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What's the purpose of the Ubuntu Online Accounts extension in Firefox?

On my Ubuntu 14.04, there is a Firefox extension "Ubuntu Online Accounts 0.5", installed by the package xul-ext-webaccounts (which is in the default install). What is the purpose of this extension? ...
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Installing a firefox extension via terminal?

Is this possible? Ideally, I'm trying to make script which will take files (my extension backup files) and replace or install them into other user's computer, with all settings saved. Is this ...
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On using script blockers on Firefox ( Ubuntu 12.04)

Please let me know if this question is inappropriate here. Simply put, how do I get a fully(setting my expectations too high?) functional browsing experience using script blocking add-ons ...
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What does the Unity Desktop Integration extension do in Firefox?

I am using firefox 28.0 on Ubuntu 13.10. Want to know what does the Unity Desktop Integration extension do in firefox. Then I can enable or disable it according to the use of it.
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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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spice-xpi for ubuntu 12.04

Im trying to install spice-xpi for ubuntu 12.04. Found a ppa, but it crashes... trying to compile from source but got stop at ./configure : checking for XUL... no configure: error: Package ...
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Firefox does not recognize iprint client

my firefox does not recognize iprint. I keep getting the error iprint client is not installed from the following webpage shefuniprt.shef.ac.uk:631/ippdocs/isinstf.htm In my ...
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Can I extend the menu item width?

I noticed a very annoying bug in Ubuntu Firefox when using the DOM Inspector addon. In this addon, you can usually browse all open windows with File menu - Inspect Chrome Document. However, with ...
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Prevent user to delete Firefox extension

Is it possible to prevent non-root user to delete Firefox extension? I need to prevent from deleting Firefox plugin Block Site. Thank you in advance!
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videos don't play correctly in firefox in Ubuntu

video attempts to play, but it shows up only on the left half of the video window. the right half of the video window is just colored horizontal lines
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Unable to play videos in Firefox

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. When I try to open a video in Firefox 25 browser, it is showing like install flash media plugin. When I click the button "install plugin" it is not installing. Please ...
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How to open webapps in their own window, without navigation bar [closed]

I would like to open firefox webapps (unity webapps) in their own windows. Without a navigation bar, etc. Same as chrome's "application shortcuts". Is there an extension, add-on or app to manage ...
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No possible adding of searching engines “Ixquick” and “Startpage” to Ubuntu-Firefox (13.04/22)

I have a problem regarding the adding of new searching engines. To avoid Google and its data collecting, I would like to add the searching engines "Ixquick" and "Startpage" (both by the same company) ...
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Firefox Save to PDF?

On my Nexus 7 running Android, I've installed Firefox. One thing I really love about it, is that it enables me to save websites as PDF right out of the box. Now I'd like to do the same thing in ...
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Install extension to all Firefox profiles in my Ubuntu user account?

There are 2 Ubuntu user accounts. I have about 6-7 Firefox profiles in my Ubuntu user account. I want to install an extension into all of them but not into Firefox profiles of the other Ubuntu user ...
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Calendar in Unknown Language

Just installed Ubuntu 13.04. My system language is English (UK) and everything appears in English. But for some weird reason, the Calendar appears in some south east Asian language with Latin script ...
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Is there a App for Ubuntu 12.04 to learn command line?

I am new to Linux / Ubuntu. I want to learn command line. What app can I get and use from Ubuntu Software Center ?? Also looking for an App from Ubuntu Software Center to send Free SMS text messages ...
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How to integrate KeyPass2 and Firefox using Keefox/PassIFox in Ubuntu 13.04 & 13.10

I have already Installed KeePass2 and also installed both Add-ons Keefox, PassIFox. But I don't know how to integrate it. Pls help me with the instructions.
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how to resume download in wget which is integrated with firefox via flashgot

I use wget as a downloader. It is an excellent, outstanding application. I integrated it with Firefox using Flashgot. How can I resume a download which was stopped by a CTRL+C key press or a shutdown ...
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Fix Flash via command line

Like many others (How do I fix Flash issues?) I am having flash issues with firefox Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Firefox 20.0 And for the life of me I can not get Flash to play. I have tried: sudo apt-get ...
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How can one enable double-tapping to zoom in Firefox?

I want to have a double-tap zoom functionality (like on Android or iOS devices) in my Firefox web browser using the left mouse button. Is it possible to change some browser settings in order to get it ...
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Pencil export page as PNG does not work

I was trying to use the latest Pencil (version 2.0.3) in Ubuntu 12.04, but the PNG exporting does not work, with Pencil working both inside and outside Firefox (which is 19.0.2). The export page as ...
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LibreOffice 4 Skins?

I read on the LibreOffice here that said you could use Firefox Personas on LibreOffice 4. Is this true, or did I mus-interpret this?
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Veetle Plugin - Error “Unable to play two streams simultaneously - Mac cannot have two channels open in separate browsers”

I'm running Ubuntu 12.10 64bits, after a lot of research I finally managed to install the veetle plugin on my firefox browser (I was having trouble because the default I was trying to install was for ...
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Installation of webapps Google+ and Grooveshark

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10 and I'm having trouble installing some webapps (especially Google+ and Grooveshark). The firefox is in its most recent version and offers no option to install them. Thank you ...
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Installing adobe acrobat reader firefox plugin ubuntu 12.10

I want to install adobe acrobat reader plugin in ubuntu 12.10. I tried enabling medibuntu and searched for mozilla-acroread and acroread-plugins, but the search yielded no results. I have adobe ...
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firefox asks me to download json file containing the search results each time google

I have flashgot plugin running in firefox, each time i google, firefox asks me to download a json file containing the search results, i don't know if this is a firefox issue or flashgot or what!
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How to run - from Firefox context menu - terminal commands selected in web pages?

Instead of copying it from the web and pasting it in the terminal, I want to be able to select a command displayed in a web page and with right click context menu to add it and run it in terminal. ...
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Downloadhelper firefox Failed Conv,FFpmeg PROGRAM IS DEPRECATED

I've tried to download videos from youtube and convert them using Downloadhelper but the conversion fails. I opened FFpmeg on terminal and get the message "* THIS PROGRAM IS DEPRECATED * This program ...
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Cannot get Java to work in Firefox

In Firefox 17 on Ubuntu 12.04, I cannot get the Java verification applet to work (needless to say I cannot get any Java applications on the browser working). I already tried uninstalling and ...
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How do I run Firefox OS as a standalone application?

I got the add-on for the Firefox OS simulator, and it works great! It even keeps functioning after Firefox is closed, so I can save processing power for other things. I'd like to run it as a ...
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How do I get Firefox to open attachments without downloading them?

I have Windows XP and Kubuntu 12.04 on my desktop. I use Gmail and Yahoo mail through Firefox. If I get an attachment using XP, I know how to navigate to C:/Program Files/XYZ/xyz.exe to open the ...
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PDFs don't render correctly with Firefox and pdf.js

While using Firefox on Windows, pdf.js worked beautifully. It was honestly amazing. But on (K)ubuntu, it fails to render the files - not just some, but any (which is why I'm posting here). For ...
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Change Hosts 1.1.0 not working

I installed this addon Change Hosts 1.1.0 in firefox, and saved my preferences for hosts file in it. But when i select any host configuration from the addon it throws an error citing unable to save ...
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Webapps (not preview) won't work in firefox but works in chromium - ubuntu 12.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I'm using ubuntu 12.10 latest beta. I've installed webapps based on this guide: Unity ...
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How can I open pdfs in firefox using evince (not acrobat)?

I already installed mozplugger sudo apt-get install mozplugger Then I changed the pdf part of /etc/mozpluggerrc into the following: application/pdf:pdf:PDF file application/x-pdf:pdf:PDF file ...
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Edubuntu and Firefox add ons help

I have installed Edubuntu 12.04 and have ltsp working. This is installed in a classroom setting and I would like to use a content filter in Firefox as an add on. The add on I would like to use is ...
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Flash plug-in crashes about 50% of the time

Like the title says, my Flash plugin keeps crashing. It happens on videos on many sites like YouTube. (I joined the html5 beta at YouTube to sort that out, but that doesn't fix other sites.) The ...
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How to efficiently preserve a really big navigation history in Firefox?

When I was using Mac, my Firefox stored items in its history for really long times. Sometimes I needed to find a link to a site I have seen two years ago and it found it! Also, the autocomplete in the ...
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Error 'failed to create directory locally' while downloading with Fire FTP

I'm using Fire FTP (Firefox add-on) in Ubuntu to download my project locally but when I click on download, it says failed to create directory "Project1" locally. Is there any root permission issue? if ...
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Missing Java plug ins with U.S. Patent office web site

I am trying to utilize the U.S. patent web site and I am unable to view the publication images as the site states that I need to download a missing plug-in for Firefox. When I select the Missing ...
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DjVu Viewer Firefox plugin crash

After making a clean install of 12.04 and installing DjVuLibre Firefox plugin it crashes everytime I open access a djvu file. Firefox simply says that the plugin has crashed and I should try reloading ...
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How to change key-bindings in firefox?

Firefox constantly keep moving platformHTMLBindings.xml when it upgrade. I want to replace it to support vi key-bindings. But I cannot find it any more. sudo find / -name platformHTMLBindings.xml ...
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Firefox consumes too much memory

I have firefox version 11.0 and am running ubuntu 11.10. Firefox takes upto 850MB RAM with only six or seven tabs opened and all the tabs loaded with light weight websites only. I wonder why would a ...
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Firefox add-ons incompatible with the current version

I loaded Firefox in the beginning, used it for a bit then had issues so I removed the program. I tried to load Firefox again, getting a newer version, and now in “Add-ons” I get an error message that ...
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Why do I have trouble downloading add-ons for Firefox?

I get the error message: There was an error downloading . I am using Lucid Lynx and Firefox 11. Two of the add-ons in question are Easy Youtube dowloader and Flas Video downloader.
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Facebook videos don't work

Hello everybody I have ubuntu 11.10 since updated my firefox to version 10 i can't play videos through facebook but the videos work fine on youtube Also the videos work fine on chrome ( facebook and ...
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How do I install a .crt file in Firefox for Windmill Testing Framework?

I am trying to use the Windmill Testing Framework over https. When I run windmill firefox http://www.example.com the Windmill IDE comes up fine. When I run windmill firefox https://www.example.com the ...
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Unattended install of firefox extensions [closed]

I'm building a "generic configuration script" for our ubuntu installations. Coming to firefox there are some cool extensions I wish everyone to have (firebug, elasticfox-ec2tag and co...). How can I ...
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Moonlight extension not working with new Firefox versions

The web browser I use is Firefox (currently in version 8 in Oneiric). According the Compatibility Check information the Moonlight extension is not compatible with FF8. Anyway, I enabled this extension ...