-1
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2answers
42 views

trying to upgrade firefox in 11.04 [closed]

I've switched on an old laptop running 11.04 and Firefox 4! Mozilla suggested upgrading to Firefox26. It appears in my downloads folder. I've tried to extract and open but I can't get Firefox 26 ...
7
votes
2answers
3k views

Why is Firefox Prism not in the repositories anymore?

Prism is a simple XULRunner-based browser which hosts web applications without the full browser interface. It seems as if Firefox Prism was removed from the repos since 10.04; there is no package for ...
3
votes
1answer
884 views

Restore Firefox group tabs and previously opened tabs

Yesterday while I closed Firefox (latest 10.1), I noticed Firefox window left behind, which was just some popup browser window from Google when I tested a page design (how would it look on a mobile ...
2
votes
1answer
363 views

no text displayed in firefox 9 webpages

11.04 64bit and there is a problem with Firefox. Firefox doesn't display texts in websites for example in www.yahoo.com it doesn't show any text (for example there is mail Javabutton but it doesn't ...
2
votes
1answer
426 views

Wrong browser User Agent

I just finished installed Ubuntu 11.04. When I point my web browser to http://whatsmyuseragent.com/ , then it reports my User Agent as : Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows 98) I get the ...
5
votes
1answer
526 views

Autoproxy's auto mode doesn't work

I don't if this is the right place to ask this question, so please let me know if I can get better answer elsewhere. I just moved to Ubuntu 11.04 from Windows Vista. I've been using Firefox ...
5
votes
1answer
583 views

Firefox 7 starts with an empty “Alert”-Window and browsing does not work

Today, after I started Ubuntu (11.04) I noticed this window immediately after running firefox: As you can see it is empty. No information about what is probably wrong. I closed the file and tryed ...
4
votes
2answers
305 views

Allowing Flash to access the clipboard

I use cacoo.com that is developed in Flash (a tool to make diagrams). Running it in Windows works fine. But in Ubuntu, it seems that it can't access the system clipboard, blocking actions like Ctrl+Z ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

“A script on this page may be busy, or it may have stopped responding” everytime I wake up my laptop

Whenever I wake up my laptop after a few hours or more have past, the laptop takes a minute or more to wake up, making a lot of noise calculating something, and when finally it starts becoming somehow ...
2
votes
1answer
561 views

Firefox render problem

I am using 64 bit version of Ubuntu 11.04, under Ubuntu Classic, using ATI proprietary driver 11.5. I had absolutely no issue with previous versions of Firefox, until I did an upgrade, and the ...
1
vote
0answers
173 views

When are we going to get Firefox 6 in official Natty Repositories? [closed]

Just checked, firefox 6 is out there now http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/new/ , When we can expect it in official repositories of natty if at all ?
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I prevent Firefox from crashing constantly?

Yesterday I bought a new PC. I've carefully chosen the parts, looking for compatibility. But, after I installed 11.04, things are really not working as expected. My wireless card (RTL8185) is a pain ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Silverlight/ moonlight with firefox 5?

is there a solution to get these things working in natty with firefox 5 with firefox 3.6 everything was fine, but now with the firefox updates the moonlight add-on isnt working anymore. How can i ...
1
vote
1answer
313 views

Firefox add-on gmail watcher sound problem

I'm using a firefox extension called gmail watcher (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/gmail-watcher/) For some reason it won't play a custom sound notification. I've got it working on ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

How to run multiple versions (via multiple profiles) of Firefox?

I downloaded three versions of Firefox: 3.6, 3.5 and 3.0 from Mozilla ftp server. Then I created three profiles, e.g: firefox -no-remote -CreateProfile firefox-3.5 Then I tried to run it: ...
3
votes
2answers
308 views

Are there any advantages to using the Firefox PPA over Firefox in the Repository?

Is there any advantage to using "ppa:mozillateam/firefox-stable" over just using what's available in the repositories for 11.04?
8
votes
5answers
8k views

How do I enable webgl in Firefox?

I've got Firefox 5 installed on my Ubuntu 11.04 system. I would like to have webgl working, which is not right now: this website just gives me a grey page: ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Firefox won't integrate with unity launcher

After a recent firefox upgrade, the integration with the unity launcher went pear-shaped. Clicking on the Firefox icon does not move focus to the running firefox, but starts another firefox instance / ...
2
votes
1answer
145 views

Firefox starts with last session. How can I change that?

Firefox is curently starting with my last session. It's getting annoying. How can I change this so that it start with the home page?
2
votes
2answers
2k views

How can I integrate Firefox with KDE's theme?

When using Firefox in Kubuntu the difference between KDE's theme and Firefox's theme is huge. Is there any way to make the theme in Firefox look like the one in Ubuntu all smooth, fonts with correct ...
-1
votes
1answer
879 views

Ubuntu Crashes using Firefox [closed]

Ubuntu 11.04 keeps crashing when i use Firefox, browsing through large pictures with Google. How come? While using Firefox Ubuntu simply stops, black screen, restarts and prompts me to log in again. ...
3
votes
1answer
469 views

Downloading large files hangs system

When Im trying to download large files, i.e. 1gb or more under FireFox, first of all it starts with very big download speed and in few seconds in almost get up to max (~11 MBps). It is downloading ...
3
votes
4answers
995 views

How do I install Firefox 3.6? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Firefox 3.6 and 4.0 in parallel? I need to install Firefox 3.6 for plugin compatibility on Ubuntu 11, how do I install Firefox 3.6 so that it replaces the ...
9
votes
2answers
250 views

Whats new in Firefox 5?

I tried the support sites in Mozilla and couldn't find any info about whats new in Firefox 5, so I thought I would see if you guys could point me in the right direction. My system was upgraded to fx5 ...
4
votes
1answer
266 views

How do I make Firefox 5 localized?

Before upgrading from Firefox 4 to Firefox 5, my interface was Dutch. After the upgrade, it suddenly became English. Is this a bug in Firefox 5 or am I missing something? Output of apt-cache policy ...
1
vote
1answer
160 views

Alternatives to Firefox 3.5/POW to use SSJS?

I have to install FFX 3.5 on my 11.04 machine. It's needed because I'm helping a friend of mine in a project involving Server-Side Javascript, and he is using POW webserver, actually avaliable for ...
5
votes
1answer
1k views

How do I switch Flash players?

Firefox shows that I've got Gnash installed, but in Synaptic I have the most recent Adobe Flashplayer. I've been having trouble with Flash content not working, and I'd like to try switching to the ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Webex “Share Application” feature doesn't work

Since upgrading to 11.04, when I use WebEx in either Chrome OR Firefox, and select "Share Application" I can click on applications running on my desktop, but they aren't shared. No errors are ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

Gmail offline on Firefox 4.0.1: “Offline Mail is not supported by your browser”

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 and its default browser Firefox 4.0.1. A pretty standard configuration, so I am surprised that Gmail offline cannot be configured and tells me: Offline Mail is not ...
8
votes
2answers
2k views

How to make Firefox use the Gnome Keyring vault for password storage and retrieval?

With Chrome it is quite simple to use Gnome Keyring for password storage. But with Firefox 4 on ubuntu 11.04, I don't know how to achieve this. I remember that firefox 4 supposedly has OS integration ...
3
votes
1answer
157 views

Trouble accessing sites with Chromium

I'm having trouble accessing www.fafsa.ed.gov with Chromium, I get an "incompatible browser detected" message. I tried using the "User Agent Switcher" extension for Chrome but it did not work, however ...
1
vote
1answer
683 views

Ubuntu 11.04 hangs many times in a day

I upgraded from 10.10 to 11.04,My pc hangs many times. What does hung mean here? My mouse pointer is stuck and I can't use shortcut keys,and I can't run Alt+F2 and incase I hear music,last song ...
5
votes
1answer
648 views

How to install Firefox 3.5 side-by-side to default Firefox 4?

My online banking requires Firefox 3.5 instead of the default Firefox 4 that comes with Ubuntu 11.04. How can I install version 3.5 to be able to have it running side-by-side to Firefox 4?
19
votes
2answers
1k views

Why is natty-proposed suggesting an upgrade to a beta version of Firefox?

Well I loaded up update manager today and it wants to replace Firefox 4.0.1 with 5.0beta5. To double check I fired out apt-cache policy firefox and there it is: ...
4
votes
3answers
976 views

How to disable the warning sound when closing firefox

I appreciate to be warned when I try to close Firefox with multiple tabs open, but I really don't want to hear the warning sound. How can I disable the warning sound for firefox? Thanks in advance.
2
votes
0answers
110 views

flickr.com & imagekind.com crashing my browser and effects? [closed]

My Ubuntu 11.04 (installed 2 days ago) is misbehaving. When I try to upload an image via Flickr or Imagekind my browsers (Firefox and Chrome) crash. It even causes the "Run a Command" window not to ...
3
votes
1answer
419 views

Firefox 4.0.1 is hanging when streaming movies

When I am watching streaming movies on Firefox 4.0.1 running on Ubuntu 11.04 (Ubuntu classic desktop), firefox is stuck/hung, and I am unable to close/kill it through GUI such as closing the window ...
6
votes
3answers
10k views

Very High CPU usage (100%) from just browsing the Web

I tested on Firefox and Chromioum. Im at 100% while loading pages which causes them to load slow and when I dont have a application running Im at 40% CPU (At least) Everything is slow basically. Im ...
1
vote
1answer
242 views

Firefox 4 UI icons disappeared after upgrade to 11.04

Since upgrading to Natty, some of the icons in Firefox 4 have stopped showing. Speifically, the Back, Forward, and Close Tab buttons (perhaps others). This is in Gnome 2. Is there a way to get the ...
8
votes
3answers
11k views

How do I play Quake Live?

I have been trying to get Natty to play Quake Live with no luck. Some notes Installing in Chrome doesn't work at all -- it seems to download the XPI (firefox plugin file) Installing in Firefox ...
2
votes
1answer
366 views

Firefox with Ubufox does not find plugins

When I try to open a flash site or Java applet, Firefox tells me that there are some missing plugins available. But once i click on that button of the top bar, Firefox doesn't find anything. Only ...
7
votes
4answers
619 views

How do I use bookmarks sync?

I'm using 11.04 Natty here, and have enabled bookmarks sync in the Ubuntu One configuration on my Desktop. I have also done the same on my laptop. However, my bookmarks are not syncing. I figured ...
4
votes
2answers
592 views

Firefox 4 using more battery power and slow

I updated my Intel Atom Netbook to Natty, and besides killing the battery, the new Firefox 4 seems super slow, it takes half a minute to load a page, then the program does not respond too much at all. ...
2
votes
2answers
405 views

How do I use a Firefox 4 profile on a separate drive/partition

I have always used a separate partition/drive for Data as well as having a separate partition for my home folder. I have now upgraded to Ubuntu 11.04 and I found none of my profiles run under Classic ...
2
votes
1answer
436 views

Slowdowns while using Firefox

I have Windows 7 and Natty installed on my computer. There is no problem on Windows 7's side, but whenever I log into Natty, it slows down while using Firefox 4. I tried it in normal mode using Unity ...
0
votes
1answer
5k views

How to downgrade firefox to 3.6.15?

I have the source code in tar.bz2 but when I tried these instructions on http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/install-firefox-4-0-tar-bz2-in-linux/ it's just opening Firefox 4 (this instruction is to install ...
0
votes
1answer
563 views

Why is Firefox trying to use Okular to open downloads?

I'm asking my question here because I can't find an answer anywhere else and the Ubuntu forums have not helped at all. I am running Firefox and Ubuntu 11.04 on a Dell Dimension 9200. Everything was ...
2
votes
4answers
561 views

No Firefox (internet) icon in dash

Why I have no Firefox icon in Dash (like in clean install of Natty)? My system was updated from 10.10 (and from 10.04 in turn). Preferred app for internet is set to Firefox. It's my most often used ...
1
vote
1answer
143 views

Vimperator not working with Firefox 4 from official repository

As the title says, with ubuntu 10.10 and firefox 4 from ppa it was working fine, any suggestions or is it a bug?
2
votes
1answer
3k views

Firefox 3.6 in Ubuntu 11.04 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to install Firefox 3.6 and 4.0 in parallel? Is there any way to install Firefox 3.6 in Ubuntu 11.04? I need Firefox 3.6 because Firefox 4 does not support Google ...