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 log on to a Ubuntu server; from windows with a plain gui

I was hoping to setup and maybe browse the internet from a Ubuntu server i setup at home. Seeing that I have installed, Ubuntu server, I was hoping if there is software I can install to get a browser ...
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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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How can I view Youtube videos in Tor browser?

For some reason I'm unable to view videos on Youtube when using the Tor browser. What steps do I have to take to view them?
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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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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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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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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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Why does Ubuntu install incompatible versions of Seamonkey?

Seamonkey (Netscape) 2.0.13 does not work with Ubuntu. Ubuntu keeps installing it. The system won't allow 2.0.14. Version 2.1 has been installable but are no longer Netscape nor are file compatible. ...
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Terminal commands to add NEW custom browser to Preferred Applications?

I would like to know the terminal commands to add new custom browser to Preferred Applications? I don't mean selecting a browser using: sudo update-alternatives –config x-www-browser I would ...
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Programs to combine bookmarks?

I've recently been having some issues with xmarks and found that it hasn't been syncing my chromium and firefox bookmarks correctly. Is there a way to combine the two bookmark HTML files? Preferably ...
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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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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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How can I get chromium-browser to run fullscreen (not kiosk) in 12.04?

I have created a restricted user which logs in automatically and Chromium runs the default home page with the screen starting maximized but I want it to run in fullscreen (F11) mode. I tried kiosk ...
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Anti phishing software?

Is there an anti phishing software in ubuntu which may even rate websites while searching and surfing ,something like avg secure search in windows or the software u get with bitdefender which puts a ...
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Can Internet Explorer 9 or 10 be installed on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Trying to figure out whether the Internet Explorer 10 or Internet Explorer 9 can be installed on Ubuntu or not? Has anyone tried it successfully? Can it be installed in the first place? I have ...
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Accessing IE only sites

Still there are companies who believe Windows is the only OS and IE is the only browser around. This prompts them to make sites which can be accessed only in IE. Though I have dual-boot system I boot ...
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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 ...
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How to get Ubuntu to display unicode supplementary characters?

I have a standard desktop UI install of the latest Ubuntu distro and I'm trying to view this page: http://www.i18nguy.com/unicode/supplementary-test.html However none of the text display properly. I ...
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How to install MS Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9? [duplicate]

I recently started using Ubuntu 11.4 as my primary OS. I’m trying to find a way to run Internet Explorer on it. Is there a way to install on Linux/wine IE7 or higher versions? I saw only ie4linux ...
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How do install Panda 3D on Precise or Quantal?

I want to install Panda 3D (browser plugin) on 12.10 or 12.04 (32-bit). I have tried several things and tried to compile from source. Any source/compiled/ppa would be appreciated. I keep running ...
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Need a kid-safe browser like Zoodles

I have a six year old little sister. She gets online. My parents want her on a kid safe browser like Zoodles. Are there any for Linux? Is it possible to install Zoodles on Linux? All the ones I've ...
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How do I get more up to date Silverlight/Moonlight?

For the german video streaming site SkyGo, I need Silverlight >= 4.06. I installed the most recent Moonlight plugin from http://www.go-mono.com/moonlight/download.aspx but this version is to old to ...
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Time in gtalk and facebook chat is wrong

I messed with some time zone settings while installing Redis yesterday following this tutorial: http://www.codingsteps.com/install-redis-2-6-on-ubuntu/ (at least I think this is when the problem ...
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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 ...
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flash videoplayer not working properly

Flashs on websites are shown without any problem on both Firefox and Chrome. However, flash video players are not working properly; just background color and nothing at all. Interestingly youtube ...
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Gwibber facebook login (was virus facebook login)

every minute a google-chrome pages is open with this url https://www.facebook.com/connect/login_success.html#access_token=..... Where the token is my authentication token.. This is my ps aux ...
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How do I install Maxthon 3?

I've been trying to find a way to install Maxthon 3 on Ubuntu but it's not working and it doesn't work in Wine ever so. Help or suggestion on the topic that helps me run Maxthon good will be nice.
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How do I browse a website that uses WebGL?

I want to run this site: http://www.zygotebody.com/ But, it says that WebGL is required. How do I install it? I have Firefox version 3.6.13 and Chromium version 8.0.552.215.
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How do I turn off font pixel antialiasing only in Terminal?

For programming, I like to turn off font antialiasing (i.e. select the Monochrome option) because it makes the terminal text look a lot sharper at smaller font sizes. But then everything in the web ...
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Words and hyperlinks only displayed on sites like facebook and youtube [closed]

Well, I installed the Ubuntu 12.10 in a netbook(use wi-fi internet) and now, some website dont load correctly, like facebook page, youtube or askubuntu page. I installed Adobeflash player plugin, ...
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Internet very slow on wireless Ubuntu 12.04

Im facing a peculiar problem with Ubuntu 12.04. When I'm on wireless all my webpages load very very slowly but videos + transmission downloads are very fast(actual speed). I tried all fixes - upgrade ...
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How do i install TOR browser on Ubuntu 12.10? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install tor? I downloaded tor browser x86 from it's official website, it is a 30 MB .tar.gz file. how can i install it now?
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What's the difference between x-www-browser and gnome-www-browser?

What's the difference between x-www-browser and gnome-www-browser? I came across it here: Setting the default browser when update-alternatives fails.
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How can I test with Internet Explorer while on my Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install MS Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9? I want to test my apps in ie7, ie8 and ie9 How can I do this on Ubuntu?
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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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773 views

How to remove Chromium browser without removing Lubuntu Desktop

I am trying to remove the Chromium browser through Synaptic, but it tries to remove Lubuntu desktop. How can I remove it keeping Lubuntu desktop?
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YouTube videos not available in Rekonq

YouTube videos are not working on my Ubuntu 12.04. Most of the videos say "Video not available at this moment", but if you go to someones channel, it says "undefinded" but displays audio. Browser is ...
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sun-java6-plugin installed but does not work in Maverick 10.10

I would like to use the proprietary Java browser plugin instead of IcedTea in Ubuntu Maverick 10.10. So I have removed icedtea6-plugin and installed sun-java6-plugin but neither Firefox nor Chromium ...
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All browsers crashing after upgrade

After system update yesterday, all browsers on Ubuntu 11.10 seem to be crashing. The system is almost unusable because browsers have been essential these days. There is no way to use any browser for ...
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Problem in Loading certain Websites in Ubuntu 11.10

I have a DSL connection in Ubuntu 11.04 and am having problems loading content from certain websites(such as heroku.com, ubuntuforums.org) mostly providing CDN services, though google and gmail run ...
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Kodak ESP C315 no longer works properly after upgrade to 12.04 LTS

I have a Kodak ESP C315 printer which used to work perfectly on Ubuntu 11.04 LTS but, since I upgraded to 12.04 LTS, the printer will no longer print from a browser. It prints local documents fine, ...
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Configure hosts file to use aliases

I am running Ubuntu Desktop 12.04 and would like to be able to open a web browser (Firefox), type an alias into the address bar, hit enter, and have the browser take me to the site that the alias ...
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12.04 Browser fonts changed unexpectedly

running 12.04 and recently installed Font Manager and a handful of fonts that I use in Gimp. After a recent reboot some fonts in both chromium and firefox are screwy. This is only true on my ubuntu ...
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Authenticate as root to view a folder?

Is there a way to setup nautilus so that when my user attempts to view a folder owned / locked by root, it asks for the root password? Kind of like running a nautilus browser using sudo, from the ...
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Browser's back button hidden by unity launcher

Usually when i try to reach a back button on my browser, I end up with a launcher popping over it. So instead of simply pushing "back" button I have to deal with a launcher. I think this is unity's ...
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Can't watch Youtube Flash videos in Opera Browser on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? i can't watch Youtube videos in my opera browser on Ubuntu 10.04, the page is fully loaded but the space where the player is to be is blank ...
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Browser redirection

I am always getting redirecting to this http://search.tedata.net tedata is my internet provider . I called them they say they can't help unless I have windows but I don't want to go back to windows ...
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Can't access certain websites in 12.04

I am using 12.04. It was absolutely fine two days ago. But now all my excitement is turned into frustration. I can't open Facebook, Yahoo, Hotmail and many other websites although many other websites ...
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Can I uninstall & replace Firefox with another browser of my choice?

I don't like the Firefox Web browser, and I prefer to use something else. How can I remove it and use a browser of my choice?
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Flash Video Intermittent Browser Freeze [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I have had this issue for a while, and have searched for solutions. It may be associated with my graphics card (since I also have other ...