Revision of How to Run Web Applications Seamlessly on Ubuntu from Tue, 10/09/2007 - 06:01

Web applications, or web apps, have become very popular due to the ubiquity of web browsers and fast internet connections. The disadvantage of web apps is they run in a web browser, which means that they’re not integrated into your desktop. Web apps don’t look like normal offline apps, and the web browser’s interface can distract from the application running it it.

Mozilla is addressing these problems with a new web browser, similar to Firefox, called WebRunner.