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How to launch default browser from bash script

How do I launch the default Web browser from within a script? In the below script, the browser opens when the script is successfully run as an executable shell script: #!/bin/bash cd $1 php -S 127.0.0....
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Evolution Mail - set default browser

I am using Ubuntu Studio 20.04 and trying to change the default browser from Firefox to Brave. Used the default applications settings and simply changed the default browser to Brave. Works without any ...
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Open link in the already open browser instead of default

My default browser is Firefox. However, if Google Chrome is open and I click any link outside that browser (in a PDF or Telegram, for example), the default behavior is to open Firefox to access the ...
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Using different browsers to open links in different apps

I'm using one app (firefox) for personal things and want to have that as my default browser. For my work, I use google chrome and I want the links from my work chat (rocket.chat) to open in chrome. I ...
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Default browser opens blank pages

After accidentally setting my default browser to Thunderbird, my Firefox (Developer Edition) opens just a new window now every time a click a link. How can I fix this?
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Apps opens wrong browser

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu finally. I am using Firefox as my default browser. When I click on links in some apps (e.g. Slack), they won't open the site in the opened window of Firefox. ...
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Is there a way to associate certain types of hyperlinks with a browser other than the default one?

I would like certain hyperlinks to open with another browser (Chromium) instead of my default browser (Firefox). Is there a way to associate certain domains or sub-domains to Chromium instead of ...
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Default browser is Google Hangouts

My default browser is Google Hangouts and I want to change it to Chrome. default browser setting
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16.04 problem uploading with Chrome, Ixdg-open open? doesn´t work

My Ubuntu 16.04 system can't upload from Chrome. It says: Please click Open xdg-open if you see the system dialog. If nothing prompts from browser, click here to launch the meeting, or download &...
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Chromium won't launch as Default Application on Ubuntu 18.04

chromium is installed as a snap package, I am able to launch it by clicking the icon or running chromium from the terminal. But when I set it as default web browser then clicking a link in other ...
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Terminal/Application links don't open in browser

Hi I'm having some trouble on 18.04 LTS where whenever I attempt to open a link within either the terminal or specific applications my Waterfox 2019.10 browser opens up (it's recognized as my default ...
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How to reset default browser for all users [duplicate]

How do you set the default browser for all users back to Firefox in Ubuntu 16.04?
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Webhttrack defualt web browser

for whatever reason after I installed links terminal browser on my machine the web interface to httrack only opens in links which isn't very fun at all to to use. This issue can be recreated by ...
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How do you change the command line options for a default application?

I need to add --no-remote to the default browser so that it does not clash with the other profiles i have running concurrently. This is for the os level default application launch. for example inside ...
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Automatically open specified domains in different browsers

I use mainly two browsers on my Ubuntu 18.04 and use them for different websites, ie. logged into my google account in my Chrome browser however not in Firefox; also I use different add-ons for the ...
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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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How to remove the web browser default application?

In the Ubuntu 16.04 Unity Control Center, i.e. System Settings -> Details -> Default Applications -> Web how can the association to any installed web browser be completely removed? The intended ...
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Links are not opening in default browser from anywhere

I have installed Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Then installed Brave web browser and made it default. Now when I click on any link in any application whatsoever its either a) does not do a thing (like if I click ...
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How to change skype default browser

I use Ubuntu 18.04 and I have the following problem. When I try to open links via Skype it opens Mozilla firefox also I have set google chrome as my default browser. I tried to find something in ...
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evince uses the wrong path for my browser when I click on a link, how can I fix it?

As the title say, I can see that the path evince uses is wrong. I have SeaMonkey version 2.49.2, as evince is trying to use version 2.33.1. I looked around and so far I can't see what evince would ...
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Launch Firefox using a custom GTK theme

I found how to launch Firefox using this line of code with custom theme: bash -c 'GTK_THEME="Arc-Darker-GalliumOS" firefox %u' The thing is that when I open a link from an application it uses the ...
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Default Browser for certain application

I use google chrome browser for private stuff, but on the same machine I have my work toolset. For work things I use Firefox, and I would be really happy If I could assign it as default for HipChat (...
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web links are opened twice

Since I installed Firefox Quantum and Firefox ESR 52 both (Kubuntu Trusty / KDE 4.13.3) it happens every time that any external web link is opened twice in my default browser. So I presume this is an ...
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Error after reinstall, “dconf-CRITICAL Permission denied. dconf will not work properly.”

I'm on a reinstalled Ubuntu 16.04, and noticed that the default web browser won't start. I tried through the terminal, but get an error message about denied permissions (below). Ideas of how to fix ...
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Custom shortcut to open new browser tab and get focused in address bar

Here is a lot of advices that describe how to open a new tab in certain browser using custom shortcuts. But all the ways I found here like that doesn't help to be focused in the browsers address bar ...
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Change my default browser if it is not present in default applications

Under Ubuntu 16.04 I needed to install Firefox. I installed it via terminal, but the problem is that I can`t make it default via Default Applications tab because it is just not present there. How is ...
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Google Chrome default page because of Brackets is file:///opt/brackets/www/LiveDevelopment/launch.html

I use Adobe Brackets code editor on Ubuntu. Somehow my default google chrome page changed to the link file:///opt/brackets/www/LiveDevelopment/launch.html . Screenshot: google chrome - your file was ...
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Where else do applications get the default browser from?

I have tried to set my default browser to a github installation of qutebrowser. For this purpose, I have a /home/anaphory/.config/qutebrowser.desktop file containing [Desktop Entry] Version=1.0 Name=...
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Reset default Browser to Firefox after install Chrome in Kubuntu 16.04

I'm developing a webInterface so I installed Opera and Chrome on my KUbuntu 16.04. System (additionally to Firefox which I usually use) BUT ... It seems that after installing Chrome some services use ...
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How to set default browser on Ubuntu Touch?

I want to set Firefox as the default browser on Ubuntu Touch so that links in Dekko, RSS reader, etc. open in Firefox instead of the Ubuntu touch browser. I can't find a "default browser" setting in ...
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Can't open Chrome as default browser from terminal

I'm trying to use the answers from this question, but all fail by either doing nothing, or giving me this error: Aborted (core dumped) I'm on 14.04 Trusty Tahr using Google Chrome as my default ...
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Cannot set Google Chrome as default browser

I few months ago I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 on my laptop. I had backed up my previous home folder and restored it on top of my installation. I installed Google Chrome and set it as my ...
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Steam doesn't have permission to open web links

I am a new Linux user, running Xubuntu 14.04, and I am trying to open an update log from Steam in my default browser i.e. Chrome. Whenever I try to do so, I get the following error: Failed to execute ...
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How do I set a default Chrome Person (user) to open URLs as?

When I click on a URL (e.g. a URL in output console in bash), it opens using Chrome. Since I have multiple Persons (or users) on Chrome, it seemed to always open using the person with most recently ...
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Google Chrome does not open links from other applications [duplicate]

When I click on links in mails or Twitter, my default browser, which is Google Chrome, opens, but it always only displays the Google Chrome welcome page, not the link. I found that this is set in my ...
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Save Passwords in Ubuntu-Touch Brower

I am looking for a way to save login details for websites on my Aquaris E5. Does anyone know, if the default browser supports this? - I could not find anything in the preferences... Alternatively: ...
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How to install menu bar in Ubuntu Browser

Two questions: How do I import bookmarks from firefox to ubuntu browser. Second question, how do I get a menu bar to show in Ubuntu Browser. Thanks, Carol
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Why firefox is default browser in Xubuntu?

I have a lot of apps which ignore xfce browser settings: for example banshee. It still opens links in firefox, but I set google-chrome as default. It is default in xfce-preferred-apps, it is default ...
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Disable top sites from Ubuntu Touch's default browser

Is it possible to disable the top sites in Ubuntu Touch's default browser when opening a new tab? So far the only way I've found is by removing the whole browser history, but that is not a solution ...
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How to change default browser AND the command line parameters used to open a link from gnome-terminal

I basically have the same question that was answered over here: How do I change the browser that gnome terminal opens links with? Except I am running on Ubuntu 14.04 and am interested in customizing ...
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Set default browser when running as sudo

I am trying to run sudo and set the default browser. I want to set chromium as my default browser. I have tried sudo update-alternatives --config x-www-browser This shows chrome as my default ...
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How do you change the default home page in the Ubuntu Web Browser?

How do you change the default home page in the Ubuntu Web Browser? Or Unity Browser.... The one that is now bundled with the OS in prep for the touch edition.
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What is the Amazon Browser in 14.04

In a recently installed Ubuntu 14.04, there is an Amazon browser in the Unity sidebar and a "Browser" in Dash. I don't know how to find the source and name of these browsers. I'd expect that they're ...
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Thunderbird opens HTTPS links in Chromium, instead of default browser

I've set the following data in Thunderbird's config editor: network.protocol-handler.app.http;x-www-browser network.protocol-handler.app.https;x-www-browser As soon as I did this, http: links are ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 WebBrowser.app does not see flash

The new WebBrowser.app now in Ubuntu 14.04LTS 64bit does not play flash. I have Adobe flash installed and working both in Firefox and Chrome, but the Browser.app says it is not installed. When I try ...
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How do I set deault browser to NOT rekonq?

I don't like rekonq, and I don't want rekonq, so I uninstalled it. However, now whenever I click on a link in another program (e.g. a pdf) it complains that it can't find rekonq. I want to keep using ...
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How do I make all links open in Chromium or Chrome's incognito mode? [duplicate]

How do I configure Ubuntu or Xubuntu such that when I click on a link, Chromium/Chrome opens in "Incognito mode"?
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Adding parameter to default browser

I can run Browser from dash with added parameters (like google-chrome --single-process --purge-memory-button) without problem, by editing of .desktop file, but how I could reach the same by running of ...
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Customize xdg-open to open home page without URL

Is it possible to somehow use the xdg-open command to open my home page (google.com) without having to type the url. What i mean to say is, can i customize xdg-open http://www.google.com to ...
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Any Application Open Causes A New Tab In Ubuntu 12.10

I am a new bee who moved from windows to ubuntu & i am loving it... Since from a week, whenever i open any application like eclipse, zimbra desktop, a new blank tab will be automatically opens in ...