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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firefox 30 crashes with html5 video

firefox 30 (beta) crashes for every html5 video for me. using ubuntu gnome 14.04. some reports: https://crash-stats.mozilla.com/report/index/bc5ff4ad-486d-42a5-a146-1c8a62140622 ...
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Firefox not loading plugins and previous session at start

until 2 days ago Firefox (ubuntu 14.04) was fine and started with the previous session tabs. But now even if I didn't change anything it always starts with "Ubuntu Start Page" I checked the setting ...
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How can I edit or create a new dictionary for spellcheck?

I would like to take my American English dictionary and merge it with my Mexican Spanish dictionary, to create the language I actually use on a daily basis, which is Spanglish. This way I won't have ...
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mouse uber sensitive in firefox

This is only a problem with firefox and only recently. Within other programs I can highlight text, copy, paste, etc. with no issues. Within Firefox it's becoming impossible. The page scrolls up and ...
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How do I invoke Firefox in Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron after an upgrade? [closed]

I have a Dell Mini 910 running Ubuntu 8.04 Linux (Hardy Heron). Awhile ago, I inadvertently deleted the FlashPlayer that came with it. (Of which version I'm not too sure of right now.) So... I was ...
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Orca not reading webpages neither in firefox or chromium in ubuntu

I am trying to learn to use Orca Screen Reader in Ubuntu 13.10, but even it seems to work on the desktop, when I enter firefox or chromium to read a website, it reads the address, says "document went ...
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Error while using command line command to load firefox in lubuntu 14.04

I have tried to load firefox using command line command in Lubuntu 14.04. Firefox is loading, but not loading as expected.(used -fullscreen) firefox -fullscreen when I execute the command am also ...
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Second Firefox install - with automatic updates if possible

Is it possible to get a second completely separate installation of Firefox working on Ubuntu 12.04? I have one installation with many addons, and from time to time I notice that some sites don't ...
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How can I use Cisco WebEx in Firefox on 64-bit Ubuntu 14.04?

I would like to view screen shares and share my screen via WebEx. I have Firefox installed on Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit). I can join a meeting, but when I try to share my screen or see others' screens, ...
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How Do I Open Fixed Window In Firefox?

I'm essentially wanting to create a desktop shortcut to open a window of Firefox without tabs, locked address bar, no menu, etc. Similar to what some pop ups look like or what Chromium Desktop Apps ...
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Unable to use Netflix - still asked to install silverlight. Firefox, pipelight, silverlight enabled, passed troubleshooting

I have recently got hold of a new laptop running Ubuntu 14.04. I tried to set up netflix using the pipelight package as I had done previously on my old laptop using Mint 14. Now however, despite ...
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A browser which allows to manually change margins while printing

What I want I have filled a online form for admission. I need to take print of it to a file, but there are certain conditions. There should be no Header or footer Page should be A4 sized. All 4 ...
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Adjust Firefox and Thunderbird to a High DPI touchscreen display (retina)

If you are using a high DPI Display with a resolution of 3200x1600 px you can adjust Unity with a System wide Menu and titlebar scaling But Firefox is not really ready for this: All pages and the ...
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Fix bad encoding in Firefox in Kubuntu 14.04

This time I have a question to which maybe some of you may find trivial (hopefully!). I'm running Firefox 30.0 in Kubuntu 14.04 (fresh install) and I'm having a weird problem, in some sites some ...
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Firefox problems

I am running Ubuntu 14.04, I don't know what I did but Firefox will not open from the icon, I have to type in the terminal for it to open. I have tried Suds Firefox -P and everything else that I have ...
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Which file has the mapping for Alt+F2 in Gnome 3.4.2? [duplicate]

Hello Linux Community, Which file has the mapping for Alt+F2 in Gnome 3.4.2? I have firefox and used to type it for access it. Now I type it and I get iceweasel. This happened after an update. Is ...
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Problems with Khan Academy

This might seem a bit out of topic, but I think it's not. While using the Khan Academy I experience extreme lag(not in the videos) while doing the exercises with Chrome, and I can't load the site at ...
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Firefox “Email image…”

Ubuntu LTS 12.04.4 Firefox 30 Using Firefox, cursor over an image, right click, select "Email Image...", brings me to my configured email, but the image URL is not correct. It appears to have various ...
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Watching online content with flash fills my root

When ever I watch online content that is streamed with flash my root partitions is filled. When I close firefox and clear my cache I immediately have about 2.5 GB free in my root. My home partition ...
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Restoring Home Folder, Firefox Launcher Problems, Cannot Open Display

I had a harddrive crash and so had to reinstall Ubuntu (14.04). At this point firefox worked fine. Then I tar'd my home folder and replaced it with a version I had backed up from the failed drive. ...
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Create a script to open firefox with some google search term from terminal

Is there any way to create a script or a program that will open firefox, go onto google and search for the arguments passed to it ? So something like google How do I shoot web should open Firefox ...
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How to show list of installed extensions for firefox via command line?

What is the command line to show the list of all installed extensions on the firefox browser? Is there any. I checked man firefox but did not help.
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If I upgrade Ubuntu am I in danger of messing up XP installed on the same PC?

Worked fine last week. Firefox now greys out and I can't click on any menu items. Have been applying updates as they appear but have just learnt elsewhere on this site that that's a waste of time and ...
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Copy/Paste from Firefox to Terminal (Urxvt)

I'm having a curious issue copying text from web pages to my terminal (to copy and paste a command for instance). Ctrl-c/Ctrl-v have never worked with the terminal since there are the two separate ...
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Firefox Not Responding while click Firefox menu bar

I am using Ubuntu 10.04. Unfortunately, I've removed Firefox using the command : sudo apt-get purge remove Firefox After, I've installed Firefox using the command sudo apt-get install firefox* ...
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i can not watch youtube full screen videos on the monitor

I have just got a new monitor to connect it to the laptop. I have opened Firefox in both screens. When i make full screen mode on the monitor and want to surf the web on the laptop at the same time, ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 - bookmarks in desktop menu bar

I asked this before but the responses weren't valid and I cannot reply to it, so I have to ask again... Ubuntu 12.04 I somehow wound up with a bookmark for a web page on my main menu bar (the one at ...
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Flash player (in Firefox) is unstable in 14.04

For 13.10, I used this guide to get Intel iGPU-supported playback of flash videos in Firefox: http://www.webupd8.org/2013/09/adobe-flash-player-hardware.html All in all, Intel graphics acceleration ...
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Firefox address window greyed out

When opening some web pages with Firefox, the address bar text is blanked out by black and grey bars. Double clicking or scrolling to select the text causes it to reappear. Running Ubuntu 12.04 on an ...
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After getting firefox update can't access internet anymore

I just took some updates including Mozilla updates and can't connect anymore to internet. We have a proxy server, we had previously imported all the needed certificates and internet was working ...
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Why Firefox on the VM has the same capabilities of the Firefox of the host machine?

I installed a virtual machine on VirtualBox. My host machine is Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. My problem is that I found all the addons of Firefox of the host Ubuntu in the Firefox browser of the guest machine. ...
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Firefox does not display text after the installation of new fonts

Ubuntu 14.04, after install new fonts, when enter a page, Firefox just display images, it does not display text. I tried to chown the folder /usr/share/fonts' to my user andchmodthe ...
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Lucid update freezes firefox and chrome cannot play youtube [closed]

Strange things happening to Lucid after an update around 06/06/2014 (related to openssl or not, I won't spend more time on it). More like a hint, I guess. I had firefox, chrome misbehaving. Firefox ...
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Screen freezes after screen saver when watching fullscreen videos. Disable screensaver when using flash

Update: libflashplayer is installed on my system, firefox just isnt using it.... I discovered this hack-sawing through my root directory with ls -R / | grep libflashplayer I want to disable the ...
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Trying to Get Firefox Preview Browsser Running in Aptana [duplicate]

I recently installed Aptana Studio 3 on my Ubuntu 14.04 installation. When I try and open the Start Page it says: We are unable to load the Chromimum browser. Please check the documentation ...
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Why can't Firefox run local .swf files?

My goal is trying to run .swf files through Firefox and NOT a standalone player. When trying to run local .swf files on Firefox 29.0 (currently on 14.04), the browser opens the Open With/Save File ...
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Firefox doesn't show texts [closed]

My Firefox doesn't show text on some sites, such as Google: I use Firefox 29 and Ubuntu 14.04 (Trusty Tahr).
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2 Firefox running with 2 icons

Is it possible when you are running 2 Firefox with different sync to have 2 icons? For example would one have the normal logo and then I could choose an icon for the other one? Or Maybe have one ...
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KDE controls taking over applications in my unity session

Ubuntu 14.04. I tried out KDE now some applications (Firefox and others) in my Unity session have KDE controls instead of the proper gtk controls. Un-installing kubuntu-desktop does not help.
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Passing arguments to programs via Dash

Note: I've found an answer myself while asking this question, but is there a way to do it in regular Dash, that opens when you press SUPER - and not by using ALT+F2 (which seems like an unnecessary ...
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Fullscreen tearing in Firefox Flash video with AMD Catalyst drivers

Since upgrading to Linux Mint 17, every time I put a flash video into fullscreen it starts tearing up, then freezes after a couple seconds. This only happens when I have the proprietary AMD drivers ...
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SOLVED BleachBit: How to Completely Clear URL History in Firefox?

14.04 / Firefox 29.0 I've been using Bleachbit to clear usage/file history, and for the most part it works great. However, it doesn't seem to clear the website hostnames out of the URL, at all. ...
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Printing pdf files from firefox

Got a brain teaser for everyone. :) I recently needed to turn in paperwork for insurance reasons. I found the pdf file for the form I needed online, however it would not let me print the file. When ...
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Can't open Sync window in Firefox

I open Firefox. I open the Tools menu. I click on the button "Sync". And nothing happens. Nothing opens. How can I open Sync? I use Firefox v29.0.
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Test dev website

The task is to drop a few MySQL tables from a dev site and test if that generated any errors on the site, before doing it on the live site. Since the site is also a live site, I included the dev site ...
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Cache size of Firefox?

How do I go about to increase the cache size of Firefox? Firefox crashes occasionally when I have four windows open with multiple tabs.
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Firefox html5 video support

How can I get Firefox to fully support html5 video? The YouTube HTML5 Video Player says that H.264 and Media Source Extensions are not supported. Is there any way I can enable all of these?
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Lightspark doesn't works in firefox 29.0 and Chromium 34.0.1847.116 (ubuntu 14.04)

I need your help, I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and I've installed Lightspark (lightspark 0.7.2-3ubuntu1) as an alternative to Adobe Flash Player. But Lightspark doesn't works both with Firefox 29.0 and ...
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Images and links not visible on a particular website

The images are not visible at all on this particular website http://www.lenskart.com/sunglasses/frame-style/full-rim.html I have tried it with opera and epiphany as well,other than firefox.But ...
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How to use Xvfb in Ubuntu 14.04 with/without RandR?

I try to run Unit-Tests with Selenium running Firefox on my Ubuntu 14.04 Server. And I'm using Xvfb as described in this blog to simulate a virtual display to show Firefox in. But Xvfg somehow ...