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Firefox freezes system

After opening firefox on my Ubuntu 14.04 machine, after a few moments the whole system slows down and then freezes completely.
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Ubuntu Firefox crash frequently ? How can I debug the error?

I am using ubuntu 12.04 I have installed cinnoman. From few days I got the error of firefox crash and the restart firefox window just blink. I want to know how to debug the error or firefox in ubuntu ...
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No video screen on youtube with firefox 33 after Ubuntu updated to 14.10

I just updated the Ubuntu to 14.10 yesterday. Today when I tried to watch some videos on youtube from firefox 33, there is no screen on the webpage. The screen place is a grey area, but everything ...
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Firefox does not allow selection of URL bar autocomplete with mouse anymore

Firefox normally shows autocompletion entries in the address bar when you start typing a URL (say, gi). Until recently, I was able to select the appropriate entry (e.g. github.com) with my ...
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Magento 1.9 can't access admin page or eshop page

I have Magento 1.9 Community installed in Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome and suddenly I couldn't log in to admin page or access the eshop page. I get the error message : There has been an error processing your ...
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How refresh page when locale file is modified with firefox?

I work on a litle javascript project, each time I modifie something in my javascript file, i need to reload the page (CTRL + R), it's very painful ! I have find a commande line for refresh Konqueror ...
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plugins for configuring IP cams

First of all, this might have been answered before, since I find it hard to believe no one had the same issues, however I cant seem to find any info on it. Please comment on it if so. My issue: Im ...
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No sound in Flash in Google Chrome 38

I just installed Ubuntu 14.10 and Google Chrome 38, but I don't hear any sound when I try to play Flash media. Sound works okay when I view HTML5 media such as YouTube videos, and also when I view ...
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Why does my browser (firefox) in Ubuntu 14.04 keep randomly dimming?

To be more clear: Sometimes when I browse on firefox or chromioum, the screen dims to a grey screen and freezes for a couple of seconds to a minute, and then the full color comes back, but with some ...
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Flash doesn't work in firefox after upgrade Kubuntu to 14.10

I upgraded Kubuntu 14.04-x64 to 14.10. Now flash does not work in Firefox. Now flash is an empty area which sometimes is black when cursor is under it. But flash still works in Chromium.
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Firefox Page - Navigation with Touchpad

Hy, i' m using a Lenovou330p notebook with Ubuntu 14.04.1 and GNOME 3. I tried to find out how to be able to navigate back and foreward in Firefox with 3 or 4 finger swipe gestures on the Touchpad ...
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Flash player needed in Firefox?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and I always installed every update needed. But, I have a question now: I'm using Firefox now, and I can watch without any problem any video from youtube, for example. But, ...
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Bootable pre configured live image - no installation on pc

I would like to build my own Ubuntu disc. I would like to make a disc like, "if you want to try Ubuntu before installation" What I need is, to make a pre configured disc with Java installed, and on ...
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Flash/media content in browser slows entire system

I'm a newbie to Linux and whilst I really like all the different OS' that I've tried (I'm on Ubuntu at the minute but I've tried nearly all of them), I keep running into the same problem. The second ...
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Can't update Firefox

I've downloaded an update for Firefox which is now in my Downloads folder. How do I get it from there to open and replace my existing version 20? I've tried double-clicking the download, but nothing ...
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Firefox flickering issue

I'm running Xubuntu 14.04 The image below shows the problem with the new animated homepage. I got the same kind of problems with some some videos that don't come from youtube. It seems like there ...
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Why does Firefox repeatedly open new tabs when I open a .php file?

I do web development and design. I've just set up my PC (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) and installed my choice of software. On the .php files I set Firefox as the default software to open with but now it opens ...
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Unity HUD doesn't work on Firefox, but works on other applications

I click Alt and access the HUD and regardless of what I type, I get no results at all. The HUD is working on other applications like Writer, Banshee, Corebird and even Thunderbird. It's Firefox 33.0, ...
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How to save an SPSS file.sav downloaded with firefox in UBUNTU 14.04 [closed]

Im using GNU PSPP and working with SPSS files with the sav extension. I need to download sav files with firefox and open it with GNU PSPP. When I download a file.sav with firefox, it shows the file in ...
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Can't start firefox on remote server without crashing X on local host

Running: Ubuntu 13.10 The situation is the following: I log in to the remote server with ssh -X user@remote and that is fine. However, once logged in, I type firefox it crashes the local X-session. ...
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Firefox 32 : scroll and right mouse buttons not functioning

Firefox was updated yesterday to version 32.0.3 (on Ubuntu 14.04). Today neither the scroll nor the right mouse button work on it. The mouse works fine with other programmes, and colleagues running ...
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Pause flash player (from script/media button)

I would like being able to play/pause youtube videos (or other flash player instances showing videos) using the media keys on my keyboard (or from a script). I could not find a suitable firefox ...
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How to remove/uninstall OpenH264 plugin in Firefox 33?

I don't want any plugins installed in Firefox. I always keep it plugin free. I just updated Ubuntu and it brought Firefox 33, which now has a plugin installed :( How can I uninstall this plugin?
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Chrome, terminal and firefox crashing after upgrade from 12 LTS to 14 LTS

I upgraded from 12 LTS to 14 LTS via the GUI. Things seemed to go smoothly -- but now when I run programs on my machine they crash intermittently. Terminal crashes -- as well as chrome and firefox ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 crashes when working in browsers

I'm fairly new to Ubuntu, and enjoy it so far. However, I really don't know how to troubleshoot this issue, and I can't find anything on it. Whenever I use a browser, after a short period of normal ...
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Firefox can't download images

Im using firefox like most people on ubuntu, i like it, and i use it a lot for web development too. The thing is, i cannot download images, i right click them, save image as, select location and it ...
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How can I get Firefox to recognize multitouch gestures on a touch screen?

Multitouch seems to be working fine on Chromium out of the box, but not on Firefox. On Chromium, dragging a finger up or down the screen scrolls the screen as expected, but on Firefox, that gesture ...
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Firefox has wrong color calibration

I have a Samsung R580 with Ubuntu 14.04 on it. The specs are: i5 CPU, Nvidia Geforce 310M, 4Gb RAM, etc. Important Note: I thought this was an Ubuntu problem however; everything below is only ...
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Can't see text in text boxes using Gnomish Dark theme.

I am using Xubuntu 14.04. I just started using it about a week ago. I am also somewhat new to Linux. I installed a theme called Gnomish Dark, which I really like, but I have found that on certain ...
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How do I amend Web.Config Configuration File?

Whilst attempting to pay for something on the internet, having entered my password etc correctly on the 'Verified by Visa' page I got this message:- Server Error in '/' Application. Runtime Error ...
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Google Search garbled on Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04

I recently updated Firefox on Ubuntu 14.04. I also installed some fonts on Ubuntu after that. After this, the google search on firefox looks like this: I've tried explicitely going to google.com ...
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Java Does not work in Ubuntu on web

How to install Java plugin in Firefox? Answer right here says all you do is sudo apt-get install icedtea-plugin and need nothing else. It's completely wrong. Jre is installed, iced tea is ...
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Are Live Bookmarks in Places.sqlite?

In reading about Places.sqlite, it's not clear to me whether or not that includes Live Bookmarks. How can I access, either through sqlite or by other means, the Live Bookmarks? I've installed the ...
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/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/charset.alias

Starting firefox gives repetably an error message (one minute intreval). It seems to be related to a missing file /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/charset.alias What is this missing file? Why it exists and ...
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firefox crashing and it does not reopen

while i'm working on firefox browser , it's get crahsed , and tell me that crash reporter is unable to submit a report for this crash because the application didn't leave an application data file , ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 rebooting on

I am facing a strange problem of rebooting. Here is the detail of my configuration : MotherBoard : Digilite DL-AD2550BG-ITX, Processor : Quad thread, RAM : 2 X 2 GB SODIMM RAM, OS ...
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Both Chrome and Firefox fonts changed

Hey there I was trying to change fonts for intellij but I am sure that I didn't change fonts for Chrome and Firefox. Now their fonts are very bad, I even tried reinstall them but didnt work. Moreover, ...
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Slow Facebook scrolling on Firefox

Welcome. I used Ubuntu a few years, but eventually switched to OS X, not fixing for almost five years puzzle of Firefox on Ubuntu. Regardless of whether you use the stable version, or test, ...
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Everytime I close firefox the mozilla crach reporter pops up [closed]

I have just updated to 14.04, and now everytime that I close firefox, either by using the "X" in the top panel or by Ctrl+W, the mozilla crash reported pops-up apologizing that firefox crashed and ...
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after hard drive clone cannot play music from google music on firefox

I made a clone of my Ubuntu 14.04 from one SSD to another SSD and then installed this new SSD on another machine. On a new machine Firefox stopped playing music from play.google.com/music. When I ...
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Ubuntu - Launchy issue

Launchy is not able to identify the browsers firefox and chrome. I have /usr/share/application/*desktop configured in launchy. And I do see Firefox/chrome desktop in the location. Launcy is not able ...
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Can't search Google in Firefox's Start Page (about:home)

I'm a new user to Ubuntu (to linux in particular). Recently I've changed my FF's homepage from Ubuntu start page(about:startpage) to FF start page(about:home). I can type into the search bar but ...
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Change file manager used by Firefox on Lubuntu

I'm running Firefox 28 on Lubuntu 14.04 and I've noticed that when using "Open Containing Folder" it opens the folder in "Files" file manager instead of PCManFM. This is slightly annoying, so I've ...
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Youtube videos are not playing

I have gone through many questions on this forum. Tried clearing the cache, setting all plugins to "always active", copied libflashplayer.so from /usr/lib/flashplugin-installer to ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit crashes after a few minutes

Ubuntu 14.04 dual boot with Win 7. Win 7 works OK but Ubuntu crashes every few minutes. What can I do to stop the crashes? I am in firefox for a minute or 2 and then it just reboots. Does this when ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 lockdown with Firefox

I'm trying to create a lockdown environment for users where they can only use firefox and the allowed extensions. I have managed to create a profile which causes that when uses log in, they only get ...
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Youtube doesn't work anymore in firefox (Ubuntu 14.04)

Title says it all. Whenever I try to play a youtube video I get the error messages: "your browser does not recognize any of the video formats available". Thing is, it worked fine just before I ...
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Why won't videos on some websites play?

I recently installed ubuntu on my laptop and was able to install the flash plugin. I am able to play youtube videos on firefox with no problem. However videos on some websites don't appear, only ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 system freezes frequently

I have Ubuntu 14.04, and a Sony VAIO VGN-CR120E. The entire system freezes very frequently. When it freezes, I can move the mouse, but cannot click on anything, and whatever shape (hyperlink ...
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How to move main Bittorrent Sync directory to another folder

I am in Xubuntu 14.04.1, 64bit, and downloaded and installed Bittorrent Sync via the method described by Qasim on How to run BitTorrent Sync?. The problem is that all its folders have installed itself ...