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Is there a way to cheat javascript games (like Unicoin mining) where rapid clicking is required?

I saw that there's a new currency on the site today for higher privileges called Unicoin. You can mine them by clicking quickly. I was wondering if there's any Ubuntu wizardry that could speed up the ...
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Google Chrome not rendering webpages correctly

I am facing some serious web page rendering issues with Chrome. It is more prominent during javascript based animations and stuff on websites like youtube. I have tried removing chrome using (sudo ...
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Is the source code of the online tour available?

For Oneiric Ocelot launch, there was an awesome Tour created for showcasing how Ubuntu especially Unity works. The Ubuntu Online tour actually mimics a whole desktop and to a greater extent behaves a ...
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Is it possible to run Windows 8 apps in Ubuntu?

I read that new apps in Windows 8 will mainly be developed in HTML5 and Java-script. Those two languages are already supported in Ubuntu. Hence, is it − or will it be − possible to run those apps in ...
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Is there a package for an executable version of v8?

I'm trying to get Vim JS lint plugin working under Ubuntu 12.04. The plugin requires the d8 command, which is an executable version of Google's v8 JavaScript Engine. I do see a libv8 package, but ...
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Sockets in Ubuntu Touch Apps

I am creating an IRC client for the Ubuntu App Showdown. I need a way to be able to access an IRC server in QML (or JavaScript). What is the best way to accomplish this?
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Is possible to run the jsc (JavaScriptCore) utility from the command line in Ubuntu, like in OSX?

In OSX there is a hidden utility called jsc, part of WebKit, that can be used to run JavaScript code on the command line. It can be used as a JavaScript console, like irb for Ruby. I have the ...
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Do i need to know C++ to develop ubuntu app?

I'm a java developer. I dont know much about C++. should i learn C++ to develop ubuntu app? or can develop app without c++?
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Does Evince support javascript in pdf files?

In some pdf file readers for MS Windows such as those from Adobe or Foxit, it is possible to turn off the ability to implement javascript in a pdf file. Is that possible with Evince (Document Viewer) ...
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Ubuntu / Install NodeJS & npm

I'm trying to install nodejs and npm, however, it fails. This is my terminal: sudo apt-get install nodejs npm Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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Gnome Shell JS - Listen for DBus signal on an interface for any path

I'm trying to write an extension that listens for a DBus signal, but I don't know the path ahead of time. Actually, there are multiple paths (unique for each application that implements the ...
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GWT (Google Web Toolkit) designer not working on Ubuntu 13.04

On 13.04 the GWT designer is not working on Eclipse 4.2 and Eclipse 3.7. If I want to switch in the design-mode after executing Workaround 2 from this page, Eclipse crashes and is closing ...
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How can one invoke lg (Looking Glass) from a command line?

I had asked another question which is related. I know that I can invoke lg (looking glass) via the gnome-shell "run application" window (by pressing Alt+F2). What I'd like to know is how to do this ...
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How to install PyV8 in Ubuntu 13.04?

I want to install PyV8 in Ubuntu 13.04. However pip install -v pyv8 takes super long to build and finally fails. How can I install PyV8 on a Ubuntu 13.04 machine? Here is the error log ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 and Firefox 23 - how to turn off JavaScript? [closed]

My browser updated yesterday and today I've noticed that the option to turn off JavaScript is no longer there. Did they relocate it somewhere? Help.
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GWT (Google Web Toolkit) Designer not working on Ubuntu 12.10

The GWT Desinger is not working on Ubuntu 12.10. It worked on Ubuntu 12.04. I installed the Eclipse Plugin as described on the GWT Homepate If I want to open the Design-View (for an xml-GWT-File), ...
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What all do I need with my Apache Server

I was wondering what all extra I have to install on top of apache2. My websites are running some javascript, css, and some jquery stuff. Does apache come with everything necessary to run a website ...
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How to run javascript/html page

I want to know what is the terminal command for compiling and executing Javascript/HTML. Is it the same as that of compilation of C program or is it different?
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Which one is best js minifier used in Ubuntu [closed]

I have the big project developed in the javascript framework. Hence its necessary to minify all the js so as the speed may enhance. Please tell which js minifier software will best option?
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How to install JavaScript Eclipse platform on Ubuntu

I sudo apt-get install eclipse installed Eclipse on my Ubuntu 12.0.4 server, by checking I found it is a classic platform. So, how can I make it as a JavaScript IDE? I followed ...
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Is it possible to assign a keyboard shortcut to cause the Looking Glass to appear?

On Ubuntu 11.10, using GNOME Shell, I find myself using the "Looking Glass" JavaScript Console very much. I know how to assign desktop shortcuts in general; but, this seems a little unusual. Instead ...
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Allow OptionSelector to Scroll While Expanded

My QML app uses an OptionSelector to allow users to choose from a list of items. On tablet size, I have it set to keep it expanded. However, I limit the container height, and while it's expanded, it ...
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help with using the Unity Web API for my website

I'm trying to follow this tutorial, but when clicking on the 'executing this now' on that site nothing happens, i have put up this code here press (CTRL+U) to see the code and that doesn't work ...
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How to enable javascript on xdg-open

I am trying to open a url using xdg-open but the terminal says, So how do I enable the javascript?
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gnome-shell-extension: JS that works in looking glass doesn't in extension

I've got the following snippet of code that (in the looking glass) gives me a list of contacts I have (managed by gnome-contacts): // METHOD 1: const ContactDisplay = imports.ui.contactDisplay; let ...
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set window properties (above, on all workspaces) in js/gnome-shell-extension?

As part of teaching myself how to make gnome-shell-extensions, I'd like to be able to tell a window to be on all workspaces on on top of all other windows. I notice in the mutter API there is a ...
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GWT (Google Web Toolkit) App through USC (Ubuntu Software Center)

Is it possible do deploy google web toolkit (GWT) apps through the UBUNTU software center? I never deployed any application through the UBUNTU software center (newbie). So if yes, is there someone who ...
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How does the javascript WebApp integration work? [closed]

So, this question is mostly for the guys at Canonical that came up with the Javascript integration of (I think it's C++, but I could be wrong) integration. How is it possible to integrate external ...
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Not able to see Kate Plugin for Javascript in Kubuntu

I installed Kubuntu 14.04 recently. I had heard about the Javascript related plugins(Pretty JSON specifically) being there in Kate setup. But it does not show up in any of the options. I am not sure ...
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Using applets from another distribution

There are several very useful applets from Mint Cinnamon which I would like to be able to use: http://cinnamon-spices.linuxmint.com/applets. I know how to write a shell script to start a Java ...
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How to configure Sublime Text 3 for JavaScript development?

I have just installed Sublime Text 3 and I want to use it for JavaScript Development; I want to be able to run JavaScript code from the Sublime console. How do I create a build system for JavaScript ...
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How to run javascript in Mozilla URL bar?

I am using mozilla and trying to run this code on the url bar javascript:alert(document.cookie); but when I hit go, nothing happens. But in chromium, it alerts, so what is with the firefox? does ...
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Is it possible to read from a file from a Cinnamon applet?

Is it possible somehow to read from a local file (or a file in name@domain directory) some info from the applet? So, i need to extract information from local file, that will be created in local ...
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Ubuntu Lock Screen Conflict with Google Chrome

I don't know if this is a "feature" or not, but when I lock my screen in Ubuntu (GNOME 3), if Google Chrome needs to show a JavaScript alert (like if I set a reminder for an event in Google Calendar), ...
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Java Script functionality not working in firefox on linux

I have developed a project in asp.net which contains javascript functionality as well. The application is working as expected in windows with all the browsers. But I am facing issues with linux OS. ...
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Why doesn't JSLint/JSHint work in Ubuntu?

I installed as described here and other places, but after using npm to install jslint, jshint, neither will work. Running "jslint", I only get: /usr/bin/env: node: No such file or directory Is ...
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Javascript for ie8

I need to use internet explorer 8 with javascript for a program I need for work. I've installed ie8 and tried to install java for windows using playonlinux but the sits still says I don't have ...
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Developing: Where to start?

I'm interested in getting into the technicalities of the OS, perhaps by doing some developing but mainly just understanding how everything works on Ubuntu! I've been using it for about 6 months and ...
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Installing a JavaScript file

Whenever I try to install a JavaScript file it opens it in an editor instead of installing it. How do I change this action? Specifically I'm trying to install a script from userscripts.org,
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Web browser is having problem on processing js in UTF-8

I am using Firefox 20.0, but once I was browsing a website(Chinese) and the Lunar Calendar javascript got something like NaN or Undefined. The website has been tested under iPod, Firefox in Windows ...
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Java Script is not working in ubuntu firefox

My ASP application is running perfect in windows IE, but when i run on ubuntu firefox Javascript is not working properly.. Below is my java script code..... And I am calling this java script on ...
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Firefox Unresponsive script after wake-up/resume

Firefox is often unresponsive after waking up/resuming from hibernate/suspend on Ubuntu 12.04. After a while it will give me an error saying that some script is unresponsive and I get the choice to ...
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www.garfieldgames.com gives js error in Ubuntu firefox

When I go to www.garfieldgames.com It pops up this error. It only happens in firefox, it doesn't happen in chromium and I don't really use Opera, it doesn't load very well. I didn't see anybody ...
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problem with loading scripts

whenever I try to load an example into the CodePen site (http://codepen.io/) I receive the LOADING.. message at the bottom at the page but it's never loaded.. I also have the same problem whenever I ...
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Facebook is not responding accordingly in Firefox?

I have Ubuntu 13.10, on Lenovo G585. I have reported some of my problems before, and you were very helpful. Facebook (only) is not responding accordingly only in Firefox, but works fine in Chromium, ...
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User gets logged off back to login menu

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed via alternate installer amd64 fresh with LibreOffice and ncomputing vSpace software installed. I facing a unique issue here which is little tricky to describe. Whenever I ...
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autogenerate javascript from mysql

I have a site where I can upload images with some info (startdate, enddate, duration, url) I want to make a SlideShow that choose those pictures that is > $startdate && < $enddate. And I ...
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how do i run and test javascript code: IDE, engine App, browser?

Am a coding newbie. Using Codecademy.com/ and while trying some of the lessons there is a problem with testing loops. The browser crashes. Have also tried labs.codecademy.com/ a nice utility but same ...
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how to run java script in Geany application?

I'm trying to learn programming java script through "codecademy" website. So i downloaded Geany application for more practice but i could not run java script into that application. I created a ...
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Upstart runs node.js app but function is not working properly

I don't know much about upstart. This script is copy from a tutorial blog and it does its job just fine. I have a node.js app that sits in dormant until it was triggered by users' request. The ...