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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 "install" web apps in ubuntu 22.04

I'd like to be able to launch some web apps from the launcher, and wish that they'd run in their own independent windows. Ideally, they'd be using firefox to do so. How can I do this?
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How force Ubuntu to show movie on the display using web app as remote control

I want to make own digital signage app. I have Ubuntu server installed on RPi4B. On that machine I serve the web application with frontend (React.js) and backend (Express.js) on the localhost. This ...
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This site can’t be reached

I am on Ubuntu hosting a .NET 6 web app. If I go to the directory where the publish files are stored and run command dotnet webapp.dll, then I will get something like the output below (Then if I go to ...
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WebApp does not work when VPN is enabled

I am running a WebApp on port 8080. The server running this app also needs to have an outbound VPN connected at all times. I am using OpenVPN on Ubuntu 20 server. Once the VPN is connected I can no ...
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Installing web apps using LAMPP?

I have both Google Chrome and Firefox. I need to install this repository: https://github.com/jualahmed/mobilerecharge On my flavour of Ubuntu. Lubuntu. I have downloaded LAMPP (everything and set it ...
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PWA .desktop file opening new browser window instead of the app

I've created a web app with Brave's Create shortcut tool and it appeared on my desktop as .desktop file. I've "allowed launching" but it keeps opening a new empty Brave window instead of the ...
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Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS: Playchess.com crashes my system

After I play for a while, my system crashes and I have to use the on-off switch. CPU: AMD FX(tm)-6300 Six-Core Processor GPU: Cape Verde XT [Radeon HD 7770/8760 / R7 250X] RAM: 8GiB
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Always gets permission denied after I pull to our server

can I ask some help please. I'am deploying our webapp Laravel framework to our new server my problem everytime I git pull from our new server. when I visit our webapp it will shows permission denied ...
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How to launch web tabs running in Chrome's App mode at specific locations on a screen?

I have a number of Chrome tabs running in app mode that I autostart on login. I have the Auto Move windows extensions able to move them to specific workspaces. I am trying to get them to next be at ...
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Cannot find my PWA in Ubuntu

I have installed in Ubuntu -> Outlook and Youtube using Progressive Web Apps: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oCyfcHSeDc However, I cannot find my new PWAs between my old apps, I restarted Ubuntu ...
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Why some webpages works different or look strange in Ubuntu? [closed]

I have my computer for work with Ubuntu and another computer for personal stuff with Windows 10. I have noticed that some pages loads extremely slow in my Ubuntu (Firefox or Chrome) than they do in my ...
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Launch Stadia with hardware video acceleration

Although it's possible to play Stadia in Ubuntu directly with Google Chrome or Chromium, it's not possible to do it with automatic Hardware Video Acceleration. In Google Chrome, although it's ...
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I made my own webapp, how to change the title (or whatever)?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 on Dell Vostro 3546. Here is my webapp code in /home/$USER/.local/share/applications/sketchboard.png: [Desktop Entry] Version=1.1 Type=Application Name=Sketchboard GenericName=...
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Tomcat8: Where to find the appropriate container log file?

I am trying to install a webapp under Tomcat8 and get the error message in the file catalina.2020-30-09.log: org.apache.catalina.core.StandardContext.startInternal One or more listeners failed to ...
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How to package minimized JS files of an webapp in a debian package?

Usually JS files in Webapps are used in a minimized form (e.g. jquery.min.js), and lintian treats such files with very long lines as binaries. Usually these minimized JS files are not written by the ...
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Epiphany/Gnome Web applications not showing now it is a snap install in 20.04

I have moved from 18.04 to 20.04 using a clean OS install and then re-installation of all used packages. One of the tricks I've used in the past is to create Web applications in Gnome Web (Epiphany) ...
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Startup application on ubuntu 20.04

I am looking for a startup app (which opens right after the user log in) on ubuntu 20.04. If it matters, this app will show a tutorial, ideally presented via a slide show codded in html/CSS. Is ...
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Chromium Snap WebApps stop working after Chromium update -> Bug! (No fix yet)

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 [duplicate]

If you're on Ubuntu 20.04 and create a webapp through Chromium Snap (via menu, 'More tools', 'Create shortcut...', tag 'Open as window', right-click the .desktop file on your desktop and choose 'Allow ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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