An application that is accessed online, within a webpage. Since 12.10 Ubuntu is capable of integrating them with Unity desktop.

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License rights on creating WebApps

I'm going to create some webapps for the Ubuntu Touch system. I just started by using the Ubuntu webapp-Creator. My Webapps are based on some .de and .com Homepages, which I am using very often. The ...
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How do I download an app that was created with “quickly release” from “launchpad.net” to a phone?

I made a very basic app and using the command "quickly release" a file "training_16.01.9.tar.gz" on my launchpad.net page appears. I just followed instructions like a lamb to make this happen so I ...
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Reinstalling the El Pais scope on Ubuntu phone

The other day I was cleaning my Ubuntu phone from apps that had been installed by default and I didn't want. I uninstalled El Pais thinking it was a webapp not related to the scope, which I find way ...
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Shema missing com.canonical.unity.webapps

My unity tweak tool (ubuntu 15.10) stopped working after the last autoremove. Other articles suggest to run sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-service or sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-common. ...
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How do I setup apache to only allow local devices to connect to my website/app?

Hey guys I'm really new to this please forgive me if I butcher all the terminology. I've managed to get a lamp-server running for my small business and have created a small webapp that runs on the ...
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Can I run Android, Mac or Windows apps on Ubuntu Phone?

My situation is quite special, I like to buy an Ubuntu Phone for more safety and for having an open source OS. But I'm deaf and I need a special app for being able to telephone with a sign-language ...
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Why does “apt-get autoremove” removes packages that are still used by programms?

I mostly install my software via apt-get. From time to time apt-get tells me to use autoremove to install "unused packages". But it removes for example webapps-common which is used by the ubuntu ...
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Is there a simple way to add an url as launcher on Ubuntu Touch?

Right now, if one wants to gain quick access to a webpage on Ubuntu Touch devices, the best way is to create a simple webapp, using Ubuntu SDK or w/e. I'm wondering if anyone knows of a way to add an ...
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Web IDE that has a Linux compiler?

Is there a web IDE that has a Linux compiler (virtual Linux compiler) with Python support? I've created a Python application that uses GTK and Linux modules such as os.system and gtk. I need to ...
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Converting website into Ubuntu webapp

I have to converted my website into an Ubuntu webapp. I converted using SDK. Now, how to run it without publishing and without SDK on other PC?
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Empty whoami in subshell

I have a webapp (nginx, gunicorn, python) that receives git post hooks and triggers a command line tool (ruby, capistrano). Everything is run via a user named deployer. The command line tool runs very ...
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Here Maps on Ubuntu touch only displays a blank screen

After using "Here Maps" on Ubuntu touch for a while, the app started to have a problem starting. Instead of showing me the user interface, I was presented with nothing but a white screen and a loading ...
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How to get calendar notifications using Microsoft Office 365 webapp?

My company recently made a switch to using Microsoft Office 365. As I am one of the Ubuntu users, I am trying to setup a workflow with its calendar. I want: get reminder notifications for upcoming ...
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What steps are needed to start angular.js in ubuntu?

I am a newbie in webapp development and Ibuntu. I tried to use yeoman to start angularjs. After I follow 3 step to use yeoman to start angular in this web: ...
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Websites turn white in Ubuntu phone browser and webapps

I often experience that websites turn completely blank when using the browser or webapps on my Ubuntu phone. Sometimes it helps to restart the app but not always. Does someone know what is causing ...
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Don't understand how to use sudo chown

I tried to install Angular.js in ubuntu, but I get stuck because I cannot run 'yo angular' because this file is locked and I am not the owner. After I looking for how to solve this problem, I found in ...
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Web Apps - low quality icons

I use Chromium to create web apps - "File - Create Application Shortcut" and it all works great, however the icons of these web apps are awful, super low quality. I changed the icons by right-click ...
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Why cant I install brightness-controller

I have been having problems with adjusting the brightness.....it is at max (when I look at it, it is at max in the settings. By the way, I cant control it at all with the keyboard combination.) I ...
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How can I open an URL with webapp-container on Ubuntu Touch?

I want to access a website using webapp-container on my Ubuntu phone. I've already attempted the answers to this question. But the screen only flashes a little and I get the text below in the terminal ...
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Quick and dirty free tools to design and deploy a simple (and good-looking) event anouncement website?

I am looking for tools on Ubuntu to quickly design and deploy (on a local server) a simple and good-looking event announcement website. I am already running a django-driven apache deployed web app. ...
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Webapp installation incomplete in ubuntu touch

I published a little webapp for ubuntu touch: search.ch But for some reason the installation does not complete. You can start the app, but inside the store the app seems not to be installed. In the ...
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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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Sending SMS from Ubuntu without splitting the message into parts

I know there are a lot of apps that enable sending SMS through PC/Laptop. I've tried a number of them. But my problem is these apps break my message into parts when the messages exceed 160 characters. ...
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How to Remove Webbrowser Without Uninstalling Unity Webapps?

I want to save disk space by removing unwanted applications such as webbrowser(I use firefox). however, after sudo apt-get uninstalling or purging I can't open unity tweak tool, and by reinstalling ...
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How to add an toolbar with buttons (by swiping) on web app's?

I want to add the toolbar buttons those you can swipe from the bottom, on my web app. How can I do it? There are some web apps in the store with them, and I would like to put them in my web app as ...
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Alternative of Pipelight for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit

I am trying to use an app which requires unity web player. I tried pipelight but it is not working for me. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit version. Can anyone please give me any suggestion how to ...
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How to remove ubuntu touch webapps from app store

Does anyone know how to remove an app I've published for Ubuntu Touch from the app store? It is no longer useful to have it there.
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Ubuntu Touch webapp icon

Why not change my webapp icon for 'ubuntu-touch' after updating? Apparently it is properly updated in the app store, but when I install it, no. I've created the icon following this guide >> ...
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unable to start fedora service from ubuntu

when i tries to start my fedora service using the command " idris@idris-OptiPlex-780:~$ service fedora start" it says that:couldn't read file "database": no such file or directory /etc/inti.d/fedora: ...
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Firefox and chrome is not working on a website

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I found a website where I can learn German language, but unfortunately the page is not working. I tried Firefox and Chrome both of them, I disabled addblock, but ...
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What's the advantage of using the Ubuntu web apps browser?

I wanted to know if there is any advantage of using Ubuntu web apps rather that my browser as I can not see why I would like to load the same page using an external app rather than my browser. Also ...
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Problems developing uTouch webapp: Fix video and block pop-ups

I made a webapp as per the tutorial: https://developer.ubuntu.com/en/web/tutorials/web-app-tutorial/ but there are a few problems with my web app. Firstly, how can I block pop ups? Secondly, how can ...
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Schemas missing - Unity Tweak Tool

I understand this is very similar to this question and this one, but none of the answers there have worked for me. When trying to install the packages mentioned in those questions, apt-get throws up ...
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Nagios is not showing maps and hosts in web interface

After performing a system reboot, Nagios is not displaying hosts and maps options in the nagios web console. How can this be resolved?
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Midori webapp mode doesn't use cookies

Is there any known workarounds for getting midori to remember the cookies? I only ask because for me the ubuntu-browser app is currently broken (even when I open a link and it loads, all I get is ...
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R/Shiny WebApp logs, running in shell (Ubuntu crontab)

I'm running, using crontab, an R/Shiny WebApp. The crontab expression looks like this: @reboot R -e 'shiny::runApp(...)' | tee /var/log/shiny-server.log I've also tried @reboot R -e ...
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My Ubuntu touch Aquarius do not install any apps

Since today 28/05/15 my Ubuntu touch aquarius do not install any apps When I try to install an app I have the following message: install failed try later! what the heck is going on? Anyone!
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webapp-container paste password?

I created a few shortcuts to some web-apps using webapp-container. For example: [Desktop Entry] Name=KodiRemote Comment=Kodi Remote Type=Application Icon=/1TB/Seafile/icons/kodi.png ...
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GMail thinks the Ubuntu GMail app is Safari

I installed the GMail app onto my Ubuntu 15.04 machine. Upon logging in, a warning message appears, saying This version of Safari is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser I then ...
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Ubuntu Touch app development [closed]

I would like to try out Ubuntu Touch app development, and I have a few questions that hopefully some of you will be able to answer... I'm intending to use HTML5. - Do applications have to undergo a ...
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Messaging menu in 15.04 can't show webapps

I can't use a messaging menu in 15.04 for website integration. There is Thunderbird only, but I want to see there some sites as it was before. It was happened after upgrading 14.04 to 14.10, as I can ...
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Stop sleep in Ubuntu Touch webapp

How can I configure my webapp so the screen won't go to sleep when the app is open? This would be useful for the youtube webapp
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Webapp notifications (Ubuntu Phone)

I just published my first Webapp (Flowdock) with the Webbapp generator. Now my question is how to enable notifications sent by this app. Flowdock supports desktop notifications. Is it possible to ...
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Ubuntu Aquaris System Settings > Updates

When I tap the "Updates" in "System Settings" it shows 5 items for updating, BBC Sport, webapp-twitter, Calculator, Tagger and Music. If I tap the "Install 5 updates" button all 5 indicate ...
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I can't run Unity Webapps in Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS

I can't run Unity Webapps. When I installed Ubuntu 14.04.02 LTS on my PC, I saw the Amazon app. When I clicked it , it gave me no response. I've tried to run several other unity webapps like Google ...
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Error stopping tomcat7

I'm trying to install tomcat7 and I get the following error when I try to stop it. This occurs after I add webapps to server.xml. jaramillo@jaramillo-HP-455-Notebook-PC:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/tomcat7 ...
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How can I change the type of my application?

I generated my first WebApp for Ubuntu Touch. The app appears as an 'Application' in the Ubuntu Software Store which is wrong because it is a 'Web Application'. How can I change the type in section ...
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Ubuntuphone Aquaris E 4.5 How to prevent webapps from stopping when losing focus?

I noticed that WebApps on my Aquaris E 4.5 Ubuntu Editon are somehow frozen when they lose the focus or when the phone goes on stand-by. This is annoying when e.g. an Internet Radio WebApp is pushed ...
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Start Unity Web App maximized

I would like to have my Facebook web-app to start maximized. Is there any way to do this? Here is what is inside the .desktop file: [Desktop Entry] Name=FacebookMessenger Type=Application ...
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How do I run as bash script from a WebApp?

I currently am developing a custom Ubuntu dist. that runs a dedicated Kiosk app upon boot. I would like an easy method to shutdown from inside the Kiosk app, but I am currently at a standstill at what ...