Questions tagged [websites]

For questions related to either creating web pages and websites using applications installed on Ubuntu or related to utilizing websites with browsers and other utilities installed in an Ubuntu environment.

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Cloud Storage and web hosting [closed]

I want to self-host the website we will make for our capstone project so that we won't pay for other companies. They require us to make a cloud-based website project, so I think if we can do that ...
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Firefox not loading a particular website

I use Mozilla Firefox 98.0.2 on Ubuntu 20.04 as my primary browser. For some random unknown reason it has decided to stop loading my server's control panel website. I have tested the control panel in ...
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Redirected Too Many Times on Apache2

I'm using apache2 to host a website on Ubuntu Server. When I try to load the page from a browser, I get the "this page redirected you too many times" error. I don't have any duplicate files ...
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Chrome still not blocking websites after this hack

https://bytenbit.com/how-to-block-websites-on-windows-ubuntu-macintosh/ In the /etc/hosts file, I have added: 127.0.0.1 www.youtube.com To block youtube. It's working for firefox now. It's working for ...
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403 Forbidden error when accessing website using Ubuntu

I'm trying to access the website www.spea.pt (Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds). When I access the website from Arch Linux (or from my android phone) everything works. However when doing so ...
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How to delete all website data from the system? (https://twitch.tv -site not working anymore)

Twitch.tv website has always been kinda janky when I switched to Linux; usually it takes multiple tries before it loads everything instead of just showing that "error loading module"-ghost. ...
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Ubuntu apache2 windows10 I want adress server/adress

I want some litlle help thanks. I have instaled virtualbox on machine. Setup Apache2 and make some test adress. I want in windows set adress like 192.168.56.212/test.com and want in windows next ...
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Any CLI HTML validator running locally and detecting dead internal links

I am looking for any HTML validator that fullfils following requirement runs locally on a local files (without internet connectivity) detects dead internal links does not detect working links as ...
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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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Why is my cursor position offset in FireFox on my main screen?

I've been struggling with this problem for a while now. Maybe since my upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04. It was very difficult to capture, but here is a video that shows that when the LinkedIn.com page is ...
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Connect to dev machine using IP address

I'm working through tutorials using Angular and node. I am able to build and access my tutorial site on the localhost:<port#> and can also access them on the machine using http://127.0.0.1:<...
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Web page loading issues in Brave browser

I've been having some issues with loading web pages in Brave browser (on Ubuntu 20.04) for the past month. I believe the issue seemingly started after running an automatic update. The issues include: ...
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How to create a desktop shortcut to a website

I looked up how to create a website shortcut on the desktop, and I keep getting a lot of different methods, none of which work. I cannot drag and drop a url to the Desktop folder to create a shortcut....
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Scrape HTML data using bash?

I have a webpage full of search results (gotten from a customised cURL request), and I want to be able to scrape through the data of the results page and extract the text between the HTML tags using ...
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How to add more hard drives to my ubuntu home server

I have a home server with ubuntu server installed. I am hosting my site of it on the same hard drive. I was wondering could I add another hard drive to my server, so I can move the website to that ...
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What is a good way to archive webpages in a form that that is "future proof" against browser software updates?

I want to be able to store webpages, from various websites of interest, long term, for later reference. How do browser software updates affect me being able to do this? Is there some form they can be ...
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How to redirect a URL to another URL using /etc/hosts

I want to block some sites on my ubuntu system.So, I added some lines to the /etc/hosts, which are 127.0.1.1 www.reddit.com 127.0.1.1 www.facebook.com This now successfully blocks the ...
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Cant connect to my website from the outside [duplicate]

Hi my network map is like this internet--Arris589--wavlink rounter--my PC== apache2 my problem is when the web packs come in they get the "this webpage is down message" and when I ...
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a2ensite error - site does not exist

I would like to enable site in /etc/apache2/available-sites. Few hours ago everything was ok. Then I made some changes because of errors including copying directories in /etc/apache2 and now I can see ...
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Website template availability

Are website templates available for Ubuntu 18? I am looking for a simple website template to share family videos & photos. I am BRAND new to Ubuntu :-(( So far I am enjoying it, but step ...
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The DirectoryIndex and DocumentRoot in apache 2

I have /var/www/html/moodle as my website directory. When in mysite.conf the settings are as follows: DocumentRoot /var/www/html DirectoryIndex index.php mysite.com gives an Index of/ page since ...
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Manage file deletion in PHP

I am creating a PHP website where you upload 2 images, and it combines them, then lets you download the final product. Currently I have it set up to create a UserID that is stored in cookies. Then all ...
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Apache default vhost is not working

I have a server which runs Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS. I wanted to add a simple vhost, but I realize I have problem with the "default" vhost. The server has a public name, like (this is a fake number): http:/...
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Are there stable open source apps that would work well for conferencing, larger meetings or teaching?

with all of this social distancing and work from home stuff I am curious what people use for large meetings? Open source would be preferred, as would stable. I am a teacher and would love to be able ...
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Site unreachable + URL check: timeout

During installation of a software in the PC I got problems with grub system in Ubuntu 18.04.4 Desktop, which I resolved copying, from an installation iso image, the /bin/bash folder: Missing operating ...
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Mysql PDO/MySqli Connect From Linux Host

My Database host and my website host are not the same. I have created a few web applications on .NET with a web.config or app.config file where I could easily set a machinekey for the MySQL ...
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Home Server - Security Issues

I am planning to install Ubuntu Server on an old desktop for testing purposes at home. I also plan to install a web server (most probably Apache) and open it to the internet. The web server will not ...
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No picture on bing.com web page in chrome after 19.10 update

I'm running 19.10 with MATE desktop. Since the last update, the picture on the "bing.com" web page doesn't show up in chrome. I have a second PC running 19.10 that had the pic show up, updated, and ...
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How can I block all Tumblr blogs?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 and need a foolproof way to permanently block Tumblr blogs from being accessed on my system. Browser extensions such as Blocksite arent effective even when using 'wildcards' ...
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Extending the root with another partition (website's server, on production)

I work for a media whose website gets around 300k views/day, installed on an OVH server. When we've got the server, it was said to have 2x 500 GB of SSD storage, so we went with it and installed ...
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Can't grep price in downloaded webpage

Using wget I downloaded this webpage: With the command: RobWebsiteAddress="https://www.walmart.ca/en/ip/Dispenser-Set-Tumbler-Organizer-Bathroom-Bin-Holder-Bathroom-Containers-Soap-Set-Accessories-...
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Browser problems in loading websites in Ubuntu

I got a new Ubuntu 16.04 box on my company network, but the browsers (chrome, Firefox, ...) have problems opening many websites. For instance, Linkedin.com opens like this: I thoutght it has problems ...
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Why shouldn't I set 777 permission to /var/www?

I know I am not the first to ask about it, but it's still not clear to me. I mean, on this post we can read that 777 is a bad permission in general and I'll show you why. Despite how it may look in a ...
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Which websites provides the packages that Ubuntu often used?

Currently my Ubuntu server cannot reach external websites. I need provide a list of websites to the IT department that need to be whitelisted so that I can upgrade my Ubuntu packages via apt-get ...
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Using bash script for downloading data

I am a beginner at programming. I am trying to do a stock analysis and want to download historical data from www.moneycontrol.com website. Please see below the webpage: https://www.moneycontrol.com/...
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How to prevent the second site with apache2 from serving root folders

I am setting a VPS with one IP adress to serve multiple websites. The first one is running. The second only shows an Index of / listing the two folders containing files of the two websites within the ...
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How to add my dns to the public network [closed]

I have just created a new page on my virtual machine Linux and configured DNS for this page. It works only if user sets DNS to my Linux address. I want user to be able to visit my page on whatever DNS ...
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RE: Getting Ubuntu Server to Show Web Page URL instead of Just my IP Address [duplicate]

I am currently working out of a book, "Mastering Ubuntu Server, (LaCroix 2018)." I have not been through the entire book but I am having doubts so far. I have a website URL that I want to host from ...
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Network Icon suddenly shows a "?"

I use ubuntu 18.10 on my computer and I've been getting a weird error since a few days ago. Suddenly, my network icon turns into the version with "?", and I can't acess some websites. No problem on ...
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How can I access a folder that starts with a dot with apache?

I need to vertify my domain to get a https certificate, my problem is that the page says that I have to put a file in a folder named .well-known. The Problem is now that I can't access this folder ...
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Disable thumbnail preview on file upload menu

I want to disable thumbnail when I press "upload a file" in a browser. I tried to remove the package tumbler, but it is still showing the picture.
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How to manipulate DOM in ubuntu command line without actually rendering the page on the GUI?

I've written a small JS snippet which clicks some buttons in the DOM of a certain target website in a loop. To run this snippet, I open the target website in firefox. Then I paste this JS snippet in ...
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Why is Wikipedia taking up so much RAM on Ubuntu (with Google Chrome) and how can I reduce it?

My laptop with 16GB of RAM keeps running out of RAM and the top 10 processes chewing up the RAM are always from Google Chrome tabs, some which are using 900MB of RAM: Opening Google Chrome's own task ...
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Mozilla Firefox Quantum: Some websites don't open

I am using Firefox Quantum and I am not able to open/use some websites. For example, take https://www.sbiyono.sbi/. When I click on login, it shows this: Pl help. Thanks.
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Tool to determine what technology a website is built on

I know there are builtwith and wappalyzer. But they ask for a subscription for more details. Is there any GUI or terminal app to see the entire stack from front to backend of a website?
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How do I download photoshop illustrator in Ubuntu 16.04?

I'm planning to design a web page for my project. So can anyone help me how can i install through the terminal. Or do I've any alternative. Thank you!!!
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Can't access my apache server out of my local network(wordpress)

I just made a website through Apache server and word-press. I am able to access it when i am connected to local network.Although i have done port forwarding settings to my router and through ufw i can'...
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Publicly Available Containers via Ubuntu 18.04 -- help question

First off, let me start by saying I am no expert in server talk. I've been teaching myself as I go along, and I really only know entry level basics to server management. I am trying to consolidate ...
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Firefox and Chromium fail to reach websites under 18.04

Just installed 18.04. Firefox and Chromium fail to reach some websites, but not all. Android has no difficulty with the same sites.
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DNS on a website

I have a Joomla website and I wanna give it a domain name. Should I install DNS server (BIND9) on my Ubuntu or should I buy a domain name from the internet? if should I buy a domain name, is there ...
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