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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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?
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Typing freezes automatically in chromium

I use ubuntu 12.04 and chromium 18.0.1025.151 (Developer Build 130497 Linux). When I try to type anything in search bar of a website, after sometime, it(typing) automatically freezes. And the ...
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Save chromium browser's session

How can I manually save the session in chromium-broswer? I have a Notebook with damaged battery (only gives 5~6 minutes of backup, planning to buy a new one), and in our country power outages ("Load ...
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Lightweight browser for ubuntu jaunty

I am looking for a lightweight and stable browser for ubuntu jaunty. I tried midori, however the version from the jaunty-repository seems not to be very stable (crashes for example when going to ...
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Running java applets in the browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? With my 12.04, if I point my browser (either firefox or chrome) to http://www.java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp it will say that java is not ...
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My browsers in ubuntu redirect my saved web pages into google.com automatically

I have saved a web page as index.html. Its dependent files also has been saved automatically. When I try to open my saved web page in any browser, the browser automatically redirects the html file ...
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Chromium doesn't open anymore

My Chromium browser doesn't work. It doesn't even start up. Typing chromium-browser in the terminal I get this error: [18118:18118:5103105507:FATAL:profile_impl.cc(315)] Failed to create ...
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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 do I install only Chrome on a minimal installation?

It's something like Chromium-OS, however even more minimal. I was thinking, if it is possible at all??? That I use an Ubuntu 12.04 minimal, just to install the base OS, and then on top of it only ...
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Can't view URLs that contain hyphens before them

Some Tumblr URLs contain hyphens before them (-example.tumblr.com). In Windows, I was able to view these URLs without any issue. In Ubuntu, I've tested it in Chromium, Chrome, Firefox, and Opera so ...
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Can't watch Youtube Flash videos in Opera Browser on Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? i can't watch Youtube videos in my opera browser on Ubuntu 10.04, the page is fully loaded but the space where the player is to be is blank ...
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How do i install and run Opera browser on Ubuntu 10.04?

I have been trying to run Opera on Ubuntu but wine is installing the application but not running the application, any suggestion and how to approach the problem?
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My Home Bank doesn·t work well

Using Firefox or Chromium it·s not possible to pay bills or transfer money on Itau website. I was able to do this at Ubuntu 11.10. It demand to install a java script on browser, but it not occur. My ...
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Chromium in 10.04 only showing blank pages [closed]

I have a problem in Ubuntu 10.04...all pages with Chromium showed blank. The first time I've noticed this problem was with Google Chrome, and because of that I've uninstalled and installed Chromium. ...
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When I switch workspace all workspaces are merged

When I switch workspaces it looks like all workspaces are "merged" into one workspace and then they re split again. This would be no problem if it weren't for the fact that all my browser windows get ...
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Need Java for browser [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install Java? I was surfing this site and it said I need Java installed. When I searched a bit, I found three Java type(?). Open jdk, sun Java and Oracle. I ...
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Facebook.com redirecting to SearchMagnified.com

Please need urgent help.I'm on Ubuntu 12.04 and using chromium browser latest build.When ever I go for facebook.com on my browser it redirecting me to SearchMagnified.com. This issue is found only in ...
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Unable to save images by dragging and dropping them from browser to Nautilus or desktop

In Chrome on Windows I usually save images by dragging them from the browser to the folder I want to save them to. I prefer this method compared to navigating through the file browser as it is much ...
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Keyring won't Unlock untill web browser is open

Using Ubuntu 11.10 on an HP MINI1010nr. Ubuntu does not ask for Keyring unlock untill after I open either Chromium or firefox. Also sometimes I may be on for 30+ minuets then the screen blanks and I ...
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Problem in Loading certain Websites in Ubuntu 11.10

I have a DSL connection in Ubuntu 11.04 and am having problems loading content from certain websites(such as heroku.com, ubuntuforums.org) mostly providing CDN services, though google and gmail run ...
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browser without gpu support

Google has an Easter egg that draws 3D graph but when I tried it out on chrome it complained about no WebGL support. I've also tested it on Firefox whose WebGL support was enabled but ended up with ...
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All browsers crashing after upgrade

After system update yesterday, all browsers on Ubuntu 11.10 seem to be crashing. The system is almost unusable because browsers have been essential these days. There is no way to use any browser for ...
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How do I open links in one browser automatically in another?

I'd like links I click on in Midori to automatically open in another web browser, Firefox. How do I do this?
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Kiosk Mode Coding in Chromium [closed]

I don't know how easy this would be, since I don't know anything about it, but I need an Ubuntu setup where the machine boots up, displays the login for a few seconds allowing a chance to log in as an ...
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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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Youtube videos are displayed oddly [closed]

I would show you all a picture of how the Youtube window looks, but I do not have enough reputation. The video is displayed as a small player to the top right of the designated area. A very large ...
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CPU spikes cause audio stuttering in Audacious when browsing? (Lubuntu)

My default audio player is Audacious, browser Google Chrome. I tried Firefox, and while I love it, the CPU load spikes when doing something as simple and small and switching a tab, which causes the ...
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Ubuntu 10.04 web browsers do not render some fonts [closed]

I tried opening page which uses this font http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Poiret+One however my web-browser whether it's chrome or firefox doesn't render it and just shows simple font (I thinks ...
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Open tabs at startup in Konqueror

When starting Chrome I can set up that it opens previously used tabs, last time when closing the browser window. Can I do the same in Konqueror? When I open Konqueror doesn't reopen last opened tabs, ...
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flash videoplayer not working properly

Flashs on websites are shown without any problem on both Firefox and Chrome. However, flash video players are not working properly; just background color and nothing at all. Interestingly youtube ...
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can't download file of which size is bigger than 2GB

I can use a simple C program to generate 2GB+ file. But when I try to download a 3GB file through browser, it stops at 2GB. I tried Chrome, Firefox and Opera. No one can download the file of which ...
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Unable to load pages in web browsers

Using Ubuntu 11.10, I am having a problem browsing web pages. I tested my connection by pinging different sites. All of them reply to me, but my browsers do not work. The problem is not specific to ...
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How do I go back in the browser?

I use the browser full screen. Every-time I try to press the back button, the Ubuntu side menu pops up. Some people told me I need to do it very very fast, and it will work, but I am somewhat ...
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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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Why is Firefox not rendering “long” images correctly? [closed]

When I visit webpages that have long images firefox is not rendering them correctly. It seems to be the very long pictures the cause this problem. I don't know where the breaking point is for this. ...
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Flash debug player installation problem

Standard Version: When I download the player without the debugger from here and place the libflashplayer.so file into the ~/.mozzila/plugins/ directory the player works fine. Debugger version: But ...
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How can I cache specific web pages for offline viewing?

I occassionally need to work offline by accident or design. I'd like to maintain a flexible list of web pages that I can cache for easy offline access. Notes: I'd like to simulate online browsing ...
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Why does myPhpAdmin open in a different browser to the one that is set as default?

I have 3 browsers installed on my Ubuntu 11.10, Chrome, Firefox and Opera. First I had the problem that Software Center did not respect my default browser choice. I fixed that by running: sudo ...
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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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sun-java6-plugin installed but does not work in Maverick 10.10

I would like to use the proprietary Java browser plugin instead of IcedTea in Ubuntu Maverick 10.10. So I have removed icedtea6-plugin and installed sun-java6-plugin but neither Firefox nor Chromium ...
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How do I open Youtube content in an app instead of my browser, while clicking on a link?

Now when I follow a link in my browser to Youtube, it opens in a new page of my browser, in my case Firefox. I would have liked that it provokes the launch of another app, for example Minitube, VLC ...
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How to findout web history in ubuntu?

I have gifted my 15yrs son a Dell laptop in which Ubuntu 10.10 has pre installed, wanna trace what whether he is using the net in proper way or not. Please suggest me how to findout what he browsing ...
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Xubuntu 11.10 won't save my settings

I am using Xubuntu 11.10, and every time i reboot my computer, my settings are erased. Namely my default Browser, Preferred Applications settings and my Touchpad settings. Does anyone know how to ...
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Why do I have poor video performance in browsers with a ATI HD3650 GPU? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I fix Flash issues? I'm experiencing poor video performance on Youtube, both in Firefox and in Opera - Flash and HTML5 (all of the combinations). HTML5 is ...
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Why aren't my animated .gif images animated?

OS Version : Ubuntu 11.10 x64 Browser tested : Firefox - Not working Nightly - Not working Google Chrome - Not working Midori - Works Currently, i'm using 64 bit version of Ubuntu and i've ...
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Web browsing extremely slow sometimes using firefox or chromium [closed]

Web browsing slow randomly since doing a clean load of 11.10. Using an HP Pavillion dv6000. Tried firefox, chromium, unity, unity 2d, gnome. No difference. Sometimes it flies, sometimes it takes ...
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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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Command line open browser window at size?

Is it possible to open a browser window at a given size/location on screen via a shell script ? I've seen examples of launching Firefox, setting the window size via command line. I've also seen it ...