The Stack Overflow podcast is back! Listen to an interview with our new CEO.

Questions tagged [whatsapp]

WhatsApp Messenger is a freeware and cross-platform messaging and Voice over IP (VoIP) service owned by Facebook. This tag can be used for questions specifically for accessing Whatsapp Web or app (via emulator) on Ubuntu.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
22 views

How to get Franz messaging app start minimized and with window along the right edge of the screen?

Franz is probably the best in its class, but it has one UI flaw (starts in a small window somewhere in the middle of the screen and there's no setting to start minimized). It might be a good idea to ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
136 views

Where can I find download images from WhatsApp web on Ubuntu?

In WhatsApp web, I logged into my account & I downloaded a few images from WhatsApp. But can't find the files in my download directory. Is there any way to find those images?
1
vote
1answer
59 views

How to create own whappapp, and make shortcuts to open it via keyboard?

I found some whatsapp app but it's not offical. I want to make my own desktop app or shortcut and open whatsapp with one keyboard combination like SUPER + W
1
vote
1answer
374 views

WhatsApp Web doesn’t work in Vivaldi

When I visit https://web.whatsapp.com with the current Vivaldi 2.5 it asks me to either update Chrome or use a different browser: WhatsApp works with Google Chrome 36+ To use WhatsApp, update ...
0
votes
1answer
212 views

GSConnect drops connection and WhatsApp not working

I am experimenting with GSConnect for the first time. I have followed the instructions here and have managed to: Connect to the phone and exchange files (in both directions), Send and receive SMS ...
1
vote
0answers
176 views

Chromium application not supporting what's app web?

I am using the Ubuntu 16.04, browser Chromium is not supporting what's app web feature, it says this feature available in above 36.0 version of chrome. this is not possible for me to install the ...
-3
votes
3answers
7k views

WhatsApp app for Ubuntu (non-web)

Are there are any non-web based apps for WhatsApp (think Skype) for Ubuntu? I've read a bunch of things touching on this but all have ended up saying it was just a Trojan horse and pointed to the ...
3
votes
6answers
12k views

Is there any working Whatsapp client for Ubuntu?

I have been looking for one for a long time now, but I haven't found even one working port of Whatsapp web for ubuntu. There was one called whatsie if I remember correctly, but now it doesn't work ...
0
votes
0answers
285 views

Enter button does not send message in WhatsApp, Gmail web clients on 18.04.1 LTS

Using WhatsApp web client on Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS on Dell G5 notebook (fresh install). Have 2 input sources English and Russian. Typing message in the bottom textbox and pressing Enter to submit while ...
31
votes
2answers
14k views

WhatsApp Web is asking to update Chrome while using Chromium

I am using Chromium Version 71.0.3578.80 (Official Build) on Ubuntu, running on Ubuntu 16.04 (64-bit). This morning my WhatsApp Web tab asked me to update Chrome with the following message: ...
1
vote
0answers
686 views

How to detect duplicates of photos (even if the duplicate is of lower resolution) and how to keep only the higher-res copy?

Perusing thousands of photos from my smartphone transferred to my computer is a bit of a challenge. Separating the wheat from the chaff is a time consuming late-night endeavour. What makes this ...
0
votes
0answers
116 views

Best way to run Whatsapp on a 32 bit Ubuntu in 2018 without having a smartphone? [duplicate]

I know there are multiple answers on this topic, but most of them are outdated (2015 or older), and suggest the use of either Genymotion or AndY, both not anymore being available for 32 bit Systems. ...
9
votes
1answer
5k views

Whatsapp web qrcode flashes and dissapears [closed]

I'm running chrome on ubuntu 16.04 Whatsapp web seems to have stopped working on the desktop. The QR code flashes on the screen for what looks like 1 frame before disappearing to leave only the ...
0
votes
0answers
1k views

Whatsapp Web QR code won't scan

Unlike this questioner, my WhatsApp Web QR code loads fine, but it won't scan on my Android phone. It's as if the phone doesn't "see" the QR code. I've done it from my phone in Windows on the same ...
1
vote
0answers
148 views

How to start Whatsapp Web on Ubuntu with Whatsapp installed on bluestacks on another computer? [duplicate]

I have recently installed bluestacks on a Windows 7 computer which isn't my normal one and I can't use it often and it's kind of annoying because I don't really own it. I installed Whatsapp on that ...
3
votes
2answers
4k views

What'sApp installed on anbox on ubuntu 17.10 doesn't work – probably it can't acces the internet

I installed anbox with whatsapp on my ubuntu computer just as explained here. I started whatsapp an typed in my phone number. By the way, my phone is no smartphone and that's why I need whatsapp on ...
1
vote
0answers
774 views

How to install official whatsapp for windows (whatsapp.exe) in ubuntu

So I recently noticed that whatsapp has published an official app for Microsoft Windows (PC version). I tried to install the same in my Ubuntu using Wine but it fails to install. I am being prompted ...
2
votes
2answers
914 views

The browser isn't being correctly identified and problems with Whatsapp Web

Today I was trying to access WhatsApp Web in Firefox and then, this screen was displayed, with no messages, nor a QR code to scan: It sounded strange, because I never had this issue. Then, I accessed ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

Vim editor and it's difference and how to repair these editor [duplicate]

What is difference between Vi and Vim in Ubuntu,Because when you type some text in vi it's much differ from what you type in vim . thank you
1
vote
0answers
809 views

How can I run WhatsApp on Ubuntu using ARC Welder?

Background: I am trying to run WhatsApp on Ubuntu 16.04 using the ARC Welder Chrome app. The following animation displays the procedure as well as the error. Did someone succeed running WhatsApp ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Whatapp web constantly flickering

I am running Ubuntu 16.04 I started running whatsapp web for chrome today and the screen is constantly flickering. It didn't happen earlier. Also it doesn't happen with Windows. Why is it happening?...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

How can I use WhatsApp Web on Ubuntu?

I tried to install WhatsApp Web on Ubuntu. I have a Nexus 5 where my WhatsApp works fine. I tried to install the software to my Ubuntu but it asks QR code. I took a picture of it by my phone. But I ...
4
votes
1answer
6k views

Whatsapp on Ubuntu 15.10 desktop *without having access to a smartphone*

I currently don't own a proper smartphone that would be capable of running Whatsapp, and I don't have an account there yet. What I need is a way to run any Whatsapp client on my Ubuntu (64bit, ...
1
vote
0answers
183 views

How to directly save files into host machine from genymotion?

When I use whatsapp, Telegram etc on Genymotion. Files from that app can be download in Genymotion Virtual Device, but saving that files [video photo etc] in Genymotion virtual Device is contain to ...
1
vote
2answers
435 views

cant install whatsapp after making successful transaction Please help

I made the payment, after that when I click on install it says "installing" but doesn't really download and install the whatsapp application .I am using ubuntu 14.04 LTS .If this problem can be solved ...
33
votes
7answers
249k views

Install WhatsApp webapp on Ubuntu

How can I install Whatsapp web app on Ubuntu? I found a similar question How to install WhatsApp?, but here I am asking for the WhatsApp desktop webapp so that I can directly access the application ...
5
votes
2answers
30k views

Whatsapp on Ubuntu Phone? [duplicate]

Is it already possible to download Whatsapp on Ubuntu mobile through the software center? Or can someone show me how to download and install this step by step? I don't have an Ubuntu phone yet but I ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Whatsapp installation on ubuntu 12.04 PC

How to install whatsapp on a PC running on Ubuntu 12.04?
1
vote
0answers
2k views

Whatsapp for UBUNTU Phone and Touch

Has anyone tried to install ubuntu watsapp for phone and touch following the instructions at this link http://www.whatsappfor.org/software/whatsapp-ubuntu-phone-touch/ ? It seems a little complicated. ...
6
votes
4answers
39k views

Whatsapp Web QR code not loading on Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04

I am trying to use the service https://web.whatsapp.com/ on Chrome/Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Dual boot Windows 8.1). But the QR code that needs to be scanned by the Whatsapp mobile app is not ...
1
vote
0answers
142 views

Failed to install pidgin-whatsapp in Ubuntu 14.10 (Error - Failed to fetch PPA) [duplicate]

I am a new Ubuntu user. In the process of installing WhatsApp into Ubuntu 14.10, and while I have successfully installed Pidgin, I am facing problems when installing whatsapp-purple plugin for Pidgin. ...
3
votes
1answer
8k views

Is there a whatsapp client for linux desktop? [duplicate]

Ideally, I would like something like http://web.telegram.org for WhatsApp. But I'm just looking for a way to receive and send messages from my Ubuntu Desktop. Is there some client or any other way ...
13
votes
4answers
17k views

WhatsApp for Ubuntu Phone?

Does someone know if there already is a WhatsApp Version for Ubuntu Phone? I decided to install Ubuntu on my Android, but I don't want to use my phone without WhatsApp.