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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Is there any software that blocks porn on all browsers that I can install?

I have to find a way to block porn sites on all browsers through something system-wide like iptables (just an idea)... Is there any way that I can do that.
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Sharp text, but fuzzy “pictures” in webrowser

In the web browser, both firefox and chrome, I notice that the pictures ( links, refresh button and so on) are very fuzzy. The text, however, is sharp. I have ubuntu 14.04, which I am using on a ...
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How to make Firefox (versions 41+) accept unsigned extensions?

Since Mozilla decided for coercing people to hand-in their Firefox-Browser extensions for signing by Mozilla, else they would not run in newer (41+) versions of the browser, it seems to me the firefox ...
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Reinstall browser?

Is it possible to reinstall the default browser on ubuntu-touch? Although I did not uninstall the browser, it seems it somehow disappeared. When trying to start the browser, it seems the app will ...
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Internet acts very strange on youtube and google and other sites - 14.04 [closed]

I have 14.04. I have tried Firefox, Chrome and Chromium, but I get the same problem on all 3. Sometimes sites will just stop loading. It happens all the time on Google (clicking a link on the search ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Speedtest shows no upload speed

I have a problem with upstream in browser and some applications (like hipchat for instance). There are no problems with uploading files to google drive and other clouds, but http://www.speedtest.net/ ...
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15.10 Chrome: external links are opened as blank tabs in new browser window

Since I installed 15.10 (fresh install on a new machine), and set Google Chrome as default browser, whenever I open links from external apps these are open as blank tabs in new browser window (no ...
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Using two proxies (one as a fallback)

I have two proxies at work. The first one is much more faster than the second one, but traffic is limited and there is a blacklist on it (facebook, etc.). The second one has no traffic limit and ...
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How can I install Chromium browser on a bootable USB?

I am having a hard time installing the Chromium Browser. Do I have to have Ubuntu fully installed to the hard drive to be able to do this? For the time being, I am booting from USB.
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How to view embedded PDFs in a browser on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have tried 3 different browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Chromium) to open an embedded pdf file ("application/pdf") and none of them seem to work. On Chrome I've installed the ...
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Why do I see cgi source code on my webserver instead of its output?

In case 1, I cannot see the cgi script executed output in browser and see source code instead. However, in case 2, with similar configuration i can see the cgi script executed output in browser. Case ...
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Browser tha runs on Linux and allows remote connection

I have a really strange request, does anyone know of a browser / server, that I can install on my Linux server vps, that allows me to browse it from my computer. For instance I want to connect in my ...
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New desktop session using xsessons, but app doesnt appear as full screen.

I am trying to start new desktop session with chrome app as fullscree/kiosk mode. Purpose of this is to avoid switching app. [Me:~]$ cat /usr/share/xsessions/exam.desktop [Desktop Entry] ...
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is there a way to open browser using terminal? [duplicate]

Is there a way to open Chrome (or other browser) using terminal? Something like: $ chrome www.google.com ?
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browser-plugin-libreoffice

I installed the browser-plugin-libreoffice for Ubuntu 15 using apt-get. It installed successfully and my documents are opening in my browser now. However, the plugin shows an Edit document button ...
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How to localize traffic in Web-browser

is there a way to make part of resourses in web-browser local? I mean if URL corresponds to some mask, for example if it has .pdf at the end http://www.mycompany.com/reports/sales01.pdf , then it will ...
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Websites turn white in Ubuntu phone browser and webapps

I often experience that websites turn completely blank when using the browser or webapps on my Ubuntu phone. Sometimes it helps to restart the app but not always. Does someone know what is causing ...
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Browser helvetica rendering error causes text lines to be trimmed short

I'm running UbuntuMATE 15.04 on a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition (2015). I previously ran the Dell-provided Ubuntu 14.04 on the same machine (with the MATE environment swapped in) and did not ...
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Chrome browser title won't refresh [duplicate]

I cant seem to get my chrome browser title to clear out from the main Ubuntu menu and Icon. This only happens on google chrome, and you can see the 2 places of occurrence.
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Ubuntu 15.04 Google Chrome 45.0.2454.93 No sound

When using Google Chrome there is no sound (youtube, vimeo, facebook, flash and etc.) In Mozilla the sound is working as it should!
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Use the keyboard, not the mouse, except for the web (to learn shortcut-keys)

I would like to focus on learning OS and programs keyboard shortcuts. For this reason I'd like the mouse / touchpad (maybe just the click) to be disabled, to avoid the temptation, and just to know ...
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Least resources usage browser

I'm planning to have a ubuntu server with a kiosk on it that will run a long running program (ran on a browser using lot of JS animations). I want to let the browser/js animations use as much ...
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Why network proxy setting doesn't effect on Firefox and Phantomjs browser?

I do try to set up network proxy on my ubuntu. Through Network -> Network proxy and I set mode auto and I add path to PAC file. As a result I saw it work on Chrome browser but when I try on Firefox it ...
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How to get a proper Firefox History view?

I have noticed that unlike in other browsers, in Firefox there is no proper History view as such, because the only way to get a history in the right order is to set it on Most Recent Viewed (if you go ...
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vidalia and tor works but doesn't hide my Ip?

i have recently installed vidalia from the software center and hopefully it works well and was connected to the tor network but when i google about my IP it stays the same .so how can i point tor to ...
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Ubuntu Browser - not complete?

Ubuntu web browser not loading in 14.04 I checked the above post, but there has been no answer for over 2 months. I just discovered this browser today. I guess it was installed when I upgraded to ...
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Chromium repeats three times search request

When I try to search something in Chromium browser, it repeats a request string three times. I have Chromium version 44.0.2403.89 and Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). I write search request: And after it ...
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is Cyberfox available for Ubuntu?

OK! I am disappointed with Windows 10 and wondered if Ubuntu could be a better option: Can I use Cyberfox Browser? If I have to use the FireFox browser instead, will firefox add-ons/extensions ...
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Any Webbrowser crashes in 14.04 since last update

I've been experiencing some annoying crashes of any web browser I use since I last updated Ubuntu & Firefox (However the problems extend to Opera & Chrome as well). First I'm just a user who ...
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Chrome application starter renamed completely

I don't know why, but the application starter of my Google Chrome browser has been renamed to a page, I visited some time back. Can some one help me get the original name back? For details look ...
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How to change IP Address on tor browser into specific country on Ubuntu 14.04?

I know that in windows you just need to find the folder of the tor browser and change some code in some text file but since I'm using Linux I don't know if I can find this folder. Sorry for the dumb ...
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Trouble installing Tor browser

I am running ubuntu 14.04 LTS on my HP laptop. I've been trying to get Tor browser but have had some complications. I've downloaded the file and saved it to my desktop I've tried several commands ...
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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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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 at a time 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 ...