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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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 prevent the “Flash is required” popup from showing in Firefox and Chrome?

Flash is not, and will not be installed, so Firefox and Chrome (and others) nag me with the flash popup that it is not installed and is needed for certain websites. How do I block or prevent browsers ...
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Chrome suddenly works very bad

I was using chrome for years without any problem, suddenly about a week ago some pages stop opening, sometime it takes minutes to load a page and sometimes it doesn't load any pages at all. ...
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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, ...
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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 install browser plugins in a centralized way?

I have 5 users on an ubuntu box and I want each user to have AdBlock+ (and a few others) for both FireFox and Chrome. Is there a way to avoid logging in as each one with GUI and starting both ...
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Is there a screenshot of the Ubuntu touch phone browser

Hi I was just wondering if there was a screenshot of the Ubuntu touch phone browser. It's just a for a school project I'm doing about Mobile UI and I wanted to include Ubuntu Touch Thanks
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can't browse secure sites, not chrome firefox or opera

I can't browse any secure site in Ubuntu 13.04. And I mean any site! Even when sites use somethings like Google analytics, HTTPS, CSS or JavaScript or something, I have to refresh sometimes to see the ...
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Websites resolving to google

This wasn't an error when I first got onto Ubuntu 12.04 but after some update has started. I've only had the issue two sites so far (trademe and shopbot) and only when bringing up a search criteria ...
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Inserting Web Page in Application

I want to add a web page into my application. Is there any browser function that I can insert? I am using QT Ubuntu SDK.
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How can I update Tor browser?

I downloaded the Tor Browser and when I ran it, I get that it need to be updated. So I when to the tor website and downloaded the tor bundle and extracted it. When I double click on ...
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Desktop internet shortcut opens as text file

I have two very similar .desktop launcher files that are to be used as internet shortcuts. When I double click on one file it opens properly in a webbrowser as I would like. When I double click on ...
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Firefox goes slowly after i installed ubuntu update

I'm A Ubuntu 13.04 User , Everything Was good but software updater told me that there are new updates so I'm Installed All of the Updates (including Firefox) but after this update ,my Firefox goes so ...
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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' ...
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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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How do I get adobe flash working in Chrome or Chromium on Ringtail?

I have recently upgraded to Ringtail and for some reason flash isn't working on either Chrome or Chromium. It works in firefox but I prefer Chrome as my browser so switching to firefox when a website ...
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Google locking on Ubuntu

Problem I'm facing is that Google doesn't respond well timed to connection requests send from any browsers known to Linux. As far as I can tell, this was existent in Mint, which is Ubuntu based. I ...
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Old Ubuntu Taskbar? [duplicate]

So, I haven't used Linux since Linux Mint 9 came out, but I decided to come back. Loving the new look to Ubuntu (used older versions before Linux Mint 9), but I really do not like the task bar, or how ...
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Google Chrome browser, how to permanently disable this disturbing toolbar?

In my Ubuntu Google Chrome browser, often showing a disturbing toolbar, i am running it in command line kiosk mode. How can i via command line mention never to show such toolbars? (after pressing X ...
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How to install older version of firefox in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am using firefox 21 but I faced more problems with firefox like many times hang or slow working the browser so I want to install older version means firefox 20 after remove firefox 21 version. ...
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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 is sending Malformed Requests

Its weeks now I'm experience same 400 error. I had never had it before. I tried safe mode with no extensions but nope, I get same error. I don't know what to do anymore. Searched web as well as AU ...
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Unlocking keyring opens browser

When I start up my computer (Ubuntu 12.10), it asks to unlock my keyring. After unlocking my browser (Chrome) opens two "about:blank" tabs out of nowhere. If I already had the browser open, it just ...
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What browser does Ubuntu Touch use?

I was just wondering, what is the defualt web browser in Ubuntu phone. I couldn't find it anywhere on the Internet.
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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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How do you run netscape 2 on Ubuntu 13.04?

I've been trying to follow the instructions here to get netscape 2 to run on Ubuntu 13.04. I created a file called "netscape2.conf" to /etc/modeprobe.d and put this in it: alias binfmt-0064 ...
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YouTube Videos Stopped Streaming

I have been dealing with this problem for a couple of days but couldn't find a solution. I've posted on a forum before but nobody answered. Any help? A couple of days ago a problem started to occur. ...
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Command line web browser using SSH, is there any way i can use

I am connected using SSH to a Ubuntu Box which is behind firewall and routers. From that Ubuntu box i need to open a router web page and login to the router for doing some changes. How can i from ...
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Issue with font rendering inside applications

My current settings are: antialiasing: none hinting: full This has changed the appearance of fonts in menus, titlebars and most apps (including Skype, system settings, Unity Tweak Tool, etc.) ...
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How can I restore session in Firefox?

When I start Ubuntu's version of Firefox, there is no button restore previous session, just some Ubuntu buttons. How can I restore the session in Ubuntu's version?
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Chrome Ubuntu loading apache2's localhost instead of remote website

I'm a web developer and do local development through apache2 on localhost. However, sometimes when going to remote websites, well known websites like sky.com or bbc.com instead of loading that ...
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Security warning from Facebook in Chromium

I am terrified. Every ten minutes Chromium pops up with a tab stating: Success SECURITY WARNING: Please treat the URL above as you would your password and do not share it with anyone. Very ...
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Ubuntu Chromium browser - how to define zoom percentage via command line launch?

I have Chromium browser running as Ubuntu Desktop, when i launch my system i need to set the Chromium browser zoom percentage to 79%, so that it always remain default. Using command line, how do i ...
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How to fix a font error?

The screenshot looks like: It happens on Firefox as well as Chromium.
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Internet Browsers Not Always Working

whenever I browse web pages on both Chrome and Firefox 50% of the time I'll get a page could not be displayed message, a few refreshes will fix this issue. My internet is 50/10mbps and I never had a ...
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Dragging Connection

Just got Ubuntu 13.04 installed last night on my ASUS X45A laptop. I'm having an issue with the Internet dragging or Firefox. I'm not sure what's going on to be honest. I just know that things are ...
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Some sites not opening in firefox

I am unable to open Yahoo hdfc and some other sites with Mozilla, Chromium I tried: changing DNS enabling Java reinstalling Firefox
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How to install Opera?

I am new to Ubuntu and don't know much about computers. I switched from Windows yesterday so when I use sudo in the terminal I am just copying and pasting from google search results - so I really ...
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Dragging browser link to desktop in 13.04 doesn't work with gnome desktop

I guess this is a noob question, but I was using 12.10 with the KDE desktop, but just upgraded to 13.04, and wanted to get familiar with the Gnome desktop that was shipped with 13.04 I can't for the ...
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run sh script from browser

For a tiny task, I wish to execute a .sh script from within browser. I have kept the .sh script in "/usr/lib/cgi-bin" directory. The .sh file contains following code. #!/bin/bash echo ...
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Browser does not load all graphics on websites, especially on facebook

unfortunatly my browser (google chrome) does not load all images. Everytime I visit facebook the browser does not load all images. I had that problem already on ubuntu 12.04, but 13.04 has got the ...
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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 ...
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Progress bar for python/ quickly web browser

i have been doing this web browser for roughly a day now, i have got the main look of the browser set up how i want it. i have now decided to add a little progress bar at the bottom of the main ...
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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 ...
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Chromium won't load any pages including settings page

Chromium wouldn't load any pages including my settings page. I noticed at the bottom left the status was saying something about loading "ad-block plus".
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Problems with SSL in Arora [closed]

I installed Arora Browser in my Ubuntu 12.10 all works pretty good with Arora browser but since 5 days ago appears this message when I go to my hotmail page: Errores SSL: issuer certificate of a ...
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Change default command line, non-graphical browser?

I have elinks and w3m installed. elinks seems to be the default for using surfaw from the command line---I'd prefer w3m be the default. Is this particular to sr or is this a bashrc kind of setting? ...
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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 ...
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control mouse with keyboard and web browsing

I have lost my mouse functionality, and I have to work without it on my Ubuntu PC for a couple of days. I am OK with doing my stuffs without it on my computer. But I'm having no good time with web ...
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Is there any browser for Ubuntu that pretends to be Internet Explorer? [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 12.10. When I want to register for a service in some website, a messagebox appears saying "Please use Internet Explorer to use this item". The webdesigner assumes all users use Ms ...