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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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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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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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Is it possible to open two seperate webapps on a dual extended screen on startup?

I can manage to open a webapp on startup on main screen but i cannot figure out how to open a second webapp on the extended screen. I have tried directing the output to different display (0.1) and i ...
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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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Is an online Ubuntu terminal emulator available?

I want to play around with some terminal commands from official Ubuntu packages, but at the moment I don't have access to an Ubuntu PC. Is there an online and free terminal emulator running, say, ...
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How can a GMail file attachment of “unknown” file type be downloaded in Ubuntu Touch?

How can an e-mail attachment of arbitrary file type be downloaded in Ubuntu Touch? I have a file (say .dat, or something the system doesn't recognise) that is an attachment to an e-mail opened in the ...
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Ubuntu webapp-container doesn't allow using different input source

I've created a .desktop file for accessing web-based version of wechat , specifically file is ~/.local/share/applications/wechat.desktop , with the following contents. [Desktop Entry] Name=WeChat ...
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Copying files to var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/ROOT

I have installed a web app in var/lib/tomcat7/webapps/ROOT that runs using tomcat7. When i check the file permissions,i see that they are owned by tomcat7 How can i copy a file inside ROOT and make ...
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twitter unity webapp has mobile view

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 16.04 and installed the unity webapp for twitter. But I only get mobile view of the twitter client How can I change this back to the desktop view as it was before on ...
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Telegram channels on Ubuntu touch (App and Scope) with OTA-11

How can i see Telegram channels in the Telegram App for ubuntu-touch or in the Telegram Scope for this Operating System? E.g. They don't appear there in a Meizu Pro5 mobile with OTA-11.
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Do Unity Web Apps No longer Intergrate Into the HUD?

Do unity-web-apps no longer integrate into the HUD (x) and into the desktop (x)? I haven't used unity-web-apps since 12.04, and I do not know if it is simply not working or if this is a feature that ...
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Unable to install unity-webapps in ubuntu 16.04

I'm unable to install unity-webapps after upgrading to 16.04. All began as tweak unity was not launching. Now i'm unable to install it from synaptic package manager also as its indicating broken ...
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Is it correct to make WebApps for Ubuntu Desktop 14.04+ with “webapp-container”?

I'm trying to make a simple webapp for Ubuntu Desktop only (Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04). To do it, I've made a .desktop file with the following "Exec" line: Exec=webapp-container --enable-back-forward --...
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How to create snappy nodejs web application

Currently I'm working on IoT project, and we decided to use Beagle Bone Black. Original BBB OS use too much space and RAM so we googled and found Snappy Ubuntu Core as a perfect solution. Problem is ...
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Prevent web apps from using browser?

So I've been "developing" web apps for Ubuntu mobile devices using the Web App Generator and all seems to be going well... But some - not all - of my web apps move over to the browser when a link is ...
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Where are webapps in Ubuntu 15.10

I just read this blogpost: http://www.howtogeek.com/119560/how-to-install-and-use-ubuntus-new-web-apps-feature/ I am running Ubuntu 15.10 and I tried to install as stated in the link, but sudo apt-...
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How do I download an app that was created with “quickly release” from “launchpad.net” to a phone?

I made a very basic app and using the command "quickly release" a file "training_16.01.9.tar.gz" on my launchpad.net page appears. I just followed instructions like a lamb to make this happen so I ...
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Reinstalling the El Pais scope on Ubuntu phone

The other day I was cleaning my Ubuntu phone from apps that had been installed by default and I didn't want. I uninstalled El Pais thinking it was a webapp not related to the scope, which I find way ...
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Shema missing com.canonical.unity.webapps

My unity tweak tool (ubuntu 15.10) stopped working after the last autoremove. Other articles suggest to run sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-service or sudo apt-get install unity-webapps-common. ...
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How do I setup apache to only allow local devices to connect to my website/app?

Hey guys I'm really new to this please forgive me if I butcher all the terminology. I've managed to get a lamp-server running for my small business and have created a small webapp that runs on the ...
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Can I run Android, Mac or Windows apps on Ubuntu Phone?

My situation is quite special, I like to buy an Ubuntu Phone for more safety and for having an open source OS. But I'm deaf and I need a special app for being able to telephone with a sign-language ...
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Why does “apt-get autoremove” removes packages that are still used by programms?

I mostly install my software via apt-get. From time to time apt-get tells me to use autoremove to install "unused packages". But it removes for example webapps-common which is used by the ubuntu ...
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Is there a simple way to add an url as launcher on Ubuntu Touch?

Right now, if one wants to gain quick access to a webpage on Ubuntu Touch devices, the best way is to create a simple webapp, using Ubuntu SDK or w/e. I'm wondering if anyone knows of a way to add an ...
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Web IDE that has a Linux compiler?

Is there a web IDE that has a Linux compiler (virtual Linux compiler) with Python support? I've created a Python application that uses GTK and Linux modules such as os.system and gtk. I need to ...
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Converting website into Ubuntu webapp

I have to converted my website into an Ubuntu webapp. I converted using SDK. Now, how to run it without publishing and without SDK on other PC?
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Empty whoami in subshell

I have a webapp (nginx, gunicorn, python) that receives git post hooks and triggers a command line tool (ruby, capistrano). Everything is run via a user named deployer. The command line tool runs very ...