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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Opera and Safari installation [closed]

How do I install Opera and Safari on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 32 bit? Can anyone help? Opera I downloaded but could not get it installed. On the other hand I did not try Safari, even I don't have any idea if ...
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Can't highlight text by moving the mouse down

Problem(youtube) I can't highlight text by moving the mouse down in browsers. This problem exists in different distributions of Ubuntu. I was tested on: Ubuntu, Ubuntu MATE, Xubuntu. Version of ...
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Google maps is refreshing all site after any movement of the map [on hold]

No matter if I'm using chromium or firefox - google maps are hard to use, because they are refreshing the site with no purpose when I try to move the map. (Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome 3.18)
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Javascript is not loading

Hey, I've got a problem with JavaScript under Ubuntu, that drives me crazy. I'm using Gedit for my web sites since I'm an Ubuntu user. When I start a new website I create (usually with the gnome ...
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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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Meizu Ubuntu Edition Ota 9 Liri Browser

I updated the Meizu MX4 Ubuntu Edition to OTA-9 and now the Liri-Browser does not start anymore. I reinstalled the app but it does not work. Before it worked well. Thank you, Gerd
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Can't sign on to site in Ubuntu Phone browser

I tried to sign in to my owncloud machine through the web interface. The browser allows me to enter a username and password, but hitting the Return key does nothing. I tried using a Bluetooth ...
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How to completely get rid of DNSUnlocker pop-up ad

DNSUnlocker ad As you can see in this image, that's the irritating DNSUnlocker popup ad on Chromium browser on my Ubuntu. I still get it when running Firefox. The solution discussed here does not ...
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Is firefox safe to use on Ubuntu/Linux? [closed]

While using Firefox on Ubuntu, I frequently run into warnings from various sites (recent examples: when checking gmail, www.hitrecord.org), that inform me that I am using an outdated/unsupported ...
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Browser instance created through script doesn't cycle with ALT+TAB

I am using a bash file with a line chromium-browser http://www.gmail.com to create a browser instance. This browser instance doesn't cycle with ALT+TAB. How to fix this? Sometimes it does. And in ...
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ies4linux installation is failing

Unfortunately I need to install and use IE...I'm using that guide given here. But from terminal when I try so launch using ./ies4linux I always obtain this error: The program 'ies4linux-gtk.py' ...
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How do I set a default Chrome Person (user) to open URLs as?

When I click on a URL (e.g. a URL in output console in bash), it opens using Chrome. Since I have multiple Persons (or users) on Chrome, it seemed to always open using the person with most recently ...
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New Ubuntu Installation Freezing

Warning, I'm new here I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an empty drive. I have another drive in the PC with a Windows 10 installation. Everything on Ubuntu runs fine, until I open an app. Both ...
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Is Baidu browser available for Ubuntu?

In the Ubuntu Desktop feature http://www.ubuntu.com/desktop/features/web-browsing there is a pic if you hover on it ,it displays "Baidu". I searched but never found any baidu browser for Ubuntu. I use ...
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Freezes and internet connection losses on 14.04 while using browser [duplicate]

I have nearly new installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS with pre-installed Windows 7 on my desktop PC. The installation was fine I guess. Choose no swap cause I have 7.7 Gb ram. The main problems appeared are ...
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Tor script install addons

How can I install an addon to Tor without any GUI interaction? I have just tried to copy the xpi unziped to extensions but no dice. I have tried diff a before and after addon install (31c31 is ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 can ping IP and host name from terminal but not connect in browser

I just started a new job and have Ubuntu 15.10 on my work computer. We rely a lot on a local network/share drives and while I can ping both the IP and host name (i.e. 'suite' is what it's called here) ...
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Least resources usage browser

I'm planning to have a ubuntu server with a kiosk on it that will run a long running program (ran on a browser using lot of JS animations). I want to let the browser/js animations use as much ...
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Frequent 2 minutes pauses on web browser requests

A few days ago I did a clean install of Ubuntu (15.10), and applied all updates. Everything seems to be fine, except an annoying issue with web browsing. I've seen the same issue in both Chromium and ...
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How to implement webcomponents in ubuntu

To configure the camera hikvision need the support of web components in the browser. How to implement this on ubuntu?
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Webpages not loading on one device but loads on another. How to fix this?

As it happens: none of the stackexchange sites open on my laptop, but they work fine on my tablet. I have tried the following: Cleared all cache cookies browser data. Didn't work. Used another ...
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Why is Lubuntu slower than Kubuntu (in the same machine)?

I have a FS Amilo laptop with 2GB of RAM. I have Kubuntu, Lubuntu, and Puppy Linux installed on it. I chose Lubuntu for speed, but my experience isn't as smooth as I expected. The desktop ...
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Weird focuss loss in browsers

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS fully updated and am having a problem with browsers (Chrome Version 46.0.2490.80 (64-bit) and Firefox V43.0... Chromium does not have this problem) Here is how to duplicate: ...
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How to install Microsoft Silverlight on Mozilla Firefox browser in an easiest and reliable way that runs on ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit operating system?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64-bit OS on my system. I am using Mozilla Firefox 37.0(**Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0)** and Google Chrome(Version 41.0.2272.118 (64-bit)) browsers on my ...
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Intermittent failure to connect to a website

I'm trying to access a website. Sometimes I can access the website and sometimes the browser seems to be stuck while trying to connect. All that is shown by the browser is "connecting..." in the page ...
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Open ssh in terminal by clicking on “ssh://user@host” links in browser

I found a nice way to open a terminal with ssh to user@host if you click on a link that looks like this: ssh://user@host http://nknu.net/ubuntu-14-04-how-to-open-ssh-links-in-a-terminal/ I guess ...
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How to activate Shumway in Firefox?

Because Adobe Flash is so insecure I want to install Shumway as an alternative as I currently have nothing installed so am having to do with the built-in HTML5 players on the sites which have them, ...
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Why does opera keep asking me if I want to make it my default browser when it already is?

Has anyone experienced the same issue? It is already default and even if I tick "not to show this message again"...it still pops up each time I open a new tab. UPDATE: I have already made it the ...
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Can't set default browser to chrome

I can't set my default browser to chrome. Chrome isn't listed in the menu where you can choose default browsers in settings. Reinstalling didn't help, using chrome's own functionality to set itself ...
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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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Weird Firefox behavior, treating clicked links as if they were grabbed images

Lately in Firefox on 15.04 (fully updated), I've been noting a really irritating behavior. I do a Google search for something (for example; the bug isn't limited to Google results) and then click on a ...
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Is it possible to embed a pdf reader in QupZilla browser?

I have recently started using QupZilla browser with Ubuntu 14.04 and while I like its slimmed down browsing experience one thing that bugs me is that when I wish to view a pdf I only have the option ...
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Installed TOR, looking to install/run TOR browser

I installed the TOR client, that's all set. Says "successfully opened a circuit". Now, I would like to know how to set up a browser with it. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and didn't install TOR through ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - Shockwave crash

I'm on ubuntu 15.10 and shockwave crashes for some videos. It seems to be mostly on ad based content, I can run pandora all day without an issue. Installing an ad blocker helped a little but I'd ...
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15.10 Chrome: external links are opened as blank tabs in new browser window

Since I installed 15.10 (fresh install on a new machine), and set Google Chrome as default browser, whenever I open links from external apps these are open as blank tabs in new browser window (no ...
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High Contrast Scroll Bar in Browser

I can barely see the Firefox scroll bar. I believe this is controlled by the operating system. I looked in Ubuntu Tweak > Miscellaneous but I don't see any color or contrast settings there. How can I ...
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How to exit default www-browser?

I inadvertently landed in the www-browser application. This is a text based web browser. How do I exit it?
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Are all bookmarks saved in Ubuntu Web Browser lost?

During hours of research I regularly bookmarked some important URL's by clicking the star in URL field. But how to find the saved bookmarks back?
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Ubuntu 15.10 Chrome launch problem

Hi I am newbie in linux (ubuntu) and have some problem with chrome downloaded chrome and can't launch chrome-browser. how to solve this? this is error: $ google-chrome-stable ...
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How can I backup/restore Opera browser bookmarks?

I was wondering if someone has successfully backed up and restored Opera bookmarks on Ubuntu? I dont see any options to do so and I cant find any useful information on the internet either. Cheers
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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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Global shortcut to play/pause youtube

I would like to set a shortcut that will play/pause youtube. I want it to work when I'm not focused on my browser or when I'm in a different tab. If the command pauses any youtube video running on ...
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Is there any software that blocks porn on all browsers that I can install?

I have to find a way to block porn sites on all browsers through something system-wide like iptables (just an idea)... Is there any way that I can do that.
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This Connection is Untrusted and it is showing This site uses HSTS to specify that Firefox only connect to it securely [closed]

I see the following message in Firefox when trying to access https://www.google.co.in This Connection is Untrusted You have asked Firefox to connect securely to www.google.co.in, but we can't ...
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How to install NetSurf web browser in ubuntu 14.04

I am using 64 bit Ubuntu 14.04 OS. I want to install NetSurf web browser in Ubuntu 14.04 This browser supports Linux(mentioned in official site of NetSurf ) The only providing .deb binary for ...
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How can i watch the PHP preview on browser?

I installed all the LAMP and my file.php is inside /var/www, but when i try to open my file.php on browser for watch the preview the browser ask me a open/download of my file.php.. And the page is ...
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The page isn't redirecting properly in Firefox

I am facing issue for my site on browser with secure connection - https I got below errors Chrome - This webpage has a redirect loop Firefox - The page isn't redirecting properly I application in ...
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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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Reinstall browser?

Is it possible to reinstall the default browser on ubuntu-touch? Although I did not uninstall the browser, it seems it somehow disappeared. When trying to start the browser, it seems the app will ...
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How to set Chromium Proxy in 14.04?

Every guide I find online tells me to set the proxy through the Properties window of Chromium. However, when I try to right-click on the Chromium shortcut, I don't see a 'Properties' option. I'm ...