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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kubuntu 13.10 how to remove firefox installer

I installed kubuntu 13.10 and in the menu I saw a Firefox installer. when i click the installer muon discover shows firefox. I don't want Firefox as rekonq is pre-installed so how can I remove the ...
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Deleted CA Certificates in Firefox

I was very silly and deleted all my default CA certificates in Firefox. (I'm using Ubuntu). How do I get them all back?
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Can't remove redirect malware on firefox

I researched and found: mypageresults.com is tabbed as a redirect virus that always slips into computer without user's approval. I can't remove it.I deleted all files of firefox.I removed firefox ...
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Intermitent Firefox/Thunderbird screen problem

Ubuntu 13.10, I7 3970, 12Gb Memory, Nvidia 650Ti driver 331. Sometimes, switching from one workspace to another, Firefox or Thunderbird fail to render the screen correctly. Below, the screen with the ...
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Alternative of CCleaner in Ubuntu 13.10 [duplicate]

Is there any alternative software of CCleaner in Ubuntu 13.10. My laptop is running very slow, and Firefox also running slow and unresponsive.
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Firefox in Ubuntu does not load

I have just installed Ubuntu. Everything seems fine, BUT Firefox will only load Google, Bing and Gmail. All other web pages stall; just keeps loading without getting anywhere. This is hopeless because ...
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Can't Open A Specific Website. Can Open With A Proxy. wget stucks on “HTTP request sent, awaiting response…”

Ok, I'm having a very weird problem. I've searched through google and ubuntu forums but it seems that this problem, if faced, is unsolvable. However, I'm very hopeful that I'll get a solution here. ...
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Web video's not working

Hello i am using ubuntu for a while now. And i installed it on my mums 10 year old PC (as replacement for XP). And I simply don't get videoplayback in chrome/firefox working. What i tried for so ...
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firefox crash Bus error (core dumped)

I am quite sure it has to do with the last security update I have installed (today 9 Apr 2014). I have ubuntu 13.10. Firefox crashes after 5 seconds I launch the application. It doesn't matter what ...
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Problem with Youtube player on FIrefox Nightly [closed]

I'm using Firefox Nightly (31.0a1) and the Youtube HTML5 player doesn't work, probably because it won't recognize the browser. Anyone got similar problem?
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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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How to browse the internet while installing Ubuntu? [closed]

During the installation of Ubuntu 14.04 final beta release on VirtualBox. I was prompted with the option of reading the release notes. Being so curious about what difference does 14.04 make compared ...
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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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How To Use Nvidia-Prime On Ubuntu?

I have optimus laptop so i have installed nvidia drivers with prime. I have googled but didn't found any help regarding using Nvidia-prime. So How do i use my optimus card ? I know i can switch to ...
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My Wifi stops working after browsing the web

So I am using Ubuntu 13.10 and I have this USB wifi device (TP-Link TL-WN821N V4) in my computer. Now when I use internet via terminal, everything is just fine, I can upload and download the whole ...
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Firefox closing automatically after logout vnc connection

Firefox is closing automatically after logout vnc connection. How can I set Firefox to run all the time, and not only when I am connected through vnc?
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Flash player alternative for firefox

I am searching for an flash player alternative for firefox Yes I am using chrome and I know that it has its own flash version however I am used to Firefox, and it is hard not to have videos in ...
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Can't set Transmission to download files [duplicate]

Just installed Ubuntu 12. on my new computer. When trying to download files I want to use Transmission but after I choose a file to download Transmission is not in the list of programs to run with ...
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How to get rid of youtube html5 player from firefox

I have tried youtube html5 player by opting it in from here But i dont find html5 youtube player as good as flash player. So i opted out from same link despite of opt-out youtube was showing videos ...
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mozilla build error on ubuntu.dependency errors

I downloaded mozilla-central bundle and successfully unbundled, using the steps in this guide. But I am not able to install the pre-requisites for building. Here are the build pre-requisites. The ...
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How to install java plugin for firefox in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to download youtube videos, so i use the website Keepvid.com but it requires java plugin. I installed java through terminal but it's not giving any fruit. So please help me in step by step or ...
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Problem in downloading any song or movie

I am unable to download any file. I am using ubuntu 12.04 and firefox. The files instead of downloading starts playing online.
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Crash while downloading with firefox [on hold]

I just noticed not too long ago that Ubuntu crashes when I have a download going via Firefox and I navigate to the download folder. It doesn't exactly crash. All the icons on desktop disappear and ...
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Firefox for Ubuntu add-ons [closed]

I am considering to install Ubunta on my PC. Currently also have firefox for windows installed with a number of add-ons. Are those same add-ons available under Ubuntu?
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firefox ignoring proxy settings and connecting directly

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and it's been a couple of months that I have this problem. The problem is that firefox's proxy settings has no effect on it and despite what settings I set in ...
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How to capture all visited URLs on the command line?

I like to get all URLs I visit in the browser live captured on the command-line for piping them to another program. How would I be able to do this? The format should be just one URL per line, nothing ...
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can't watch flash content in lubuntu

i can't watch flash content in firefox. can someone please help me? I am sorry if this has already been addressed, but i have visited numerous forum posts and tried several different things. My ...
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Putting Firefox in a truecrypt disk

Hello I am new to Ubuntu, my priority is to move the cache to a mounted truecrypt disk, my biggest problem is that I am confused about "directories", because in Windows it was easy to just put the ...
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Adobe flash Player not working [duplicate]

I installed Adobe Flash Player so I could play online indie games and when I try to play them after installation it says I still need Adobe flash player specifically. What do I do? I also tried ...
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How do I change default gnomeplayer to flash set in Firefox 27 preferences for Ubuntu 13.10

I am pretty certain my installation of Ubuntu 13.10 has the flash plugin installed, as I have checked this numerous times in the last 3 days and just recently watched the updates put it in from the ...
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font problem in firefox

i have some unusual problem in firefox, the font in firefox is not working properly, it become narrow then rest of the windows font, sometimes it looks very small, i have tried default settings of ...
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Firefox renders wrong colors

I've got the following problem: I'm developing an website, so while I was testing around I've noticed that firefox and chromium display an css bar in different colors. When I switched between several ...
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Firefox Crash Nvidia 331 Driver

Recently my Firefox (Firefox 27.0.1) has been crashing immediately upon opening. I've tried disabling add-ons, resetting, etc to no avail (although disabling addons did make it last a few minutes as ...
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Cannot play YouTube videos in Firefox - Opera works?

Since a couple of days it is not possible for me to watch YouTube videos in Firefox - nevertheless I installed Opera and tried it successfully to play videos with it. What I tried so far (and did not ...
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Why has Ubuntu One Music Store not renewed its security certificate? [closed]

I have been trying to download music from the Music Store but Firefox tells me the security certificate expired two days ago so it won't let me. Is this something they might not realise, i.e., do ...
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Is it possible for Adobe Flash to kill my GPU?

The question Is it possible that Adobe Flash in Ubuntu 12.04 on Firefox could damage my GPU? History So... there I was, using my beloved Ubuntu 12.04, Doing some PHP/Javascript/HTML development in ...
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Open Containing Folder become Choose Appication in Firefox in Kubuntu

The title says it all. Every time I download something, clicking Open Containing Folder when the download is finished, it says Choose Application and I don't know what to do. I use Firefox in Kubuntu. ...
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“Open Containing Folder” In Firefox & Chrome Doesn't Highlight The File In Nautilus

I won't say I am new to Ubuntu, but I have been on and off for several years -- although I find myself on Ubuntu more than on Windows nowadays I still consider myself a newbie. I am currently using ...
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unable to run Tor browser

Downloaded, extracted, and executed, then I got "tor unexpected exited". Here are some terminal stuffs: tor-browser_en-US$ ./start-tor-browser Launching Tor Browser Bundle for Linux in ...
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Problems moving a web link on the desktop

I am having this annoying problem that my web links that I have dragged from Firefox can not be moved afterwards. When I try, I just get a copy of the link as a file. I don't know if the problem is ...
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How can I get Firefox to use the KDE style?

There are some problems using Firefox in Kubuntu. The menus are ugly and do not use the KDE style. The file browser for uploading or opening files is also ugly, and is not the default KDE ...
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Update Manager shows Firefox when already installed

I'm very very new to the Linux and Ubuntu world. The Update Manager is showing three important (security) updates: Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla English language pack for Firefox Spanish ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Cannot download files with firefox after 7 march 2014 update

After today update I cant seem to download any files using firefox. I can still download and directly with the "Open With" even the extension DownThemAll and Flashgot is working. Other browser also ...
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Firefox is acting sluggish

I am having problems with running Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04. I am finding it to be sluggish at times. The symptoms I experience are: At times temporary freezing of the screen when trying to scroll up ...
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Firefox performance got affected

I followed the instructions in the following link, the instructions in the accepted answer. Why won't videos on a particular website play under Ubuntu 13.04? I executed the commands in the link ...
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issue accessing dropbox

Whenever I try to access dropbox from my Linux booted partition, it just keeps on trying to get the information from the website and displays a blank page. It works perfectly in my windows partition ...
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JavaScript Console

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire One, Model: KAV60 and it works fine. The problem I have is just that every time I write something in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox a Developer tool ...
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Remove firefox titlebar in Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Cinnamon on my Ubuntu 13.10. I want to know if it is possible to remove that fiferox title bar above tabs. I have installed HTitle and the 3 buttons now appear like on a windows ...
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I can't log in on partypokers website why is that?

long time user first time question asker. I am an avid online poker player,but for some reason cannot play my site of chioce within the browser with ubuntu. I can do it with my windows machine,but not ...
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Simulated secondary click doesn't work | Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to know how I can use simulated secondary click by press for a few seconds click left. Because it doesn't work now. I have turn on accessibility option in Settings->Accessibility menu : ...