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Weird mouse issue with browsers Arch Linux

When I'm browsing my touchpad two finger scroll is "laggy". If I plug a usb mouse, the wheel scroll does not work. It happens with Goole Chrome (from AUR), Chromium and Firefox. Everywhere else in ...
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1answer
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Most Memory-Efficient Browser for Linux? [closed]

(I apologize if this is off-topic -- I know "Recommend me a tool" is off-topic in SO, but the Help suggested that it was okay here as long as there was an objective answer to be given, which there is ...
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15 views

Block web browser FTP integration on CentOs 6

I'm switching over to a new provider and I can't remember what I did on my old server to block browser FTP log in. What I mean by browser log in, is that someone can go to a web browser and type ...
5
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1answer
299 views

Webkit browsers inconsistently load webpage images/resources

I've been having this issue for quite some time, where websites viewed through webkit-based browsers inconsistently load images. By inconsistent, I mean that on one trial run, an image, or several ...
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0answers
461 views

Browser only linux distribution

I had set up moodle server for teaching students at my department. We have 2 computer rooms that are used by students for accessing this server and completing quizzes. Currently all computers have ...
0
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0answers
41 views

How to troubleshoot DNS issue with my Firefox browser?

I suspect there is a bug in my Firefox browser's DNS, which is leading to some valid URLs being redirected to hostname '.com' on random occasions. This leads me to post a question on the Information ...
1
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1answer
283 views

Web Browsers for Oracle Linux

I'm working on Oracle Linux as a de velopment machine. I'm looking for a web browser, but I can't seem to find them: $ rpm -qa | grep -i web pywebkitgtk-1.1.6-3.el6.x86_64 ...
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1answer
163 views

Is there a way to redirect certain URLs to specific web browsers in Linux?

I'm using Chrome as my default browser in Ubuntu 12.10. I need to use Firefox for business purposes (certain websites pertaining to my work only work with Firefox). Is there a way to force Ubuntu to ...
2
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1answer
203 views

How can I make my browser lie about my operating system?

I'm using Chromium (Version 30.0.1599.114 Ubuntu 12.10) under Linux. I'm trying to access a website that claims that it doesn't work under Linux. Of course, this is most likely crazy since the web is ...
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1answer
141 views

Failed dependency while installing Iron browser (a Chromium web browser clone)

Installation failed while trying to install Iron browser. [root@localhost softwares]# rpm -ivh iron64.rpm error: Failed dependencies: libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.15)(64bit) is needed by ...
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92 views

How to get Java working in Chromium (not Google Chrome) for Linux

A simple question, similar to another, but the previous answers seem to only apply to Google Chrome. I have the correct version of IcedTea enabled and no other Java plug-in installed. Even if I run ...
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0answers
108 views

Puppy Linux Browser

I have the latest puppy linux running from a bootable flash drive. Almost everything works just fine. There is one thing, however, that doesn't. The available browsers (Seamonkey, Midori, Firefox, ...
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0answers
52 views

SSL Certificate updates

In Windows or Linux system, how does the SSL certificate gets "updated" or "revoked"? By default some certificate comes while installing the OS / Browser. But later when that needs to be updated how ...
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49 views

http access to network through ssh to reverse ssh

We are deploying linux boxes with our product out. These linux boxes perform a reverse SSH tunnel up to our off site servers. I then connect to our offsite servers through SSH and then access the ...
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0answers
75 views

How to block web browser bookmarks in KDE kickoff launcher search results

I'm using KDE, and whenever I typed into the kickoff menu searchbox, I start seeing my bookmarks. How do I disable that?
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1answer
98 views

Chrome crawls on Linux whereas Firefox is light as a feather

In day to day browsing i find Chrome to consume x2 memory, has memory leaks with some sites (NYT, some ebay pages, with or without flash) whereas on Firefox is light as a feather. I'm a converted ...
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1answer
707 views

What is Chrome Canary and how is it different from Google Chrome - for Linux users?

Chrome has 3 releases - a regular release, a dev release and canary. Canary is simply a much newer release thats not as well tested, but has the latest shiny stuff. After a while the version ...
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3answers
203 views

How can I launch web browser automatically with given window size and url

In linux, is it possible to launch web browser with given window size and url using terminal console or some kind of script (e.g., shell)? What I want to do is to test the web streaming server to see ...
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1answer
93 views

IPTABLES to block sites on browser

I am trying to block a specific IP address from being accessed using the browser on my system. I added a simple rule as below iptables -A OUTPUT -d <IP> -j DROP The site gets blocked in the ...
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1answer
497 views

Run a browser in fullscreen without any other UI elements (like translate, restore session, e.t.c.)

I am currently trying to set up a Raspberry-Pi as a very light-weight/simple monitoring solution. All it has to do is open up a web-page on boot. Opening the web-page was easy enough. I simply put a ...
1
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2answers
274 views

A way of accessing a remote linux server via SSH anonymously and running a graphic web browser?

I need a way of connecting to a remote server anonymously and running (with further possibility of visual manipulation) a graphical Web Browser (not text-based) - Tor has been chosen for this and ...
0
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1answer
263 views

How to open new Instances of Opera (New Window/ Speed Dial) in Linux- Workspaces?

I'm using Fedora and I've just now downloaded Opera, its awesome . But I've got one problem and that is when I switch to New Workspace and open Opera (new Instance), it will not be opened in present ...
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1answer
239 views

Streaming your Linux desktop to a dynamic image in a browser window for anyone to see

I am trying to share the contents of a web page viewed on one computer and make it available to many computers in a simple to consume format via a browser. I would like to avoid java or other things ...
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2answers
252 views

Linux and safe Web browsing [closed]

Is it possible for a Linux system to get infected from Web browsing to a site with malicious code, malware, or trojan? I run Fedora Core 18 (KDE), Firefox 20.0 for Linux and Konquerer 4.10.1. I ...
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1answer
378 views

What alternative browser rendering engines exist for Linux/UNIX?

Now that Opera has switched to WebKit too, on Linux I found only WebKit or Gecko based browsers. The only other one was KDE/Konqueror's KHTML and on Windows IE's Trident. Are there any other ...
3
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1answer
93 views

How do I highlight “copy this” text on a website so that I might middle-click paste?

It seems to be one common practice on websites which intend to give the user text for copying/pasting to place this text in an <input/> or <textarea/> and pre-select it for the user. ...
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1answer
674 views

Debian set google-chrome as gnome-www-browser

I've recently set up Debian 6.0.6 and want to install google-chrome as the default web browser. The problem is that I can't remove others browsers (Iceweasel particularly) because there is a ...
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69 views

I'm looking for a text-based web browser with support for user scripts

So far I've acknowledge lynx, links and elinks, but none supports userscripts. Is there any other that supports userscripts? What I want to do is apply a script that would format certain pages to be ...
0
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0answers
53 views

Web browser is playing the video clips very quickly

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and have noticed that after restart there is no problem with watching video clips in the net, but after some time, when I try to open a video click (for example from YouTube) ...
2
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1answer
613 views

Can't browse to any Google sites from home network, but works fine on others

I have a very strange issue and I'm completely lost as to what it could be. I've worked tech support before, so I know that this is going to sound completely crazy. I have a laptop that dual-boots ...
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0answers
137 views

ubuntu 12.04 - keep getting “Server not found” for some websites

ever since last week , i've noticed that many websites cannot be accessed , and it doesn't matter if i use firefox or chromium as a web browser . as an example of such a website is: ...
2
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1answer
914 views

Why does Midori on Fedora Linux pretend to be Safari on Mac OS X?

If you are using Google Chrome on Linux then the User-Agent request header will look like this: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686) AppleWebKit/537.1 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/21.0.1180.89 Safari/537.1 ...
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0answers
373 views

why page is automatically redirecting to some other sites

In my browser (Firefox 10.0.7) the page is automatically redirect to some other sites without clicking any link. If I enter the superuser.com url after pressing Enter button, It redirect to some other ...
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0answers
122 views

What's the most powerful text mode browser in GNU/Linux? [closed]

for these features: key customization mouse support image support javascript support(for google reader, etc) CJK support and in active development...
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5answers
8k views

Command line browser with js support

Does anybody know good command line browser with js support? Ideally I need following ability: some-browser http://example.com > ~/page.html It means that cli browser download html, execute js ...
0
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1answer
140 views

Command line switch to start chromium under a profile

I have two users created in Chromium, user A and user B. Is there a command line option to start Chromium with the user you want?
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3answers
3k views

It is not possible to Run Google Chrome as root

I am facing one strange problem in my system. I am using CentOs 6.2 (linux) being root it is not possible to open Google Chrome browser. It giving the error like this... Firefox is working fine in ...
0
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1answer
66 views

Enable numbered links on graphic links2

According to the man page for links2 the number link mode is available only for the text-only version, not the graphic. Is there any way I can enable this mode on the graphic mode, short of editing ...
2
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4answers
4k views

Fastest browser to run over a forwarded X11 session

So far I have tried Firefox (latest and greatest) and Chrome (also latest and greatest), and while Chrome runs faster than Firefox over X11 from my CentOS server to my Windows 7 workstation, it's ...
3
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1answer
271 views

Are there ways of preventing flash cookies from being cross-browser accessible?

I hope this is right place to ask. I'd wish that each browser in my computer (running in the same OS) had its own flash cookies ('Local Shared Objects') and were unable access each other's. Could it ...
0
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0answers
98 views

Linux networking forces browsers to crash across all distros

I am really starting to think this is a MB issue seeing as I replicate the problem with all distros, all browsers and using usb and pci wireless and ethernet cable. The net connection behaves very ...
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0answers
70 views

Dynamically adjust browser fonts not to overflow the width

I use Iceweasel at the moment since I'm on a Debian system, but I have no problem changing browser to whatever would work on my system. So, feel free to answer my question for any browser, plugin ...
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0answers
385 views

How to catch “action” link after submitting web form?

There is a login panel on bank site, and I'm trying to fetch/catch "action link" after (button press) submitting a form. Site is using https and some js scripts, that makes effort to read all of them ...
3
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1answer
1k views

Customize Chromium for a smaller tab/address bar?

I've got a 1024x600 display on my laptop that, while large enough for most of my activities (I'm running a pretty heavily customized XMonad setup) is cramped for web browsing. I've done a lot to make ...
0
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2answers
700 views

Fullscreen Browser [closed]

I'm looking for a fullscreen browser for linux. It doesn't have to have any controls. It suffices if I can control the page on startup by passing a commandline argument. If possible, I'd like to ...
4
votes
1answer
332 views

Keystroke to set focus on a particular browser - for Linux

I am doing web development, and I found that I always lose focus on the browser that I am doing development on. I always open other browser windows at the same time for searching, writing, etc. So ...
0
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3answers
722 views

Can't open browser from a terminal in Linux

I've logged into Linux machine. I issued the following commands to open a browser on the Linux server. Still, I am unsuccessful. 07:53 AM tomcat@wb-ser1$ nautilus . -bash: nautilus: command not ...
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2answers
194 views

Debugging browser crash via CLI

I'm preparing for an interview and came across this question in a forum: If your browser crashes, how would you debug it only using the command line? For simplicity, let's assume it's a Firefox ...
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4answers
2k views

Is there a powerful yet lightweight vim-like keyboard-centric web browser out there (for Linux)?

I love Pentadactyl (i.e. Vimperator) for Firefox, but with all these plugins and things FF is really slow. I've tried Vimium but it's a little awkward and doesn't do all I'd like it to. I've also been ...
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2answers
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Is Epiphany the only browser for Gnome supporting password storage in keyring?

Is Epiphany the only browser for Gnome supporting password storage in keyring? Firefox and Chromium both seem to store login credentials in own storage thus limiting interoperability.