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Firefox becomes very slow, showing spinning circle “connecting” for ages, ipv6 is disabled, no proxy, and disabling addons doesn't work

So I am a brand new Ubuntu user, and just getting the feel of the OS. Tried it on a friends computer, and really liked the system. Have just done a full install of 14.04 on an Asus UX32A (originally ...
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2answers
41 views

Problem while browsing

I have Ubuntu 14.04 installed on my PC with 2+ Ghz processing speeds and 4gb RAM. While I'm browsing on using Firefox, the browser suddenly gets dim and then bright. It happened multiple times. While ...
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Firefox not working with ububtu 14.04?

I have installed ubuntu and all looks well, the WIFI connected but Firefox browser returns a 'page not found error' when browsing. There is no firewall. Previously, the machine was running windows 7 ...
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0answers
51 views

Images and links not visible on a particular website

The images are not visible at all on this particular website http://www.lenskart.com/sunglasses/frame-style/full-rim.html I have tried it with opera and epiphany as well,other than firefox.But ...
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1answer
29 views

Difference between Backup and Import bookmatks in Firefox

Main usage of Backup/Restore and Import/Export in Firefox. Difference between both of them in functionality wise.
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1answer
65 views

What is the “Browser” process?

What is the Browser process? Is the process safe or malicious? Thanks for help, Top results:
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1answer
31 views

getting an odd message when searching in browser's address bar

So I searched adblock in the firefox address bar and it redirected to a page "http://domainnotfound.optimum.net/cablevassist/dnsassist/main/?domain=adblock" that said: Server Error in '/' ...
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1answer
93 views

Firefox Bookmarks on Ubuntu 12.04 Start Page

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 Lt. The Ubuntu Start Page is Firefox Browser, but has no 'bookmarks' Icon showing? How do I 'bookmark' sites for future re-call? How do I download or place the many ...
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1answer
64 views

Why do I see a “Firefox” button on Firefox 28?

I noticed that recently the "Firefox" button appears again in my Firefox 28, even with Global Menu installed. This is really back or is something wrong with my Firefox on Ubuntu 13.10?
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1answer
25 views

where is the browserLoadURL file in Firefox directory in Linux?

I am unable to find the browserLoadURL file in Firefox directory. I want to disable file protocol.
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0answers
152 views

Browser freezes (Chromium and Firefox) [closed]

Somtimes my browser just freezes. Already happened in Chromium and Firefox. It keeps working, since I can click on any link or use any keyboard shorcut and it opens new tabs and etc., but I can't see ...
0
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1answer
336 views

Browser does not load certain pages

I installed UBUNTU 12.04 and configured for internet access. No issues there. However, my browser (firefox, chromium) is not able to load/display certain pages (mail.yahoo.com, thehindu.com, ...
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421 views

Browser won't load any pages after 13.10 upgrade

After my upgrade to 13.10 (Saucy Salamander) Firefox won't load any pages, not even the startup page. I continuously get a "server not found" error. What could it be? I've looked and no one else has ...
0
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2answers
92 views

Make Chrome use Firefoxe's Flash

Google chrome is giving me a lot of problems with flash. FLash works fine in firefox. Can I make chrome use the flash player from firefox?
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1answer
154 views

Cursor is not changing when hovers on links while browsing in Kubuntu 13.04

Tested it in Chrome and Firefox - the cursor completely ignores the CSS cursor property on all sites, For example, on hovering over a link it appear as regular arrow. I am using the default KDE cursor ...
3
votes
1answer
329 views

How to prevent the “Flash is required” popup from showing in Firefox and Chrome?

Flash is not, and will not be installed, so Firefox and Chrome (and others) nag me with the flash popup that it is not installed and is needed for certain websites. How do I block or prevent browsers ...
1
vote
1answer
317 views

can't browse secure sites, not chrome firefox or opera

I can't browse any secure site in Ubuntu 13.04. And I mean any site! Even when sites use somethings like Google analytics, HTTPS, CSS or JavaScript or something, I have to refresh sometimes to see the ...
0
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0answers
43 views

Websites resolving to google

This wasn't an error when I first got onto Ubuntu 12.04 but after some update has started. I've only had the issue two sites so far (trademe and shopbot) and only when bringing up a search criteria ...
0
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1answer
81 views

Firefox goes slowly after i installed ubuntu update

I'm A Ubuntu 13.04 User , Everything Was good but software updater told me that there are new updates so I'm Installed All of the Updates (including Firefox) but after this update ,my Firefox goes so ...
0
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1answer
3k views

How to install older version of firefox in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am using firefox 21 but I faced more problems with firefox like many times hang or slow working the browser so I want to install older version means firefox 20 after remove firefox 21 version. ...
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1answer
58 views

Firefox is sending Malformed Requests

Its weeks now I'm experience same 400 error. I had never had it before. I tried safe mode with no extensions but nope, I get same error. I don't know what to do anymore. Searched web as well as AU ...
2
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3answers
644 views

How can I restore session in Firefox?

When I start Ubuntu's version of Firefox, there is no button restore previous session, just some Ubuntu buttons. How can I restore the session in Ubuntu's version?
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1answer
592 views

How do I get more up to date Silverlight/Moonlight?

For the german video streaming site SkyGo, I need Silverlight >= 4.06. I installed the most recent Moonlight plugin from http://www.go-mono.com/moonlight/download.aspx but this version is to old to ...
7
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2answers
12k views

How can I get chromium-browser to run fullscreen (not kiosk) in 12.04?

I have created a restricted user which logs in automatically and Chromium runs the default home page with the screen starting maximized but I want it to run in fullscreen (F11) mode. I tried kiosk ...
0
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2answers
388 views

Facebook advertisements open automatically even when the browser is not currently open

I tried to google the problem for a while and still couldn't find the solution. My browser periodically open a new tab with a Facebook link even when the browser is not opening. First I guess that's ...
2
votes
2answers
8k views

Why can't I run Java Web Start Applications?

I have Ubuntu 12.10 for x86-64 on my PC and I'm trying to run a .jnlp file. I've installed Java 7 and the Java plugin for Mozilla Firefox manually (Because there is no .deb package for Java 7 for ...
1
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1answer
622 views

Programs to combine bookmarks?

I've recently been having some issues with xmarks and found that it hasn't been syncing my chromium and firefox bookmarks correctly. Is there a way to combine the two bookmark HTML files? Preferably ...
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votes
1answer
179 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, ...
3
votes
0answers
392 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 ...
12
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6answers
2k views

Firefox “clone” for Ubuntu

In Windows I use, beside the main Firefox installation, one or even two "Firefox clones" for different purposes (specifically oriented addons and configurations, light configuration without addons, ...
2
votes
4answers
2k 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 ...
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3answers
258 views

Can't load webpages from applications

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit, Firefox 16.0.01. Whenever I try to open a webpage in a browser from within any application, the browser opens but nothing gets loaded. For eg: From DropBox if I click ...
1
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3answers
759 views

How do I restore a browser session in Firefox?

If I shut down my browser/laptop properly, then open up the browser again, it doesn't ask to restore the session. I can't add bookmarks to every link I browsed. Is there a way that browser can ask ...
1
vote
1answer
193 views

How to efficiently preserve a really big navigation history in Firefox?

When I was using Mac, my Firefox stored items in its history for really long times. Sometimes I needed to find a link to a site I have seen two years ago and it found it! Also, the autocomplete in the ...
1
vote
1answer
290 views

Java wont run in firefox?

I have Icedtea installed, but when I go to run my favorite Java application, Runescape, in the browser, it says I don't have Java installed in Firefox. Is there any way to say, turn it on?
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1answer
252 views

Youtube videos are displayed oddly [closed]

I would show you all a picture of how the Youtube window looks, but I do not have enough reputation. The video is displayed as a small player to the top right of the designated area. A very large ...
2
votes
0answers
284 views

Why is Firefox not rendering “long” images correctly? [closed]

When I visit webpages that have long images firefox is not rendering them correctly. It seems to be the very long pictures the cause this problem. I don't know where the breaking point is for this. ...
4
votes
2answers
3k views

Flash debug player installation problem

Standard Version: When I download the player without the debugger from here and place the libflashplayer.so file into the ~/.mozzila/plugins/ directory the player works fine. Debugger version: But ...
3
votes
2answers
3k views

How can I cache specific web pages for offline viewing?

I occassionally need to work offline by accident or design. I'd like to maintain a flexible list of web pages that I can cache for easy offline access. Notes: I'd like to simulate online browsing ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

Firefox freezes on various sites, what to do? [closed]

On Ubuntu 11.10, my Firefox freezes on Sites like Blogspot, Google, Ubuntu Support or Mozilla... I don't know why it happens, but it happens every time and I don't know if I should reinstall the whole ...
3
votes
3answers
10k views

Where does my browser store temporary data?

How can one look at content of temporary cache of his computer ? After something not actually downloaded (just pressing the button to open data not download) to any directory, this data temporarily ...
5
votes
2answers
3k views

What's the default serif font in firefox?

I'm trying to come up with a solid font stack that incorporates fonts typically found on an ubuntu install. font-family=serif looks great, but for obvious reasons, this isn't appropriate for other ...
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3answers
3k views

Back button not working in browsers

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu. The back buttons in the browsers (both firefox and chrome) are not working. Every time I have to right click and select 'back' option. Is there any work ...
3
votes
1answer
326 views

Teach a novice how to import a photo and upload it to eBay

Is there an easier way to upload files in Web browser (HTML) file upload forms other than noting/cutting a file location and typing/pasting that location into a Browse... dialog? I've heard drag and ...
5
votes
2answers
931 views

Can any browser switch to already open tab, if address you're opening is already open?

If "https://mail.google.com" is already open a tab, it it possible to have a browser switch to that tab if I try opening "https://mail.google.com" in a different tab? What if I try opening the new ...
0
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2answers
161 views

10.10 Firefox Speed Problem

Firefox Browser working very slow in my UBUNTU 10.10. I use Mobile to connect either via blue tooth or cable. Is any tips to make it fast
9
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1answer
2k views

How to run a web browser as a screensaver

I would like to set up a custom application (a separate profile of Firefox browser in my case) to be fired instead of screensaver. I am using Gnome desktop environment. Technically it doesn't have to ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

How do I change the browser that gnome terminal opens links with?

I'd like gnome-terminal to open links with the Chrome browser, but it insists on opening them with Firefox. I've followed both pieces of advice found here without any success: ...
6
votes
1answer
2k views

Pressing backspace doesn't open previous page in Firefox

In Windows when I press the backspace key it goes to the page I surfed before, why doesn't it work in Ubuntu 10.04? How to make it work?
3
votes
1answer
932 views

Will the deleted browser history be stored in File-system?

I would like to know if the history of urls i browse with my Firefox browser, which i have cleared, will be stored in the file system or not? To be more clear, will the history be stored in some ...