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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Why is Ubuntu shipped with firefox?

I'm just curious, and some of my friends too. Personally I think "chromium-browser" is better (faster, less crashing) than "firefox", and, why Ubuntu not shipped with more than 1 web browser?
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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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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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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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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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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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Tabs in fullscreen Chrome/Chromium

I love Chrome and Chromium, but when I go full screen, I can't get to my other tabs anymore, which I can with Firefox. So my questions are: Am I alone or is this universal? Is there a fix? Is ...
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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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Why can't I run Java Web Start Applications?

I have Ubuntu 12.10 for x86-64 on my PC and I'm trying to run a .jnlp file. I've installed Java 7 and the Java plugin for Mozilla Firefox manually (Because there is no .deb package for Java 7 for ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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Wifi browser login problem

We use a wifi network at my school in which you must login with your student account in the web brower. When I boot my laptop with Windows 7, it redirects me automatically to the login page. But if ...
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Firefox “clone” for Ubuntu

In Windows I use, beside the main Firefox installation, one or even two "Firefox clones" for different purposes (specifically oriented addons and configurations, light configuration without addons, ...
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Automatically 'select all' in browser address/search bars

Is it possible to automatically 'select all' when I left click in a browser address/search bar. I know it's only one more click by right clicking and then choosing 'select all' and I probably sound a ...
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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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How to enable the eclipse internal browser (Ubuntu 12.10)?

I have installed Eclipse 4.2 x64 on Ubuntu 12.10 x64. I need to use the internal web browser but it is disabled by default. The Use internal web browser radio button in preferences -> General ...
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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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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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how to change browser search text font color?

I am using ubuntu 11.10. The Google Search bar font color of my firefox browser is almost white with a white background. This occured after i installed Eye Of Gnome Theme. How to change the font ...
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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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ctrl + a doesn't work in browsers

The combination for select all (ctrl+a) doesn't work in a browser (either if we speak about firefox or chromium). It doesn't work if I try to clik in to the adress bar nor if I try to use it to select ...
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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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“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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 ...