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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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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Installing acroread without browser plugin

The acroread packages includes both the standalone viewer and the browser plugin. I need acroread for some annoying javascript-laced pdfs, but as an everyday viewer I prefer evince. Does anyone know ...
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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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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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Facebook advertisements open automatically even when the browser is not currently open

I tried to google the problem for a while and still couldn't find the solution. My browser periodically open a new tab with a Facebook link even when the browser is not opening. First I guess that's ...
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Unable to set Google Chrome as default browser in Ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

despite several attempts at making Google Chrome work as my default browser I simply cannot. I've read countless threads on the internet, checked mimeapps.list and so on, tried about anything, from ...
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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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How can I resume a download started in Chromium?

I was in the middle of a large download in Chromium and the power supply to my computer failed (well I tripped over my power cord ...). I see the entry in chrome://downloads/ which says the download ...
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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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Which browser (if any) will be able to play video and audio at VKontakte (vk.com) in Ubuntu without a flash plugin?

I'm primarily concerned about this question for Ubuntu on Toshiba AC100 (ARM), because a Flash plugin for browsers is not available as a working package for Ubuntu on AC100, but it is a general ...
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how can install plugins for play mp3 and wma file which play on browser

I am new user of ubuntu and i am facing an problem when i use web page and play any online mp3 voice file while my voice file not play i show an error " plug in missing ", ... I try to install this ...
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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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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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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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HTML Files not opening in browser

Previously when I clicked on an action in a program that opens an HTML file it would open in the browser automatically. However, now instead of opening in the browser, it opens a nautilus window with ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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How do I change the browser that gnome terminal opens links with?

I'd like gnome-terminal to open links with the Chrome browser, but it insists on opening them with Firefox. I've followed both pieces of advice found here without any success: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Does pulseaudio have an error log?

In order to help provide better information for my other question about browsers and Pulse audio, I wanted to see if I could get some kind of helpful log information. However, there doesn't seem to ...
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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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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 ...