There are so many webapplications which are working online. Online Applications include Twitter’s TweetDeck, Whatsapp Web, WeChat Web and Telegram Web. Hence, these applications provide you Web interface of the Mobile Applications. Ubuntu provides you the power to turn these Online WebApplications to Ubuntu Applications.
How to turn WebApplications to Ubuntu Applications
Ubuntu provides the WebApp container to run any URL through terminal. It runs a proper session and store cookies. I’ll tell you how to use WebApp Container.
Open Terminal by pressing ctrl+alt+T or by ubuntu dash.
Run the following command in terminal:
webbrowser-app [url] –fullscreen
In the above command,
- webbrowser-app is webapp container.
- [url] is the Website Address. Like ‘web.whatsapp.com’,’https://facebook.com’
- –fullscreen is parameter to run the application in fullscreen mode.
When you’ll run the following command, webbrowser-app will be open in fullscreen mode. Whatever the url passed, site will be displayed on screen.
You can make the shortcut file. And run webbrowser-app by just clicking the icon like other applications. Follow up the process to create shortcut file.
In the Shortcut file information, replace the above mentioned command in ‘Exec’ parameter. Entry will be shown in unity dash. You can run the WebApplication directly from unity dash.