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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Chrome/Firefox slow to start in 14.04

It's been like that for months. Chrome and Firefox are just horribly slow to start. It can take 10 minutes before Chrome is usable. But after these 10 minutes, I can do whatever I want with it and ...
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Flash player 12+ in Firefox [duplicate]

The version of flash player installed in my ubuntu is 11.2.xxx Adobe says this is the last version they are going to produce for the Linux operating system and they're not going to release further ...
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I messed up Firefox, now it's not opening, what to do?

So I downloaded firefox-34.0.5.tar.bz2 manually from Firefox's website, knowing full well that I could've used the Software Updater to update from Firefox 30 to 34. First, I searched for how to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Firefox & Flash Plugin

I have a problem with Firefox and the Flash-player. My other problems I solved with success with uncle Google and a little bit of Ubuntu magazines. But now I am trying to solve this problem nearly 2 ...
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How to customize locally an apparmor profile?

I would like to run Firefox with aa-enforce(d) apparmor profile. This works fine, except I have a plugin that need access to the keyring via dbus. When the plugin ...
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Can I use Chrome's Pepper Flash with Firefox?

As Adobe no longer supports Flash on Linux, is there a way to use Chrome's Pepper Flash plugin with Firefox?
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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS- the Lucid Lynx, firefox showing no longer supported on gmail? [closed]

I am using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS and when I use Firefox browser to sign into my gmail account it shows me This version of Firefox is no longer supported. Please upgrade to a supported browser. ...
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There isn’t a software package called `adobe-flashplugin` in your current software sources

I am trying to install the adobe-flashplugin on Ubuntu 14.04. On Adobe's site I choose the "APT for Ubuntu 10.04+" option. It opens Ubuntu software Center, but it tells me There isn’t a software ...
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Adobe Flash Plugin is vulnerable/outdated but there is no update in Firefox

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I open a site which requires flash plugin (e.g. Youtube), Firefox says This plugin is vulnerable and should be updated. However if I click Check for updates... ...
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How do I configure global internet connection on Ubuntu 14.04?

My broadband connection is OK !, but Firefox showing me message after browsing "If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web" ...
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What are all these extra icons in the Firefox Address Bar?

All, This morning after an update I now have all these icons in the address bar: Anyone else seen these before? Thanks! -m
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While accessing SSH/SHELL The security settings have blocked a self-signed application from running in mozilla/ubuntu 14.04?

While logging in the Cpanel ssh shell from Mozilla firefox in ubuntu It says : The application cannot be run Your security settings have blocked a self-signed application from running.? (Instead of ...
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Installing and running firefox from launcher in Ubuntu from .tar [duplicate]

I have installed the new mozilla 34 browser from the tar extract following this guide: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/install-firefox-linux But now, my problem i always have to run the mozilla ...
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Forcing Facebook to use 'most recent' through cookies? [on hold]

So I'm assuming facebook remembers my setting my timeline to 'most recent' through cookies. However, it also resets itself to 'top stories' after a day and a half or so (which is rather undesirable). ...
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Firefox crashes on startup

After re-installing Ubuntu (14.04) Firefox crashes every time I turn it on. I open it, it crashes, reopens and then works. about:crashes says always the same, that there was a problem with ...
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flash getting struck in 14.04 from 1 day

From 1day, I am unable to watch videos in firefox(I think its 33 version that time). So, today I installed latest version of firefox, chrome, flash. Now, firefox not showing that warning, but the ...
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How to update Mozilla Firefox web browser on 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a safe, secure, reliable, efficient and easiest way?

I'm using 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my machine. Currently, I'm using Mozilla Firefox 33.0(Mozilla Firefox for Ubuntu canonical - 1.0) I'm not getting update option in menu Hrml->About Firefox but ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 running slow on Compaq gq60 615dx 2009model

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a 2009 Compaq presario. Everything (Firefox, Google Chrome, ubuntu itself) is running slow. Any way I can speed things up? Just using this for accessing web content ...
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How do I get Thunderbird to use Firefox to open URLs?

Every time I try to open a URL found in an Email from within T-Bird, it opens Ubuntu Web Browser instead of my default browser, Firefox. How do I fix? Note: I've already tried a manual config edit ...
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Firefox update hanging in 14.04

I'm using the packaged version of Firefox that came with a fresh Ubuntu 14.04 installation. It's currently v30. Whenever I launch the browser, it tells me an update is available, but I've never been ...
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Shockwave player not working?

These are two separate Chromium windows: I find this very strange! The test website i am using is this one, Shockwave. I have restarted all web browsers after installing via this method. I am using ...
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Firefox crashes when I open Gmail after upgrading to 14.10

Every time I open Gmail Firefox crashes, unless I open it in basic HTML mode. There are a few other websites that make it crash, and I'll try to name them here every time a website makes it crash. I ...
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Firefox must press backspace twice to delete one charecter

in Firefox in Ubuntu when I type on some text area and I want to delete something , the English character needs only pressing backspace one time but the Arabic character needs pressing backspace ...
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firefox-wget-window doesnt close after download

I use Firefox with flashgot, which makes downloads via wget. Some time ago, the wget-terminal-window appears, makes its download, and when finished correct it disappears automatically. Then there was ...
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Apache - Firefox can't establish a connection to the server at localhost

Im not able to access my localhost server by firefox. Im using apache, and ive tried to run the following commands $ service apache2 status * apache2 is running $ sudo service apache2 restart * ...
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impossible to launch Spotify from embedded player with Firefox

With Firefox, when I try to play a song from a Spotify embedded player (like here, not the "play now" button but the player below : http://playlists.net/weekend-playlist-21-06-2014) I get the error ...
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Firefox locale-fr

Dec 02/2014 Update manager advize new updates : Firefox 34.0 plus French package. Click install Start Firefox every thing is in english. Tried via terminal to apt-get firefox-locale-fr answer: ...
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Unbearably Slow Network Performance in Chrome/Firefox (14.04)

I've been tolerating miserable performance on my Ubuntu desktop for some time and am finally taking the time to look into it. Symptom: Using a web browser (Firefox or Chome; doesn't seem to matter) ...
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Firefox 34 - Black screen playing Adobe flash videos

After upgrading to Firefox 34, Flash videos stopped working. A black screen was presented, with no hint to the problem. Following these instructions and these other instructions, would prove futile. ...
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Firefox: how show thumbnails without open a new tab?

when I open new tab, the most or last visited websites are shown as small thumbnails, so I click one of them, visit it, but...how to show again the thumbnails of last visited websites? should I open a ...
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No “Hello” icon in Firefox 34

I've just upgraded to Firefox 34, but cannot see "Hello" icon on Firefox toolbar. I could not find any info on that in Internet. There is no "Hello" icon there in "Additional Tools and Features" ...
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Tweaking Mozilla Firefox to use the Google public DNS

I am not able to open a "Blogspot" website (typically http://somename.blogspot.com for example) on my Ubuntu 64 bit (14.10) machine using Mozilla Firefox. The nslookup command is able to sucessfully ...
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Moving 'save' dialog for pdfs moves the entire (background) firefox screen

This is what I mean: I'm trying to move the dialog so I can read the title of what I'm trying to save, but that's not working.
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Blogspot website not opening on Browser

My machine has a 64 bit Ubuntu installed on it. I am trying to access this website from my browser (Chromium as well as Firefox): ...
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Bind the Ctrl + <number> keys to firefox in Ubuntu

In Firefox on Windows, I can cycle through tabs using the Ctrl+1(2,3) etc. However Ubuntu (with cinnamon) seems to not allow this binding - how can I restore it?
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Block firefox from accessing webcam

I would like to disable the webcam for firefox. My notebook has a built in webcam with awful quality, not only I don't want people I interact with on firefox to know that I do have a webcam, whenever ...
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Firefox not displaying login screen

My school uses Lightspeed Systems for internet, and when a new device connects to the internet, when try to access an internet service, it redirects to a login screen: ...
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Firefox 33 network activity is suddenly extremely slow on 14.04

Problem: I use Firefox as my default browser constantly. It was working just fine yesterday for most of the day. However, when I came home in the evening and fired up the computer, browsing the ...
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how to print DjVu in Firefox

I'm attempting to print to printer or PDF a DjVu document that is accessible from this link by selecting "View Scanned Files" and then selecting the DjVu for the plans. When I try to print this page ...
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Install Firefox on lubuntu [duplicate]

I have already download Firefox for Lubuntu a (Firefox.tar.bz2 file) and I have extracted the file after downloading. I have lot of files in that folder. from there, which file do I need to select for ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 not load web page

I have dual system Win7 and ubuntu 14.04. My ubuntu can not load webpage in Firefox these days, though it shows WiFi is connected. Please find my information for ifconfig, route -n,ping,cat ...
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Remove Firefox developer edition

A couple of days ago I installed Firefox developer edition using the command line but it seems to have removed my 'standard' firefox. No matter what I try I cannot get it back, I've followed guides ...
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Firefox Developer Edition: where is dark theme?

I download Firefox Developer Edition, unpack, run and see "white" GUI. Can I make look stable Firefox like Developer Edition - with dark GUI? I am at Xubuntu 14.10.
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How do you install Firefox Developer Edition without replacing current Firefox installation? [duplicate]

I know how to install the new Firefox Developer edition but I don't want to get rid of regular Firefox since the Developer Edition is experimental and could be unstable.
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Disable firefox extension from the console

On my high resolution screen for some applications that don't scale to the global scale factor I use a special start-up script, that changes the resolution and scale factor down to Full-HD and scale ...
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How to use Internet Banking for Brazilian Banco do Santander in Ubuntu?

In English: An Internet Banking protection module for Brazilian Banco do Santander only has a Windows version. Does anyone know any official alternative module to use in Ubuntu? I've already sent an ...
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Firefox blinking when i enter keyboard

I have some bug with firefox: he's blink when i enter keyboard. Moreover, me enter keyboard not only in firefox (type in text editor on top of the browser, too blinking). This bug exists only when ...
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Enabling hardware acceleration with AMD fglrx on firefox

The flash movies can be quite sluggish and even worse google streetview is terrible when I run them on firefox. Yet if I enable HW accel on chromium I have no problems whatsoever. I'd like to try and ...
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Forwarding, redirection, between 3 machines

I have this structure: A: machine not in the domain of our company. B: machine in our company (with an application server) C: my machine So the communication has been enabled to interact only ...
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firefox + adblock redirect

i am having this strange problem: (almost) everytime i click on a link i get redirected to websites like http://www.jdoqocy.com/click-6601317-11397447?SID=313283FOF577413941 I have looked all over ...