Questions tagged [webapps]

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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My Epiphany browser is crashing after i deleted a `.desktop` file; How do I fix that?

A while ago i added two websites as the standalone apps in Epiphany. Then I tried to delete one, which is an option that doesn't exist in the app menu (XFCE), but only to remove from Favourites. So in ...
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Set different ports for different web applications on Apache

I have two different applications and I would like to have two different port connection for each application like "localhost:44300" and "localhost:44311". Ubuntu server has SSL certificate. What I ...
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Chromium Snap WebApps stop working after Chromium update -> Fix!

After having fiddled around and finally fixed my WebApps with Chromium Snap on Ubuntu 20.04, today I discovered that all my WebApps were missing from the dock and no longer available when searching ...
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Multiple users behavior inconsistent in Chromium snap on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Just did a clean install of Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. After updating packages and installing chromium snap I signed in to my main account (I'll call it profile 1 see attached pic, top right window) ...
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Chromium (Snap) on Ubuntu 20.04 - Some webapp shortcuts not working - workaround

Just installed Ubuntu 20.04 and tried to get my favorite webapps (i.e. Google Calendar, WhatsApp Web) working again. Since Firefox removed this feature years ago, I'm now using Chromium for this. On ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 Chromium Snap cannot pin Webapp shortcuts to dock? -> Try this!

While typing this question, I found the solution to it via a workaround. So I'm posting it in case anybody else runs into this problem. If you're on Ubuntu 20.04 and create a webapp through Chromium ...
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PostgreSQL admin tool behind nginx

I have a VPS with PostgreSQL installed. I've nginx setup with a bunch of reverse proxies to different tools, grafana, Node.js sites and so on. I'm trying to setup PostgreSQL right now, and I just can'...
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How can I make specific URL patterns open via a Chrome application?

Similar as asked in this SuperUser question, I would like to enable a specific website to open through one of my google chrome apps instead of in a regular new browser tab The real case is I wrote ...
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Installing unofficial web app office

I've installed snap as instructed but when trying to install the office web app I get the following error:error: cannot perform the following tasks: - Mount snap "unofficial-webapp-office" (31) (...
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Need syntax to run program Ged2gwb inside Geneweb App

I am running Ubuntu 18.04LTS on a Dell desktop with much success. I've installed Geneweb genealogy program and want to: convert a Gedcom file to Geneweb format using ged2gwb command load result ...
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How would I run multiple applications on my Ubuntu Server

I'd like my server to run ubuntu server OS on the M.2 drive, on that OS I'd like to create a cloud server by running nextCloud on a difference instance and have all the nextCloud data to be stored on ...
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How to remove Google shortcuts from app menu?

Last year I installed some Chrome shortcuts (Drive, Calendar, Gmail, etc) but I don't want them anymore. However, I can't seem to get rid of them from the app menu. Any idea how I can do this?
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How to launch a separate Firefox instance in Kiosk mode only with the default profile?

I'm searching for a way to launch a separate Firefox instance with my default Firefox profile in Kiosk mode (recently introduced in Firefox 71) only. This is needed for a web application. This ...
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Can't Use the Web Midi API on Ubuntu

With aspirations of creating a web based Midi tool, in Ubuntu 19.10, I'm trying to test out the Web Midi API. Although it is supposed to be supported in Chromium, none of the samples I've tried work ...
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uninstalling whatsapp

I have installed WhatsApp by following these steps: Type sudo -H gedit /usr/share/applications/whatsapp-webapp.desktop in the Terminal. Copy the following text to opened screen: #!/usr/bin/env xdg-...
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/etc/default/tomcat7 does not exist?

I am a complete noob with linux so please don't shoot me. I have installed tomcat7 according to this tutorial. Then I copied my project.war into /opt/tomcat/webapps and then I run $CATALINA_HOME/bin/...
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How make to minimize app to tray on close

I use this page to create a WhatsApp application, but I want when I close or minimize app it's going to tray and not close complete. And how to add startup to minimize. I test alltray, but not work ...
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Context3D not available! Possible reasons: wrong wmode or missing device support

I'm trying to play a game on 360Game but I am getting the following error: Context3D not available! Possible reasons: wrong wmode or missing device support. What could be the issue? How can I fix ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 tomcat 8 manager webapp no access

I was having a problem with user and password entering the manager webapp and tried to fix it editing the manager.xml and host-manager.xml files. And now I don't even get the login prompt and check ...
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Setup service account for webapp

Fairly new to servers and linux in general but have successfully followed the guide here about how to deploy Python web apps with gunicorn and nginx. However everything in that article is done under a ...
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Infinite loop in web app freezes Ubuntu?

I had an infinite loop bug in a webapp I'm working on which had the surprising effect of freezing my entire system. I couldn't close the tab or close chrome or do anything other than do a forced ...
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why chrome web app shortcuts has no Icon

I am creating web app shortcut from chrome to desktop by clicking on more tools > create shortcut. But it has random name and no icon as clear in the screenshot #!/usr/bin/env xdg-open [Desktop ...
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How to easily create webapps for websites and the deploy them into the snap store for ubuntu?

I would like to do this easily to someone's website and deploy the app for websites with javascript, CSS, HTML like fallingrain.com for ubuntu. Could someone help me? I think there might be some way ...
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How to view a web app hosted on ubuntu from another machine?

I have a Flask web application which is successfully running on an Ubuntu install Running on http://127.0.0.1:8050/. Now, that machine is CLI only so, I need to open that website from another ...
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How do I completely remove Google Chrome apps (e.g. Postman) on Ubuntu 18.04?

I backed up my home directory from Ubuntu 14.04, installed Ubuntu 18.04 on a new PC, then restored my home directory. I went ahead and installed the native app following these instructions. Now I'm ...
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Simple file sharing web application [closed]

I am looking for a simple web application that may be deployed to a web server like Apache or nginx, serving though HTTP(S) the contents of a certain folder. Most web browsers already support this to ...
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What is the difference between copying an a.out file(executable file) and installing an application? [closed]

What is the difference between installing an application software and copying the executable file(ex:a.out) of the application? When we run the a.out file it gives some result, running the application ...
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Ubuntu Mate on RPi 3 to display webapp

I have installed Ubuntu Mate on a RPi 3, which is attached to a full hd touchscreen. The setup is solely dedicated to displaying (and interacting with) a HTML/JS webapp. Except, this is painfully slow....
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Alternative to “A Pomodoro Timer for GNOME” for KDE

Does anybody know one similar app like "A Pomodoro Timer for GNOME" which works with KDE? I use KDE and this one isn't compatible.
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How to load balance two urls with nginx?

I have a python(flask) webapp. It is accessible by nginx in front of it. Let, my domain is: http://domain.com My web app is running on http://127.0.0.1:5000 nginx config: upstream fapp { ...
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Start web application automatically on log-in [duplicate]

This question has two components: Make a website like Outlook 365 into an app. (One approach I describe below is to use Google Chrome / Chromium) Open that app automatically on log-in. This is the ...
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Creating a static HTML website for dummies?

My wife wants to share a very large amount of old school photos with her friends. Some of her friends suggested she use iCloud but I know that I can set up Apache and my home Internet connection to ...
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Localhost already in use (Pycharm and mongodb)

I've been creating a webapp from a course in PyCharm and using mongodb for the database. I was finishing it and executed "Run" in pycharm before running the server. Realizing my mistake I closed it, ...
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Tomcat GUI access broken?

I'm able to reach tomcat in the browser. I've done all the prep to be able to access the GUI apps, but I am still told I am not authorized. I have my /opt/tomcat/conf/tomcat-users.xml in code blocks ...
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Does Snappy explicitly include webapps as a use-case?

I was surprised to read War on Snaps, an example of a webapp being packaged using Snappy (in this case using Apache Tomcat and a Java WAR file). I also found a question about Snappy/NodeJS web ...
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How do I completely remove Apache2? [duplicate]

I need to completely remove apache2 but no matter what I do I still get the default ubuntu page and when I run a nodejs app it will say port 80 is in use. I tried the usual suggested in other ...
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Unity Web Apps: is there a way to zoom in?

I installed several Unity web apps (gmail, youtube etc) but the text is too small. Is there a way to zoom in? Note that I am not looking for a desktop/unity-wide zoom in as described here: How to ...
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How to install the Web Apps in Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

Can't Install the Web Apps in Ubuntu 16.04 I tried to do this to resolve the problem but got error message saying, E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily ...
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Running Peppermint's Ice on vanilla Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm wondering how easy it would be to get Ice (Peppermint's SSB Manager) running on Ubuntu 16.04? There are several websites (Evernote, Airdroid, Wunderlist) that run best from Chromium (and lack a ...
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unity-tweak-tool: Why does it depend on mobile apps like webbrowser-app etc.?

I want to install unity-tweak-tool on a relatively fresh install of ubuntu 16.04. In console sudo apt-get install unity-tweak-tool --no-install-recommends shows the following dependencies: Die ...
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OneNote.com just shows a blank page

When I go to http://www.onenote.com/ I just get a completely blank page, no errors, nothing. If I look at the page source I see lots of HTML. Any idea what's happening? I have Java installed, using ...
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Slack as a Gnome Web Web-Application keeps asking for permission to show desktop notifications

I'm using Gnome Web (web browser) to run slack as a web application so that I can search for it as an app in the Ubuntu Gnome activities screen. This works well but everytime I start the Web App I get ...
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Multiple instances of `webapp-container`?

In Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Desktop webapp-container is a handy way to launch web apps in a standalone browser: webapp-container --name=FirstWebApp https://firstwebapp.com However if, while FirstWebApp is ...
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What apparmor policy do I need in my click package for offline html5 application?

Hello all you knowledgeable people. I have created an ubuntu HTML5 application. A simple, offline application. You can browse it on github: https://github.com/BigET/ResistorCalculator In order for ...
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Playout system for fluid Web App

For my company I'm programming the GUI for an interactive table using Web Technologies and react.js. It's for a showroom of a rather big client and it's been a bit of a hustle to convince my ...
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WTD: Method to Launch/Run Web app in a Window and minimize it to tray

I use a web To Do manager called todoist.com. Under Windows or MacOS, there is a desktop client, and there are extensions for Chrome and Firefox. There is no desktop client for Linux (I also couldn't ...
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CUPS Web GUI on remote server

I am trying to setup web access to the CUPS on my remote server Ubuntu 14.04 It should be very easily: sudo apt-get install cups # instead of manualy change /etc/cups/cupsd.conf sudo cupsctl --...
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webapp-container Opens Up Browser

I use draw.io a lot, since it feels better than Libreoffice Draw itself. I use it in my browser, but I do not feel well using it in browser. So I came up with a solution to load web pages in a webkit, ...
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eBay mobile website on Ubuntu no longer supported

How do I update the eBay app on my Ubuntu tablet? Message says The eBay mobile website is no longer supported on this device
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Can I change App content while Running?

I am currently working on an HTML5 app for the Ubuntu Desktop. Is it possible to change the apps content while it's running, similar to the text editor Brackets live view? -Thanks!

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