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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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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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 ...
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Firefox/Java/Pogo games not working [duplicate]

I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 and FireFox 25.0.1 and am no longer able to play games on POGO. I get messages that the Java is out of date and also for Flash being out of date. Appreciate ...
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Browser freezes (Chromium and Firefox) [closed]

Somtimes my browser just freezes. Already happened in Chromium and Firefox. It keeps working, since I can click on any link or use any keyboard shorcut and it opens new tabs and etc., but I can't see ...
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Browser does not load certain pages

I installed UBUNTU 12.04 and configured for internet access. No issues there. However, my browser (firefox, chromium) is not able to load/display certain pages (mail.yahoo.com, thehindu.com, ...
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Is there a way to open an appliction from Internet Browser?

I just wonder when I visit apps.ubuntu.com that when I click the banner Available On The Software Center , It Opens the application Software Center. I just want to know what is the URL for a specific ...
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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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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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How do I stop one of my installed fonts from overriding other web fonts?

I installed a font with font-viewer (Helvetica Neue, if it matters) and now many websites (notably YouTube) are displayed with that font. This is especially annoying since Helvetica Neue is a very ...
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Which user agent string does the Web browser on mobile devices have

I'd like to know which User Agent string (UA) the Ubuntu Web Browser app on mobile devices has, and which implications does that have on existing web sites? E.g. will most sites behave correctly with ...
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Windows becoming unresposive on upgrade to 13.10 from 13.04

I have just upgraded to Saucy but am facing several issues. Any window that I open is unresponsive or only starts responding after a very long time to mouse clicks. I just cannot use my mouse or ...
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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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Is there a way to change the delay of the Tooltip on Browsers? [closed]

I don't like the long delay for Tooltip.I was wondering if there was a way to change the delay of the tooltip in Chrome brower.
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Accidentally hit shortcut and lost text in web browser. Can it be disabled?

I have noticed that I occasionally hit some shortcut while typing that either kills the browser or otherwise causes me to lose e.g. a post I am writing. This typically happens if I type while on a ...
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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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Trouble with web browsers

Randomly one day I turn on my computer into Ubuntu and all of a sudden firefox (my browser of choice) keeps opening on its own, and if I let it will open 100+ instances of firefox so I had to ...
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No sound in the web browsers ubuntu 13.04

I updated my Ubuntu with the latest version of packages with the update manager and after i restarted my Ubuntu, there is no sound in the web browsers anymore for eg. You tube videos run without sound ...
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Make Chrome use Firefoxe's Flash

Google chrome is giving me a lot of problems with flash. FLash works fine in firefox. Can I make chrome use the flash player from firefox?
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Remove persistent devices from file browser list

In my file browser, it lists all the drives and devices available for browsing. There is one that is from another OS installation, and i want to remove it from the list. Hiding devices using ...
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Sound doesn't play in browser

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Problem: while I am able to play music files from my desktop, sound doesn't play when I run a video in a browser, say from YouTube. Also, video runs in a bit of fast forward mode. ...
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I can not access yahoo website in ubuntu 13.04 from firefox

I installed ubuntu 13.04, mozila firefox can not open yahoo website, i installed google chrome also, but i have got page not available message. answer please
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System crashes and reboots randomly while browsing

Please, help me finding out what's happening! I'm totally clueless. I can't seem to find the cause of the reboots in dmesg or any other log. Basically, my system reboots randomly while browsing, ...
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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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XMODMAPS - setup doesn't work in browser

I've remapped my spacebar to alt and viceversa since my spacebar is failing me lately. Anyway everything seems to work just fine, I saved my setup using xmodmaps, then I load it on startup. Well the ...
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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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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. ...