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 install newest Firefox version on Ubuntu 9.04?

Unfortunately I'm unable to use latest version of Ubuntu at my old PC due to issues with graphic card. I have to use Ubuntu 9.04, but I dont hav a clue how to install latest Firefox version. At ...
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Uninstall Firefox

Just installed on my new laptop Ubuntu 14.04 and immediately installed Chrome (for programming purposes). I havn't done anything with Mozilla Firefox yet and I want to remove it since I have Chrome. ...
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Evince can open hyperlinks in Firefox, so why not in Chrome?

Before posting this question I investigated this and found it already implemented in my 14.04. Also investigated this which references the above linked question. Handlers for both ...
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Firefox always crash on startup after last updates

After the last update of Ubuntu sudo apt-get update Firefox won't start anymore. It always show crash error on startup and i tried to reinstall it and change profile and even purge installation. It ...
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Dual Boot: Windows 10 Screen Content appears in Ubuntu

How can this be??? I have a PC with one hard disk. I first installed Windows 10 Technical Preview (which was updated to the final Windows 10 around one month ago). After the Technical Preview of ...
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Pipelight Silverlight not working in Firefox

I installed pipelight and try to enable silverlight with sudo pipelight-plugin --enable silverlight And receive the message "Plugin silverlight5.1 is now enabled". But when I go to this page ...
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Youtube videos of all the format doesnot play in Ubuntu 14.04 Firefox 40

Youtube videos of all the format doesn't play in Ubuntu 14.04 Firefox 40. Only 360p is playing. But all resolutions works fine in Chromium. But I want to use Firefox as default. Is it flash player ...
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Java applets won't run even after instaling oracle jdk

I am new to ubuntu. I am using it since last month. I tried to install oracle-jdk (which includes jre) so that I can run java applets. I strictly followed the "Manual Install" process written on the ...
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Firefox stops responding when loading pages

G'day, When loading some web pages Firefox stops responding and dims for about a minute. Only thing I've changed recently is installed Oracle Java. Any known bugs I should be aware of? I've tried ...
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What information does the Firefox add-on Autocopy collect?

I have been using the Firefox add-on Autocopy for years without complaints on Kubuntu. I just noticed yesterday that since version 1.0.6.1-signed from late 2012 it features a tracking software from ...
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How to I re-activate “history” on firefox?T [duplicate]

The "history" dropdown has quit working, as have "File", "Edit", and the rest at the top of the firefox toolbar. How do I get these restarted?
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Unable to open Mozilla Firefox

pinank@pinank-NE56R:~$ firefox (process:14941): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed (firefox:14941): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: Attempt to add property ...
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Can I revert back to 14+ from 15 on an old machine?

So many problems with the new release, my reps and system is fighting them like a virus? Using Lubuntu 15.04 2g cpu with 1027 mem I know it is slow but still makes no sense why it takes so long to ...
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Opening a Firefox Protocol with a Program set in Wine

Currently, I'm having some trouble with associating a protocol (namely the nxm protocol) with a program which I have installed in wine (Mod Organizer). E.g. nxm://Skyrim/mods/3863/files/1000172397. ...
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Firefox does not play YouTube HTML5 videos

Firefox does not play YouTube HTML5 videos for me. There seems to be no way for me to make them start. They to not autostart and the lower left button (the triangle) does not start the video. The ...
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How to get rid of the DNS Unlocker adware?

From this morning I'm witnessing unfamiliar ads apearing in different pages while using Firefox which they say "Ads by DNSUnlocker". I searched for it and it seems this is a known adware infecting ...
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Firefox not redirecting instead showing about:blank

Recently I have found that Firefox is not redirecting. For example a http://t.co/OfIwUa4dxb link on Twitter will not redirect to http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26308551?dopt=Abstract but instead ...
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Firefox doesn't play audio

To be clear, the audio on my laptop is working just fine. Other applications in Ubuntu play sounds as expected. Firefox, however, won't output any audio through the native speakers or headphones. ...
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How to move firefox to Applications [duplicate]

I tried to go to usr/share/applications where i found out that all my applications were present in it except Mozilla firefox. I strongly need firefox to be present in Applications. Please suggest ...
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DRM issues 15.04

I am trying to watch NBC Sports on my Ubuntu machine. I currently have 15.04 installed. I have tried using both Chrome and Firefox. Chrome (updated) has flash 18, which is good. I've read though that ...
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Chromium problem

Well, this is new.. I think I hosed my system and don't know even where to start poking around.. I did apt-get update, apt-get upgrade and noticed that chromium had been removed from my system. So ...
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Any Webbrowser crashes in 14.04 since last update

I've been experiencing some annoying crashes of any web browser I use since I last updated Ubuntu & Firefox (However the problems extend to Opera & Chrome as well). First I'm just a user who ...
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How to change the Firefox icon?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 64bit. I am currently using Firefox which is present on the Unity panel (or launcher). The problem is that the icon is a question mark. I want to change it to the standard Firefox ...
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Firefox screen content frozen, but I can switch tabs

Multiple times a day, I notice that the content of Firefox is frozen on some webpage. But the app is not frozen! I can right click to open the menu, I can switch tabs (cannot see the content, but see ...
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Firefox doesn't follow the system locale

I set up the default system language to Polish and the regional settings to Poland. All applications but Firefox follow this setting. Firefox stays in English Is it possible to make Firefox follow ...
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Chrome copies Firefox browsing history

I have only an SSD on my computer, so I decided to keep it as clear as it is possible. It's my first time with Ubuntu, I have only used it several months on a virtual machine, exclusively for working ...
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Could firefox be causing system crash?

Originally the title for this question was: Could my USB3 SSD be causing my system to crash? But then I realized that all three times that linux has crashed this week, I was working in Firefox. I'm ...
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Java Plug-in Crashed in Firefox 28.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just installed Oracle Java 1.8.0_51 .And set as it as by default.I also linked libnpjp2.so file in Mozilla folder in /usr/lib/mozilla/plug-in. But when I am going to verify java its show no java ...
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Firefox does not open dolphin for inode/directory in kubuntu 15.04

this question has been asked multiple times like 1 and 2, but their solutions won't work anymore. Probably because of Plasma 5 and the new firefox versions. So I am using Kubuntu 15.04, Firefox 40.0 ...
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How to copy text from interactive online editor?

I cannot copy source code from interactive online editor like FStar When I paste code everything works as it should, but trying to highlight and copy/cut from it ends with one character "".
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Automatic updater on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I have enabled automatic updates but every time my Firefox and Chrome are updated they are downloaded from scratch, so every time my update size is more or near 100MBs. ...
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Youtube not playing above 360p

I finally switched to using Ubuntu a few days ago and so far it is great! The only issue I am having is that YouTube doesn't play above 360p. The options above it are not showing. It shouldn't be that ...
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In youtube, There are just 360p and 720p options .(no 240p,480p and 1080p)

A couple of days before, everything is working perfectly good. But After last Ubuntu update -also flash player has updated- (I just think that was occurred after update but maybe not) I can not watch ...
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No sound in Youtube since falshplugin-installer updated 14/09/15

So title says it really, updated and then no sound ONLY for YouTube, all other flash seems fine. The update downloaded and installed fine. I tried reinstalling the plug in as well as the restricted ...
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Why is package 'xul-ext-ubufox' is required to install the Firefox package?

When trying to install the Firefox package on Ubuntu 14.04 it prompts me to also install xul-ext-ubufox: $ sudo apt-get install firefox Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Can I take the firefox book marks folder and copy it? [closed]

I am trying to create a base ubuntu image with some bookmarks in firefox. Is there a way I can SCP into the unit and copy\paste a new book marks file? Thanks!!!
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cannot watch hulu on firefox after fresh install on 14.04

I just installed ubuntu and decided to watch hulu, I just got a white box. No flash options (or anything) appear when I right click. Other flash apps work fine, though when I right click to change ...
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How to install previous Firefox version?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I use the Perapera Chinese add-on for Firefox. It worked up to version 39, but now in version 40 it just stopped working. So I tried to downgrade to version 39 following ...
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Puppet file in unknown directory

I use puppet for configure lot of computers. I want copy some file from puppet master to client. I use this code for copy file to path /etc/firefox/syspref.js: file { "/etc/firefox/syspref.js": ...
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Mozilla Firefox doesn't scroll smoothly on Ubuntu

I have problem with Firefox on Ubuntu. When I scroll on facebook or youtube it doesn't scroll smoothly like it used to on Windows. It's hard to explain but main point is when I scroll down/up it ...
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Apt-get Issues (and random crashes)

I'm running Ubuntu 15.04 (x64, i7, etc.). Everything has been working perfectly for a long time. However, this morning I was watching some videos online (YouTube) when Firefox crashed. I tried running ...
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Any brower gets connection reset on a specific site, while wget works

I cannot browser the http://nytimes.com website from any browser installed on my Linux Ubuntu (Chrome and Firefox), but I can download the landing page using wget http://nytimes.com Already tried to ...
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How can I use two firefox profiles?

I run Ubuntu 14.04 and want to use one installation of Firefox with two different profiles for the same logged in Ubuntu user. How can I set this up, so that I may easily launch both profiles from ...
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Firefox can't get the latest java version in ubuntu 15.04 in about:configs with iceatea-8-plugin, but oracle java version verify page can

In my laptop, I have openjdk1.6, openjdk-1.7, and openjdk1.8 installed. I can see all of them through update-alternative --config java. $update-alternatives --config java There are 3 choices for the ...
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Firefox 40 really slow

I had a problem with Firefox 39.03 unable to start. This problem was been fixed with Firefox 40, however; now Firefox is really slow. Tried most of the published fixes, new profile, uninstall - ...
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Firefox no longer works after update

After updating firefox in Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS, yesterday, firefox no longer starts: That is, I can ask $ firefox --version Mozilla Firefox 39.0.3 but if I call it without arguments, it exits (after ...
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executing an action script file (.as file)

how can I execute this action script file, in Ubuntu? do I need to use firefox the action script file in turn refers an xml file the content of the as and the files are in this link ...
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How do I install Firefox ESR from a command line?

How do I install Firefox ESR from a command line? Mozilla is releasing a new major version of Firefox every six weeks. With each release, there's a possibility of bugs, unwelcome new features and ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS YouTube videos are choppy

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 LTS on an older computer I had for an HTPC. All I really wanted to do was use it to watch YouTube, Twitch, and browse the internet. Unfortunately, it fails at watching ...
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Flash - Chrome Linux vs Chrome Windows

What is the difference between Flash in Chrome for Linux and Chrome for Windows? I am asking because in Ubuntu 14.04, Chrome will not play certain Flash-based live video streams (specifically ...