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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Unable to browse the web - Ubuntu 14.04

I have this problem on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: whenever I open a new Chromium - Chrome - Firefox - Opera window to reach ANY website, it'll only show a "Please Update Internet Explorer" page - which I'm not ...
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What is the “Browser” process?

What is the Browser process? Is the process safe or malicious? Thanks for help, Top results:
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Where would I find instructions to drive “Ubuntu Web Browser”?

I'd like to give it a run, but I cannot use it, and the interface isn't intuitive. For example, how do I show: the address bar forward and backward buttons activity (history) etc?
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getting an odd message when searching in browser's address bar

So I searched adblock in the firefox address bar and it redirected to a page "http://domainnotfound.optimum.net/cablevassist/dnsassist/main/?domain=adblock" that said: Server Error in '/' ...
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How do I play local SWF files in ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

today I just upgrade my ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04. The problem is that I cannot play local swf files. Even after installing flash player you cannot play swf files. I can play online flash games in ...
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How to open an application weblink with a Wine program

I have installed a Windows program (a game called the Hunter) using Wine on Ubuntu 14.04. The only way to use this game is by going to its website, create the game options and then hitting an ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 WebBrowser.app does not see flash

The new WebBrowser.app now in Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64bit does not play flash. I have Adobe flash installed and working both in Firefox and Chrome, but the Browser.app says it is not installed. When I try ...
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Using Terminal as a web browser [duplicate]

I've found that terminal can be used for various purposes. This will be great if I can use it as a web browser. Is there any way to use it as a web browser??
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Computer Modern with Chrome

When using Chrome, I'd like to enable the Computer Modern Roman to be displayed when I view math in, for example, physics.stackexchange or other sites that use MathJax. Is there a simple way to do ...
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Change default webapp browser

In its current state, using the Ubuntu Browser app I can't copy or paste. App won't remember the default size each time I open it, and I get graphical artifacts (lines, etc.) on my screen each ...
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How do I use the “web browser app”?

There is an extra browser in ubuntu 14.04 other than Firefox, "the browser app" which looks like a mobile browser. It also has an earth shaped icon.It is not like a traditional browser. I know we ...
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Firefox Bookmarks on Ubuntu 12.04 Start Page

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 Lt. The Ubuntu Start Page is Firefox Browser, but has no 'bookmarks' Icon showing? How do I 'bookmark' sites for future re-call? How do I download or place the many ...
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Why do I see a “Firefox” button on Firefox 28?

I noticed that recently the "Firefox" button appears again in my Firefox 28, even with Global Menu installed. This is really back or is something wrong with my Firefox on Ubuntu 13.10?
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Change default downloader in Firefox or Chromium

I want to download all types of file with Firefox or Chromium web browser directly with a downloader without copying and pasting the link.
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browser video not working, weird shape and colour [duplicate]

i have posted pics to show you what my browser videos is doing. it is only happening on videos streamed in browsers. it wasn't always like this. vlc player works fine with saved files. i have tried ...
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Firefox install [duplicate]

I know I probably sound like a retard but I downloaded firefox earlier to replace netsurf because of stupid errors and I don't know how to open a browser that isn't netsurf. I have ...
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browser compositor issues - chromium versus chrome

Chrome browser beta release 34 includes the google 'Aura' compositor that caused lots of issues on my env using 12.04 with GPU = intel HD4000. So, i went back to the 'Chrome-browser' general release ...
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How do I install spellcheck in Ubuntu Web Browser?

I have problems with spellcheck not working and/or being enabled in Firefox and with Ubuntu Web Browser. I did not find any other posts with this topic. Right now I am not concerned with Firefox, ...
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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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Need to make flash-plugin work with Dooble browser version 0.07

I have finally found a browser that works best on my old machine, it is very fast, and also CPU friendly. They named it 'Dooble', I have no idea why, but I like this browser. I use Dooble version 0.07 ...
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How to use the latest version of flash on Ubuntu?

We have all read about Adobe's decision to not care about linux users. I have several video websites (things like tf1.fr and m6replay.fr that require an updated version of flash. I guess this is so ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to choose to open with Software Center application from the browser?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.04. I wanted to install fonts for the Indian languages and searching in Google led me to this site. When I clicked on the available on the Software Centre button, the ...
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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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 ...