Mozilla Firefox is a free and open source Gecko-based web browser. It is the current default for the Ubuntu desktop.

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How to make Firefox stop suggesting if I meant to go a website when I search

I search using the URL address bar in Firefox however when I search a phrase or whatever a popup always comes up asking " Did you mean to go to example? ". It's quite annoying and was wondering if it ...
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Firefox font changed

So, I installed a font (helvetica-ultra-compressed-1361520779.ttf) and suddenly my Firefox changed the font. What should I do? Should I remove the font? How? What is that font directory?
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Removing `t=canonical` from browser searches

In Ubuntu 14.04, when I do a search in Firefox using either the address bar or the search bar, the system always adds t=canonical to my searches. So the full string becomes: ...
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Drop Down Firefox in ubuntu

Is there any way we can have Firefox the way we can have terminal with Tilda or Guake?
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Updated Ubuntu 14.04 today

Updated Ubuntu 14.04 today using Firefox 35 watching YouTube videos,in normal screen they're okay,enlarge screen and all i get is audio,black screen anyone having same issue or know why this is ...
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Google gives wrong search results in firefox in Lubuntu 14.04.1

I was trying to find some info about an issue in Lubuntu (I cannot install MS Office 2010 with PlayonLinux), but the google search results were wrong, it highlighted words which were totally different ...
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Ubuntu Chrome can't load official adobe flash player?

I'm currently using chrome 39.0.2171.99 (64-bit) on Ubuntu 14.04. But i have encoding and massy codes problem when flash contains Chinese words.(This only happens in chrome, firefox in my ubuntu works ...
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Firefox keeps crashing on Ubuntu 14.04

Since yesterday, every time I visit Youtube Firefox crashes. Also, it crashes on some other video streaming sites (or pages that include a video player like jwplayer for example), but not every time. ...
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Flash works ugly

After updates last Friday (16.01.2015) I have started getting problems with all my browsers which use Adobe Flash player (Firefox, Midori etc). Videos from Youtube, Vimeo, etc. are playing "laggy" ...
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What are the compilation steps for Firefox 33? [closed]

Where does browser.xul file stored during unzip of omni.ja by Firefox 33 ? What are the compilation steps for Firefox 33 under Ubuntu ?
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Use 32 Bit java plugin in 64 bit firefox

I am unable to run a self signed applet in firefox that had 64 bit java installed. I understood that it may be the case with my java being 64 bit as the same was working in windows environment which ...
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Firefox pdf-viewer don't work

After Firefox update from 34 to 35 via apt-get upgate; apt-get upgrade I can't open pdf's in Firefox. Download and read with evince works fine. How can i fix it? OS: Ubuntu 12.04 Firefox ...
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How to uninstall apps installed through Firefox Marketplace?

In Firefox 35, there is menu called "Apps" that allows to install "firefox apps" through Firefox Marketplace. I installed an app but now I can't find how to remove it! Is there an obvious way that I ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 has become very unstable [closed]

I installed Ubuntu a few months back, but off late it has become very unstable. Firefox and Thunderbird repeatedly go down. Ubuntu itself hangs or crashes many times especially when running Virtual ...
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Firefox won't start, 'sys_page_size == 0' error

Out of the blue, Firefox Developer Edition from the PPA on Ubuntu 12.04 wouldn't start. It did not launch by searching through Unity and clicking on Firefox. Typing firefox in terminal gave me the ...
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Pipelight-multi displaying plugin-needed in firefox 35

I have just reinstalled pipelight-plugin as it is not working at all and I am still getting the same problem. Firefox on youtube is reverting to the html5 plugin, but the youtube videos on facebook ...
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Firefox 35.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS sets a cookie to google.com even without calling any web location

I have updated my Ubuntu 14.04 recently and got a new firefox (version 35.0). I have configured an empty starting page and my default search engine is configured to duckduckgo. but: Since the update ...
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Firefox keeps freezing after upgrade to v35 on Ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading to Firefox 35 on Ubuntu 14.10, I keep experiencing browser freezing every time when I open a new tab, especially when I type in the address bar. The memory usage surges dramatically ...
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Chromium + Firefox - flash doesn't function w/Pepper.

Environment: toshiba chromebook with crouton ubuntu 12.04 Problem: Flash doesn't function on Chromium. Flash doesn't function on Firefox. Sound muted in Ubnutu Desktop. I'm going to order the ...
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Firefox fails to start on Ubuntu 14.04

I am unable to start Firefox. Whenever I click on the icon the mouse pointer just changed the state to indicate its busy and the after 2 seconds it would change back to a pointer. I ran the ...
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How to make CTRL+F4 to close the current tab in Firefox?

On Ubuntu Studio 14.10, the CTRL+F4 seems to work as a shortcut for opening the 4th desktop (tested using a live DVD, without any customizations). However, I only need two desktops, so I reduced the ...
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Delete all site data in firefox [closed]

I have 2 google accounts and firefox on startup always logs into the wrong one which really pisses me off. How can I make it log into the first one or forget all data regarding websites to start over? ...
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unable to install webapps from firefox in 14.10

I've upgraded to 14.10 and I'm not able to install webapps from Firefox. For example, when I'm on Twitter I've the popup asking me if I want to install it but if I select "install" it does nothing. ...
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My close, minimize, maximize buttons have disappeared from chromium and firefox, how do I get them back?

They have disappeared randomly from both chromium and firefox. How do I get them to re-appear?
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FireFox can't acess outlook page

I just installed Ubuntu on my laptop. I can't visit this page. No luck with Chromium Browser too. I have already cleared the browser's data but nothing happened. What should I do?
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wmctrl: Permanently renaming a window

When i use wmctrl to rename a window (Firefox) to something else, the reload of a page or switching to a tab overwrites that name. How can i permanently rename a window? Or how could i re-rename it ...
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Firefox Browser Game - Editing Cached Images Keep Getting Rewritten [closed]

I'm a user(not game admin) trying to redesign the tileset to a Browser RPG so that when I am playing in-game the tiles look different from the original. I have located where the tileset image is being ...
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Too slow to select application to open a download file in Firefox [duplicate]

For unknown reason, some of downloaded pdf files in Firefox are opened by default by gedit, and some are by default by evince. For those which will be opened by default by gedit, I want to select the ...
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How to setup Belgian eID Ubuntu 14.04

I want to use my Belgian EID to login to government websites online. How do I set this up in Google Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu 14.04? Thanks!
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Why there is no option to disable-update in Firefox of Ubuntu 12.10? [closed]

I used to disable-update the firefox browser in Win 7, so that it doesn't consume bandwidth from my slow internet connection. When I tried to search the same option(in Ubuntu 12.10), the option to ...
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Is there a tool for benchmarking scrolling speed of browser?

As the title asks, is there a tool for browser scrolling speed? I'm working on graphics and need a numbered performance of scrolling. I saw some mail threads regarding firefox-scrolling benchmark, ...
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How to update firefox [closed]

I am currently using linux mint 15 and I get a message that says your version of firefox which is 26.0 is out of date and will no be supported soon. when I try to update it from the firefox website it ...
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Installing Firefox Developer Edition

I want to use Firefox Developer Edition separated from the normal Firefox so I need two short cuts for the launcher, one for the regular Firefox and another one for Firefox Developer Edition. I am ...
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How to make Ubuntu working with tablet?

I wanted to install Ubuntu on my tablet pc as main operating system but it was really hard to make it working with touch screen. The system reacts on touch and mouse click differently and it produces ...
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My struggle with Adobe Flash EXE files as a new Ubuntu User

Okay, I'm new to using Ubuntu, but the only real problem I'm having, is not being able to open certain .exe files (while having WINE), due to Adobe Flash not being able to load. I have Adobe Flash ...
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FireFox in14.04 on a 32 bit mechine? It will not run any videos.

I have been fighting this for weeks it seems. Installing with the Software Centre fails. I had a command line last week that got Firefox to run most videos. But a major crash killed all my documents. ...
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System freezes when browsing and opening email client

Issue: The system freezes frequently, and to the point where there is nothing to do but hit the restart button on the case. This happens in particular when using the browser (Firefox) and almost ...
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Firefox Java plugin (icedtea) is installed, what prevents it from being loaded?

After upgrading my Ubuntu installation (now running 14.04 LTS) my java plugin for firefox ceased to work. It does not report an error or anything it just tells me that I need to install a plugin to ...
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Black Screen of death?

Hello there I have a problem regarding Black Screen on mine Ubuntu 14.04. Short version. When I play a video on Chromiun Web Browser I got an instant nasty black screen. This especially happens when ...
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firefox not working after trying to dowload firefox 34.0.5

I use the VMware Workstation to use Ubuntu on Windows. The current version of Firefox was 31.0 and the Mozilla Firefox download download page said that this was the current version! (34.0.5 is the ...
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Whenever I open firefox from terminal there is an error [duplicate]

Currently using 14.04 and whenever I open firefox from terminal this error message comes (of course it does open firefox and it works fine) (process:7949): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: ...
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Youtube videos are slow in full screen for firefox and chrome problem ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

After upgrading Ubuntu version to 14.10. Firefox and chrome youtube videos are slow in full screen where as they work fine in normal mode. Also flash games are also become very slow and ...
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How do I make Firefox Developer Edition my default browser?

I want to make fde my browser by default, I installed it following this guy's video and clicked the "Use firefox developer edition as my default browser" but when I closed and tried to open it again ...
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Very Specific Use Linux, Firefox, Ncomputing

Okay, here's my situation. I need 5 "Kiosks" with the ability to access one specific website for people to do a survey. This is the only task the machines need to do. I have an i3 computer (4gb ram) ...
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mic from webcam not working in google talk but working in audacity

All more or less said in title except I can hear the test sound (bip) in my sound system. There is no test or setting for the mic in google talk that I was able to find (there was a long time ago but ...
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144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome

after an update of xubuntu14.04 144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome for any of my videos in youtube i have think there are problem with my flash player or simply youtube ...
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Firefox hangs under Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu but am enjoying it. Using 14.04 on a humble netbook where it's so much better than win7. To be honest I don't stress it much, the netbook goes on trips and I store photos on it until ...
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How to force Firefox to open downloads with new default file manager (Nemo)?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. Then I installed Nemo and configured it to be my new default file manager. Most things works great, except for the browser Firefox. If I download a file and click in ...
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How to download Firefox 34 onto Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux in general and I have problems updating Firefox 34, every time I go to the Firefox website and hit download, the Firefox download just turns into a file. What should I do, my Ubuntu ...
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How can I upgrade to Firefox 34.0.5 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have Firefox 34.0 installed on a system running Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty). Many websites want to inform me that my browser is outdated, as apparently 34.0.5 has some significant security updates. ...