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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Black Screen of death?

Hello there I have a problem regarding Black Screen on mine Ubuntu 14.04. Short version. When I play a video on Chromiun Web Browser I got an instant nasty black screen. This especially happens when ...
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firefox not working after trying to dowload firefox 34.0.5

I use the VMware Workstation to use Ubuntu on Windows. The current version of Firefox was 31.0 and the Mozilla Firefox download download page said that this was the current version! (34.0.5 is the ...
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Whenever I open firefox from terminal there is an error [duplicate]

Currently using 14.04 and whenever I open firefox from terminal this error message comes (of course it does open firefox and it works fine) (process:7949): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: ...
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Youtube videos are slow in full screen for firefox and chrome problem ubuntu 14.10

After upgrading Ubuntu version to 14.10. Firefox and chrome youtube videos are slow in full screen where as they work fine in normal mode. Also flash games are also become very slow and ...
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How do I make Firefox Developer Edition my default browser?

I want to make fde my browser by default, I installed it following this guy's video and clicked the "Use firefox developer edition as my default browser" but when I closed and tried to open it again ...
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Very Specific Use Linux, Firefox, Ncomputing

Okay, here's my situation. I need 5 "Kiosks" with the ability to access one specific website for people to do a survey. This is the only task the machines need to do. I have an i3 computer (4gb ram) ...
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mic from webcam not working in google talk but working in audacity

All more or less said in title except I can hear the test sound (bip) in my sound system. There is no test or setting for the mic in google talk that I was able to find (there was a long time ago but ...
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144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome

after an update of xubuntu14.04 144p not available on firefox but available on google chrome for any of my videos in youtube i have think there are problem with my flash player or simply youtube ...
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Firefox hangs under Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Ubuntu but am enjoying it. Using 14.04 on a humble netbook where it's so much better than win7. To be honest I don't stress it much, the netbook goes on trips and I store photos on it until ...
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How to force Firefox to open downloads with new default file manager (Nemo)?

I installed Ubuntu 14.04. Then I installed Nemo and configured it to be my new default file manager. Most things works great, except for the browser Firefox. If I download a file and click in ...
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How to download Firefox 34 onto Ubuntu 14.04

I'm new to Linux in general and I have problems updating Firefox 34, every time I go to the Firefox website and hit download, the Firefox download just turns into a file. What should I do, my Ubuntu ...
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How can I upgrade to Firefox 34.0.5 on Ubuntu 14.04?

I have Firefox 34.0 installed on a system running Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty). Many websites want to inform me that my browser is outdated, as apparently 34.0.5 has some significant security updates. ...
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How to enable “click-to-play” plugins in Firefox?

I'm trying to make it so everytime I want to run a plugin, I need to click in order for it to play. The "plugins.click_to_play" is already set to "True" in about:config and it doesn't doesn't behave ...
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How do I can configure Firefox and Terminal via internet Ubuntu 14.04?

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 and with I've broadband connection setup but it's only some application via internet , But I can't access Firefox and Terminal via internet see screenshot , when Firefox ...
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Firefox html external css not working

I am creating a website using gedit. when I execute the html files from the file explorer, except the inline css, the external css doesn't seemto work. what is the problem? can anyone explain how to ...
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How to uninstall firefox developer edition in ubuntu

How do I completely uninstall Firefox developer edition, I tried by uninstalling from Ubuntu software center, it gets uninstalled but if I re install firefox then again its switching to Firefox ...
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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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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? [closed]

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?