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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How to setup default browser?

How to change default browser for opening url-s ? For sanity check, I tried: xdg-open 'http://unix.stackexchange.com' And it opens in other browser. I found information about assigning ...
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Is using cookies from a web-browser a sane rationale for desktop application development?

I am looking at making an application that would make OpenID authentication with desktop clients easy. The rationale is to steal the cookies from the web-browser, so as to avoid having to hard-code ...
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x-shockwave-flash in Linux

What should I install to be able to view videos of type x-shockwave-flash in Linux? I found something here with instructions wget ...
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How do use the define_webjump in conkeror

I have started to use conkeror yesterday and so far I like it it has a good documentation apart from one wierd thing. I want to add duck duck go to my webjump options. I have found that I need to use ...
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Is there any web browser that uses keybinding apart from uzbl?

I have just found out about uzbl but for some reason it crashes with segmentation fault when I log into gmail (Arch). I don't have the time nor the knowledge of dealing with this segmentation fault so ...
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opening multiple URLs from a text file as different tabs in Firefox/Chrome?

How I would go about opening multiple URLs from a text file as different tabs in Firefox/Chrome? My text file is just a list of URLs, one per line: http://www.url1.com http://www.url2.com ...
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Installing IE under linux Ubuntu 10.10

I want to install IE browser in ubuntu 10.10. I have done it using wine but its not working. Is there any possibility to install IE?
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HTML5 on OpenBSD?

What do I need to install/configure to make an HTML5 such as Youtube's alternate player page work? Install a browser that's supporting it by default, or I have to do other things to?
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is there anything like this web browser in the debian/ubuntu repositories?

It's been a while since my web-browsing has really suited me. What I would really like is: A javascript-enabled web browser with a tab-based browsing system that can be controlled simultaneously ...
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Fedora 15 doesn't automatically launch the browser when server starts up?

When I start up the ring jetty server, Fedora 15 doesn't launch the browser as it does in Fedora 14. Instead, it launches a new window in which I couldn't see the address bar and other stuff. ...
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browsers don't work(chrome err 137:name resolution failed), but everything is ok in gnome terminal [closed]

My system is debian 6.0. Both debian default brower and chrome don't work. The error is name resolution failed(code:137). I can ping and update software in gnome terminal. Yesterday I installed ...
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How can I set Conkeror as my default brower?

I use the latest Archlinux and stumpwm as my window manager with some Gnome goodies on the side (gnome-power-manager, gnome-settings-daemon and networkmanager applet). I tried to make Conkeror my ...
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Yanking URLs in w3m

I have been using w3m for a couple of weeks and am convinced that it is my preferred text browser - with one exception. Is there any way to yank URLs to the clipboard without using the mouse? I have ...
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Terminal and web browser combination

I often use only two applications, terminal and web browser. I like the tmux application which enables to split a terminal window into more regions. I noticed that I can open lynx in another region ...
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how can I install flash plugin in Fedora core 3 machine?

Latest flash rpm and tarball has forsaken my machine with fedora core 3 OS. There are two browsers currently installed in the System. Firefox 2.0.x and Opera 10.11. Those two browsers do not display ...
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How to fix icedteanp plugin error?

I'm using openSUSE 11.3 with "latest updates". I have installed vimprobable and uzbl. Whenever I start one of those two browsers, I get the error message: icedteanp plugin error: Failed to run ...
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Is there a way to store Firefox passwords in a local encrypted database in Linux?

I want Firefox to "remember" my passwords so I don't have to type them in; unfortunately, the built-in password manager stores them in plain text, which is too high a security risk. I'd like to find a ...
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How do I make KDE open mail links to a webmail client in a browser?

I use webmail,specifically gmail. How do I make it so that when I click a mailto: link it opens gmail, in a browser (chromium) with the email address, in KDE? bonus points for listing other browsers ...
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LiveCD web browser distro

I'm not too familiar with Linux, but hope it may be ideal for this situation. I'm hoping there is a boot from CD style distro that will be ideal for my daughter to use solely for browsing the ...