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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How to get Hangouts Chrome webapp window in Ubuntu? (without opening Chrome browser)

Is there anyway I can get the Hangouts Chrome App window in Ubuntu 13.04 if I close the Chrome Browser? ps -eaf| grep chrome This gives me that there are few instance of Chrome is running and ...
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My Chromium web apps make a double icon

So I tried to get webapps for unity to work, and it's being a major pain. I installed the chromium web apps extension. They "work" but whenever I open a webapp it also opens another chromium icon in ...
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Hangouts Webapp in Chrome Linux version

Recently I installed Chrome v27 in my Ubuntu 13.04 (32 bit) Desktop OS. Then installed few extensions, one of them is "Hangouts" for Chrome WebApp... In my Windows version of Chrome App, I am able ...
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ubuntu webapps create multiple icons when opened

I recently installed chromium on ubuntu 13.04 and started using webapps. The problem is for every webapp open there is an icon for the webapp and an icon for chromium in my launcher. For example if i ...
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Unity Web Apps create duplicate icon in the unity sidebar

This behavior extends to all installed Unity Web Apps using Chromium. After a fresh install of Ubuntu 13.04 the apps were working correctly and selecting a web app from the sidebar would result in an ...
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Security warning from Facebook in Chromium

I am terrified. Every ten minutes Chromium pops up with a tab stating: Success SECURITY WARNING: Please treat the URL above as you would your password and do not share it with anyone. Very ...
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Cannot get web-apps working in Ubuntu 12.10

I have been using vanilla Ubuntu 12.10 since it came out, and I will be upgrading to 13.04 in a month or two. However, I recently decided to try to install a couple of web-apps. I was unable to do so, ...
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Rdio Quicklists

I would like to have "Play/Pause" "Next" and "Previous" buttons in the quicklist for my Rdio.desktop "web app." Detailed Explanation The web app can be created either from Chrome (by going to menu >...
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What changes were made to Unity webapps in 13.04?

The webapps feature introduced in 12.10 seemed like it had a lot of potential, but it also seemed like an early preview, with limited functionality and some bugs. Having updated to 13.04, it all looks ...
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What's the right way to remove an Ubuntu Unity web application? [duplicate]

After I've tried sudo apt-get remove --purge unity-webapps-googleplus the application was not removed completely - say the state was not reverted to which it was before I have installed it. I can ...
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Gmail WebApp 13.04

I've made a clean install of 13.04 64-bit on a Dell Vostro 3500 i5 4gb RAM. The apps are working properly when installed after the Firefox requests, only Gmail (which was a troubled app for some ...
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Out of the box Ubuntu 13.04 with Chromium does not automatically use web apps

I really like the web apps feature in Ubuntu, but when I installed Ubuntu 13.04 and cChromium the automatic integration didn't work. I have no idea how to kick-start the integration. Anyone an idea?
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Is there any way to get proper Unity WebApps integration in Firefox?

In Chromium, if I open, say, Facebook as a webapp, the window that appears has no url, tabs, nor bookmarks bar -- making it a web app rather than just a browser window. However, if I do the same ...
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How to create my own webapp unity integration?

I'm trying to create some webapps to use with Firefox. I got an tutorial from Canonical (http://developer.ubuntu.com/resources/app-developer-cookbook/unity/integrating-tumblr-to-your-desktop/) and I ...
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How do I get more up to date Silverlight/Moonlight?

For the german video streaming site SkyGo, I need Silverlight >= 4.06. I installed the most recent Moonlight plugin from http://www.go-mono.com/moonlight/download.aspx but this version is to old to ...
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Webapp shown twice once started

I added a few webapps to my starter panel and if I start one of it the chromium icon appears below of it. Chromium itself is locked to the starter separately, that means that once I start the webapp I ...
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Issues with apps requiring online integration

I'm new to Ubuntu and I'm trying it out for the first time (Quantal Quetzal). I was trying out the google contacts lens and Nuvola Player (for google play music) and I'm getting the following error: ...
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How to make the Facebook webapp work without keeping Firefox open?

I want to have notifications of Facebook on the envelop letter of Ununtu desktop (I know I'm not using the correct names, but I've been using Ubuntu since a week). I looked up for programs like ...
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Why removing Amazon also remove other packages?

If I want to uninstall the Amazon WebApp that comes by default in the newest versions of Ubuntu, it ask me to remove other software as well. As you can see in the next picture, it is forcing me to ...
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How not to show separate browser instance in Unity for Web Apps?

I've been working on using the WebApps available in Ubuntu such as Facebook and Reddit. I've been using QLE to add more things to the quicklist to add more functionality to them. I was going to ...
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Installation of webapps Google+ and Grooveshark

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm having trouble installing some webapps (especially Google+ and Grooveshark). The firefox is in its most recent version and offers no option to install them. Thank you ...
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Install twitter web app if I declined the first time [duplicate]

I was going to install twitter web app so it could integrate with unity, but I missclicked (yeah what a dumbass) and declined to do so. Now I have refreshed the page several times, and the alert with ...
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Unity Web Apps in New tab [duplicate]

I have Youtube intergrated into Unity Laucher as a webapp. But when I open it, it opens in a new window instead of opening in the existing browser window. How do I enable opening as a new tab ...
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How do you package HTML applications for Ubuntu Touch?

Gomobile talks about HTML5 applications but doesn't explain how to package or install them on Ubuntu Phone/Touch. Is the "Unity Webapps" stuff webapps the same for Ubuntu Touch? (API documentation ...
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How can I control indicator and webapps in unity?

I do not clearly understand the behavior of webapps and indicator in ubuntu 12.10. For example I installed webapps (google calendar) and an indicator (weather) from official repository. How can I use ...
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How do I install Unity Web apps from the software repositories?

I found .deb files in my cache for some webapps I installed. Then I used apt-get to install some other web apps. But the icons aren't showing up on the unity bar. How do I rectify this?
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How can I let Unity WebApps always run in Chromium?

Under Ubuntu 12.10, whenever I visit a new domain in Chromium, a bar appears at the top of the window saying Unity WebApps needs your permission to run. [Always run on this site] [Run this time]. I ...
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Can I change which apps the dash displays for a keyword?

I am using the web app for gmail which is working fine except that when I hit the dash and type mail all I get is Thunderbird. If I type gmail then the web app shows but not on the word mail. My ...
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How to install a web app after dismissing it initially? [duplicate]

There are some web apps that I decided not to install initially; I selected "Do not ask again" for the prompt. Now that I have changed my mind, how do I go about installing that web app for a ...
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How can Firefox install WebApps without root privileges?

When visiting a supported site Firefox shows a pop-up message asking if you want to install a WebApp (for instance facebook, pandora, etc). If you accept, the corresponding package is installed (for ...
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Are WebApps not working as intended?

So I was just trying out the Ubuntu 12.10 webapps feature, but they don't seem to be working as they should. I notice a few things that (to me) don't work as intended, or shown of in some videos. ...
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How can I prevent web apps from appearing in the launcher (waste of launcher space)?

Every time I go to Amazon website, an extra launcher icon gets created in my launcher as long as I'm on the Amazon website. How can I prevent this icon from appearing in the launcher? It's a waste of ...
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How to remove leftover unity-webapps-facebookmessenger icons?

I have uninstalled unity-webapps-facebookmessenger but I have left over launcher icons in the dash and message menu. I have removed the facebook.com entry from allowed webapps domains in dconf-editor....
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How to remove omgubuntu web app from ubuntu?

I tried using methods found in different posts on this forum, but they do not work because my system tells me that that app is not installed. Any help ? EDIT: ** Just now i installed Ubuntu Vibes ...
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How can I change the icon of a unity web app?

I installed the Tumblr web app but the icon looks horrible. I was wondering if there is any way to change it to a nicer looking one. I've tried changing the icon in the .icons folder but it always ...
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Make Web Pages act like Unity Apps

Is thee a way to make web pages act like apps? What I want to do is to split many Chromium pinned tabs into apps. So, for example, I have 2 gmail accounts, 2 tabs in Chromium, and I want separate ...
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Youtube web app not working in Ubuntu 12.10

I just installed Youtube web app in Ubuntu using this command, sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-youtube but I cannot make it working or I do not find any Youtube icon on the dash.
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How to create Chrome/Chromium web application desktop shortcut?

I'm not able to create desktop/Unity short cut for web applications using Chromium/Google Chrome web browser in Ubuntu 12.10.
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Can unity-webapps make the target refresh?

I've got a working deviantArt webapp, the message counts are working, although they never change. I'd like to refresh the webpage they're on so we get new totals. Is there any way of doing that?
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Facebook webapp doesn't work

All my unity-webapps work with chromium, except for Facebook. It popped up the bar to ask me to install, I did, and the unity-webapps-facebookmessenger package was installed. However, it does not ...
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How can I ask for Ubuntu theme settings if I'm making an HTML app?

The new Gtk3 themes seem to be CSS/SASS based, so the question is: How do I ask the browser for the current theme settings such that I can style buttons or other elements in a webpage to match the ...
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howto use Webb Apps feature [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I use Ubuntu’s web application integration? Ok, I've just decided to try Ubuntu distro. Burned a bootable USB and started playing. After watching "top 10 features" ...
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Why won't Web Apps install after I click intall in Firefox?

I am trying to install a couple web apps (gmail, facebook). I get the prompt in Firefox to install them. I click install and nothing happens. Am I forgetting to do something?
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Is there a way to request support for web applications not currently supported?

I'm enjoying 12.10's webapp integration, and I'm curious how new web applications will be added to the list of supported sites. (A list can be found in the answer to How do I use Ubuntu's web ...
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Display problems with Google Chrome on Ubuntu

I'm experiencing problems with quite some webpages while using Google Chrome (stable build: 23.0.1271.97). Many websites like facebook, youtube, arstechnica not rendering as they should, also this ...
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How do I hide the tab bar in Chromium for a smoother web app experience?

After playing around (as in forgot to install chromium-addon for integration and losing half a day to find that out) with unity-webapps I finally got them to work. Problem is, if I access a web app ...
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How do I remove twitter and/or other things I “install” in FireFox

When the popup appeared saying, "Do you want to install this for quicker access" or something like that, I said Yes and clicked Yes, thus it installed. I want to uninstall it.
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What are the different Unity Web-apps that are available? [closed]

Now that Ubuntu is officially supporting Web-apps I just wanted to know what are the different Web-apps that are available out there. I know the most basic ones just add an icon in the Launcher when ...
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How to uninstall GMail webapp?

I want to uninstall the GMail webapp, and I tried both the ways given in this question, yet still I'm unable to. When I searched the Software Centre for unity-webapps-gmail, I saw that it wasn't ...
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The Google webapp does not integrate gmail

I believe online accounts is supposed to look something like this. (I cant post pictures yet) On my computer (ubuntu 12.10) it looks like this. Where is mail? calendar?