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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how to set swap space of double the ram during installation?

I am having serious problems with my administrator password which I am still dealing with with not much help from here, anyway, after I am done with this I plan to reinstall 14.04 LTS (since the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 lagging when opening browser

Whenever I open up my browser and watch video or open Facebook My CPU usage goes above 130% for Firefox It happens with every other browser Everything starts crashing and laggy I am using Ubuntu ...
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Why did scrollbars changed in Firefox? [duplicate]

Since the dawn of windowed software, to click on the scrollbar space (i.e. not the arrows, nor the small block) meant to scroll the size of one page (just like pressing Page Up/Page Down). Now, in a ...
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Reset all of Firefox

I need a complete reset for Firefox every time I open Firefox Wine pop's up and is being use witch use more CPU I tried resetting it by Troubleshooting and I deleted it file I can not uninstall or ...
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How to change the default save location for Firefox bookmarks?

When I make a new bookmark in Firefox it is automatically saved to the "Unsorted Bookmarks" section, but I would prefer it go to just straight to the "Bookmarks Toolbar", so how can I change the ...
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How Do I Make Thumbnails Larger When Selecting Files For a File Input Type?

When selecting a file from the dialogue box that pops up for the "file" input type in Firefox, images are too small to be able to tell from the thumbnail what they are as shown below: Is there a ...
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Pipelight flash plugin installation doesnt work with 16.04

I have recently installed 16.04 as a replacement for a 14.04. Reinstalling flash plugin with pipelight, I have followed the french ubuntu page for installing pipelight. Everything seems to work fine ...
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Juniper Network Connect not working on ubuntu 16.04

Previously, on Ubuntu 15.04, I had managed to follow this guide http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=2275776 and get the Juniper Network Connect to work properly from Firefox and connect to my ...
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Firefox or Ubuntu browsers not connecting to WiFi but WiFi connected OK

Firefox or Ubuntu browsers not connecting to wifi. wifi connected ok and working on MS Windows laptop. Newly installed Ubuntu on Acer Aspire laptop. Firefox connects to wifi sometimes for a short ...
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I cant type on Firefox in my new m10 tablet [closed]

Why the typing on Firefox dosent work?is it working with keyboard, and not touch screen ? Thanks
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How know to if an application was installed using apt-get or not?

I would like to know (I can't remember) if I installed Firefox and other applications using apt-get or if I download them from their official site and installed them manually. How to know that?
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I am not allowed to log into my gmail account. Why not? is this a ubuntu thing, and how do I resolve it since there is no one to help [closed]

I am trying to log into my gmail account but am not being allowed to, says my pass word is incorrect (it is not ) and I'm told that I must have cookies enabled but Firefox (in Ubuntu) won't let me Why ...
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Is the Flash plugin on Chrome safer than Firefox?

I was always very happy with Firefox and never felt the need to change to Chrome. But Adobe has stopped supporting Flash on Linux and Google has taken over this task. Though Google only supports its ...
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Install firefox without locales?

I wish to install Mozilla Firefox without having to install non-english locales. They occupy space and need to be downloaded with each update which seems a waste of storage and bandwidth.
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Ubuntu 16.04, Firefox: YouTube works, EarthCam.com doesn't

Ubuntu 16.04, Firefox Youtube - perfect, everything goes well. EarthCam.com - doesn't work. It seems like stop downloading page at the moment of start downloading flash. Some other pages with flashes ...
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Vimeo video not playing in firefox

Videos on vimeo don't play in firefox (nor embedded, nor directly on vimeo site). They load. I can see and move the player to see different pictures but the player does not start. Firefox 46 / ...
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Terminal Errors when I open Browsers

When I open a browser in terminal (I've tried Firefox and Google Chrome) I get error messaged. When I open Firefox it spits out the following message: Performance warning: Async animation disabled ...
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Session manager has amnesia

I've noticed that my browser slows with too many open tabs, which usually prompts me to reboot, but session manager is very spotty, sometimes remembers, other times not. Lately I keep getting this ...
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How to disable cache in Firefox?

From this answer I learned previously how to disable the Firefox cache completely, however I have found that in the latest version (don't know when this change was made, but I think rather recently) ...
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Problem when starting Firefox Developer Edition on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I've installed firefox-48.0a2.en-US.linux-x86_64 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. When I start the firefox binary I get the following WARNING 1463824852783 addons.repository WARN cacheEnabled: Couldn't ...
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I can't figureout how to download youtube videos with the help of uget and flashgot addon

I am on ubuntu 14.04 and have installed uget from the official ppa and also installed flashgot addon for firefox. In addition I have also downloaded the aria2 plugin and enabled it in the plugin ...
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Twitch.tv does not work, Lubuntu 16.04

I started playing around with the Lubuntu I managed to install yesterday. Everything is great so far, but I ran into one problem. Twitch.tv does not work (in Mozilla Firefox). The player is black, ...
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How to fix the scrollbar new behaviour in Firefox

This question has already been asked (How to fix GTK3 scrollbar behavior) but I don't know how to implement the answer: If I click in the scrollbar below or above the thumb it moves to the spot I just ...
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Upgraded to 12.04 and can't log in to Firefox

I use a desktop computer. After upgrading Ubuntu to 12.04, I was/am no longer able to log into Firefox. I went to All Settings|User Accts. I am listed as the Administrator; under Login Options is the ...
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Remove Dependencies - I don't want to install them

PC Specs OS : Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64 Bit After reinstalling ubuntu back on my laptop, I installed google-chrome-beta,virtualbox and opera-developer, I decided to remove LibreOffice and `firefox. I ...
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Cookies, how to configure on Ubuntu 12

I see no way to open up the browser and go in and configuring the cookie settings. Any one know how to do this with Ubuntu 12 edition.
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Firefox 46 keeps crashing on xubuntu 14.04

Every time when i open firefox it keeps working fine and after a couple of minutes it crashes. I have gstreamer and flash installed so I am not sure what is causing this. Here are the error details: ...
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When will the latest released of Firefox, Thunderbird and Clamav be available in the repository

RE: Firefox - v46.0.1 released 5-3-16 - currently running v46.0 Thunderbird - v45.1.0 released 5-10-16 - currently running v38.7.2 Clamav - v0.99.2 released 5-3.16 - currently running v0.98....
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Program (firefox and others) windows all start maximized since 16.04 install Ubuntu Gnome

I just did a fresh install of Ubuntu Gnome 16.04 and ever since every time I start Firefox it starts maximized (covers the whole screen). This also happens whenever I open a new window from an already ...
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Kubuntu 16.04 command prompt (Alt+F2) and start menu opening only for 1 second

I got an issue with my new installation of Kubuntu 16.04. I installed it a few days ago and got everything running, but now I have a strange issue. Every time I open the start menu or command prompt (...
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Videos Full Screen to the Wrong Monitor

I am using firefox. If I open one video using flash player in full screen in the second screen it opens in the first screen, This problem is only in the firefox. In chrome, I do not have this problem. ...
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Laggy browser when opening Facebook or Youtube

Whenever I open YouTube or Facebook or any video streaming website, the browser keeps on crashing and the whole system becomes slow. Without opening Facebook or YouTube I don't get any lag, even ...
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Nautilus and smb bookmarks Ubuntu 16.04

For some reason when I download a file using Firefox, I cannot see my samba sites, even if I bookmarked them. I can see the bookmarked folders, except for the ones smb:. This is what I see whenever I ...
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Latest Ubuntu Update Affects Networking in VirtualBox

I installed the latest Ubuntu updates this morning, May 14, 2016 on two installations hosted by VirtualBox (4.3.28 on one machine and 5.0.20 on a second machine). After the Ubuntu update, the two ...
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Flash settings doesn't appear Firefox

Fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04 with all updates applied. Launch Firefox, and go the flash about page, and right click to click on flash area to go to Global settings (settings option is disabled). ...
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Adding Fonts to home/.fonts changes firefox fonts

I added about 35 free fonts that I downloaded off the internet into ~/.fonts (the folder didn't exist so i made it). This in Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I added the files mainly for image editors but not just ...
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Ubuntu not so friendly to other softwares [closed]

I have just installed ubuntu 16.04, and although it's friendly regarding basic softwares, it is just a hassel to install other softwares. 1st question how do I get rid of the ((voice)) without ...
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Flash Player Videos Not Loading in Ubuntu 16.04

Flash player does not seem to work properly on some sites in Ubuntu 16.04. Try this sample link: http://www.hotstar.com/the-secret-life-of-pets-trailer/1000071647 In firefox, it shows "movie not ...
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How to install an old version of Firefox side-by-side to default version without conflicts?

I have a new version of Firefox (46). I need to install Firefox 44 to find a bug, that appears in a web app I am writing, but only in version 44 and older. How do I do that? I don't want to have ...
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Session timed out on https connection on Ubuntu but not on Windows 7 or Android

When connecting in Firefox running on Ubuntu 16.04 to our corporate website which uses https with client certificate authentication, I get a timeout after 4-5 minutes and have to login again. Doing ...
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Suspend auto-shutdown to watch uninturupted video on Firefox

When I'm watching streaming on my Firefox, the computer shuts down automatically, it seems there's no "stay alive" feature. I'd like to suspend the auto-shutdown for a specific duration : is there a ...
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How to fix bangla fonts problem in firefox?

I am facing some problem in firefox browser in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. It is not showing Bangla fonts properly. How to fix this?
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Firefox - Arrows disappeared from scrollbar

I recently posted the below question on the firefox website: I have Firefox 46.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 and a few days ago the arrows of the scrollbar disappeared. I have the scrollbar but the up and down ...
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How to save toolbar customization on Firefox?

I always have to set my toolbar configuration whenever I login on a new machine.
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Bizarre Browser Behavior in Both Chromium and Firefox (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

Both Firefox 46.0 and Chromium 49.0.2623.108 run fine when first opened, but then start acting weird after a random amount of time. Firefox will not allow me to switch between different windows or ...
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Missing letters in Firefox on Ubuntu 16.04

How to resolve this missing letters in Firefox (See image attached). I am using Ubuntu 16.04 fresh install.
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Change the color of the browser preview with ctrl + tab

When I do Ctrl+tab in Firefox the browser preview window does come up but the selected tab is not highlighted such that it be clearly visible and is very difficult to spot. I am using Ubuntu 16. All ...
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Which web browser should be installed to use Teleboy

I have installed Ubuntu. Firefox blocks Shockwave which should be used with TV App Teleboy. Is there any other browser supporting Teleboy with the required Adobe support?
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Ubuntu 15.10: Firefox can connect to internet on corporate network, but system services cannot

I am running Ubuntu 15.10. I can see that i am able to access internet through firefox when I allow 'Auto detect proxy settings for this network' but the system services, like apt-get, etc. are unable ...
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The latest Firefox (46) loses scroll stability and functions 14.04.3

I have seen 'similar' questions but I already asked about this in Mozilla help and was told by a moderator that Firefox 46 requires GTK 3.04 or better. Um,.. hang on a mo, Ubuntu 14.04 runs Unity so ...