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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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 ...
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Begining Development for Ubuntu (and Linux in General). Where to start? [closed]

I realize this is not particularly a good question to ask here as it is largely opinion based but I'm not really sure where else to post this. Recently, I moved over to Ubuntu as my primary OS and am ...
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webapps control and transparency review

there is a lack of information about this, most people just want to disable, for example what Amazon WebApp is doing ? does add referrals cookies ? does it sends any data like mouse pointer ...
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iframes in HTML5 APP

I am trying to make an HTML5 App, but it seems that there is an big issue. I can't use iframes in it. Neither with an homepage like google, nor with an locally hosted html file. The iframe is placed ...
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Can I run Android Apps on Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

When I use the new Ubuntu phone, I hear that I wont be able to use apps for Android. Is there an easy way to modify the operating system to support the Android java style applications on Ubuntu Phone? ...
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How to create a searchable database of PDF/misc documents in Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am looking for a way to be able to index keywords of a rather large collection of pdf/misc documents. I tried Calibre and really don't like the performance hit or the fact that it wants to take ...
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How can I set the User Agent in a webapp?

I have developed a simple web application which is in the click store and available for users to install on their phone. Some websites require a special UA string in order to render correctly and I'd ...
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how to launch gmail web app for unity

In 14.10, I clicked the button to install the gmail web application. How do I launch the application? There's no description available for version 14.10 which I could see -- yet there was a button ...
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Any workaround to make Ubuntu webapps work in 14.10?

I installed Ubuntu 14.10 just yesterday. Webapps are of the features most advertised in the Wubi Installer. I can see that the Ubuntu browser has upgraded. Unfortunately all webapps show a blank ...
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How to uninstall apps installed through Firefox Marketplace?

In Firefox 35, there is menu called "Apps" that allows to install "firefox apps" through Firefox Marketplace. I installed an app but now I can't find how to remove it! Is there an obvious way that I ...
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Ubuntu Desktop Webapps - Unable to paste

Context I use a password manager with randomly generated passwords for all logins. These passwords are incredibly long and have a wide variety of characters/symbols/numbers for increased strength. ...
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Ubuntu webapps - Caching/preload/offline ability?

Is there any provision for Ubuntu Webapps (that is HTML5 websites packaged as apps) to cache/preload any data or pages ? Using a hypothetical Twitter Webapp on a Ubuntu Phone as an example: Would I ...
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unable to install webapps from firefox in 14.10

I've upgraded to 14.10 and I'm not able to install webapps from Firefox. For example, when I'm on Twitter I've the popup asking me if I want to install it but if I select "install" it does nothing. ...
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Telegram unity app opens in browser

When I open the Telegram unity webapp on Ubuntu 14.04 it opens the app with a blank screen and then opens my web browser with the Telegram web app as shown in the screen grab: I have no idea why ...
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Are the webapp integration useless?

Ubuntu asks for installing various websites' webapp versions by prompting when I open the particular website. As of now, I've installed WordPress, Facebook Messenger, and Reddit. But I don't see any ...
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How to run gui application from web app?

I have to run a grafic application on ubuntu 12.04 LTS from my Web App. All works greate, but every time I boot the pc, I must run "xhost +" comand on terminal to execute the application. If I run ...
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Are webapps working in Ubuntu 14.10?

At the moment I am still using 14.04 the LTS version. Anybody using 14.10, has there been a fix on webapps ? Do they work or still get a blank screen?
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When creating Chrome shortcut where does Desktop and Applications Menu go?

I created a link to Spotify web app using CHrome Create Application Shortcut. It asked if I wanted a desktop or application menu, I said yes to both. I can find the desktop item in the ...
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What framework to use for my web app?

I am currently putting together a quick web app for Ubuntu touch. Everything is sorted but I can't figure out which framework to select in the manifest.json. I have tried a few but I get: ...
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access to a web application from ubuntu 14.04 to windows 7

I have two machines in my networks business, windows and other ubuntu 14.04 which I install apache on it, from my windows machine, I want to access to a web application on the ubuntu machines, I type ...
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How to install webapps ubuntu 12.04

I am a new ubuntu user using 12.04 version. I want to install webapps. However, I dont want the preview versions of webapps. I want latest versions. All the tutorials for installing webapps mention ...
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Deploy Webapp Locally with Ubuntu SDK

I'm not much of a developer, but I was looking to create my own webapps for a couple websites I use. I installed the Ubuntu SDK (14.04) and created a webapp project for the site I want to use. I can ...
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Ubuntu unity webapps not working in Ubuntu 14.10

I installed livemail and gmail in Ubuntu 14.10 but I get a blank screen. Someone said that there is an update needed about something called Unity-Schema something. Anybody knows a work around or the ...
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Unable to deploy war in Tomcat7, Permission Denied

When trying with web interface of the tomcat7, I get this error : FAIL - Deploy Upload Failed, Exception: java.io.FileNotFoundException: /var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/ROOT##5.war (Permission denied) ...
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Downloading a complete webpage

How can I download a complete webpage through terminal. Providing address of a webpage should automatically indicate the sub pages related to it. Are there any GUI alternatives?
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How to maximise unity webapps?

Is there a setting to allow unity webapps to run maximised rather than in a window. I'm not talking about the full screen F11 mode, but simply maximised to full. Specifically, my gmail webapp keeps ...
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How to contain the webapp to the correct website (ie UrlPatterns)

I'm making a few webapps but I can't contain the app in the correct website. The exec line is the following one : Exec=webapp-container --store-session-cookies \ ...
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Firefox unity app

I have a problem with Firefox unity apps. If I click on the dash and start Gmail, Live mail, Facebook or I guess any of them, I have limited functionality of browser, right click doesn't work, ...
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Why is it that whenever I visit almost any high profile site it asks me to install something?

When I go to facebook.com my browser says to install facebook messenger, youtube asks me to install youtube and android authority and such ask to install some...something. When I say I do want to ...
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What is supposed to happen when you install Gmail webapp?

I have installed Gmail (and other Google as well) webapps into Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. After that I rebooted the system hoping that webapps will integrate into the system. But after logging back to the ...
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What is the Google Calendar webapp good for?

After updating to 14.04.1 my Firefox suggested that I install a Google Calendar app. I did so. As far as I can tell it is exactly the same thing as if I'd run it in Chrome. It doesn't seem to do ...
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Phonegap plugin development

I'm developing Ubuntu WEB application using Phonegap. From http://docs.phonegap.com/en/2.7.0/guide_plugin-development_index.md.html I can see there is no explanation about plugin development in Ubuntu ...
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Unity Webapp broken in 14.04

I run a steampunk writing/social network site Citizens Of Antiford and the unity integration works in 13.10, but not in 14.04 Steps: Go to site See integration popup Click 'Yes' In 13.10: The ...
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How to make Unity desktop webapp (not Touch) [duplicate]

I want to make an Ubuntu desktop app that will display my website, kind of like the Amazon app that comes in the default installation. I am not trying to make an app for Ubuntu Touch, nor setting up ...
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LS2208 barcode scanner

I have a computer running Lubuntu 14.04 with a Symbol LS2208 barcode scanner attached. It scans fine most of the time, but has an irregular problem scanning codabar barcodes in web apps. It will ...
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Access Windows Server 2008R2 Remote Desktop Service RD Web Access RemoteApp from UBUNTU 14.04

All my office computers are running in Windows. However at home I have Ubuntu 14.04 x64 bit running on my laptop. Few days back, I got a opportunity to work from home. To do this, my friends (using ...
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Deploy web application to local juju enviroment

I am new to juju. So far i have installed juju and configure in local Ubuntu server. I have web application and i want to deploy this web app into juju server. I read more articles but they said crate ...
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Ubuntu OS hanged stage [duplicate]

I am using ubuntu and some times it is going to hanged stage while running 2 or more webapps simultaneously. Is there any way similar Alt+Ctrl+Delete to Task manager in Windows for sudden ...
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Web links not active in Gmail

I'm using the installed Gmail application, not from a webpage. None of the links to websites within an email, etc are active. Is there a setting to correct this?
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Is there a an IRC Unity Webapp available?

I was wondering if there is an irc unity webapp available?
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Nothing is being saved after I logout each time

I just downloaded the Ubuntu 14.04 version of Linux and I feel really dumb. I am booting from a usb. Every time I shut my computer down it doesn't save anything that I had downloaded or any of my ...
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Create desktop apps using Firefox possible?

In Chromium you can go to File > "Create application shortcuts"... This then allows you to add a "webapp" type shortcut to your launcher. Is this possible through Firefox with the same type of ease? ...
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How to run Thunderbird in the background?

I want to get instant notifications for new emails and I don't want to install and configure an extra program for that. Thunderbird shows notifications, so does Gmail webapp. But both of them work ...