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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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 ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...
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is there a browser that disables the rendering of images?

I was just curious if there is a web browser for ubuntu that has the option to not show images and other resources like flash and videos for example. (I do recall being able to play with a browser ...
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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 do I allocate more memory to Chrome?

I am trying to play a browser based game on Chrome. My system runs Ubuntu fine and is a new laptop. The game gets choppy when I play. How do I allocate a little more memory to Chrome so I have some ...
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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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Why do pages not load in any browser after updating Ubuntu 12.04?

First thought its a network problem but it isn't everything is fine. My system is is fully updated, flash and java all up to date. Just did a clean install of Ubuntu 12.04 every thing was fine, ...
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Why is Chromium not updated automatically as Firefox is?

Firefox was automatically updated to version 14 a few days ago through update manager, but Chromium web browser is still stuck in version 18 while Google Chrome is already in version 20. Why does this ...
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How to circumvent “Illegal instruction error” with midori, luakit and surf

I just installed a fresh minimal ubuntu 12.04 system, first without X, then I installed xinit and xmonad. After that I installed some lightweight browsers: surf, luakit and midori. When I start one ...
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Touchpad scrolling reloading web pages

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome classic. I'm using Firefox 13.0.1. In my browser, while I use my touchpad to scroll up and down a page, previous web pages are simply being loaded again. eg: If I ...
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Minimize function not working with internet browsers

When I go to minimize the window, it minimizes, but I can't recover it. If I go to the launcher it just opens a new window. Also when I have a browser open the little arrow doesn't appear by it in the ...
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Fonts look squashed or stretched in the browser on Ubuntu

Fonts in the browser on Ubuntu look look squashed/stretched compared to Windows/OSX. This image shows exactly what I mean: http://i.stack.imgur.com/suUXX.png I installed msttcorefonts and ...
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How to make browsers re-adjust web pages because of the sidebar?

It does get annoying sometimes. Chromium has to make a bottom scroll bar for pages because the web pages are configured for the whole screen, and all because of the side application launcher bar. ...
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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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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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How to efficiently preserve a really big navigation history in Firefox?

When I was using Mac, my Firefox stored items in its history for really long times. Sometimes I needed to find a link to a site I have seen two years ago and it found it! Also, the autocomplete in the ...
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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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How can I browse Ubuntu Wiki offline?

I am accustomed to offline wiki browsing. I thought it would be great if I can read Ubuntu wiki in the same way. Is there anyway I can read Ubuntu Wiki offline? Help will be much appreciated if I ...
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Java wont run in firefox?

I have Icedtea installed, but when I go to run my favorite Java application, Runescape, in the browser, it says I don't have Java installed in Firefox. Is there any way to say, turn it on?