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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What causes most files to open in Wireshark from Firefox?

Recently I've noticed most files open in Wireshark, which naturally says there's an error. For example, I download a pdf, click it from the download button dropdown, and it opens immediatly in ...
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How do I know what plugin Firefox wants from me?

I went to a web page, and it displayed the following message: That's all it says. "A plugin is needed to display this content." Nothing else. How am I supposed to know what plugin it needs? ...
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How to install gnome extensions through firefox using Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04.1

After fresh install of Ubuntu-Gnome 14.04.1, I was unable to install gnome extensions through the https://extensions.gnome.org/ website. The website would given an error that it could not detect that ...
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Firefox keeps connecting to Roku Streaming Player

Recently I have discovered that Firefox keeps connecting to a local IP address, http://172.16.8.50:8060. These requests are made approximately every minute. These requests are also here even if I ...
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Unable to access Microsoft Office 365 on Ubuntu?

My university uses Microsoft Office 365 to manage emails. The sever names are: SMTP: smtp.office365.com IMAP: outlook.office365.com I had been using the email with Thunderbird on my Ubuntu ...
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Firefox not working on wireless connection ubuntu 14.04

Network manager says that I am connected to my wireless network but firefox will not load home page. If I connect hard wire it works just fine. My laptop is a dell latitude d620. What could be the ...
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Firefox doesn't open links from external sources (e.g. click on link in skype)

This happens on both Fedora 20 and Ubuntu 14.04 with XFCE DE. When I click on any link (from external program), a new firefox window is opened with start page. That's all. I've already checked for ...
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Firefox makes unknown connections

I usually don't ask questions and prefer googling as much as I can, but this time I've got no solution. So basicaly, firefox is making connections I don't understand. Note that I disabled all addons, ...
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Firefox default language keeps changing automatically to arabic

I am getting an ongoing issue with Firefox 36.0 under Ubuntu 15.04. Whenever I open Firefox it automatically sets the default language to Arabic, even though having never configured it to use Arabic: ...
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Problem loading videos [duplicate]

I get this message: failed to load "libpepflashplayer.so". How can I fix this? I'm using Firefox if that makes any difference. I've tried a few commands in the Terminal such as installing things ...
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ubuntu 14.10 freeze with chrome and firefox [duplicate]

Hello m y computer freeze,like 3 times at day, using chrome or firefox, what can i do, BTW, my ubuntu have the problem of The disk drive for /osshare is not ready yet or not present Continue to wait; ...
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How to configure firefox file picker to icon view? [on hold]

When I need to upload an image the file dialog in "detailed view" is very painful. How can I change this? My os is Lubuntu 14.04
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Ubuntu and Firefox language addon version discrepancy (solved)

Re : Ubuntu and Firefox language addon version discrepancy (solved) Hello, On a new installation, Firefox was in English instead ot the following locale (French)… I followed the first advice given ...
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Ubuntu rendering fonts in a weird manner

I currently have Ubuntu 14.04 LTS installed. The fonts were working fine so far, but have suddenly started rendering in a weird manner. Either they're being chopped off or are removing any preceding ...
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Why does kubuntu freezes when running firefox/chromium?

I was surfing the red and everything in Firefox in Kubuntu and suddenly my PC just freeze. I don't know why but I though it was for the browser so I installed Chromium but the same thing happened. I ...
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Clicking Link in emacs no longer opens page in browser

Up until yesterday, clicking a link in emacs would open the corresponding page in my browser (Firefox). Sometime yesterday this changed to always open a new window in the browser, on the home page. ...
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I don't have firefox and I'm getting firefox updates?

I don't have firefox and I'm getting firefox updates in the "Software Updater" how can I fix this or disabled this update because I don't want update files on my computer that will do no good.
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how to activate jre under kubuntu 14.10?

I have installed kubuntu 14.10 and I have tried to activate jre on firefox and chrome, but I have some problems. 1- On chrome side I have not succeed to activate jre plugin for both version oracle ...
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LibreOffice Writer edited document is recognized as virus or spyware

I got MS word document, person asked me to edit it, to add table of contents, to add page numbers, because she doesn't know how to do in MS Office. So I did with LibreOffice writer. But when I saved ...
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Cannot play youtube videos on Ubuntu 14.04.1

I have both Firefox and Chrome with both having the Flash plugin installed. On Chrome, the Pepper Flash plugin is installed. The behavior of the problem is exactly the same on both Firefox and ...
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how can set the proxy in my computer

My computer is Elitebook 745 running Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It can connect to the Internet very well in my working space where is no proxy server. In my residence, there is a proxy server. It can be ...
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Scrolling through tabs in Firefox without opening them

When we have many tabs open in Firefox we get one arrow on each side to scroll through the tabs. What I usually do is to use the mouse (yuck!) to click on those arrows to do the scrolling. How can I ...
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transfer important files from an old firefox profile into a new one

I try to write a script that copies all important files into a new fresh profile. I used the information on this mozilla support page #!/bin/bash echo While copying your personal data from an old ...
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How to make firefox ask for master password only when trying to show passwords

I have set up a master password on firefox and the browser asks for it at unexpected time. Not every time in the start (so it isn't useful to "lock" the browser. Someone may auto-login to a website ...
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Issues with firefox, localized storage, and dpkg SOLVED

I'm running ubuntu 14.04, and this started after I restarted my computer. What happened originally was it wouldn't wake up so to speak after I left it idle, and logged out. It was just a black screen, ...
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How does firefox open irc:// links?

If I click on a link in the form of irc://irc.hackint.eu/#ubuntu I get a popup asking me, If I want to open it with the webclient Mibbit.com This used to work a few years ago, but I get no connection ...
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retry download failed in mozilla firefox

I am trying to download the iso of backtrack 5 r3 from my mozilla firefox. It is a 3.1GB file. Due to power failure, the download stopped some times in the middle. However, I used the mozilla's retry ...
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Open link from application in running firefox profile

Applications that allow opening links (e.g. emacs), always fail to open URLs for me. Instead of immediately opening the URL in a running browser window, they open the firefox profile manager dialog. ...
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Firefox/flash loads new page and finally halts (on yt eg)

This is a rather simple problem, but it annoys me since some time. I'm using Firefox 35.0.01 on Ubuntu 14.10 and sometimes, when I open a new tab mainly on youtube, Firefox starts loading the page, ...
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Firefox back button middle click

I used to middle click on the back button in firefox to open the last page in a new tab. Unfortunately this stopped working for me on Ubuntu 14.04 x64. I tried to remove it via sudo apt-get purge ...
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Problem with addons in Mozilla

The problem is following: I have about 10 addons installed and suddenly part of them just stopped working( wappalyzer, google translate plugin) while others(Adblock, firebug) still work. All addons ...
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Applications in Ubuntu take forever to resolve URL, webpages usually don't load completely. Internet on other OSs are fine. What's wrong? (14.04)

All the computers in my house are connected to the same router, with the same DNS (googledns). The two Ubuntu machines take forever to "resolve host" (chrome/firefox), but the Windows machines aren't ...
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Why are certain words in Firefox missing from my webpages?

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 on a Dell XPS-12 laptop, in Mozilla Firefox, with no extensions running. For some reason, Firefox has been taking sections of readable text out of the pages I've been ...
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Apparmor problem: Icedtea plugin freezes firefox (35.0.1)

EDIT5: finally it's probably is an Apparmor problem. /usr/lib/firefox/firefox{,*[^s][^h]} is indeed in complain mode, but /usr/lib/firefox/firefox{,*[^s][^h]}//browser_java ...
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How to change browser in which Sublime Text will open files?

For some time I used Firefox and I guess because it was first browser that was installed, when I installed Sublime it recognized it and set it as default but now I switched to Chromium and I ...
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chrome flash plugin crash on ubuntu 14.0

I have ubuntu 14.04 running the latest chrome browser version 40. The flash player crashes every time I try to play video in chrome. I am not sure what caused these issues to crop up suddenly since it ...
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Lubuntu 14.10 Firefox does not start

I just set up Lubuntu 14.10 on my notebook and now Firefox only starts after rebooting for one time. Once it's closed, it won't open again. Calling Firefox from the terminal gives me ...
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Font display: single letter corrupted (temporarily)

Certain letters (but not always the same) are (temporarily) corrupted (see below, in Mozilla Firefox 35.0.1--not sure whether in other programmes), but usually 'fixed' with selecting the letter, or ...
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unable to sign with digital certificate on portal

Please help to resolve mention issue we are using Ubuntu 10.04 and we have our internet portal that purpose we require digital certificate.we are using mozila 24.0. that certificate show in Mozilla ...
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Web pages with charset UTF-8 not decoded properly

Some web pages encoded in UTF-8 are not displayed properly. The Swedish letters Å Ä Ö are replaced with special characters like ¥ and ¶ but at the same time there are other ...
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Firefox not displaying chat links

Few days ago I noticed that when someone sends me different kind of links on Facebook (when I use Firefox) I don't get them. I thought that it's just a Facebook problem, but then I checked my other ...
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Add-on website is closing immediately during first run - Mozilla

I have written code for loading Add-on's website during first run. But it loads and closes the website immediately. Here is the code var myaddon = { onLoad: function() { this.initialized = true; ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - Hp pavillion dv5-2239la Can´t load Webpages

I recently installed Ubuntu on my laptop, (Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon x64) Now, im conected to my router via an access point to amplify area on my house. Note: Ubuntu works well conected directly to ...
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How is “chromium-chromedriver” package used?

Firefox selenium driver seems to be crashing (perhaps because I'm on Firefox-beta ppa?): >>> from selenium import webdriver >>> webdriver.Firefox <class ...
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Google search through the address bar always asks if I meant to go to http//(Whatever I searched)

This has become quite nuisance as whenever I search in the URL bar in either Chrome or Firefox it always ask this in a notification bar below the URL bar. It only happens when I search a single word, ...
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How to update Firefox to latest version in Kubuntu 15.04 unstable the usual way?

I have three Linux systems all Ubuntu based and two of them are using Firefox 35 (Xfce Linux Mint Qiana and Ubuntu Unity 14.04) while the third, Kubuntu 15.04 development branch (with the new Plasma ...
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firefox issue on ubuntu 14.04 LTS

i have an issue with firefox on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. It cannot be opened also when I open it through terminal it is not opening except when I use this command (sudo firefox). here is a screen shot from ...
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Pressing any key in firefox repeats a string (under load)

On 32-bit lubuntu (14.10) with firefox 35.0.1, occasionally while browsing a very, very strange bug with text input will occur. When typing into any text box, any key will input, instead of the ...
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Youtube having problem in firefox

I having problem in Youtube videos while playing the screen is constantly flickering when i run the same videos in Chrome no such things happens.Is there any solution to this??
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H264 firefox standalone on Ubuntu 14.10 [duplicate]

I'm on Ubuntu 14.10. FF 35 has support form H264 and VP8, but not MSE and VP9. That is ok, and confirmed by youtube html5 page, https://www.youtube.com/html5, as you see the screen #1 here: ...