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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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Youtube installed to Unity's launching bar [duplicate]

I once got prompted about installing Youtube. After confirming, Youtube icon appeared in Unity's launching bar. It seems to be a wrapper around Youtube web page. What mechanism is responsible for ...
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How to prevent copying additional nonvisible text

I've asked similiar question How to make copying command from website to terminal secure?. Scenario is very simple, you want to copy something from website but what you end up with something else. ...
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Are there any good text-to-speech plugins for firefox?

Know any good TTS software for linux, preferrebly well integrated into firefox? Ideally it would work offline and don't require payment, but I'm willing to look at alternatives.
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New to Firefox addons: doesn't show up in FF (it's just a click-to-run-js)

I've tried asking before, but to no avail. My addon "Boustrophedonise" is just meant to run some javascript on the page you're currently on when you click its icon, but the icon never shows in the ...
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FlareGet Browser Integration extension

I am working on Ubuntu 12.04.I installed FlareGet and I am unable to add it to Firefox.It is given that "Not available for Firefox 18.0". What can I do now.
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Keyboard shortcut for 'add 1 to URL' in firefox

I'm not sure where the best place is to ask this. In Firefox, you can add bookmarks with the 'urls' of ...
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How to install SVG-edit on Firefox?

I download the master and run make. https://github.com/SVG-Edit/svgedit Now how do I use this with Firefox?
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Using bash to automatically start Firefox' session manager

I start multiple applications on startup through a bash script. One of the applications is firefox: firefox & but firefox also uses the session manager addon so once firefox has started it will ...
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libnpjp2.so - java plugin missing in openjdk-8-jdk:i386

I am using ubuntu 14.10 and i installed jdk8 via apt-get install openjdk-8-jdk:i386. Using update-alternatives, I have made java 8 as the default one. Now, when i checked java on firefox using this ...
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No Pocket icon in Firefox although it's installed and active (“true”)

I've installed Ubuntu 14: on Firefox i can't see the Pocket icon - although it's installed and activated ("true" in about:config). I've logged on by web, but it's not the same. Anyone has the same ...
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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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node.js + jpm not working after installing: JPM [error] Error: spawn EACCES

I am moving from cfx to jpm After installing node.js by sudo apt-get install nodejs I installed jpm: npm install jpm -g. Now I am trying to run my addon: jpm run -v: JPM [info] verbose set JPM [info] ...
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Cannot full screen video in firefox while using Pipelight on hbonow

I recently subscribed to hbonow, which is unfortunately loaded with DRM that is very problematic to watch on linux. Fortunately I was able to get it working on Firefox using Pipelight by following ...
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Youtube only show videos in 360p quality in Firefox Developer Edition

I've been having this issue with Firefox Developer Edition (FDE) on Youtube, where it show videos only in 360p quality, there's also an "Auto" option, which is also, the 360p quality. I'm in Ubuntu ...
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where do I report an issue for the ubufox firefox add-on? [duplicate]

Apparently this add-on uses a deprecated API (according to firefox-trunk). https://apps.ubuntu.com/cat/applications/precise/xul-ext-ubufox/ did not seem to provide any means to report this. So let ...
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How to install firefox addon Skip Cert Error silently through automation

I want to install firefox addon Skip Cert Error to skip ssl error for my automation projects running on Linux virtual hosts. However, I want this installation of add-on to be unattended through some ...
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Firefox extension compatible with Unity to show download status in launcher

Are there any working Firefox extension compatible with Unity to show download status? Unityfox was the one I have been using for a long time but it is not compatible with latest versions of Firefox. ...
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Show Downthemall addon download manager for firefox

I was quite long searching for a good GUI download manager for ubuntu. I used Flareget, uget etc. but then I came upon an add-on for firefox named as Downthemall. You can find it here. It is best but ...
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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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Any c functions to simulate double click on file?

I have some .desktop files and am looking for c functions that make it as if user double clicked on the .desktop files. Here are my desktop files: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yc19BzLTnDE Thanks
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Is there a tool for benchmarking scrolling speed of browser?

As the title asks, is there a tool for browser scrolling speed? I'm working on graphics and need a numbered performance of scrolling. I saw some mail threads regarding firefox-scrolling benchmark, ...
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I can't get flash installed on Chromium or FireFox

Now I have resorted to reseating the RAM. Did not help. I Had a major lock-up and the system would not reboot, so I had to re-install Ubuntu 14.04. I still can not get these browsers to work. I read ...
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Can Firefox add-on damage to the system?

Can Firefox add-on damage to the system? why no need root access to install them?
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Firefox Developer Edition: where is dark theme?

I download Firefox Developer Edition, unpack, run and see "white" GUI. Can I make look stable Firefox like Developer Edition - with dark GUI? I am at Xubuntu 14.10.
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Where is the main Firefox binary?

I want to optimize my graphical experience with multiple plug-ins on Firefox (Specifically CFX) but for that to work, I need to specify the binary of Firefox so that the driver could force the ...
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How to make /bin/ps, called with aux as its argument, write to a file?

Is there a command line argument I can pass to /bin/ps -aux to make it write its output to a file? edit: To resimulate my issue: Open firefox Enable developer preferences (or as shortcut install ...
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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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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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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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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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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? [closed]

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 14.04 - 15.04

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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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 (Precise Pangolin), 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 ...