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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Firefox 44 Crashing on certain videos

I'm running into an issue where firefox keeps crashing when I run across certain videos. This happens particularly when I scroll through facebook and run across an embedded html5 video. The response ...
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On screen keyboard looses focus when searching in firefox

I use onbaord to type. When I type into the Firefox search box, onboard immediately looses focus. This has the annoying effect that I need to double press each key for it to be typed into the ...
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Unclear graphics in Ubuntu 15.10

When I try to use Firefox or Google Chrome browser or PDF reader, I cannot read the text properly. The characters are unclear (see screenshots). I have already installed the Intel G31 graphics driver ...
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Apps pause after switching accounts in Ubuntu 14.04

I am running automatic scripts (Instagram Liker) using iMacros (A Firefox PLugin) on an Ubuntu Machine. I have two accounts on the same computer. One for running my scripts and the other for family ...
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Firefox not displaying fonts after updating to ver 44

I use Ubuntu 14.04. Before updating Firefox to 44, the Urdu fonts were displaying perfectly. All I had to do was copy the ttf file to home/user/.fonts/ and in Firefox Preferences->Content, change the ...
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Is firefox safe to use on Ubuntu/Linux? [closed]

While using Firefox on Ubuntu, I frequently run into warnings from various sites (recent examples: when checking gmail, www.hitrecord.org), that inform me that I am using an outdated/unsupported ...
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Apt-get cannot find version firefox=41.0+build3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

In another box I have firefox 41.0+build3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 installed: apt-cache policy firefox firefox: Installed: 41.0+build3-0ubuntu0.14.04.1 I'm trying to mirror the environment so I tiried ...
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Poor performance on 1080p in firefox

I use open source driver for AMD HD6320 video card. I followed the instruction in this article Force Enable Hardware Acceleration in Firefox but if I try to play HD video in firefox it's very slow. ...
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Run Firefox on ubuntu 14.04 automatically when it starts up

How do I make Firefox run automatically when Ubuntu statrts up? I'm using version 14.04
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Removing the Firefox top panel

I would like to remove this top panel in Firefox (I'm using Firefox Developer Edition): I am running Ubuntu GNOME 15.10. How do I remove the top panel hilighted in the picture above?
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Cannot connect to internet

Im connected to my home network but Firefox cant connect to the internet.I saw a similar question but i cant understand the answer. Im dont know how to config or any of that, please help. Im running ...
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xdebug stack as links to netbeans

I am trying to make the xdebug stack links to open files directly in netbeans, here is what I have done so far: I created an executable file /home/user/bin/netbeans.sh (which I chmoded +x) ...
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Seem that I have two firefox versions? [on hold]

I want to start firefox quick, so that I use the command: firefox -P fast fast is a name of firefox profile. In this profile, there are no extensions, so firefox starts really fast! However, when ...
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How to clean Firefox after crashes?

Firefox (43) has become very unstable due to improper termination from frequent system reboots necessitated by Ubuntu 14.04's lack of reliable suspend/hibernate support for NVidia devices. Now it just ...
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Watch NetFlix on Chromium or Firefox

Since Chrome will soon no longer provide updates for 14.04 LTS and this leaves at least a one month gap until 14.04 LTS 64bit comes out I need a way to watch Netflix on either Chromium or Firefox. I ...
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How to run a jnlp app on 15.10

I have trouble running a java app starting with java WebStart. I do have icedtea-netx installed (1.5.3-0ubuntu0.15.10.1), but when I try to run the app, I get the following error: +(CONNECTED ...
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The undying ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error for localhost

I am running Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS in a VirtualBox. I am trying to run some express.js code which needs to listen to a port. I need to do: localhost:7777 (or some other port, number is ...
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New Ubuntu Installation Freezing

Warning, I'm new here I've just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on an empty drive. I have another drive in the PC with a Windows 10 installation. Everything on Ubuntu runs fine, until I open an app. Both ...
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Problem with ports

I am trying to run "localhost:7777" (or any other number for that matter) in Chrome and Firefox. Both give errors. Chrome gives me this: "This webpage is not available ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED" Do ...
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grey screens and a slow down in the system

The window goes grey and everything slows down to crawling speed. I have noticed this on: Ubuntu Software Center running alone Gparted and Firefox running together Firefox and Terminal running ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 Right mouse button on unity task bar opens always firefox and does not open context menu within Firefox window

Recently installed ubuntu 15.10 desktop on an asus eee slate ep121 Tablet PC with defaults. Attached it to a hdmi TV, with the internal screen disabled. Problem is that on the unity task bar and ...
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Minitube and smtube not able to connect to youtube, but youtube works fine in browser

I have a Raspberry Pi running Ubuntu Mate 15.04 and have noticed that Youtube runs pretty slowly on it. I decided to try installing Minitube, but it said that it couldn't download ...
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Firefox 43.0.4 on Ubuntu 15.10 incredibly slow to load pages

Since a few days now, I think since the last Firefox update, but I can't be sure, because I've been away for a few weeks until Jan, 10th, Firefox is practically not usable any more. It takes forever ...
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different launchers for Firefox versions

I'm trying to run a legacy copy of Firefox alongside the latest greatest Firefox. This works fine, I have two launchers like so in my .local/share/applications folder: [Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 ...
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Help - Stuck in Firefox and can't do anything

My computer starts up and you see the generic UBUNTU loading with the dots underneath and instead of going to a login it takes me straight to a Firefox window where i can not do anything. The computer ...
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Why system hangs up while using multiple tabs on firefox or chrome?

as I work with multiple tabs, no matter its firefox or chrome. Ubuntu system hangs down. I have 2 gb ram. What should I do? should I change to Lubuntu?
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Firefox global extension install

Ok, so I have local root access to a machine with a lot of local user accounts. These all have some version of a a particular extension that was installed under their user account during account ...
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Firefox doesn't play sounds in Slack desktop notifications

I'm not getting sounds in desktop notifications, specifically for Slack. I've experienced this on multiple hardware. I ensured I have Notify-OSD installed and have enable desktop notifications in ...
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Update Firefox developers edition

When I open my Firefox developers edition on Ubuntu it always asks me for update , when I click I have a permission error . How can I update it ?
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Tor script install addons

How can I install an addon to Tor without any GUI interaction? I have just tried to copy the xpi unziped to extensions but no dice. I have tried diff a before and after addon install (31c31 is ...
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Spelling correction like swift/swype

I like typing and type with ten fingers since 20 years. Sometimes I make mistakes or don't know the correct spelling of a word. I like the swype-app in android phones. I am very fast although I use ...
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Firefox page on ubuntu 15.10 scrolling slow, but the same page runs Ok with Chrome

Everytime i open the page ''http://portal.pixelfederation.com/'' then click on Trainstation (that uses flash player) and waits the page load completely using Firefox Browser I notice the scrollbar bar ...
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How do i use “Can YOU Run it”

I have used ubuntu for quiet some time now, but im having issues with this program i want to use. I recently build a new computer, and wanted to use ubuntu (because its great), the problem is, i want ...
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Redirection to ad pages in browsers

I have a serious problem when visiting web pages, with anything in any moment, as you can see in the screenshots. photo1 - ubuntu-es | photo 2 - ask ubuntu | i.imgsafe.org/373b693.png | ...
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No sound in applications like spotify, firefox and google chrome

I have no sound in applications like spotify, firefox and google-chrome. On chromium on the other hand, my sound works just fine. Can you guys help me out?
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Frequent 2 minutes pauses on web browser requests

A few days ago I did a clean install of Ubuntu (15.10), and applied all updates. Everything seems to be fine, except an annoying issue with web browsing. I've seen the same issue in both Chromium and ...
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Firefox only loads content on second enter

so I am running a 15.10 Ubuntu and 43.0 Firefox... And it happens to me that many times Firefox loads content only after I hit "enter" the second time. It happens when I want to open a webpage and I ...
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Firefox does not display website properly on ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS

Please help me the following problems: I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS and Firefox 43.0. Today, when I open firefox and it doesn't display website properly as in screenshots. I reinstalled it but the ...
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Small Icons and text on 15.10

I just installed ubuntu 15.10 on my Asus ux303lb with Nvidia graphics and the resolution is 3200x1800 and everything looked smaller than it should be. Both the apps and text were very small, I managed ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 freezes when during or after opening firefox

Ubuntu 14.04 freezes during or after opening Mozilla Firefox. I have installed Ubuntu on two computers, one is a dual boot with Windows 7 and the other I just did a strait install. The same problem ...
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Ubuntu writes the number 5 without beeing pressed

I was looking at the bitcoin charts and when selecting 3 Years firefox stopped working for a short time and when it continued to work it wrote many 5 in the top bar like when you hold the key. Ubuntu ...
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“crepitation” when viewing videos on facebook with Firefox

Problem only occurs when I try to view videos on my facebook wall in Firefox. There is no sound for the video, only a very loud "crepitation". Using Ubuntu 14. I already tired to reinstall ...
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Version 14.04 crashes too often

I just did the upgrade from version 12.04 to 14.04 and immediately had some problems. Whenever I try to open certain webpages using Firefox or Chrome, the screen just freezes. Mouse and keyboard are ...
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Firefox: Wikipedia MathML equations have too much space above and below

I recently switched from Windows to Ubuntu and i migrated my Firefox User profile. I have set my Wikipedia profile under Preferences > Appearance to show Math with MathML. Under Windows I didn't ...
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Firefox shows microphone active indicator

I'm running Kubuntu 15 and recently switched from Chrome to Firefox, I noticed some differences, one of them was this weird microphone indicator that shows up on my left-most screen. It seems to be a ...
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Weird focuss loss in browsers

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS fully updated and am having a problem with browsers (Chrome Version 46.0.2490.80 (64-bit) and Firefox V43.0... Chromium does not have this problem) Here is how to duplicate: ...
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Launch firefox in fullscreen mode on startup [duplicate]

I've created the "firefox.desktop" file at ~/.config/autostart to launch the firefox like other startup applications. I'd like it to be launched in full screen (for now, I have to press F11 manually ...
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Lost firefox tabs due to crash

I use the Save Session version 1.3.1.6.1 plugin in firefox to save my current sessions. I had kept 3 windows full of tabs for all almost a year when yesterday my firefox crashed. Now I can't find any ...
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Firefox slow at loading websites on Ubuntu 14.04

I am having a little problem with Firefox on my Ubuntu, and I was wondering if someone could help me. The problem is that my Firefox started to act very slow after the v43.0 update. I am using Ubuntu ...
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Newly installed Firefox 43 crashes when videos are played

Both my wife and I have 12.04LTS on our desktop PCs. Last Saturday a routine apt-get upgrade upgraded us from Firefox 42.0 to Firefox 43.0. The new version crashes consistently if you try to play and ...