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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use web page or html file as a screensaver?

I heard that xscreensaver can run anything as a screensaver but I don't know how to do so. Can I use it to make a web page from an html file my screensaver?
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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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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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Google Talk on ubuntu touch

is there any way how to use Google Talk chat on ubuntu touch aquaris e4.5? In internet browser is not possible force loading of full pages, all pages are show in mobile version, so i cannot use chat ...
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Selected Text missing when press ctrl or alt

I am a Ubuntu 14.04 LTS user. I encounter a problem when I type in any text box of browser. When I select any text in the text box of a browser (Chrome or FireFox) , once I press ctrl or alt. The ...
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Pandora won't run in Tor browser

I get an error message to update Flash which I have, tried updating browser and no luck. Any suggestions? I'm using Tor instead of Firefox or Chrome as a way around a firewall both of which block ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ubuntu web browser not loading in 14.04

I am on Ubuntu 14.04.2 32 bit platform. When I launch ubuntu web browser GUI window opens but it's white empty. I launched it in terminal /usr/bin/webbrowser-app it's the same, it only prints: ...
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Firefox eventually for no aparent reason consumes all CPU and RAM and grinds to a halt pulling my computer along with it

I now use Firefox as my default browser and have found that after having it up and running for several hours, that it starts to use up more and more of my CPU and RAM, and this does not appear to have ...
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Problems downloading files via WeTransfer

I am using Unbuntu since a few months and everything works really fine. However, I do often get large files sent via the WeTransfer service. Unfortunately I am mostly not able to download them when ...
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Internet speeduys

we are using 4 ubuntu machines with 20 Mbps internet speed were the browsing speed is very low we used to wait for a long time to buffer a video.Is there any solution for this need very much needed.
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Can't access into any .wordpress.com websites

Few days ago I've taken broadband connection. I set up the DSL cable connection from network manager and using the username and password I could perfectly connect to the internet. But I found that I ...
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Firefox won't start, 'sys_page_size == 0' error

Out of the blue, Firefox Developer Edition from the PPA on Ubuntu 12.04 wouldn't start. It did not launch by searching through Unity and clicking on Firefox. Typing firefox in terminal gave me the ...
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How to zoom webpages in Browser?

There is an application called Browser(webbrowser-app) in Ubuntu 14.04. Is there any way to zoom the pages which are viewed in it?
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What is wrong with the browser Surf?

So I downloaded Surf from the Ubuntu repository and compiled it from source. But every time I launch it I only get a blank white screen. Any suggestions would be helpful. Maybe I'm missing some ...
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Firefox not working with ububtu 14.04?

I have installed ubuntu and all looks well, the WIFI connected but Firefox browser returns a 'page not found error' when browsing. There is no firewall. Previously, the machine was running windows 7 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Sharp text, but fuzzy “pictures” in webrowser

In the web browser, both firefox and chrome, I notice that the pictures ( links, refresh button and so on) are very fuzzy. The text, however, is sharp. I have ubuntu 14.04, which I am using on a ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Speedtest shows no upload speed

I have a problem with upstream in browser and some applications (like hipchat for instance). There are no problems with uploading files to google drive and other clouds, but http://www.speedtest.net/ ...
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Using two proxies (one as a fallback)

I have two proxies at work. The first one is much more faster than the second one, but traffic is limited and there is a blacklist on it (facebook, etc.). The second one has no traffic limit and ...
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How to view embedded PDFs in a browser on Ubuntu 14.04?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and have tried 3 different browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Chromium) to open an embedded pdf file ("application/pdf") and none of them seem to work. On Chrome I've installed the ...
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Browser tha runs on Linux and allows remote connection

I have a really strange request, does anyone know of a browser / server, that I can install on my Linux server vps, that allows me to browse it from my computer. For instance I want to connect in my ...
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New desktop session using xsessons, but app doesnt appear as full screen.

I am trying to start new desktop session with chrome app as fullscree/kiosk mode. Purpose of this is to avoid switching app. [Me:~]$ cat /usr/share/xsessions/exam.desktop [Desktop Entry] ...
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browser-plugin-libreoffice

I installed the browser-plugin-libreoffice for Ubuntu 15 using apt-get. It installed successfully and my documents are opening in my browser now. However, the plugin shows an Edit document button ...
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How to localize traffic in Web-browser

is there a way to make part of resourses in web-browser local? I mean if URL corresponds to some mask, for example if it has .pdf at the end http://www.mycompany.com/reports/sales01.pdf , then it will ...
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Browser helvetica rendering error causes text lines to be trimmed short

I'm running UbuntuMATE 15.04 on a Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition (2015). I previously ran the Dell-provided Ubuntu 14.04 on the same machine (with the MATE environment swapped in) and did not ...
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Use the keyboard, not the mouse, except for the web (to learn shortcut-keys)

I would like to focus on learning OS and programs keyboard shortcuts. For this reason I'd like the mouse / touchpad (maybe just the click) to be disabled, to avoid the temptation, and just to know ...
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Why network proxy setting doesn't effect on Firefox and Phantomjs browser?

I do try to set up network proxy on my ubuntu. Through Network -> Network proxy and I set mode auto and I add path to PAC file. As a result I saw it work on Chrome browser but when I try on Firefox it ...
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vidalia and tor works but doesn't hide my Ip?

i have recently installed vidalia from the software center and hopefully it works well and was connected to the tor network but when i google about my IP it stays the same .so how can i point tor to ...
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Any Webbrowser crashes in 14.04 since last update

I've been experiencing some annoying crashes of any web browser I use since I last updated Ubuntu & Firefox (However the problems extend to Opera & Chrome as well). First I'm just a user who ...
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Chrome application starter renamed completely

I don't know why, but the application starter of my Google Chrome browser has been renamed to a page, I visited some time back. Can some one help me get the original name back? For details look ...
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How to change IP Address on tor browser into specific country on Ubuntu 14.04?

I know that in windows you just need to find the folder of the tor browser and change some code in some text file but since I'm using Linux I don't know if I can find this folder. Sorry for the dumb ...