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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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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How do I enable a webapp if I refused to in the past? [duplicate]

If I said no to enabling a webapp, in the past, how do I change my mind and enable it?
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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 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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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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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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Unity Web App for BBC News no longer shows notifications since upgrade to 14.04

Hi I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 64bit and I've been accustomed to having the notifications for the BBC News Web App come up but they have stopped since I upgraded. I use Firefox for the web ...
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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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Can I use unity web apps in Ubuntu 13.10?

I've learnt of the unity web apps and would like to use them in saucy, but I can figure out how. I cant seem to find any straight forward instruction.
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Unity webapps not functioning in 13.10

I'm running Saucy Salamander (13.10), and it seems that not one of my web apps is working properly. Most of them (with the exception of Google Docs) will integrate into my launcher, but when I launch ...
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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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13.10 - Opening webapps creates duplicate firefox entry on Launcher

I have Ubuntu 13.10 with the Amazon and GMail webapps installed. Now, when I go to dash and click on Amazon, a Firefox window opens and both a Firefox and an Amazon icons get added to the launcher. ...
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Unity Integration with HUD and top bar

I've got problem with unity web apps. Fresh install. Got chromium and ubuntu. When I go on facebook or gmail, ect., browser ask mi to install that webapp. I've installed it. Only thing after ...
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The Ubuntu Web App for Gmail in Saucy stopped appearing

The Ubuntu Web App for Gmail in Saucy stopped appearing in the Unity Launcher when "mail.google.com" is opened... I've tried uninstalling it (through Synaptic and even selecting the conf files of the ...
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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
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HDD Monitoring Web Interface

Is there a web based application that I can install in UBUNTU 13.10, that will allow me to monitor my drive's and their capicity etc? I'd like a visual interface rather than having to remember all ...
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Are Web Apps still part of Ubuntu's future?

I have been trying to find information about Ubuntu Web App API and integration but can only find API docs for 12.10. Has the API been abandoned or is this just a gap in the documentation?
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How to open webapps in their own window, without navigation bar [closed]

I would like to open firefox webapps (unity webapps) in their own windows. Without a navigation bar, etc. Same as chrome's "application shortcuts". Is there an extension, add-on or app to manage ...
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Where is the web app API documentation?

The API reference for Unity Web Apps seems to have disappeared. There's a link from http://developer.ubuntu.com/resources/platform/api/12-10/ to "Web developer documentation", but it's broken. Does ...
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Unity WebApps installation Failure for Chromium

I am running Kubuntu 13.04 on an HP Pavillion Elite HPE 240f with a 64 bit AMD64 processor. It is a dual-boot configuration with Windows 8.1 Preview. I use Chromium as my default browser in Linux. On ...
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Newer versions of chromium? [duplicate]

I've been wondering why the ubuntu's version of chromium is still on 25 -- from lucid up until raring -- while the current stable version is 28. The only reason I use chromium is to use the web apps ...
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iGoogle replacement in Ubuntu [closed]

I have been using iGoogle for a long time, but it closes in November. There are Ubuntu replacements for the various functions I use in iGoogle: gmail, weather, translate, calendar, gdocs, google ...
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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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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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XUl + Unity web API

Is way to make Unity Web Apps API available in XUL application? XUL applications lighter than Firefox. I think this is the best way for use web applications as desktop platform.
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Some webapps don't work [closed]

I am a new Ubuntu user. I installed chromium and Unity WebApps Chromium extension. Also i installed some web apps like Twitter, Facebook, Vkontakte. But they are no appeared in social hub (i don't ...
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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 to get a webapp request for Facebook and Gmail in Chromium?

I cannot get a webapp request for Facebook or Gmail at all. I do not have these websites in the exceptions list in the Chromium settings menu. I did everything I could to have the notification pop up ...
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Will webapps be able to send push notifications eventually? [closed]

Is there some plan to make web apps act with push notifications? It would be really great! For now Firefox or Chromium must be opened in the web app site to make it work.
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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 ...