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1answer
65 views

How to set up the system so that applications had to ask to get permission to launch an internet browser?

Many application have following behavior: If you click to some part of them they start your primary internet browser to show you something on their homepage. I want to change my windows settings (then ...
0
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2answers
658 views

How to stop chromium crashing?

I am using chromium browser in Lubuntu, in a old laptop with the early centrinos and 512 MB RAM. Chromium crashes very often (the "He's Dead, Jim!" page). I understand that this may have to do with ...
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0answers
36 views

Command for close firefox browser tab or firefox browser from ubuntu terminal [duplicate]

Can I close firefox browser tab or firefox browser from ubuntu terminal command?
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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) ...
0
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1answer
445 views

Remove transparency from Opera browser's tab bar

The last version of Opera 12.x have transparent tab bar. How can I make it non transparent? This is so annoying! I use couple of browsers and when I open Opera I see the first browser's tabs :D I ...
0
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0answers
139 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: ...
1
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1answer
9k views

Where does Chrome store its bookmarks in Ubuntu 11.10?

I looked at all the other posts on this but can't find the directories mentioned (~/.config/google-chrome/Default/Bookmarks, it's a JSON file.). Being a 2 day Newbie to Ubuntu/Linux I would like to ...
1
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0answers
111 views

Midori browser sidebar size

I'm about to change to Midori browser, but I have a strange bug: the size of the sidebar does not seem to be saved, it decides its size on an unknown factor. Before adding a user-style, it was always ...
0
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1answer
520 views

How can I make the browser automatically do some operations (such as refresh the webpage every a few minutes)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest way to make your browser refresh a page every say, 5 seconds? How can I run a web page in task scheduler every day? Are there some ways to make the ...
3
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1answer
186 views

Shortcut to a manipulation of the current URL

I'm using Firefox (9.0.1 in Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit) and I'm wondering how to make a shortcut to a certain manipulation of the current URL. Here's an example to clarify. I'm browsing http://askubuntu.com ...
2
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1answer
1k views

How to *really* set chrome as the default Ubuntu browser

I want Chrome to be my default browser for everything. I don't want Firefox to open unless I want to use it explicitly. I've tried telling Chrome to set itself as the default I tried the ...
6
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2answers
268 views

How to set system-wide web browser

I have several web browsers under Ubuntu 10.10, such as FIrefox, Google Chrome. I installed Firefox first, and since I installed Google Chrome later, the default web browser for the system is changed ...
1
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2answers
1k views

Best memory-efficient web browser for Ubuntu?

I've installed Ubuntu 10.10 on an old laptop with only 756 MB of RAM, Pentium M 1.6 processor. I'm using Google Chrome 11.0 (dev channel) for web browsing, and it appears to be using up most of my ...
13
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4answers
27k views

The best LDAP browser in Linux? [closed]

I'm using phpLDAPadmin currently, but I'm wondering if there is any native utility do the similar thing?
4
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2answers
3k views

Browser fonts have messed up Anti Aliasing in Ubuntu 10.04

After years of developing on Windows (.NET) I kept hearing about all these new kids on the block using Ruby and Python. Since I wanted to try them I thought it would be nice to check out Linux at the ...
5
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2answers
3k views

Firefox or Chrome - how to force a specific encoding for a page

I am accessing an intranet site built by amateurs, that was constructed to be "best viewed by IE" (arghhh!). The site is in portuguese. All accented letters are jammed and do not appear as they ...
2
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2answers
464 views

What's wrong with my flash installation on ubuntu?

I have installed Flash but it doesn't work and there's no note about it in the about:plugins page in Firefox. Here's my proof: I'm on Ubuntu 8.04.
2
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4answers
699 views

internet explorer on ubuntu

I need IE on my Ubuntu Karmic, better yet various versions of IE at the same time. What's the best and most reliable solution? Tx
0
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1answer
191 views

What proxy package to install under Ubuntu/OpenSUSE

I am looking for a software to isntall under Ubuntu or OpenSUSE so that my server can provide proxy to internal users. The proxy needs to support HTTP and HTTPS. Then, All I need to do is to point to ...
1
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1answer
562 views

Firefox restarting problem

I'm using Firefox 3.0.13 in Ubuntu 8.10 and I have a problem that it suddenly disables the back, forward, refresh, stop options. After updating Firefox using following commands sudo apt-get update ...
0
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3answers
3k views

how can i download files from rapidshare or megaupload on Ubuntu terminal?

How can i download rapidshare files ( i have premium access) on my ubuntu server. it doesn't have any gui.
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5answers
5k views

Viewing PDF in browser (Firefox) on Ubuntu 9.04

How can I view pdfs in the browser in Ubuntu? I've found a solution to use apt-get install acroread mozilla-acroread acroread-plugins but that doesn't seem to work anymore, it says "couldn't find ...
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2answers
3k views

Making Thunar the default file browser without hiding the desktop icons

I really dislike Ubuntu's default file browser, nautilus, and decided to opt for a lighter alternative (Thunar or Xfe). I've used the following script to change the default to Thunar, but now all my ...
0
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2answers
267 views

eee pc+ubuntu 9.04+three mobile broadband - why do some sites not load in Firefox or Chrome?

When I'm using my three mobile broadband dongle, I've noticed that some sites (including stackoverflow.com and my wife's blog) won't load in Firefox or Chrome but will in Opera or with curl and wget. ...
1
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2answers
7k views

ubuntu: file browser as root?

Is it possible to run "File Browser" as root on the latest version of Ubuntu (Jaunty)? I'd like to create a launcher (shortcut) to run File Browser this way.
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5answers
2k views

How do I update my Firefox in Ubuntu?

How do I update my Firefox in Ubuntu. i.e. I want a newer version