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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Problems moving a web link on the desktop

I am having this annoying problem that my web links that I have dragged from Firefox can not be moved afterwards. When I try, I just get a copy of the link as a file. I don't know if the problem is ...
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How can I get Firefox to use the KDE style?

There are some problems using Firefox in Kubuntu. The menus are ugly and do not use the KDE style. The file browser for uploading or opening files is also ugly, and is not the default KDE ...
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Update Manager shows Firefox when already installed

I'm very very new to the Linux and Ubuntu world. The Update Manager is showing three important (security) updates: Safe and easy web browser from Mozilla English language pack for Firefox Spanish ...
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Ubuntu 13.10 Cannot download files with firefox after 7 march 2014 update

After today update I cant seem to download any files using firefox. I can still download and directly with the "Open With" even the extension DownThemAll and Flashgot is working. Other browser also ...
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Firefox is acting sluggish

I am having problems with running Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04. I am finding it to be sluggish at times. The symptoms I experience are: At times temporary freezing of the screen when trying to scroll up ...
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Firefox performance got affected

I followed the instructions in the following link, the instructions in the accepted answer. Why won't videos on a particular website play under Ubuntu 13.04? I executed the commands in the link ...
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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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JavaScript Console

I have installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my Acer Aspire One, Model: KAV60 and it works fine. The problem I have is just that every time I write something in Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox a Developer tool ...
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Remove firefox titlebar in Ubuntu 13.10

I have installed Cinnamon on my Ubuntu 13.10. I want to know if it is possible to remove that fiferox title bar above tabs. I have installed HTitle and the 3 buttons now appear like on a windows ...
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I can't log in on partypokers website why is that?

long time user first time question asker. I am an avid online poker player,but for some reason cannot play my site of chioce within the browser with ubuntu. I can do it with my windows machine,but not ...
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Simulated secondary click doesn't work | Ubuntu 12.04

I would like to know how I can use simulated secondary click by press for a few seconds click left. Because it doesn't work now. I have turn on accessibility option in Settings->Accessibility menu : ...
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Having Problems With Adobe Flash [duplicate]

I am a new user to the Ubuntu OS and want to do everything to understand it's complete functionality. Recently I have read so much about it. I have the 12.04 LTS 32bits running on my HP 430 laptop. ...
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Windows that pop up appear behind active window?

I am using Firefox and when I finish downloading a file, I click on the folder icon beside its name. The problem is, the windows appear behind Firefox. It's not isolated to the viewing the destination ...
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what is the command to restart firefox from the command line?

how to restart firefox from the command-line. I have already given as "firefox". Is this the right command to restart the firefox?
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Unable to connect to network with Ubuntu/Tor?

I'm really new to these programs and was wondering if I could get some crucial help. I've been trying to set up a secure browser using Ubuntu/Tor from this tutorial: I finished setting things up but ...
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Deleting firefox's suggestions in the address bar

I'm using Firefox in Xubuntu. I deleted my history on firefox, however, whenever I write something in the search bar, I still see my history there. How should I completely delete my history? (I ...
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Firefox 27.0.1 Address Bar Completion Pop-up Text Blank

I can't seem to catch a screenshot, but the drop-down menu that appears when you're typing into the address bar with suggestions seems to be broken. The icons on the left-hand side of each suggestion ...
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How can I change the size of the Mozilla Firefox screen?

I accidentally made Firefox take up the whole screen but it is not in full screen mode. How do I shrink it back down so I can see other open windows?
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How to disable “Restore Previous Session” in Mozilla Firefox

For privacy i want to disable this feature in Firefox , so when i open Firefox i want to load my homepage and not the option of restore previous session tabs and annoying things . Any Help .
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How to change Firefox debugger font size

It's too little to read. Bug report is https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=143119 Notice: it's not about Firebug.
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Firefox wont show logs in browser

I have some log files i posted to my web-server. when i navigate to them, I get prompted to download and open with a text editor. on other distributions like fedora, and M$, the log opens in the ...
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Online audio troubles in Firefox

I tried to hear some online radio, but have en error message in Firefox. totem-plugin-viewer requires to install plugins to play media files of the following type: MPEG-1 Layer 3 (MP3) decoder ...
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Cannot change UI language in firefox

I got installed Ubuntu with preinstalled Firefox. I'd like to have Firefox with English UI language. However, I got a Firefox with Russian UI. System language in my Ubuntu is English. I tried ...
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what are the compilation steps for Firefox?

I have changed the code of Mozilla Firefox in /usr/lib64/firefox/omni.ja. Now, I want to compile Firefox so that the changes will get effect.
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How to run GUI applications remotely on a headless server?

I'm new to Ubuntu - sorry for novice questions. What I have - is Ubuntu server, to which I have access only via ftp and putty. What I would like to do - is to run firefox (or any other browser) from ...
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Disable tabs in Firefox?

In recent versions of Ubuntu and particularly the upcoming 14.04LTS, I find that I prefer to not use tabs in Firefox, but rather use the app spread. So that's what I do. However, I haven't found a way ...
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Ubuntu e Gnome 3 connection behind a proxy

I don't know if it's a general problem with Firefox or if it's just my system doing things wrong. I've got a proxy script set up in Firefox to use system proxy settings. Whenever I restart Firefox ...
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Why do I suddenly have to fully refresh (CTRL + R) each page I visit in Firefox? [closed]

First of, some revelant tidbits about my browsing-related settings: Xubuntu 13.10 Firefox 27.0.1, to which I updated this morning I believe. I did not change any proxy settings in Firefox. The ...
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Firefox shortcut (ctrl+tab) wont work on flash video [closed]

While I am using Firefox and have multiple tabs, When I navigate through the tabs and some tab happens to have a flash player video (etc facebook video, youtube video) the shortcut ctrl+tab doesn't ...
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How to get Silverlight and Flash 10+ to work in Chromebook and Ubuntu 12.04 with Firefox [duplicate]

I would like to watch content from many of TV-station's streaming services. First I need Flashplayer 10+ with Firefox and then Silverlight (Mac and Windows are supported I think, Chromebook is not, ...
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HUD causes Firefox to lag when its window loses focus

So, I have 13.10 installed, and Firefox has been slow lately. After opening preferences, whenever I click on another window then click back to Firefox, it takes 5-10 seconds for anything I do to ...
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New to the Linux. How to update firefox and install flash player add-on? [duplicate]

I am new to the Linux System. I was able to download the update to Firefox (I think), but do not know for sure how to update it. I think my system is missing something, but being new to this operating ...
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why firefox crashed when i logged in as user?

i have changed the urlbindings.XML to block the file protocol in /usr/lib64/firefox/omni.ja After that i logged out from root and logged in as user and when i clicked firefox icon it's not ...
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How do I enlarge the icons in the Firefox bookmarks-bar?

I have a small 13inch screen with a resolution of 3200x1800px. Now I can change the default font-size with the Addon NoSquint, but the icons in Firefox are still tiny. How do I change the icon size?
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where is the browserLoadURL file in Firefox directory in Linux?

I am unable to find the browserLoadURL file in Firefox directory. I want to disable file protocol.
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How do address these WARNING's when I open firefox from the terminal? [duplicate]

When I open my Firefox Web Browser from the terminal I get these following warnings. william@william-AO722:~$ firefox (process:5672): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == ...
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How do I find the application to run a mms: wmv file in firefox?

I am attempting to stream movie files from my bases media center. When trying to open any of the movies using Ubuntu it wants me to choose an application. I can't seem to select VLC or Movie ...
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hdfc bank net banking page not accessible

Whenever I try to open the website www.hdfcbank.com, the website opens. Then I check the netbanking box and press the login tab below. A new window opens up as it is supposed to, but in the new ...
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How to automatically save file with Nautilus without specifying location with Firefox / Iceweael?

I have set it to always save file with files of a .xls extension. However it always asks me for a download location. There is a script that downloads multiple files so I would prefer to avoid ...
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how to disable menu items with … extension in Firefox?

i want to disable the menu items with (dotted) extension i.e. 3 dots. like Send Link, Save Page As.
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Bogus FF user/pass authentication prompt on nxdomains

When I want to log into my router's web interface, I enter the following into my browser's address bar and hit return: http://192.168.1.1/Status_Router.asp (Actually, I have that bookmarked.) My ...
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Graphics problem with Lubuntu 13.10 on AMILO Pro v2020

I installed Lubuntu 12.04 and upgraded to 13.10. I noticed that in both Chrome and Firefox Flash causes some very weird artifacts and behaves strangely. Also I am getting EDID checksum error on boot. ...
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what is the code to disable “open file” under menu tab in Firefox userChrome.css? [closed]

I want to disable the open file option in the menu tab in Firefox. I have written menuitem[label=Open File]{ display:none; } but it's not working.
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Really?! Installing java on web browsers is pain! [duplicate]

I have to install java in my browser (which I never needed in the last two years, since I'm running this installation of Ubuntu). I'm trying Firefox and Chromium... anything that works will be OK. ...
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Internet issues with Ubuntu in oracle virtual box

I have ubuntu 12.04 LTS installed in as a VM in Oracle virtual box. I am able to browse from firefox but trying to connect from command prompt to update is failing. I also tried to change software ...
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Network Manager dispatcher.d script error

I wrote a script in "/etc/NetworkManager/dispatcher.d" to open the Firefox preferences dialog whenever I connect to a particular network (college wifi), because I have to enable proxy. The script is ...
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Network is connected-firefox won't connect to net

I'm really sorry for the dumb question-I just got a laptop with a clean install of Ubuntu 13.04 . It says I am connected to my network, but when I try to go online firefox says: server not found. ...
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Firefox Print preview in Ubuntu is different than Windows

I need to check print preview using firefox in ubuntu. But the condition is, it should be equal to windows print preview which was shown by firefox. I have tried various paper size and zoom sizes but ...
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drag & drop an image+url cannot save image

from firefox (though i think it will do this from other browsers) if the page i am viewing has an image i would like to save, but the image is wrapped by an anchor link, i cannot drag and drop to save ...
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When will Firefox have pixel-perfect scrolling in Ubuntu? [closed]

Last I rebooted into Win8 I saw Firefox had pixel-perfect scrolling - like Ubuntu has with Nautilus, gedit and some other apps. When will Firefox for Ubuntu have scrolling that doesn't act like mouse ...