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 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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font looks bad in Browsers (Firefox and Chrome)

font looks bad in Browsers (Firefox and Chrome) All other applications as libreoffice look good. I'm using ubuntu 12.04
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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 enable VSync in the browser on Lubuntu using Intel GMA HD?

How can I enable vsync in LXDE? Right now I have a lot of tearing when watching videos in the browser, while I don't notice this in videos played by mplayer. I suspect that vsync is disabled, though ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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Some websites are not opening in any web browser (firefox/chrome). What should I do? [closed]

Some websites are not opening in my system. I am using Ubuntu 12.10. Earlier, when I was using Ubuntu 10.10,11.10 there was no such issue. The problem was started in ubuntu 12.04, but it remained the ...
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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 ...
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“Awebrowser” Pop Up Is Blocking My Internet Access With Ubuntu

I have a Dell netbook with Ubuntu loaded onto it. When I try to access the Internet, a dialog box pops up that says: Awebrowser cannot be located. or something of that nature. How can I get ...
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Back button not working in browsers

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu. The back buttons in the browsers (both firefox and chrome) are not working. Every time I have to right click and select 'back' option. Is there any work ...
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Video playing problem of Epiphany browser on Ubuntu 12 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I am using ubuntu 12 and Epiphany as browser but it does not play flash contents. I installed flash player from software center but still does ...
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Chrome or Chromium? [duplicate]

After installing Ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop, I went to download Chrome and got an error saying it was packaged badly or something, so I read up about it and found out about Chrome, and most people ...
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Can't load webpages from applications

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, Firefox 16.0.01. Whenever I try to open a webpage in a browser from within any application, the browser opens but nothing gets loaded. For eg: From DropBox if I click ...
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Not able to view a website in ubuntu?

I am not able to view a particular website in ubuntu where as the same is getting viewed in windows. Can anyone suggest or provide me a fix to solve this issue?? Website which is not getting viewed ...
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What are the available browsers for 128 MB of RAM PC?

Running 12.04 with VirtualBox and I set it for 128MB of RAM. I cannot use more than 128MB of RAM. Since the browsers I know like Firefox, Google Chrome and Chromium seem to eat more RAM, could ...
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Need Java for browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? I was surfing this site and it said I need Java installed. When I searched a bit, I found three Java type(?). Open jdk, sun Java and Oracle. I ...
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Internet Explorer 8 in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install MS Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9? Is it possible to get IE8 running in Ubuntu? It seems quite feasible to me, as I had gotten IE7 to run via Wine awhile ...
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Browser is not loading any page in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 11.10. My browser is not loading any page even after a wireless connection is established.. What might be the reason? Is this the problem with proxy settings?
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How Can I Install IE8 or IE9 in Ubuntu 12.04? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install MS Internet Explorer 7, 8 or 9? Usually I'm surfing the web by Chrome or Firefox browser in my laptop but some website force to use IE8 browser to get ...
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Typing freezes automatically in chromium

I use ubuntu 12.04 and chromium 18.0.1025.151 (Developer Build 130497 Linux). When I try to type anything in search bar of a website, after sometime, it(typing) automatically freezes. And the ...
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Does using terminal-based text browsers provide significant improvements in browsing speed?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I know two methods to access the web-pages through terminal. They are lynx and elinks. When I tried to use them to access web-pages from terminal, I didn't seem to get any ...
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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 ...
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Ubuntu crashed when I am browsing web site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? I installed ubuntu 12.04 Today when I am browsing web site, my whole PC hang. After 30 seconds, there are still not response. ...
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Where to find other versions of Opera browser as deb packages?

I used Opera mainly for the Unite feature now to be abandoned. It is missing in v. 12. Some say its features will re-emerge in future extensions etc. Until then, Unite is still accessible in v. 11. ...
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not able to play online music

I have installed 12.04 in Windows 7 as dual boot. Now I am not able to play any music from online music sites like smashhitsusa.com or saavn.com or songspk.pk. Whenever I click on any song, it just ...
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A browser that supports css3 3d transforms?

I am doing web development on a Ubuntu machine (Lubuntu 10.10 more specifically), and wondered if there is a browser that I can install (in the repositories or otherwise) that has decent support for ...
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Is there a way to use multiple instances of Chromium or Firefox?

I usually have different instances of my web browsers to attend to various types of usages, on Windows that means using portable versions of Chrome and Firefox. The existing portable versions of ...
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Certain websites not opening in 12.04 [closed]

I have just installed Ubuntu 12.04 as a dual boot. I have an issue accessing certain websites such as google but no such problem in windows. What could be the problem? The same issue exists in all ...
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Why aren't my animated .gif images animated?

OS Version : Ubuntu 11.10 x64 Browser tested : Firefox - Not working Nightly - Not working Google Chrome - Not working Midori - Works Currently, i'm using 64 bit version of Ubuntu and i've ...
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Chrome Browser is causing Ubuntu 12.04 to crash [closed]

Why does Chrome browser cause Ubuntu 12.04 to crash. The keyboard & mouse cease to function and the screen displays lots of text which includes the word 'Panic'. This has never happened when ...