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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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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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ubuntu 15.10 firefox 47 java plugin weirdness

I have just updated my system to use oracle java 8 build 91 (latest and greatest) and can't get the firefox plugin to work. Every time I try to verify it, it crashes. When I tried the approved ...
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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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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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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 Plug-...
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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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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 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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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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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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FireFTP Plugin in Firefox Stopped Working Suddenly

On my Mac, I load an Ubuntu VM 14.04 LTS via VirtualBox. Inside that, I load the Firefox browser and the FireFTP plugin. Without changing any settings on my Mac or Ubuntu, and after having a couple ...
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Websites erroneously believe I don't have Flash installed

With Firefox, I have been to a number of websites, such as Hulu, for video streaming that return an error message that I don't have Flash installed. Well, of course I do. I can play YouTube videos ...
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Warning of “unresponsive script” in Firefox

I am getting warning in Firefox about Unresponsive Script for the last few days and all commands lock-up. The script is said to be: https://apis.google.com/_/scs/.colq-IFOizNwoQA/cb=gapi./loaded_0:`...
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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 javascript:(function(){%20var%20e,s;%20IB=1;%20function%20isDigit(c)%20{%20return%20("0"%20<=...
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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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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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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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firefox does not have an “apt” protocol setting in Preferences/Applications menu

So how come so many references to this invisible setting ? My apologies...here is the question in it's entirety now :- This advice from :- http://www.getdeb.net/updates/Ubuntu/14.04#how_to_install ...
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Firefox plugin pauses after switching user account 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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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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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 ...