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155 views

Firefox rendering websites really slow

I have Ubuntu 12.10 64-bit version running Firefox 23.0 and my websites render significantly slower than if I run Firefox on Windows and slower than Chrome on my computer. I have installed the proper ...
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1answer
85 views

Delay before Firefox starts downloading

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 with XFCE 4.10. Firefox version 20.0. Whenever I try to download any files (eg, right-click and download, anything like that), there's a significant delay (~15 seconds). It ...
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1answer
35 views

In all sites i have a non-physical look Ubuntu 12.10

I have a problem with browsing (i tried only with firefox). Im many sites (usually in stackexchange sites) I have no (or part of the) icons. I cannot view a screenshot because I do not have enough ...
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1answer
127 views

Cannot get web-apps working in Ubuntu 12.10

I have been using vanilla Ubuntu 12.10 since it came out, and I will be upgrading to 13.04 in a month or two. However, I recently decided to try to install a couple of web-apps. I was unable to do so, ...
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0answers
119 views

Firefox/Chrome links slow unless I type URL directly in address bar

My web browser has become slow. Google works fine, but clicking on any link takes forever with "waiting for xxxx.xx". Strange bit is, if I click in the address bar and highlight the URL, then press ...
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1answer
155 views

Error starting Firefox

after latest updates this week, firefox will not start. When launching from terminal, it prints the following error three times before quitting: ** (firefox:13010): WARNING **: Failed to open webapp ...
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1answer
757 views

Only “Vulnerable” Flash Player version works

For the last year, I have been using outdated Shockwave Flash 11.1 r102 in Firefox, because more recent versions (11.2 r202.243 or .280) don't work for me. Typically, with r202 versions, I get blanks ...
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1answer
878 views

Can't see LOCAL java applets in my browser

So I setup the Java plugin for Firefox, and can see applets that are not stored locally. But whenever I try to run applets that are stored on my machine I get an "Application Blocked by Security ...
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0answers
71 views

Firefox ignoring it's own preference/settings in 12.10

I am trying to turn off two things in Firefox - it is re-opening every tab that was open when it was shutdown, and it always warns when I close multiple tabs. I have altered both these behaviours ...
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3answers
2k views

Firefox installation error in Kubuntu 12.10

I keep getting this error: Package: /var/cache/apt/archives/firefox_20.0+build1-0ubuntu0.12.10.3_amd64.deb Error: trying to overwrite '/usr/share/applications/firefox.desktop', which is also in ...
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0answers
89 views

Font corruption in Firefox

Characters are periodically not displayed correctly on some websites in Firefox. An example is http://askubuntu.com/questions/ask where the 'w' in the title "How to Format" gets displayed as an ...
1
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1answer
376 views

12.10 Firefox 19 is memory hog

Today I upgraded Ubuntu from 12.04 to 12.10 and memory usage of Firefox increased from around 150 MB in 12.04 to 350 MB in 12.10. Is there a way to fix this?
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1answer
686 views

Firefox Gtk-CRITICAL error

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and I usually start firefox by the command line and after an upgrade I noticed that I am getting these errors. I don't see many posts about them from others, so I have very ...
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2answers
1k views

Firefox cannot find website servers, what is wrong?

Recently, I tried to access the internet using Firefox. I have a good wifi signal according to the toolbar at the top, but Firefox says "Firefox can't find the server atwww.example.com." I tried ...
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0answers
483 views

Webex crashing/lockup Firefox / Chromium Browsers - Ubuntu 12.10

When launching webex from firefox or chromium browser. Browser freezes and stops responding. Browser process must be killed to exit. Please help me troubleshoot this. Here are my setup details and ...
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1answer
370 views

Cannot conect to the internet using chromium or firefox

I use Ubuntu 12.10 64 bit. The issue is that I am not able to connect to the internet using browsers. The Software Center is always able to connect (the pictures of apps load). So I do not think that ...
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1answer
4k views

Ubuntu 12.10 firefox v19.0 fails to install missing plugins for adobe flash [duplicate]

I have recently installed Ubuntu 12.10 on my Windows 8 machine, using Firefox for web browsing. But for flash based sites, I get this missing plug-in error "Additional plugins are needed to display ...
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0answers
1k views

Problems watching online jw player videos in ubuntu 12.10

I'm trying to watch an online video powered by jw player. I use Ubuntu 12.10 and the following happens: If I allow Firefox to load the whole video, takes about 5 minutes, I can watch it. In Chrome I ...
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1answer
1k views

Unusually high CPU% and bad performance on both Ubuntu and Xubuntu

I recently decided to switch to Ubuntu from Windows 7, and I've been having some problems regarding CPU usage. Any program I have running uses 40-50% of my CPU, which is way too much obviously. I'm ...
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2answers
234 views

Any idea why firefox not showing bold words? [duplicate]

As you can see in this picture firefox doesn't show any word that is bold: As you can see the some lines are not shown properly. For example first line of search result is : How to ...
2
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0answers
276 views

Ubuntu 64 bit crashes [closed]

I installed 64 bit Ubuntu 12.10 recently on a freshly formatted hard drive. My problem is that whenever I open a program like Firefox or Thunderbird there's a pause and then my screen goes black for a ...
2
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2answers
522 views

Firefox won't start from launch menu - hangs on FUTEX_WAIT_PRIVATE

(12.10, both KDE and xfce4) For some reason, Firefox has stopped working when launched from the window manager's launcher. The program runs, but nothing happens. If I try again, I get an error ...
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1answer
66 views

Cannot get Ubuntu to install correctly [duplicate]

I have been having numerous issues with trying to get Ubuntu 12.10 to run properly, or for that matter, install. I am running it off of a bootable USB created by LiLi and I have tried a few other ...
1
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1answer
1k views

Firefox constantly crashes no log

I have Ubuntu 12.10 and it most of times crashes. I've disabled all plugins, resetted firefox, started in safe-mode, but still crashes. It even crashes in safe-mode after firefox reset. I also did ...
2
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1answer
893 views

How to enable flash only for FIreFox

I have two browser on my Ubuntu 12.10 64bit. Chromium and FireFox. I want to install flash player but only for FireFox to play game and music. But not for Chromium. Can someone show me how to do that? ...
3
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1answer
868 views

aptitude (apt-get) always crashes

I'm using Ubuntu Quantal. I've recently updated and now my kernel is 3.5.0-23-generic. After upgrade my NVIDIA driver stopped working... no problem! I re-installed it and now it works. Now I ...
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1answer
884 views

Facebook doesn't work in ubuntu 12.10 [closed]

since two days I can't connect to facebook any more. All other pages work. I tried it from Firefox as well as from Chromium (both on ubuntu 12.10). The strange thing is, that it is working on Windows. ...
1
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1answer
594 views

Ubuntu crashing when I open Firefox

It's a fresh install. I installed proprietary drivers for my GTX 670, but it screwed up the resolution, so I reverted back to the open-source drivers. I then got a lot of messages saying an internal ...
6
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3answers
2k views

Is there a way to stop Dropbox from opening Firefox as its default when viewing the Dropbox webpage?

I have Dropbox installed on my Ubuntu desktop 12.10, I also have Firefox and Chrome installed. Chrome is my default browser, I have checked in my mimeapps.list and its all correct. Yet for some reason ...
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1answer
168 views

Words and hyperlinks only displayed on sites like facebook and youtube [closed]

Well, I installed the Ubuntu 12.10 in a netbook(use wi-fi internet) and now, some website dont load correctly, like facebook page, youtube or askubuntu page. I installed Adobeflash player plugin, ...
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0answers
37 views

Can't find Gmail webapp? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable unity webapps notifications from popping up everytime I visit a supported webpage? I've updated from ubuntu 12.04 to 12.10 and when I started Firefox, I ...
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0answers
1k views

Ubuntu 12.10 No Audio in Firefox?

I just installed flash player on Ubuntu, since my audio was not working with Firefox. Despite the fact my volume was all the way up and the little sample chime was going off when I hit the buttons. ...
1
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1answer
6k views

Installing adobe acrobat reader firefox plugin ubuntu 12.10

I want to install adobe acrobat reader plugin in ubuntu 12.10. I tried enabling medibuntu and searched for mozilla-acroread and acroread-plugins, but the search yielded no results. I have adobe ...
3
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0answers
207 views

Firefox showing some parts of websites grey

Firefox at my ubuntu 12.10 (64bit) desktop, started showing some parts of websites grey. I tried creating a new profile, nothing. Tried unistall with sudo apt-get purge firefox which removed ...
3
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0answers
351 views

Slow loading of pages (browser performance)

I have Ubuntu 12.10 installed. I notice for certain webpages, firefox and chrome both load them very slowly. In fact, while text content loads quickly, both of the browsers seem to be loading ...
0
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1answer
670 views

Quake Live under Firefox 17, Ubuntu 12.10

I've got the following problem, I am trying to start Quake Live on Firefox 17 under Ubuntu 12.10. I downloaded the plugin, which installed correctly, downloaded some maps... But when I try to start ...
2
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1answer
459 views

menu not showing in apps when maximized 12.10

I have removed the Global App Menu as I prefer to have the minimize, maximize, close buttons on the right side of each app. I did this with no problem in 12.04. I did an upgrade to 12.10 and noticed ...
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0answers
308 views

Anyconnect 3.1.01065 x64 and Firefox 17

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I have firefox 17. I installed anyconnect 3.1.01065 x64 and I am able to make it work but, I am unable to connect to my ASA without disabling the 'Block connections ...
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2answers
3k views

Disable Facebook plug-in on default Firefox

This may a Firefox question rather than Ubuntu but since the plug-in seem to be integrated with the Ubuntu status bar so I think I should try my luck here. Just update to Firefox 17 and not sure why ...
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0answers
366 views

Ubuntu 12.10 GUI slows down after 20-30 minutes

Several weeks ago, I installed Ubuntu 12.10 (dual booting with Windows 7) on a new SSD in a Dell XPS 17. It starts up fast and runs fast, but ever since yesterday, the GUI slows to a crawl after 20 or ...
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2answers
3k views

Why can't I get firefox to close?

Firefox is already running, but is not responding. To open a new window, you must first close the existing Firefox process, or restart your system. I keep getting this error message when I try to ...
1
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0answers
254 views

How can I globally disable Firefox's webapp prompts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I remove a website from Ubuntu’s web applications? How do I disable unity webapps notifications from popping up everytime I visit a supported webpage? I don't ...
1
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3answers
2k views

How to remove global menu from Chromium, Firefox?

sudo apt-get autoremove appmenu-gtk appmenu-gtk3 appmen or sudo apt-get autoremove appmenu-gtk appmenu-gtk3 appmenu-qt. I have used this command to remove the global menu in all installs of Unity. ...
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2answers
420 views

Ubuntu on Dell Latitude E5520 working slow

I know it's a little vague, but. I really need your help. I have Ubuntu 12.10 on Dell Latitude E5520 i5 2410M with 4GB RAM & 500 GB HDD. With Firefox (16.0.2) it is extremely frustrating to do ...
2
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4answers
1k views

ctrl + a doesn't work in browsers

The combination for select all (ctrl+a) doesn't work in a browser (either if we speak about firefox or chromium). It doesn't work if I try to clik in to the adress bar nor if I try to use it to select ...
2
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1answer
350 views

Always use Firefox for web-apps [closed]

I am using Google Chrome (not Chromium, I have my reasons) as default web browser, but I want to use Firefox for Ubuntu web apps. Is there any way to force web apps to open in Firefox and not in ...
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0answers
22 views

Webapps (not preview) won't work in firefox but works in chromium - ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I'm using ubuntu 12.10 latest beta. I've installed webapps based on this guide: Unity ...
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0answers
1k views

Problem with gmail and unity webapps on 12.10 beta 2 [closed]

I am now using Ubuntu 12.10 and my gmail account doesn't integrate into Unity webapps. I have checked the configuration in firefox preferences and also in the dconf-editor and I found nothing wrong. ...