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 remove bookmarks from webbrowser app in Ubuntu Touch?

Whenever accessing the Activities" and/or bookmarks tab Ubuntu Touch takes ages (10+ seconds) to respond. I read somewhere that too many bookmarks may slow the performance. Not that I have that many ...
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where is the browserLoadURL file in Firefox directory in Linux?

I am unable to find the browserLoadURL file in Firefox directory. I want to disable file protocol.
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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 restore a browser session in Firefox?

If I shut down my browser/laptop properly, then open up the browser again, it doesn't ask to restore the session. I can't add bookmarks to every link I browsed. Is there a way that browser can ask ...
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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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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 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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Website display problem - across all browsers

whenever I go to getpersonas.com or youtube the page loads like this: How can I fix this?
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Windows browsers in ubuntu for web developent

I regularly do front end development(html,css,js) and need to test websites for ie7, ie8, ie9, firefox, chrome, safari, opera in windows.I would like to move to ubuntu, but am concerned that testing ...
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Is there an application that wraps a website in itself? [closed]

I am looking for an application that is configurable to open a website on a certain address, having the website's logo as logo in the Launcher, without the browser bar, so I can run the website as if ...
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How can I display how a website will look in another form factor?

Some websites use different CSS styles to display on different systems. How can I use those style sheets to show this on another form factor? For instance, I would like to show how the screen style ...
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How do I use Apple Magic Trackpad for Firefox navigation?

I use my trackpad with touchegg and touchegg-gce for easier configuration. In the initial configuration there's an 'application' section for Chromium navigation which uses 2-finger drag that doesn't ...
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Can't browse the internet although I can ping www.google.com

I have a PC running Ubuntu 11.04 with 2 nics. eth0 is internet and eth1 in Internal Lan. eth0 is connected to the internet talks and receives the correct DHCP addresses from ISP. I can from this ...
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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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Appalling browser performance despite fast 3G connection

This is a recent problem that is making me punch holes through walls. Two points up front - My connection speed is fine. Using the various speedtest tools out there, it is consistently over 1mbps, ...
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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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Browser is not loading pages fully

So I am using Chromium and Nightly broswers. As of yesterday, I am suddenly unable to visit a lot of pages. I just open the page, facebook for example. It loads almost everything and after that the ...
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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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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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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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Will browsers in Ubuntu touch support flash?

Will the Ubuntu Touch browsers support flash? Are they the same as the full desktop versions? I would love to be able to see flash content.
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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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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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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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Thunderbird uses the wrong browser

I'm unable to make Thunderbird open the default browser. In the browser preferences, Chromium is selected as the default browser. It's also selected in "Default Applications" in System Settings. In ...
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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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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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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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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 ...