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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How can one enable double-tapping to zoom in Firefox?

I want to have a double-tap zoom functionality (like on Android or iOS devices) in my Firefox web browser using the left mouse button. Is it possible to change some browser settings in order to get it ...
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Why does Chrome not stay as the default browser in Xubuntu 13.04?

If I go to Settings Manager > Preferred Applications and make Chrome (or chromium-browser; there are entries for both!) the default browser, then logout or reboot and come back, the default browser is ...
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Change default webapp browser

In its current state, using the Ubuntu Browser app for webapps sucks. I can't copy or paste, it won't remember a default size each time I open it, and I get graphical artifacts (lines, etc.) on my ...
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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 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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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 do install Panda 3D on Precise or Quantal?

I want to install Panda 3D (browser plugin) on 12.10 or 12.04 (32-bit). I have tried several things and tried to compile from source. Any source/compiled/ppa would be appreciated. I keep running ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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Very Strange Rendering(?) Problem on multiple browsers

Toshiba Satellite P870 (has multiple compatibility issues already, including touchpad not working and no control for keyboard backlight. I believe many of the problems may have to do with the bios, ...
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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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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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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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Touchscreen behavior different

I have a Dell Inspiron touchscreen laptop with Windows 8.1. I have installed Ubuntu 13.10 as dual boot option. I normally use touch to scroll while browsing in Windows. But in Ubuntu when I use touch, ...
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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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Dropbox sys-tray functions broken

Some of the functions in the dropbox menu seem to be broken. I can open the dropbox folder, view recently changed files, access the preferences and quit. 'Launch Dropbox Website', 'Get More Space' ...
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Why is Ubuntu's Webkit missing a few things?

I'm using a webkit browser with python+GTK, and it seems to be missing a few things. You can see the problem in the example from here: from gi.repository import WebKit from gi.repository import ...
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after Installing UBUNTU 12.10, screen get stucked after some time

After upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10 ..I started facing several issue. One major issue is if I start Ubuntu and start using any browser after sometime screen gets frozen and nothing works but right click ...
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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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Internet very slow on wireless Ubuntu 12.04

Im facing a peculiar problem with Ubuntu 12.04. When I'm on wireless all my webpages load very very slowly but videos + transmission downloads are very fast(actual speed). I tried all fixes - upgrade ...
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Kodak ESP C315 no longer works properly after upgrade to 12.04 LTS

I have a Kodak ESP C315 printer which used to work perfectly on Ubuntu 11.04 LTS but, since I upgraded to 12.04 LTS, the printer will no longer print from a browser. It prints local documents fine, ...
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Browser is not loading any page in ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 11.10. My browser is not loading any page even after a wireless connection is established.. What might be the reason? Is this the problem with proxy settings?
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web-browser with different engines for testing purposes

I know in Windows there is Lunascape browser available which you can use it as a browser and it has Trident, Gecko, WebKit integrated so you can switch between rendering engines for developing ...
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Bookmarks Problem in Firefox

I cannot bookmarks links. When I click on bookmarks button or 'Bookmarks this page' from bookmarks menu it does not work
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Net surf error with xfce

How do I fix the way Net surf shows stuff, for example, when i type something in and search it most of the words are overlapping together and are impossible to read. and some words just have random ...
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Server's URL not opening in browser and unable to ssh

I just installed Softaculous on my server which is using ISPConfig3. But the URL https://myipnumber.com:8080 of my server is not opening in a browser and I am not able to ping to this IP either. And I ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Firefox and SlimBoat Often Slow and Crashes

I have Ubuntu 13.10 installed as a dual boot on my ASUS laptop. Everything is mostly working fine, but I am having issues with Firefox and Slimboat browsers being a bit slow and often crashing when ...
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gnutls_handshake() failed after using Tor Browser

After using Tor Browser, I can't use apt-get update and git pull. I downloaded Tor Browser source(I didn't install it) and opened it and used it. After using Tor browser I've noticed that I can't use ...
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Chromium: typing causes browser to switch to full screen

This happens whenever I am typing into Chromium: The browser switches when I am typing. It flips between normal screen size and full screen. I am using Chromium on Ubuntu 12.04. This happens if I am ...
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Accidentally hit shortcut and lost text in web browser. Can it be disabled?

I have noticed that I occasionally hit some shortcut while typing that either kills the browser or otherwise causes me to lose e.g. a post I am writing. This typically happens if I type while on a ...
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Sound doesn't play in browser

OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Problem: while I am able to play music files from my desktop, sound doesn't play when I run a video in a browser, say from YouTube. Also, video runs in a bit of fast forward mode. ...
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I can not access yahoo website in ubuntu 13.04 from firefox

I installed ubuntu 13.04, mozila firefox can not open yahoo website, i installed google chrome also, but i have got page not available message. answer please
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System crashes and reboots randomly while browsing

Please, help me finding out what's happening! I'm totally clueless. I can't seem to find the cause of the reboots in dmesg or any other log. Basically, my system reboots randomly while browsing, ...
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XMODMAPS - setup doesn't work in browser

I've remapped my spacebar to alt and viceversa since my spacebar is failing me lately. Anyway everything seems to work just fine, I saved my setup using xmodmaps, then I load it on startup. Well the ...
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Is there a screenshot of the Ubuntu touch phone browser

Hi I was just wondering if there was a screenshot of the Ubuntu touch phone browser. It's just a for a school project I'm doing about Mobile UI and I wanted to include Ubuntu Touch Thanks
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Websites resolving to google

This wasn't an error when I first got onto Ubuntu 12.04 but after some update has started. I've only had the issue two sites so far (trademe and shopbot) and only when bringing up a search criteria ...
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Inserting Web Page in Application

I want to add a web page into my application. Is there any browser function that I can insert? I am using QT Ubuntu SDK.
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Internet Browsers Not Always Working

whenever I browse web pages on both Chrome and Firefox 50% of the time I'll get a page could not be displayed message, a few refreshes will fix this issue. My internet is 50/10mbps and I never had a ...
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Dragging Connection

Just got Ubuntu 13.04 installed last night on my ASUS X45A laptop. I'm having an issue with the Internet dragging or Firefox. I'm not sure what's going on to be honest. I just know that things are ...
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Dragging browser link to desktop in 13.04 doesn't work with gnome desktop

I guess this is a noob question, but I was using 12.10 with the KDE desktop, but just upgraded to 13.04, and wanted to get familiar with the Gnome desktop that was shipped with 13.04 I can't for the ...
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Change default command line, non-graphical browser?

I have elinks and w3m installed. elinks seems to be the default for using surfaw from the command line---I'd prefer w3m be the default. Is this particular to sr or is this a bashrc kind of setting? ...
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How do I enable VSync in the browser on Lubuntu using Intel GMA HD?

How can I enable vsync in LXDE? Right now I have a lot of tearing when watching videos in the browser, while I don't notice this in videos played by mplayer. I suspect that vsync is disabled, though ...