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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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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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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Is it correct to make WebApps for Ubuntu Desktop 14.04+ with “webapp-container”?

I'm trying to make a simple webapp for Ubuntu Desktop only (Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04). To do it, I've made a .desktop file with the following "Exec" line: Exec=webapp-container --enable-back-forward --...
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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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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 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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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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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 to get calendar notifications using Microsoft Office 365 webapp?

My company recently made a switch to using Microsoft Office 365. As I am one of the Ubuntu users, I am trying to setup a workflow with its calendar. I want: get reminder notifications for upcoming ...
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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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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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Chromium Ubuntu 13.10 - No webapp setup prompt no webapp icon

I have a completely fresh install for Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit on Dell Latitude E6510. (I also had the same problem on the same laptop using 13.10 32-bit). I use Chromium as my web browser. Webapps are ...
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wrapCallback is not defined in unity webapps

Here is what i trying. I am loading a this code in a js file on my site. Error seams to be util.js is not getting loaded // ==UserScript== // @require utils.js // ==/UserScript== window.Unity =...
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Chromium Web Apps will not install after I am prompted. Unity extension is installed

Chromium Web Apps will not install even after I am prompted. The unity extension is installed. This is a fresh Ubuntu 13.04 64 bit install and the system was updated directly after the installation. ...
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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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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 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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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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twitter unity webapp has mobile view

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and installed the unity webapp for twitter. But I only get mobile view of the twitter client How can I change this back to the desktop view as it was before on ...
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Do Unity Web Apps No longer Intergrate Into the HUD?

Do unity-web-apps no longer integrate into the HUD (x) and into the desktop (x)? I haven't used unity-web-apps since 12.04, and I do not know if it is simply not working or if this is a feature that ...
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How do I download an app that was created with “quickly release” from “launchpad.net” to a phone?

I made a very basic app and using the command "quickly release" a file "training_16.01.9.tar.gz" on my launchpad.net page appears. I just followed instructions like a lamb to make this happen so I ...
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Web IDE that has a Linux compiler?

Is there a web IDE that has a Linux compiler (virtual Linux compiler) with Python support? I've created a Python application that uses GTK and Linux modules such as os.system and gtk. I need to ...
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Converting website into Ubuntu webapp

I have to converted my website into an Ubuntu webapp. I converted using SDK. Now, how to run it without publishing and without SDK on other PC?
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How to add an toolbar with buttons (by swiping) on web app's?

I want to add the toolbar buttons those you can swipe from the bottom, on my web app. How can I do it? There are some web apps in the store with them, and I would like to put them in my web app as ...
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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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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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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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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 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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cannot deploy cmdbuild ubuntu

i,m trying to install cmdbuild by deploying .war file in tomcat. when i deploy a sample .war file the application appears in the application list and i can install it but when i deploy the cmdbuild ....
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Force Epiphany to open links in default browser

I use Firefox as my default browser and I started using Epiphany for web apps (I use it fox google inbox) as I prefer it as a separate window with it's own icon. What I don't like about it is that ...
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Why does webapp page open in external browser instead of the app itself?

I have been creating a few webapps for Ubuntu Touch, but in some cases run into an issue where the webapp redirects to the browser-app after logging in. I am mostly using this line of code in the SDK: ...
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A telegram.me link seems not working on Ubuntu phone

I'm not able to add a telegram.me link (already opened on browser). I tap on the proposed link but nothing happen (except a fast browser loading bar appearance that bring me back to the previous ...
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How can I implement location sharing into a webapp

I would like to know, how I need to edit the click webapp packages generated by the ubuntu webapp generator (https://developer.ubuntu.com/webapp-generator/) so that it is possible to allow websites to ...
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How to create snappy nodejs web application

Currently I'm working on IoT project, and we decided to use Beagle Bone Black. Original BBB OS use too much space and RAM so we googled and found Snappy Ubuntu Core as a perfect solution. Problem is ...
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Webapp-container touch-events

I just discovered the webapp-container on Ubuntu and it's really awesome. I'm about to create a fullscreen kiosk web app for public enviroment on touch screens. Can webapp-container handle swipe ...
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License rights on creating WebApps

I'm going to create some webapps for the Ubuntu Touch system. I just started by using the Ubuntu webapp-Creator. My Webapps are based on some .de and .com Homepages, which I am using very often. The ...
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Don't understand how to use sudo chown

I tried to install Angular.js in ubuntu, but I get stuck because I cannot run 'yo angular' because this file is locked and I am not the owner. After I looking for how to solve this problem, I found in ...
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Web Apps - low quality icons

I use Chromium to create web apps - "File - Create Application Shortcut" and it all works great, however the icons of these web apps are awful, super low quality. I changed the icons by right-click ...
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How can I open an URL with webapp-container on Ubuntu Touch?

I want to access a website using webapp-container on my Ubuntu phone. I've already attempted the answers to this question. But the screen only flashes a little and I get the text below in the terminal ...
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Quick and dirty free tools to design and deploy a simple (and good-looking) event anouncement website?

I am looking for tools on Ubuntu to quickly design and deploy (on a local server) a simple and good-looking event announcement website. I am already running a django-driven apache deployed web app. ...
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Chrome application starter renamed completely

I don't know why, but the application starter of my Google Chrome browser has been renamed to a page, I visited some time back. Can some one help me get the original name back? For details look ...
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Sending SMS from Ubuntu without splitting the message into parts

I know there are a lot of apps that enable sending SMS through PC/Laptop. I've tried a number of them. But my problem is these apps break my message into parts when the messages exceed 160 characters. ...
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Alternative of Pipelight for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit

I am trying to use an app which requires unity web player. I tried pipelight but it is not working for me. I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit version. Can anyone please give me any suggestion how to ...
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Gmail Web App doesn't show the number of unread emails

I install gmail Web App. A Gmail icon appears in the unity bar, but it doesn't show unread emails. What should I do to show number of unread emails?