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Ubuntu web browsers doesn't show call back that came with error 500

I'm a software developer. I have the problem that my web browsers (chrome, firefox, firefox developers...) stopped show me error 500 call backs. Doesn't appear on my developer tools xhr network calls. ...
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Lubuntu: Dragging image from web browser (Falcon) is not effective

When I want to move an image from an internet browser (for example from Google images), it works worse than in the Windows operating system. Specifically, I am concerned about these two things: I ...
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How to zoom in and out text in web browser in ubuntu 20.04 instead of whole layout?

i tried web browsers(firefox, google chrome) in windows, when i pinch with two finger on touchpad to zoom in and out it zooms the text or content not the layout of webpage. but, in ubuntu 20.04 i know ...
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How to install the LibreWolf Browser (incl. DRM support)?

There is a newer browser, called LibreWolf, an independent fork of Firefox, with the primary goals of privacy, security and user freedom. It is the community run successor to LibreFox. LibreWolf uses ...
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unit testing webbrowser module

I want to unit test a bunch of code that looks like this: # First command. This will open reddit in your browser. # ------------------------------------------------------------- if 'open reddit'...
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How to change useragent of default Ubuntu Web browser?

If it possible, how to change/substitute of user-agent for default Ubuntu GNOME Web browser?
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I have deleted XFCE, exo and Terminal in Xubuntu, how to get them back?

First, a piece of advice: in Xubuntu 18.04, there is a pre-installed application called Web Browser. It is NOT a Web Browser. I uninstalled it via Software Center thinking it was redundant with ...
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Unable to locate package brave-browser on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS (lubuntu) [duplicate]

Trying to install the Brave web browser, I ultimately arrive at the error, "Unable to locate package brave-browser". How should I proceed? Here is my LXTerminal output: username@username-Latitude-...
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How to install Brave Web Browser for ubuntu 16.04

I want to install Brave Web Browser . I went to the website's download section but it has a method which is less user friendly , difficult to understand . I want to know a Simple easy way to install ...
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Flash Player does not install on Ubuntu Web Browser [duplicate]

Flash player works fine with Chrome, but cannot install on Ubuntu Web Browser. I am on Ubuntu 17.04 and up to date.
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Why does Ubuntu use Firefox by default if it has its own web browser?

I was changing my default browser from Firefox to Chrome when I saw an unknown option called "Browser", so I opened it and saw it was called "Ubuntu Web Browser". So why use Firefox and not the one ...
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Where is download location on Ubuntu web browser?

I am moving to Ubuntu web brower from Firefox and Chromium because it is faster and lighter than both. The only problem I am facing now is the location of downloaded file. I download attachment on my ...
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Can I turn on WebGL in the ubuntu-touch web browsers?

Apparently, the reason for geogebra not displaying its 3D mode in my Ubuntu-touch device is that the browser is not using webGL, somehow. It happens with both Firefox and the default browser. What can ...
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Ubuntu web browser in 16.04 makes my system hang

I have a Dell precision tower 3620 desktop, with Ubuntu 16.04 installed. It has already annoyed me so many times that Ubuntu web browser (webbrowser-app) in 16.04 makes my system hang. The problem ...
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Pin tabs in default web browser on Ubuntu Touch

Is it possible to pin a tab in the default web browser on Ubuntu Tounch?
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How can I uninstall ubuntu web browser?

I have installed Ubuntu 16.04 and find ubuntu web browser as pre-installed web-browser. I find it useless as Mozilla is far superior than this. How can I remove it from Ubuntu?
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Missing dependencies!

I installed Ubuntu on an old laptop and it seemed just fine, then I installed 'chrome' browser and I now have a red symbol top right of screen which tells me that I have software that is missing some ...
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How can i increase mouse scrolling speed on Ubuntu Web Browser?

The Ubuntu Web Browser scrolling speed (With mouse wheel) is very slow. How can i make it faster?
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Default font size in default web browser of Ubuntu-Touch

How to increase default (QWebSettings::MinimumFontSize??) font size for web pages in WWW browser built in Ubuntu Touch? (for end-user)
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Ubuntu web browser app crashes on execution

I'm using 16.04 and whenever I try to open Browser app, it crashes. I've tried uninstall/reinstall the app but the problem still remains. Here is the output when I run webbrowser-app via terminal: (...
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Add search engine to web browser in Ubuntu Touch

In Ubuntu Touch's web browser, I'd like to use a search engine that is not listed in the choice in settings section. Is there a way to add it?
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I want to use webbrowser-app in ubuntu 16.04

I love this browser, it is very quick, even in heavy sites. I would like to upload files with that.. I can't upload pictures for example to facebook, it is a disable option?, or what I can do about?.. ...
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How can I use the bq ubuntu tablet web browser access mobile website?

How can I use the BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu web browser to access mobile websites? I know flash player is not supported in this device, maybe html5 player can help me to watch a video?
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Ubuntu web browser does not start after upgrade to 16.04

I have recently updated my Ubuntu installation from 15.10 to 16.04. After it the Ubuntu web browser app does not start. Here is the console log: (webbrowser-app:7778): dconf-CRITICAL **: unable to ...
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How can you replace a new firefox browser with an older one?

How can you replace a new firefox browser with an older one in the 12.04 ubuntu? Can someone, any one please explain this to a novice that knows nothing about ubuntu? There is no good info here about ...
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What is "Ubuntu Web Browser"?

Even though Firefox is the default browser on the desktop version of Ubuntu, there's another option included in System->Default Applications. Enabling this option brings up "Ubuntu Web Browser" with ...
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How do I convert existing forms to fillable PDF's?

I know a solution for Windows, but I don't know a solution for Linux. The tool for Windows is for free and does the conversion automatically. I would like to have a software for Linux, which does the ...
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Ubuntu-touch Webbrowser Virus warning

While using the Webbrowser I got suddenly a hint that a virus is on my Ubuntu Touch Device. My Phone made a beep-beep sound and showed this page: Screenshot Is this true or is it a fake?
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web browser automation for interacting with Google

I won't bother with too many details but I need to programatically click on elements on a webpage. https://keep.google.com/ to be exact. For various reasons I cannot use things like iMacros or ...
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Are all bookmarks saved in Ubuntu Web Browser lost?

During hours of research I regularly bookmarked some important URL's by clicking the star in URL field. But how to find the saved bookmarks back?
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Copy text from website using keyboard

Do anyone know of an web application that makes it possible to copy text easily from the web browser using keyboard? E.g. like vimium works for selecting links in the web browser using keyboard. ...
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How to clear history in Ubuntu Web Browser

I'm using Ubuntu Web Browser (webbrowser-app) in 14.04, and I can't find a way to clear history. Can someone tell me how to clear history?
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How to zoom webpages in Browser?

There is an application called Browser(webbrowser-app) in Ubuntu 14.04. Is there any way to zoom the pages which are viewed in it?
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Browsing the internet from the command line

How can I browse the Internet from the command line in Ubuntu?
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