sync it to my Microsoft live contacts. I just installed Ubuntu/Linux on one of my machines. I'm completly new to Linux. But I know my way around ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Sublime Text 3 - Open Files in Browser

How can I create a Sublime Text keybind to open my Chrome web browser on html files? On Windows I would write this: { "cmd": ["C:\Program Files\", "$file"] }
0
votes
0answers
19 views

Is there a way to test browser performace in Ubuntu?

I want to try out some different browsers on Ubuntu 14.04 and am wondering is there a tool I can use that can give me a standardised test on each browsers performance? I wish to be able to compare ...
0
votes
0answers
60 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
122 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
147 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
200 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
51 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

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
0
votes
0answers
18 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

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. ...
0
votes
0answers
56 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
203 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
71 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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
0
votes
0answers
79 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
101 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

where does the setting for default web browser live?

i all ready know how to “set” the default web browser in ubuntu 14.04 LTS with unity, either in the preferences of the browser or in System prefs. > Details > Default Applications. what i want to ...
-1
votes
0answers
26 views

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 ...