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 customize apparmor 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? [on hold]

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Adobe Flash Plugin is vulnerable/outdated but there is no update in Firefox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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Firefox and Chrome Not working even though I am connected [closed]

After recent updates my firefox and chrome browsers stopped working on my computer. I can connect with a Lan line and it works fine. But with the wireless connection it stoped working. The error ...
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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?

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 ...
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MS Fonts not Showing Properly (look choppy and terrible)

Some fonts that I have installed are not rendering properly in Chrome and Firefox, as you can see in the image below: body { font: 10pt 'Trebuchet MS', 'Arial', sans-serif; } If I remove ...
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How to prevent certain websites in my browser

I am using Firefox 33.0 on my Ubuntu 12.04 but apparently there is no way I can prevent a website from being opened in the browser, is there another way to do that, like using some system ...
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IcedTea Doesn't Run Properly in Firefox

I have Java 7 installed for Ubuntu 12.04 and I have IcedTea installed in Firefox (33.0). Some Java plugins are not working correctly. For example: starting from the IcedTea-Web-Tests (see the IcedTea ...