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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HMA VPN ISSUES on chrome and firefox

Recently my HMA VPN doesn't seem to work on either Chrome or Firefox. It is strange. Usually it works, but just won't let me access the Internet, Wondering if anyone had any idea.
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firefox libva (VDPAU backend) crash

I see this problem recurring over and over browsing the web. I updated firefox to version 39.0 (version seems not to count that much anyway) and now when I open (supposedly) pages with flash content, ...
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No sound with HTML5 video player under firefox or chromium with Ubuntu Gnome 15.04

under firefox, if I set youtube to use the html5 video player or if i try to watch something on vimeo, I can't hear anything, but I can hear the sound of the video if I use the flash video player on ...
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No firefox update ubuntu 14.04

I am amazed this never happened for so long but I noticed that firefox is no longer being upgraded on my ubuntu 14.04 so I am stuck on 38 Will canonical upgrade the firefox in 14.04 soon if not is ...
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Alternative to Flash Player for Firefox

I want to find an alternative to Flash for Mozilla Firefox. In Chromium I am using Pepper Flash which is great so I want to know if there is something similar for Firefox. I have found a lot of ...
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How to make taskbar panel showing in Firefox at FullScreen?

To use full-screen in FF most of the time by hitting F11 is very usefull especially for a multi-tasking user who uses every single inch of his screen and don't want to get out of this full screen mode ...
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Context menu's 'Copy' is delayed in Firefox

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04 and Firefox 38.0 Sometimes when I select text, right-click, and select 'Copy', the action causes the menu to hang for 5-8 seconds before it's completed. What's going on? I ...
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Applications freeze and does not respond to mouse click or keyboard commands

So yesterday I installed Ubuntu 15.04 on my laptop , it has 1.8 GiB RAM and 1.60GHz processor . After a while when I was browsing on Firefox while it just stopped responding to the mouse clicks and I ...
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Sound problems on Firefox

When I visit this online dictionary and try to listen how a word is pronounced I get this following error: But this error disappears when I try that on Windows or my phone. Note that firefox -v ...
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I can only install Firefox Developer Edition

I installed Firefox Nightly Developer Edition so I could contribute to some of their open source projects. I'd like to change back to the original. I've uninstalled Firefox using the following ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for “save link as” in firefox or chrome?

I'm tired of right-clicking. Can I do a "Save Link As" by holding a keyboard button and clicking the link?
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I used apt-get to install firefox in ubuntu touch and can't run it

I've tried firefox and /usr/bin/firefox and I get the same error message. (process:5119):GLib-CRITICAL **:g_slice_set_config: assertion 'sys_page_size == 0' failed error: no display specified so I ...
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Videos not being played due to flash plugin [duplicate]

When I use the starsports.com for videos , the videos do not start and they show an error saying Flash Player needs to be updated. I tried installing flash many ways like installing the Adobe flash ...
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How do I recover my access to google groups?

Since creating a google group and setting up a non-privileged alias logon, I now the following error message which revokes my access to all of my groups: - "This Connection is Untrusted You have ...
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Linking to local files on a Windows file server share

I tried to find a similar topic, but failed to do so. So I am asking the question here. At our company I am running a pilot to get Ubuntu on our machines, as it would solve a lot of our problems. ...
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running (L)Ubutnu 15.04: Issue with terminal updating and firefox crashing. Any Ideals?

I have an older computer that I use for basic stuff on the side, it worked fine in 14.xx. First issue after the update was my keyboard had to be taken out of the USB hub and reinserted a few times, ...
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Sticky keys disabled when using Firefox

Sometimes when using Firefox on Kubuntu 14.10, I find that Sticky Keys is suddenly disabled. I've tried to use Firefox without any addons but the problem persists. I find that Sticky Keys being ...
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how to fix the fonts in firefox

Almost any other popular website I browse to there is notably no difference in the way the fonts are rendered. For e.g. here is a screenshot of how firefox and google chrome displays stackoverflow... ...
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Looking for consistency in editing keystrokes, specifically Crtl+Right

There are two different ways that a Ctrl+Right is interpreted in Ubuntu; I'm running 15.04. In this Firefox window, Ctrl+Left goes to the beginning of the previous word, and Ctrl+Right goes to the ...
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How can I tell Firefox to visual highlight focus cursor to make it more visually noticeable?

How might I highlight the current focus cursor in Firefox? That is, how do I make the cursor that moves focus when pressing the tab key more visual? Given my current desk situation, my keyboard is ...
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Unity dock: Tor Browser opens as Firefox icon

I have installed TorBrowser and pinned it to my Unity launcher. Now whenever I start it, it show up in the launcher as Firefox. I know that TorBrowser is a modified Firefox version, but I would ...
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Firefox’s urlbar blacked out on new user

I created a new user account on my Lubuntu laptop today. When I opened Firefox and typed an address into the urlbar, this happened: While the purpose of this new user is just to allow people to ...
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System unity crashed in ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and many systems connected to the network, all system has the same problem. Firefox and Thunderbird are not working and not showing Desktop. Unity automatically crashed and ...
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HTTP Request timeout on random pages

Please redirect me to the correct forum if needed. HTTP POST requests are getting timed out. GET requests are working fine. The problem is specific to few sites eg Quora, Lumosity, Paytm, AskUbuntu ...
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Why does Firefox not open pages?

I can't open youtube.com. It tells me: "Server not found", but other sites work correctly. I can open youtube on Windows, but not with Ubuntu. Google.com worked some minutes ago, but now it says: ...
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How to run a command automatically after completing download?

I need a way that helps me to run a command automatically after a download completes. I want to create a directory beside the downloaded file automatically after I clicked on the integrated download ...
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Clipping audio in YouTube on Ubuntu 14.04

I'm getting some pretty bad clipping audio when I watch YouTube videos in Firefox, the actual video seems to play just fine. I'm running Ubuntu MATE 14.04. It's such a general issue when I Googled ...
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Get firefox cache from localhost page?

So accidentally I deleted the directory of my website with rm -rf. The server is not running, but the page is open on my computer in Firefox. Is there any way to get the javascript files? I'm in ...
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HP printer is printing only English part not Hindi one

I don't know why my printer is only printing English part of paper, It leaves blank Hindi part. Anyone have faced this problem? And When I opened the document in Firefox, it was not displaying Hindi ...
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Flash plugin of firefox under Linux [duplicate]

I come across a website that warn me to update the flash plugin, I did so, but it still won't play properly. I use Firefox 40 and Adobe Flash 11.2.202.468, which is the latest for Linux+Firefox ...
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Company website does not work in linux, works in Windows

I have recently installed Xubuntu 15.04 in my personal laptop & tried to access my company site thru firefox. I was able to login using otp, but encountered several problems afterwards When i ...
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Firefox and chrome is not working on a website

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64bit. I found a website where I can learn German language, but unfortunately the page is not working. I tried Firefox and Chrome both of them, I disabled addblock, but ...
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Unable to run webex on ubuntu 14.04 64bit with firefox 38

Hopefully someone out there has sorted out this issue. I am unable to run webex on the following conditions: My OS: Ubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit My Firefox version: Build identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; ...
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How to know when a mozilla bug will be fixed?

This is not a technical, but an admin process question. I am a victim of Mozilla bug 872869 (https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=872869#c73), which I understand (by reading the bug at ...
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CRITICAL **: gst_app_src_set_size: assertion 'GST_IS_APP_SRC (appsrc)' failed

As reported here before, in some cases, at least, firefox won't play bandcamp tracks. I have tried to do it when running firefox from the command line, both with my default profile, and with a newly ...
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Window graphics becomes unresponsive, though still reacts to mouse events

I have a weird bug in Ubuntu that I think is somehow related to graphics drivers or something like this. The issue is not only related to browser windows. Currently I've seen the bug happen both on ...
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Firefox not providing search suggestions with DuckDuckGo

When I type in the search bar no suggestions appear when DuckDuckGo is the default search engine, but if I switch to Google, it works fine. I would like to use DuckDuckGo as my default search engine ...
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firefox: show bookmark toolbar in fullscreen mode

I want the bookmark toolbar appears when I move my cursor to the top of screen, when I in fullscreen mode. The bookmarks in the bookmark toolbar is the most frequently used bookmarks, so I need to ...
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Firefox Opening Pdfs in Gedit

I've just done the latest system upgrade to my ubuntu LT 14.04 and now pdfs don't open with firefox; instead they open with Gedit to give mangled nonsense. After searching around ask ubuntu I found ...
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Why firefox is default browser in Xubuntu?

I have a lot of apps which ignore xfce browser settings: for example banshee. It still opens links in firefox, but I set google-chrome as default. It is default in xfce-preferred-apps, it is default ...
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how to remove best-deals-products.com from firefox

When i try to load any web oage (askubuntu.com for example), noscript addon blocks some scripts from a domain called best-deals-products.com I've searched about this topic on duckduckgo and google and ...
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Why Official Mozilla Firefox 38.0.5 not released for ubuntu 15.04?

I updated a fresh installation of ubuntu 15.04 but the firefox remained version 38.0.1. Any reason canonical still hasn't released the latest firefox for ubuntu 15.04? Thanks ahead.
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How to install Firefox developer edition separately from Firefox stable in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

There are many instructions in Internet how to replace stable version of Firefox in Ubuntu to Firefox developer edition. But many users want to have both versions of Firefox at the same time. Did ...
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My computer crashes everytime I use Youtube

My computer is a HP Pavillion dv6559ea and I have the 14.04 LTS Ubuntu version, 32bit. Everytime I go to youtube my computer crashes. The side bar used to disappear and the only option I had was to ...
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flash player crashes firefox ubuntu 14.04

ok guys ive read alot about this issue and it seems like everyone elses issue is a little differant than mine most of the things i have read people are saying flash player crashes and wont play ANY ...
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Firefox wants to open everything with gvim!

Whenever I click a download link in Firefox (Ffox 38, on Ubuntu 12.04LTS) such as a PDF, I get And there's nothing more sensible than GVim in the Open With menu. When I look in about:preferences, ...
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Why does Firefox damage the network connection?

System Background: Ubuntu 14.10, Gnome 3.14, kernel 3.16.0.29-generic Software Background: Mozilla Firefox 38.0, Chrome 43.0.2357.125 Problem Description: When I connect to the network, all things ...
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Sky Go Error [t:6030 / c:4110]

I am using mozilla firefox and tried to use Sky Go. Previously to yesterday, Sky Go was working fine with no problems. I understand that this error is to do with Silverlight. I have the latest version ...
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Installed gnome and now errors occur when I open applications?

How do I fix this? I just installed gnome and i3 (by typing 'sudo apt-get install [i3 or gnome]') as alternate window managers, and now I've been getting some weird stuff going on. When I launch ...
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KDE dark themes with specific windows overrides

Is there any ark KDE themes that have a functionality to do what Oxygen can do - "specific windows overrides"? Or is there at least dark Oxygen themes or some way to make default Oxygen darker? I ...