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Questions tagged [browser]

Typically this tag refers to web browsers such as Firefox, Chromium or Opera. However, other types of browsers such as Nautilus or a network browser may use this tag as well.

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How to remove chromium browser which was installed via deb file offline?

I had installed chromium-browser offline from .deb file. Now I want to remove it but I am not able to do it. apt just returns: Package 'chromium-browser' is not installed, so not removed. How to ...
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Problem Opera Browser permissions

I have a problem with Opera Browser, I have encrypted veracrypt disk with one partition (not a system disk), I want to put opera download folder on that disk but when I want to select that disk i get ...
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Size of webpages in web browser looks too congested in Ubuntu 18.10

After upgrading from Ubuntu 18.04 to 18.10, the user interface of web browsers (Firefox and Chrome) looks too congested. All the webpage's content is squeezed together in a small congested area as ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 can't play any video or audio in any browser?

Suddenly, my Ubuntu 18.04 is not capable of streaming any media online through a browser (any browser). But I still can play any kind of video through VLC if I download them. I can also stream videos ...
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Any browser that doesn't cause noisy fan noise when playing youtube videos? [closed]

I am using Firefox in Linux. Whenever I play YouTube videos on my 4K LCD laptop screen or on an external 4K TV, I hear noisy fan noise. Switching between Intel HD iGPU and Nvidia 1050 Ti GPU is the ...
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How to remove naganoadigei.com popup virus

Whenever I click any URL so that will open a new tab with this URL (Please be careful): hxxp://naganoadigei.com/imp/6932/?scontext_r=xlBO1OGoXtDY%2AqpCVwdK6hjcJXf8xQdE2bF9D7qYvJirlGAXcl42kf_7I6Zo60fY&...
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Weird browser colors in Ubuntu 18.04

I have been running 18.04 for about 3 months and I started to see weird colors in the browser. Note the green/yellow/blue edge on the react symbols here Can anyone point out a reason for why this is ...
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Where are stored cache, temporary files and all data in Brave Browser?

I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04 and Brave downloaded and installed as a snap. I suspect that in spite of I have set Brave configuration to erase cookies and history, etc, information is been held ...
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Is my brave browser malfunctioning?

I have set up my security preferences to clear the following data types when I close Brave: browsing history, download history, etc, I just selected all options to clear the data, but... When I go ...
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Certain websites not rendering correctly in Firefox/Chrome/Chromium

Some elements on webpages are not rendering correctly in Ubuntu 18.04. These mostly include things like icon links and scrollable lists among other dynamic elements. Here is an example of such a ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 video issues in all browsers

An odd issue since clean install of 18.04 (using standard Ubuntu Gnome 3 or straight up Gnome 3) - video stutters only in browsers, absolutely fine otherwise. This effects all browsers and all types ...
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How do I install Otter browser on Ubuntu 18.04?

This site doesn't make sense to me although I provides some instruction. Can someone make it more accessible?
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How can I install Seamonkey on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS?

I got a tar.bz2 file but the help I found didn't help so I thought I'd ask here. I downloaded the linux 32-bit file on their main site. My system is 64-bit. The link on that site downloaded these ...
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How to fix Bengali font in gnome-web (epiphany-browser)?

Bengali fonts works correctly in chrome, Mozilla browser, Gedit, Ubuntu top-bar. but they seems to be broken in gnome web no matter what website I browse. I have already installed Bengali fonts in the ...
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How to make link open with non-default application

I have made a desktop shortcut to a YouTube playlist, and it has a .desktop extension. How do I configure it so that it opens up with Mozilla Firefox, and not Google Chrome, which is my default ...
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Some hotkeys are not working in all browsers in Ubuntu 18.04

After reinstalling Ubuntu, some hotkeys have stopped working in browsers. For example, when you press Ctrl+Shift+Tab, the action specified by Ctrl+Tab is performed (switching to the next tab instead ...
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Able to run browser over reverse SSH to test headless server deployment?

I have a headless 14.04 Ubuntu called Alice. Alice is connected to Bob using SSH tunnel. Alice is inside a internal network Alice ==> Bob Bob is on public internet and I can access Alice via SSH ...
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How to show a non-interactive X session for displaying and periodically reload a webpage?

I have I all-in-one-pc running a webserver. As its display is constantly on, I was wondering how I could use it to display a website in parallel, e.g. the webserver's status page https://localhost/my/...
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Browser rendering issues with 18.04

On Ubuntu 18.04 I'm experiencing a lot of browser rendering issues with fonts and margins/paddings and I don't know if this qualifies for a bug report since I don't know if I'm the one doing something ...
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How do I start tor that is resident on a usb?

I downloaded tor and extracted it to my desktop. I can run tor using ./start-tor-browser. I want to run tor from a usb, so I can carry it with me - one of tor's advertised advantages. I moved the ...
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Tab- or application-wide keyboard layout persistence

Problem description: I normally have to write in several languages, so I use a different layout for each, having English International as default. While fcitx normally remembers the layout for each ...
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Test firefox for virus/hijacker

I am a bit concerned about my firefox being hijacked or something. I went to a website and it opened a pop-up asking firefox to be updated. I knew immediately it was a malicious code because it ...
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High CPU load while browsing (AMD A6)

My CPU is AMD A6-9220 RADEON R4. I use Ubuntu 16.04.1. No additional (proprietary) drivers available. CPU loads both in Chrome and Firefox, hardware acceleration is off in Chrome. It happens when I ...
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Web browser can't access VirtualBox shared folder

Ubuntu guest running in virtual machine powered by Oracle VirtualBox 5.2.18. Virtualbox shared folders worked pretty well here until the upgrade from 16.04 to Bionic Beaver was conducted. After ...
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Can't open Web Browser

I have been searching and could not found a way to access my firebox browser. I am able to update my software, I can ping IP external website both with IP and DNS. Every-time I try to open Firefox, ...
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How can I install Flash for Brave browser?

I installed Brave and it had no Flash. I went to the plugins and they were recommending a Flash version called PepperFlash. I found guides online and installed that version, but Flash is still not ...
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Configure what font is chosen when CSS says “font-family: Arial”

On my Ubuntu box, when the CSS file says font-family: Arial, both Chrome and Firefox display the element in Arimo. I don't like this behaviour because Arimo has a small bug that matters for me. How do ...
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Slow internet on Ubuntu while using Firefox but not Windows

About 1 in 5 times that I access a web site, Firefox shows a white screen and a little loading icon in the tab for 5-20 seconds, then the web page shows up. My machine is a dual boot and it does not ...
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Ubuntu Server and lack of default (text) web browser with Barracuda Web Login

Where I work we have a Barracuda web login that I log into my company internet via an intranet web browser. As Ubuntu Server (16.04) does not appear to have a browser I cannot use apt-get. ...
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Strange pixelated Chromium in 18.04

After I installed Ubuntu 18.04, I started having this weird problem with Chromium browser (see screenshots). It does not appear all the time however. It happens often when I maximize Chromium from ...
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Directly selecting text on hyperlinks? (In Windows with Alternate+Drag cursor, no drag/drop)

In Windows, if I hold Alt and select text by clicking and dragging, it works. In Linux, it moves the window of the browser like any other window. Selecting a hyperlink and dragging it usually does ...
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Opera reset extensions from the command line?

I have installed a dodgy extension on opera that keeps freezing it when opera starts. Is there a way to reset all extensions without loosing other data such as saved passwords or history. There is ...
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login and browser issues:keyboard input-not accepting

user login issue: unable to login some times(key board not accepting input),few restarts required(sometimes) browser issue: every search is opening in new window instead in the same window or new tab ...
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CPU temperature goes high when playing video in a browser - what can I do?

My laptop is overheating almost 90 degrees. This doesn't seem normal with only a browser running. I used an answer by Bernard Wei to find out what was triggering my overheating problem Try running ...
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How to open a web database with an .fmx extension

I need to work in a web database from my Ubuntu computer, the url is https://roc.hrvatske-ceste.hr/forms/frmservlet?form=startoc1_dk.fmx, I tried opening it in Chrome and Firefox but nothing happens. ...
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How do I get rid of Amazon Assistant?

I just want to uninstall Amazon Assistant and everything I look up seems to be related to Windows.
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I can't update Firefox for ubuntu [duplicate]

What is Latest version of Firefox for Ubuntu 17.10? I keep getting a warning saying Firefox version 56 is severely outdated.
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Steam browser doesn't work and games can't be installed

UPD: One of the problems is now fixed! The fix is at the end of this post. I always try to google an answer without posting to forums myself, but now I am stuck with this problem for a few days. I ...
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Can't download or upload with Chrome

I'm new to Linux, and this might seem ridiculous to ask. Whenever I press to upload or download a file from Chrome, the Files window seems to appear outside reach, which precludes me from selecting ...
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Problem with Epiphany(Web) Browser in Ubuntu Mate 18.04

When I launch the browser without any other instances running, it runs fine...but if an instance of the browser is already open, opening another instance results in the following : (1) An extra "...
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Cannot save to secondary drives from Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04

I have two drives set up on my computer; the first is the boot drive that holds Ubuntu 18.04 and is an SSD, the second is a Western Digital drive that I use for storage. Both show up in directory ...
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Firefox perhaps having trouble with stackexchange and possibly making too many requests

Does Firefox have trouble with Stackoverflow? It fixes itself pretty quickly. I have a slow connection. Went ahead and installed chromium-browser. Chrome seems a bit better, but not hugely. ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 can't set default web browser

Links in Telegram have been opening random apps (image viewer, Calibre, etc), so I checked System Settings > Applications > Default Applications > Web Browser. Open URLs "in an application based on ...
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Lossless video download with youtube-dl, possible? [duplicate]

I want to know if it is possible to download 1 to 1 the same video that I see in my browser, without changing (quality/pixel wise) anything. I'm mostly talking about YouTube. youtube-dl: I picked ...
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Is anyone been able to use the Chase Banking Website using Ubuntu?

In the past I was able to log onto the Chase banking website. Time went by and I found they would redirect my browsers (Chrome, Firefox, etc.) to the mobile site when I tried to log on. When that ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 hanging with browsers

I am having this problem in Ubuntu 18.04, my laptop gets stuck whenever I open two browsers or lot of tabs (10+) and I have to wait for at least 10-15 mins before it becomes normal. I cleaned up my ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 LTS is hanging

Ubuntu 18.04 is hanging a lot in my PC. I recently installed a fresh copy of it from the official website but it is working like hell. It takes over 2 minutes to boot up and after that the browsers ...
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URL extensions.gnome.org for managing GNOME Extensions not working in any browser [duplicate]

I upgraded my Dell Optiplex 9010 to Ubuntu 18.04 from Ubuntu 16.04.None of my GNOME web-browser-extensions-- used for managing and installing extensions, work--- neither the ones I have installed on ...
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Browser and some other applications are working slow after installation of 18.04

I have update Ubuntu 18.04 from 16.04, Now I found that system is working slow, (e.g. Broweser, Skype, FTP uploading) Need help
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Tomcat8 installed but startup page not opening on browser in ubuntu 18.04

I recently upgraded my system to Ubuntu 18.04 and installed tomcat8 in it. By default, the tomcat8 startup page should be accessible on 127.0.0.1:8080 of the browser, but when I open that page, it ...