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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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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Unity notifications from BBC News do not disappear when I click them

I have a problem with Firefox Unity integration on the BBC News website. The headline notifications never disappear until I click them. Most other programs' notifications disappear after a while. ...
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Can't get Grooveshark WebApp to work

I just upgrade to 12.10 and I was thrill to use WebApps, specially Grooveshark's. So I went to the website, click "Integrate" and... nothing. No icon on my dash, no controls on my sound ...
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Step by step guide to install web Apps Feature in Ubuntu 12.04 with screen-shots and steps till end

Can anyone please give me a step-by-step guide to installing the Web Apps feature in Ubuntu 12.04. Please include screenshots and clearly separated steps from beginning to end. It would be very ...
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How to uninstall unity webapps feature?

I think the servers were not working and that was the origin of the problem I am running 12.04 and installed the Unity Webapps thing. I didn't like the result and want to uninstall it but... I can't. ...
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Is there a feed reader with web interface and desktop client?

I'm looking for a feed reader that has both: web-interface and a standalone client for the dektop. Like that, I could read my feeds from every omputer with an internet connection and from my PC even ...
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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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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Unity webapp is not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I created an Unity webapp for Telegram: It works perfect in Ubuntu 13.10. In Ubuntu 14.04 is not working: I open the Webogram web. Firefox is asking about to install the webapp > I click yes. ...
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Linux-Ubuntu Problem : Cannot find mysql database after connection is made to mysql

I have a war file deployed in webapps folder at /srv/apache-tomcat-7.0.53/webapps/ War name is InIndia.war I have deployed inindiadb.properties in classpath which is /srv/apache-tomcat-7.0.53/lib ...
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Tweetdeck webapp for Firefox

Twitter bought Tweetdeck. Using Firefox or Chromium, after entering the website http://web.tweetdeck.com/ displays a notification to install Unity interface integration. Unfortunately this does not ...
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Custom WebApp not appearing in Unity Launcher

I created a custom webapp in order to have it in the Unity launcher. The thing is that I followed some instructions found on the web and I can actually search for it in the dash. I click on it and it ...
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Unity WebApps API not available on load in Chromium

I have my website setting up the unity webapp integration on load. In contrast to Firefox, Chromium hasn't the API available immediately after loading the page. Is there any best practice how to wait ...
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Unity Webapp not working with Chromium (13.04)

I usually use the Unity Webapps integration with Chromium, but today after an fresh Ubuntu intallation the webapps doesn't work. What can I do to make an log of it or something like that to find out? ...
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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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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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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 remove individual Unity Webapps' items from message indicator?

In first days of trying Ubuntu 12.10 I installed a bunch of unity webapps like Launchpad, Twitter, Facebook, LinkdIn, etc. Recently I found some of them useless and removed the related ...
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Ubuntu 12.10 upgrade and web app do not work

I started Firefox, saw the pop-up window and clicked install for Gmail and Google calendar. I get no change in my unity left launcher menu, nor when I tried to type Gmail in the dash. However when I ...
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How to make my own web app

After switching to Ubuntu 12.10, I have discovered I like the Web App's feature. I do not, however, like the Gwibber application, or Twitter.com (and it's web app) because of lack of features. I do, ...
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Web Apps don't show up in launcher or messaging menu

I upgraded to 12.10 and I'm excited to use the web apps feature but it's not working! I did everything by the book: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webapps/preview sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get ...
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How to change trust settings in unity-webapps

I installed unity-webapps and I allowed GMail to integrate, however disallowed access to Google Docs and something else. Now I want to review and change the settings. How to do that? I found how to ...
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Open mailto: links in Unity with non-default browser webapp?

I use Firefox as my default browser. Email is a Chromium webapp pinned to the launcher, with a Google Apps account so it's basically GMail. Most solutions involve the 'desktop-webmail' application ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How to create Facebook webapp?

I'm migrating from Mac to Ubuntu Linux (14.04). I've read that there are a number of 'web apps' that encapsulate frequent and common web applications into kind-of standalone units known as 'webapps'. ...
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Is there any software exactly like Adobe Dreamweaver that works with Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to know that is there any web development tool exactly like Adobe Dreamweaver? If your answer is yes, please suggest me it and If it is no, please help me to develop it. and that should only ...
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Installing the Tomcat7 examples webapp on Ubuntu 12.04

I used the sudo apt-get install tomcat7-examples. They were installed in /usr/share/tomcat7-examples/examples directory. Tomcat could not locate them from the URL : 127.0.0.1:8080/examples/ ...
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ubuntu 13.10 webapps

In my ubuntu installation webapps don't integrate in menu indicators: I tried grooveshark, youtube, gmail, facebook no menu integration and no notifications. P.S. I am using ubuntu 13.10 64 bit.
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Auto-Starting Seafile Server 12.04 (Server Edition)

I'm having trouble getting Seafile to auto-start upon boot-up. here's what I've done so far: Created ~/lovette/seafile-control-script.sh #! /bin/sh # /etc/init.d/seafile # # Start/Stop/Restart ...
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How webapp works?

I am using chromium-browser as default browser. When i open facebook webapp it open a new chromium-browser with a new chromium launcher icon. And after fully load the page chromium launcher icon ...
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Outlook.com webapp

Does Outlook.com webapp (still called live mail, but that is not important) work even when the browser is not open? I mean let's say I close Chromium to play a game; yet I would like to be notified ...
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Webapps on Chrome - not Chromium - with Ubuntu 13.04

I've been trying to find some info on this, but I only got very confusing or old pages. I simply would like to know if I can use the webapps on my Chrome (version 29.0.1547.76) with Ubuntu 13.04