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-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 Exec=webapp-...
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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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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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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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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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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 over/...
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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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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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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: 'ubuntu-sdk-...
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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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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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Firefox unity app [closed]

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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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 terminations?...
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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 ...
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How to check if Unity web apps for gmail (or other) is installed?

I'm trying to integrate gmail with my Ubuntu desktop, recently upgraded to version 14.04, but I don't remember if i have previously accepted to integrate gmail with the desktop. How can I check this? ...
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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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GuitarBots - Firefox/Wine - UnityWebPlayer

I've been trying to use unity web player in this website: guitarbots.com. I'm running mozilla firefox 29.0 in wine 1.6.1. After I installed the unity plugin I got this error message. I'v been looking ...
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How to get web-app in taskbar using URL?

I'm really new to Ubuntu and Linux OS, and I have been digging around trying to find the answer to my question. I want to have a shortcut to a specific URL address in the Unity taskbar (the menu bar ...
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Does the Epiphany browser have desktop notifications?

Does the web browser Epiphany have desktop notifications? How I can activate them? Thanks and best regards.
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Pack Ubuntu HTML5 click application for desktop

I would like to pack an Ubuntu HTML5 click application for the Ubuntu Software Center. The application is a game that uses Apache Cordova. It is already published in the click store, I would like to ...
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Turned off webapps, now can't relaunch because it requires webapps [duplicate]

I accidentally turned of webapp support in the latest version of the Unity Tweak Tool application. Now I get this error when I try to launch it: How can I turn webapps back on?
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Remove Chrome shortcuts from app menu

Anyone knows how to remove "web apps" I made in Chrome using menu => extra => create shortcuts (no real Chrome apps) from the app menu in Ubuntu? When right-clicking on a normal app (Thunderbird in ...
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What is the terminal command for launching a web app?

In Ubuntu 14.04, We know all Web apps run in ubuntu-made browser instead of firefox. I would like Gmail and some other services Webapps (in the ubuntu made browser) to launch in the startup. To do ...
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Launch a dialog from a webapp

I'd like to launch a config dialog (by example made in python in /usr/bin/mydialog) from a webapp Action. Can I do that? Please, how? Thanks in advance! For @terdon question: I'd like to add an ...
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Ho to read/write a local file from a webapp?

I'd like to have a config dialog, then I need to read/write a local file from a webapp? Please, How could I do that? Thanks in advance! For @terdon question: I'd like to add an Action QuickList ...
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Can I resize the window width from a web app?

I'm developing a webapp and in Ubuntu 14.04 I have this doubt: Can I resize the window width from a web app? How? For @terdon question: Code: https://launchpad.net/unity-webapps-telegram The app ...