Browser (or Internet/Web browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.

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News-Window (Browser or RSS) in Kiosk Mode

We have 242 PCs with Ubuntu 12.04 running something like a kiosk mode using iDesk. The background image contains some info for the user but this is very static. Currently we are searching for a way to ...
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(SOLVED) how to close epiphany through a script with cron?

I have been making scripts to open and close a speficic website, with a cronjob, on the raspberry Pi. The opening script works perfectly. It is as follows: #!/bin/bash export DISPLAY=:0 && ...
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How to prevent Google Chrome from circumventing the default browser settings?

After I installed Google Chrome on my work laptop, Pidgin links open with Chrome even though Firefox is set as my default browser. Pidgin is using sensible-browser to open links. How can I get ...
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Accessing HTML pages through command line for scripting [duplicate]

There is a web page that I usually do the same thing over and over on. Click a button, enter some text and that's it. Is there any program that allows me to interface with a webpage with a couple of ...
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Send javascript to Chromium or Firefox from linux terminal

I am using either a chromium or firefox web browser in kiosk mode to log in to a website from boot up, and I want to use a javascript to send in a command to login to a website automatically. I know ...
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Chromium User Agent String on FreeBSD or OpenBSD

I'm in need of a recent Chromium user agent string from a FreeBSD or OpenBSD desktop with the default user agent string. I can only find Chrome useragent strings but no mention of Chromium. Other ...
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Script for changing monitor refresh rate when fullscreen on a specific website.

Premise I recently discovered this website where I can watch legal streaming of plenty of animes. They use a flash player and the CEO said that, for legal reasons, they can't use a HTML5 player. The ...
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Open a webpage and enter a username and password via CLI

Ultimately, I want to use a bash script to automatically open and log into a website. I was wondering if I could use the curl or elinks commands to log in to a website and then somehow export that ...
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Execute a shell command upon a click event in a web page

Is there a way to execute a bash command when I click on a text in a browser? The web page is on computer A, the browser is on computer B : I want to execute the code on computer B, e.g hsetroot to ...
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X11 forwarding but open links locally

I have X forwarding between two machines. I doubt it matters, but the local machine is Windows running PuTTY and Xming. Is there any way that I can click a web link on a remote application and have ...
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Chromium not available from repository on Debian Jessie

I am running Debian Jessie on a Cubox (I am not very familiar with Debian yet). And according to the debian page the package should be available in the repos. Unfortunatly I cannot find it or it is ...
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chromium pepperflashplugin crashing on any page at load time (Debian Jessie)

I upgraded my system from Debian Wheezy to Jessie and it went smoothly, though I did have to reinstall my graphics driver which is AMD Catalyst Omega 14.12. Now however, the pepperflash plugin for ...
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Is there a Linux graphics program that displays man commands in a browser?

Is there a Linux graphics program that displays man commands in a browser? I need a program that allows me to display all man commands in a browser, or in some graphics program, so that they can be ...
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Kill browser when lock screen

I am running xubuntu on a shared low-ressources computer. I would like to run a script that kills the browser (firefox and chromium) whenever the user locks the screen, so that other users can use the ...
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How to simulate periodically clicking a button on a webpage?

I need to go to a webpage, and click a button (called "Generate Daily Trends", as shown in the picture below), and click it again every 1 minute. Is there any way (e.g., script or code) that I can ...
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Linux Desktop Access via Web Browser

This should be pretty simple, in my naive opinion of course... I have a tower that I am going to run a media server off of, along with some other functions but that's the main (re)purpose of the ...
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top for web browsers

This is a bit off the Unix road, but I believe most people interested in the answer are linux or unix users so here goes. For a long time it seems that the number one process chewing up CPU time and ...
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Escape the influence of flash elements in webpage using keyboard

When watching a flash video in a browser (a youtube video in iceweasel, for example) if I interact with the flash element with a mouse, click to play or pause or something, the flash element seems to ...
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chromium browser: “Aw, snap” when too many windows/tabs are open

I have noticed, when I open more than 15 chromium instances (windows or tabs), I get the "AW, Snap" error Page: Seems to me there is some limit how many instances can be running at the same time. I ...
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chromium (chrome) not loading home page automatically

when I start Chromium browser, it loads www.google.com as my "Home Page". This is configured in: Settings On Startup [*] Open a specific page or set of pages However, when I open another ...
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start chromium without flash plugin

I am using chromium browser with pepperflashplugin on Debian Wheezy. I want to disable flash plugin completely for one user on my machine, but allow it for another user (thus I don't want to ...
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chromium browser (pepperflashplugin) opening listening ports on 0.0.0.0:5353

I am using chromium browser (chrome) with pepperflashplugin in Debian. I have noticed, chromium/pepperflashplugin opens a listening port on my public interface 0.0.0.0:5353 as seen with netstat: ...
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visual mode/highlighting/selecting text on uzbl?

Is there a way to do a vim-like visual mode to select text with uzbl? Or any way to select text in uzbl with the keyboard? I installed arch-linux recently, and I haven't gotten my touchpad working. ...
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Quick way to deploy web browser

Using the Debian kernel as I am working the Google Cloud Compute Engine and need a browser (Google preferred of course) deployed so I can go to a web site to download the large Java based application ...
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How can I test whether Chromium is running inside sandbox

I am using Chromium browser on Debian Wheezy. I read that Chromium is using sandbox to isolate its processes from the rest of the system and thus to increase security. How can I verify that Chromium ...
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cannot start chrome browser - bind failed: Permission denied

I am using grsecurity kernel with CONFIG_GRKERNSEC_SOCKET_SERVER enabled: [*] Socket restrictions [ ] Deny any sockets to group (NEW) [ ] Deny client sockets to group (NEW) [*] Deny ...
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How much can a bash script interact with a running web browser? [closed]

Here is what I have so far: initiate when a web browser is running download all content from current webpage and scan for "content of interest" output summary/details of said "content of interest" ...
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Force lynx or elinks to interpret spaces and line breaks

Consider the following commands, and their results : $ echo "<br/> <br/>a<br/>b<br/>c<br/><br/> <br/>"|lynx -dump -stdin a b c $ echo "<br/> ...
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Grab http requests by lynx

I need to grab and debug all HTTP-requests and responds which i make from lynx or another text-based browser. How can i save all request url's, redirects, headers and page sources for analyze and ...
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Printing webpage using browser via CLI

I want to automate printing. From URL in text file, the webpage is printed. I have tried using wget and the results are very inferior than when printed via browser. Somehow FF and Chromium both manage ...
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How to get Java working in chromium or firefox

I updated Java (version 1.8.0_25) and now I can't seem to get it working in chromium or FireFox. The java plugins for Firefox and for chromium are not listed anymore. Changing back ( via ...
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connected to ethernet and wifi, “route” browser's connection to wifi only

Sometimes, in my company, I have to work with a different network (through ethernet) that has no internet. On the other hand, I do have access to out Wifi, which has internet. Since I have to spend a ...
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Browser audio output (Kubuntu)

I am working on Kubuntu at work and sometimes I plug wireless headset instead of using standard laptop speakers. Headset works using additional usb plug so it is detected as a separate device by ...
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Browsers doesn't see an aliases in /etc/hosts

A firm where I'm working uses an internal site with documentation and etc. where all references made e.g. to «srv-moss» — this names should be defined in hosts file, where I did added it. It works ...
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bloated font size rendered in webkit based browsers

Recently after a complete ports update in FreeBSD-10-p7 X86_64, my BSD system is also infected with font problem under webkit browsers such as vimb and dwb or even xombrero. But the difference is ...
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SSH local port forwarding for web traffic requires proxy configuration in browser settings?

I enabled SSH local port forwarding with a command ssh -NL 8080:whatsmyip.org:80 <remote-sshd-machine>. Now when I opened up a Firefox and navigated to http://127.0.0.1:8080, the web-page did ...
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Firefox discards URL when server connection times out or fails

I have two problems with Firefox: When I type a non-existent server into the address bar, such as http://xyz.example.com I get "server not found", but when I try to fix the address, Firefox ...
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change url of web browser thru command line?

Is there some way to change the current url (of current tab or an specific tab) of a running web browser (any) thru command line? It can be any browser that run on linux, preferably if it is light ...
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Force Firefox to remember passwords on particular sites

Usually, when I log into a website with username and password, Firefox asks whether it should remember the login details. When I click yes, next time I visit the website, the username and password ...
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Is there a web browser for Linux that implements the Trident engine (Internet Explorer)?

Internet Explorer uses the Trident engine for rendering. I have an app that was made for IE only. It is a big application I inherited, and it is JavaScript heavy. It's and older app, and it will ...
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Firefox ignores settings in userContent.css (sometimes)

I have following code in my $HOME/.mozilla/firefox/XXXXXXXX.default/chrome/userContent.css: input, textarea { color:#000 !important; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255) !important; } The purpose ...
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Chromium webrowser can't be installed in tinycore 5.3.19

I'm working with tinycore-5.3.19 in an x86 architecture. I've tried to install a browser using the Apps. Browser. I've selected as remote extension chromium-browser.tcz. "OnBoot": Details: Title: ...
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Icecat install fails with `GLIBC_2.14' and `GLIBC_2.17' not found

I am using gNewSense, but a lot of stuff should be working the same as in Debian. I followed the instructions: http://zachwick.com/posts/how_to_install_gnu_icecat_on_debian_wheezy.html The first ...
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Ajax-y sites load sloooowly or not at all. [Ubuntu/Mint]

About two months ago I reinstalled Ubuntu onto my desktop machine. Since doing so I've had a lot of problems with certain websites and very slow or complete loading. It seems to be related to use of ...
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testing sites on current Internet explorer on mint 16

I need a reliable way to perform compatibility testing for websites on IE 9+. I'm running Mint 16 and have attempted WINE emulation but it doesn't appear to have a current version. I would prefer a ...
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Fuzzy Fonts in Vim-Like (Webkit) browsers

I tried several vim-like browsers such as uzbl, vimb and dwb recently. All they have in common is the Fuzzy fonts rendering in some pages such as stackexchang or github. I've searched and ...
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Particular site is not working on Ubuntu 12.04

I surf net in Ubuntu 12.04. All the sites are working, except one site http://developer.android.com/. I don't know why. At the same time, the same url opens in Windows perfectly. So the site is up ...
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How can I detect what is making my linux freeze?

I've been running arch linux for quite a few months and it has been the best distribution i've used. However, sometimes, it just decides to freeze. I may be using the computer, the bottom bar shows ...
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how can I set yate to be my default tel: protocol handler?

On http://www.frigidaire.com/kitchen-appliances/ranges/ I clicked on the support link and a phone number popped up. It was formatted via the tel: protocol, and as such was underlined and highlighted ...
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where is browser.js file in firefox in rhel?

i want to modify the browser configuration and i was unable to find "browser" java script file in installation directory i.e. /.Mozilla/Firefox/default/profile/. please provide me the link for ...