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 do I remove a website from Ubuntu's web applications?

I thought I would try out the new webapps ppa and everything seems to be working fine. However, google reader now floods my messaging menu with all my feeds and turns the icon blue. How can I remove a ...
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How do I use Ubuntu's web application integration?

I've read that Ubuntu will support web applications out of the box, how can I set this up on my computer to play with it?
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Do Unity webapps work in Google Chrome?

I'm using the latest stable Chrome for Linux built from Google and I just installed the Unity WebApps preview. Unfortunately I can't figure out how to set it up. In tutorials I read that unity should ...
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How do I develop an Ubuntu application in HTML and JS?

I am developing an app and I think HTML and JavaScript are better for the future, but I cannot find any tutorials (I need the app to use the system theme). Are there bindings for Unity, message menu ...
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What does “Would you like to install Twitter” mean?

Firefox in Ubuntu 12.10 pops up messages such as (similar messages for Reddit, Facebook, etc.): "Would you like to install Twitter for extra features and quicker access?" What do they mean? What ...
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How do I get the browser to reask me to integrate with a website?

I'm using webapp integration and I accidentally clicked "No" when asked if I want to integrate with the website. How can I have Firefox or Chrome reask me to integrate the site with Ubuntu?
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How do I disable unity webapps notifications from popping up everytime I visit a supported webpage?

Every time i visit a website which supports unity webapp integration, a pop up dialog box out of the 'i' in the address bar appears which gets in my way and distracts me from what I am doing. I do not ...
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How can I remove Unity web apps?

I recently installed Ubuntu and all has been great, except for the web apps feature. I've tried adding a few web apps, but it's very buggy and not a very good experience. I'm also tired of being ...
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How to get back unity webapps to firefox integration?

I can't believe that there was not a question or open issue for this before. I've recently installed ubuntu 14.04 along with my favourite webapps; and I, unfortunately, realised that they're not ...
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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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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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What efforts are there and what are the differences in webapps?

So I read some Ubuntu news sites. In the past months I saw many different articles about the integration of web-sites to the unity-desktop. From what I understood there are at least two different ...
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What is an “integration script” and why would I want one?

When I navigate to Launchpad in Firefox, a pop-up appears: I think, despite its failure to form a coherent question, it's trying to ask me if I want to install an "integration script" called ...
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Change default webapp browser

In its current state, using the Ubuntu Browser app I can't copy or paste. App won't remember the default size each time I open it, and I get graphical artifacts (lines, etc.) on my screen each ...
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How to create a local webapp userscript

I'd like to write my own local webapps userscripts, but I don't want to compile and install the main webapps source code every time. I would like to keep the original Ubuntu Webapps package ...
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Where do webapps install after accepting them

I am trying to find where do webapps install after accepting them with Firefox. This can help me when I want to eliminate one of them or edit something.
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Gmail Webapps and 13.10 - Unity and Message Me Menu Integration

I've just installed 13.10 and while I was using Firefox, the system prompted me to install the webapps for sites like Gmail, Facebook, Launchpad, and so on. What happens is that, after the first ...
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How can I remove web-apps? (Not thewhole feature, but certain web-apps)

How can I remove web-apps? (Not the whole feature, but certain web-apps)
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How to re-enable Unity WebApps in Ubuntu 13.04?

Back in previous versions of Ubuntu I've removed Unity WebApps packages. Now I want to reinstall them. I use Chromium, installed unity-chromium-extension package. Also reset default dconf settings ...
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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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Do webapps only integrate with Firefox?

When I open Firefox and visit any of the webapp enabled webpages I have installed, I get a launcher icon for them. The same does not appear to be when I use for example Google Chrome. Do webapps only ...
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How to remove the web app shortcut created by chromium? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a website from Ubuntu's web applications? I use Chromium's Create application Shortcut Feature and when I opted to make the shortcut, I chose to not ...
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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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Chromium web-app creation doesn't work in 12.10?

If you create an application of a website in Chromium and choose "desktop", a .desktop file is created. In 12.04, you were able to move it to ~/.local/share/applications/ and then start it from the ...
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How to delete webapp created using Epiphany?

How can I delete a webapp that I have created using the Epiphany browser?
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I don't see the Unity section in Firefox preferences

I found in another question on AskUbuntu someone had demonstrated on how to enable/disable sites that would integrate with Unity, in the webapps preview. There was a screenshot showing a "Unity" ...
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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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Is there an Ubuntu app that connects to, plays, and/or manages Google Music?

I'm looking for a program that I can use for Google Music on my Ubuntu Desktop, that might integrate with Unity, and be controlled by media keys. I'm sure I might be most likely to see a webapp for it ...
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Can't install unity webapps preview

I'm trying to install unity-webapps-preview, so I previously added the PPA : $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webapps/preview $ sudo apt-get update but I get the following error : $ sudo ...
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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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Is there any finished tutorial on how to develop and package unity web apps?

I want to create unity web-app for my new website.So,is there any up to the mark tutorial.I've read Ubuntu's official tutorial on this topic but that is not even complete.I've developed the code but ...
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How do I keep webapps from appearing in launcher?

I've been looking for a way to keep them from appearing in the bar (and taskswitcher). I want to use webapps, since I quite like the idea of integration (especially for google docs and gmail), but I ...
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Why is the Amazon and Ubuntu One Music webapp part of common? Can it be removed without removing all others?

I've just noticed that those two, which I have completely no use of, are part of the common package. This means I cannot remove them without removing everything. But I like all the other webapps, ...
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Is there any way by which I can make webapps open in a new tab instead of a new window?

I have installed these Webapps in my Ubuntu 12.10: Facebook, GMail, YouTube and they work fine. However while launching the website from the corresponding Webapp, it always opens in a new window of my ...
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Looking for BIND web interface

I currently manage the domains of many clients and would like to setup a BIND server so I can all manage them from one place. Now, I'm looking for a web interface to BIND that would let my clients ...
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Can Microsoft Office 365 or a similar web app be used from Ubuntu?

I need to generate Word documents (both .doc and .docx), which will work on a typical Windows or Mac setup with any common version of Microsoft Word to the degree possible. LibreOffice sometimes ...
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How to add a Web App to Ubuntu's repositories?

According to This Question, some webapps like gmail are now "install-able". I'm the developer of Timer-Tab.com and have already integrated it with the Unity Desktop using the Unity Web API. Are ...
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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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What do the Ubuntu Webapps Technology offer

I started hearing about the webapp technologies a couple of days ago and from what I have heard they look good. They will somehow integrate Ubuntu with web apps and technologies. But: How will they ...
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How to right-click in Unity Webapps new browser

I've just installed Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm trying some webapps (Facebook, Twitter, etc). Firefox was the used browser in earlier versions, but now a dedicated browser is used instead. The problem is ...
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How do I remove Amazon app but keep google apps?

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. Whenever I go to an amazon webpage it keeps popping up an 'Amazon app' in my Unity taskbar. I find this relatively useless because I'm already on the Amazon website. I ...
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How to replace my desktop with a full-size web-browser window?

I wish to replace my current desktop view with a web-browser view of a specified URL and still be able to open more windows of whatever application I so choose; how would one go about accomplishing ...
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Visiting launchpad.net in browser causes icon to appear in launcher, how do I remove it? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a website from Ubuntu’s web applications? Using Ubuntu 12.10 with Unity. I think I agreed to install a Launchpad add-on in Firefox the first time I ...
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Unity Web Apps make seperate window named Untitled in Chrome [closed]

NOTE: NOT CHROME WEB APPS... Unity Web Apps as introduced in 12.10... When I make a Web App after installing the Chrome extensions for Unity Web Apps and Online Accounts, It opens a Web App in a new ...
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How to remove individual webapps from Launcher

Today my launcher looks like a long vertical bar of icons. I have 14 webapp icons on the launcher but there is no option to remove them or an option to no include them (Or even an option to merge them ...
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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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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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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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Do I have to leave a webapp open to get a status notification?

With the integration of webapps, do I have to leave the webpage for facebook, twitter, Google+ or any other social media (or webapp enabled site for that matter) opened to get notifications or can I ...
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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 ...