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As unfulvio said , the issue is with google-chrome.desktop , and it is missing the %U argument . In file: $HOME/.local/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop find the line: Exec=/opt/google/chrome/chrome and add a space and %U: Exec=/opt/google/chrome/chrome %U then save the file . This opens the clicked link in a new tab .


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Most shortcuts in other systems also apply: Ctrl + TAB = next tab Ctrl + Shift + TAB = previous tab Ctrl + T = new tab Ctrl + W = close tab Ctrl + Shift + T = reopen last closed tab


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You can also use the service openDNS, which limits the name resolution based on the pre-set filters. Compared to the solution proposed for the /etc/hosts file it allows you to not have to constantly update the list. Once you have set your own filters just use openDNS as name server. https://www.opendns.com/home-internet-security/


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In addition to the answers already given: Ctrl+PgUp and Ctrl+PgDn should also work to switch tabs forth and back.


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In Chrome and Firefox both we have to press Ctrl+ Number E.g. If you want to go to the tab then you have to press Ctrl+3 You can also use Alt instead of Ctrl - i.e. Alt+3.


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Safari doesn't have Linux version. But you can run it using Wine. First install Wine. sudo apt-get install -y wine Then create, download and build directory. mkdir -p ~/build/safari cd ~/build/safari Download Safari. wget http://appldnld.apple.com/Safari5/041-5487.20120509.INU8B/SafariSetup.exe Open using wine. wine SafariSetup.exe


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There are several ways to do this Easiest, IMHO, is to use opendns Opendns has been asked here: How to configure OpenDns Once it is configured you configure it here - https://www.opendns.com/welcome/ The advantage is that blacklists are then maintained by opendns. The second method is to install and configure a proxy server . You can do this with ...


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For people finding this now, you can start Chromium fullscreen from the command line by executing: chromium-browser --app=http://example.com --start-fullscreen Tested on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


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No, there is no package for this because there is already support for it, you just have to enable it. To enable it in a gnome desktop: (How to open ssh://username@hostname link) gconftool-2 --set --type=bool /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/ssh/enabled true gconftool-2 --set --type=string /desktop/gnome/url-handlers/ssh/command 'gnome-terminal -e "%s"' ...


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I think I solved by removing this .desktop entry: rm $HOME/.local/share/applications/google-chrome.desktop which had the erroneous name New Tab - Google Chrome and was responsible for the new window/tab behavior described in my original question I had to recreate the app icon after that, though


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It turns out that this is a known issue, and supposedly fixed in the rc-proposed channel (meaning that the fix will be available in OTA-11 in a few weeks). See https://plus.google.com/+OliverGrawert/posts/aZi13q1bcWw and https://plus.google.com/u/0/+MikeKelly87/posts/32EUgtorgWJ I have tried it using the default browser after switching the tablet to rc-...


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According to this mozillazine page the history for the browser is stored in places.sqlite file in the profiles folder (.mozilla/firefox/ on Ubuntu.) So, I pulled that file up and took a look at the tables within the database. Within the moz_places table there is a column last_visit_date which provides you with an Unix time/Epoch time number. However, there ...


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Using the Tor Browser Bundle via PPA, the simplest way. Tor Browser Bundle is a web browser based on Firefox ESR (Firefox with extended support), configured to protect users' privacy and anonymity by using Tor and Vidalia, tools that come bundled with it. The bundle also includes 4 Firefox extensions: TorButton, TorLauncher, NoScript and HTTPS-...


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There's no such thing as "software that blocks porn" -- artifical intelligence is nowhere near up to the job. All you can get is software that blocks websites that someone has blacklisted -- they may be diligently identifying and blocking porn websites, in which case they'll block some (but far from all) porn, or they may be blacklisting their competitors' ...


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You may write a .desktop file. Read: http://www.mail-archive.com/ubuntu-phone%40lists.launchpad.net/msg18884.html Following the suggestion the asker created a .desktop file in .local/share/applications with the following contents: [Desktop Entry] Name=Usage statistics Type=Application Exec=webapp-container /home/phablet/Usage/index.html Terminal=false X-...


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From: Terminal command to open URL's in default and non-default browser (which I don't think is a duplicate) If you want to open Chrome to a specific URL, just run google-chrome www.example.com To open your default browser to a specific URL, run xdg-open www.example.com If you need to run Chrome and close the terminal window afterward, run ...


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The easiest solution is probably to use SmoothWheel Add-ons for Firefox. This Add-ons gives extended options to customize your scrolling experience, by controlling the step size and speed of scrolling. Have a look at screenshot below. The default setting is somewhat smoother than before installing the Add-ons, but likely too fast for what you want. Try ...


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Ubuntu Unity Desktop uses *.desktop files set the default programs for file types. In order to achieve what you desire you can create a custom *.desktop file for google-chrome just for your user. This will take a couple of steps: 1. Verify Default Program Verify that google-chrome.desktop is your default program for opening links: In Terminal enter: ...


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Issue: Unable to download mfc42.cab Line 75 of install.sh from the latest package reads: download http://activex.microsoft.com/controls/vc/mfc42.cab The server answers with: Access Denied You don't have permission to access "http://activex.microsoft.com/controls/vc/mfc42.cab" on this server. Reference #18.ecdd4e17.1453232252.16053044 ...


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After adding my comment, I was very intrigued, and decided to do some research. Now all of this talk of malicious websites is a big "if." What I mean by this is that there are many factors that go into any malicious website. These include but are not limited to the following: 1) Ubuntu (Linux) Compatible - As unfortunate as it is, most PC users these days ...


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In the specific case of the bbc.co.uk website you can watch all their video content by going to this address: http://www.bbc.co.uk/html5 and choosing 'opt-in' to their HTML5 Player beta. If you then go to the iPlayer you should be able to watch any of their videos in the Ubuntu Web Browser without any problems. I've been able to do this from Ubuntu on ...


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To install opera via PPA on Ubuntu, run these commands Setup key with: wget -O - http://deb.opera.com/archive.key | sudo apt-key add - Setup repository with: sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://deb.opera.com/opera-stable/ stable non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/opera.list' Setup package with: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install opera ...


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You won't be able to install it from that site. I believe Opera has pepper-flash built in which is a more up to date version then the one officially supported from Adobe. If you still need to install it then add Canonical Partners to your software sources and sudo apt update sudo apt install adobe-flashplugin


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From the FAQ: 16. What kind of data is stored in the Brave Vault? Can users access it? The vault generates a UUID upon connection from your first Brave install on a laptop or smartphone. This UUID will be shared across devices so you can pair devices without a login system, using just a QR code or similar. The browser supplies a public key for ...


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Are you using Tor? (The Onion Router, a way to anonymize your web browsing) Many website owners use free DDOS protection services from CloudFlare. Since many automated website attacks (such as botnets) use Tor to anonymize and hide their identity, CloudFlare forces all Tor users to complete a security check before accessing websites that use their ...


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Works in Arch Linux, and may work in Ubuntu: (following the answer given here of @Aaron Digulla & @tonicebrian) search for network.protocol-handler.warn-external.http in about:config toggle both the http and https to true (following the suggestion of Raman Gupta on Kevin Locke's Homepage) when later prompted for your choice of browser, navigate to /...


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The list is system dependent. To the get the list on your computer use fc-match and specify a font name to match against. The -s option gives a sorted list. Here's the output from a 12.04 TLS Server listing serif, sans-serif, and monospace font styles to be thorough: user@server:~$ fc-match -s serif DejaVuSerif.ttf: "DejaVu Serif" "Book" DejaVuSerif-Bold....


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Currently, Ubuntu touch phones are for early adopters that want hardware to develop and test new applications themselves … It has most features that most phones have as well and some features that none have, but if you want Skype, MySQL, VLC, VNC, FireFox, … from the standard repositories, roll up your sleeves and start adapting them and publish them ...


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You can use Yet Another Smooth Scrolling extension for Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/ru/firefox/addon/yet-another-smooth-scrolling/?src=api Then it is pretty easy to customize scroll options for both keyboard and mousewheel. Go to the extensions' preferences and choose a stepsize of keyboard or mouse depending on the font of your browser. (For me 22 ...



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