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A few days ago my browser(Firefox) has stopped loading images when using . I tried Google-chrome and it turned out that photos don't load up there too.

However, The pictures show up without any problem when I use Firefox in Windows although Firefox have the exact same version as in the one in Linux.

The steps I have tried so far are:

  • Remove all cookies , cache and reset to the default settings

  • Removed .mozilla folder and set it manually but the problem becomes big now no photo in facebook appear

Here is photo that shows the problem:

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While images show up fine in other websites:

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So as you can see the problem is only in Linux whether it is Firefox or google-chrome

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Which version of Ubuntu are you using ? 10.04 ? – Suhaib Apr 21 '13 at 16:45
Check out this Solution,… – Suhaib Apr 21 '13 at 16:46
Have you tired Chromium ? – Suhaib Apr 21 '13 at 17:18
I use ubuntu 12.04.2 and firefox 20 and yes i tried google chrome and same problem is there I will try your solution my brother suhaib and see what will happened – Mahmoud20070 Apr 21 '13 at 22:06
This solution fixed my problem.… – cochisebt Dec 31 '13 at 18:56
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go to Account Settings/Security Settings/Secure Browsing and uncheck this option: "Browse Facebook on a secure connection (https) when possible". Then save changes and restart Facebook. It worked for me and I had the same issue.

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I recently had this problem and searched for an answer online. I tried the solution of changing browser settings on facebook, no luck there. I tried updating firefox only to find it was updated, and then clicked 'return firefox to original settings'. Success! Yes, I had to re-set some things, but it fixed the problem of pics not downloading.

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