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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XUl + Unity web API

Is way to make Unity Web Apps API available in XUL application? XUL applications lighter than Firefox. I think this is the best way for use web applications as desktop platform.
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Uninstalling Firefox means installing KDE

I'm running Ubuntu with Gnome-shell. For reasons outside of this question, I needed to temporarily uninstall Firefox. I had no other browser installed at that time. On entering sudo apt-get ...
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Firefox/Chrome links slow unless I type URL directly in address bar

My web browser has become slow. Google works fine, but clicking on any link takes forever with "waiting for xxxx.xx". Strange bit is, if I click in the address bar and highlight the URL, then press ...
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Google+ updates balloon is blank in Firefox

In Gmail and Google+ a 1 is displayed as I have an update, but when I click on it, the balloon that shows-up is plain white and the clicks on it are transparent (i.e. they point to the links below the ...
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Fix Flash via command line

Like many others (How do I fix Flash issues?) I am having flash issues with firefox Ubuntu 12.04 64bit Firefox 20.0 And for the life of me I can not get Flash to play. I have tried: sudo apt-get ...
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Firefox ignoring it's own preference/settings in 12.10

I am trying to turn off two things in Firefox - it is re-opening every tab that was open when it was shutdown, and it always warns when I close multiple tabs. I have altered both these behaviours ...
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Font corruption in Firefox

Characters are periodically not displayed correctly on some websites in Firefox. An example is http://askubuntu.com/questions/ask where the 'w' in the title "How to Format" gets displayed as an ...
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Strange firefox problems when started by xinit

when I start firefox console via: xinit /usr/bin/firefox firefox is not working properly: html select elements does not work (unable to change default value) after opening local pages (I.e. ...
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Open Kiosk Whitelist Not Working

I'm trying to setup the standalone version of Open Kiosk with the following whitelist: allowed[*.google.com, ALL, JAVASCRIPT]; The problem is that I'm still able to open other websites, e.g. ...
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Can't get Firefox to load Please help!

Got a problem with FireFox, I installed Enlightenment (e17) and I added a .png to the Icon on the desktop to change the way the icon looks. Now my problem is I uninstalled e17 and now I'm just using ...
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How do I get back the Ambiance Theme for gtk?

I tried out the new kubuntu-desktop. All applications integrated nicely in KDE, thanks to oxygen-gtk. However, after logging out and logging in into the standard Unity desktop, GTK applications like ...
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Firefox Cookie Popup Hell

Is there a way to close all these "Confirm setting cookie" popups at once: Currently whenever this happens, I spend a half-hour clicking until all the boxes disappear.
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How to make auto shut down for Kiosk (Firefox kiosk) after no activity 10 min? Ubuntu 12.04

I found ideas for shutting down PC after mouse inactivity, but that's not working. I made button for shut down, but that's not working in Kiosk mode, and users forget to shut down PC. Now PC has auto ...
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I can not access Google Plus with Firefox and Chrome/Chromium but I can with Midori/Epiphany, how can I solve it?

I'm having this weird issue where I can access G+ only with Epiphany and Midori. With Firefox and Chrome/Chromium I have several problems opening the page, and when it opens doesn't work properly. ...
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Firefox dependencies problem on 12.10

I did a fresh install of Ubuntu 12.10 today and now am getting the following error: You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct these. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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intel sna and flash plugin

i switched my Intel graphic acceleration from UXA to SNA mode in my xubuntu 12.10 64 bit. its performance is great! but i have an issue with Firefox+flash plugin.flash plugin crashes whenever i open a ...
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roboform lite new login button on toolbar

I installed ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop. After installation, I installed roboform lite 3.1. Everything worked ok. I then installed the file updates (160+ files). After the update a new login button ...
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Anyconnect 3.1.01065 x64 and Firefox 17

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I have firefox 17. I installed anyconnect 3.1.01065 x64 and I am able to make it work but, I am unable to connect to my ASA without disabling the 'Block connections ...
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How do I copy and paste in a signed app in Firefox(Ubuntu)?

I'm trying to use a CMS (ceasy) from Firefox on Ubuntu and running into problems when I try to cut/copy/paste into a rich text editor field there. A window pops up informing me that this is due to the ...
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what is the issue between VLC and Firefox in ubuntu 12.04?

In ubuntu with the XFCE interface when I have VLC loaded and attempt to load Firefox the video freezs and loops for almost a minute. I have a 64 bit AMD with 2 gb of ram. I am also running a nvidia ...
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Blank Firefox/Chrome/Minecraft when using OpenJDK Runtime Environment 6

I am using Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal and every time I go on OpenJDK Runtime Environment 6 (playing Minecraft) and open Firefox/Chrome it always comes up with a blank page. But if I open ...
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Firefox: LastUsedPrinter not obeyed - Ubuntu 12.04

Related to: Why Firefox does not save my preferences in prefs.js (i.e. printer headers, margins, etc.)? Why does Ubuntu not obey the LastUsedPrinter in Firefox? This works in other OS's. Setting ...
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Several problems using Hotmail in Firefox using 12.04

After some initial problems we gained access to my Hotmail account. When we clicked on a download file link, for an attachment nothing happens. File print doesn't work either. Saw some older possible ...
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Ctrl+Enter-Textarea-Submitting Addon Firefox

Does someone know an addon which allows me to submit a whole form during textarea writing with Ctrl+Enter or another key shortcut? Thanks for helping.
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Java doesn't show up in firefox plugins

I've just installed the newest java, because firefox blocks the old version. I used the tutorial from http://www.backtrack-linux.org/wiki/index.php/Java_Install Because I had some trouble once, I knew ...
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how to show java-openjdk7 console during applet startup in chrome/firefox?

I've just installed java-openjdk-7 and in IcedTea Control Panel enable Debugging/Java Console/Show but it won't help.
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How to restore Firefox download progress bar in Unity launcher?

Firefox used to be better integrated with Unity: when downloading it would show the number of files and a progress bar. This was achieved through the Unityfox add-on, but it no longer works and the ...
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www.garfieldgames.com gives js error in Ubuntu firefox

When I go to www.garfieldgames.com It pops up this error. It only happens in firefox, it doesn't happen in chromium and I don't really use Opera, it doesn't load very well. I didn't see anybody ...
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Sporadic connectivity with Firefox

I am experiencing a small bug with Firefox on Ubuntu 12.04. I have googled extensively for someone with the same problem but to my surprise I found nothing. I have 5 machines running Ubuntu 12.04 and ...
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Imgur links keep crashing Ubuntu 12.04

I spend a lot of time on reddit and when I view imgur links sometimes my laptop will crash and say something along the lines of "Broken Pipe: Could not fix error." It's always happened infrequently ...
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Google Redirect Virus

I probably have a redirect virus in my system. Every time I try links to google, youtube it redirects to some kind of fake advertisement pages. Even on others pages where youtube flash player is used, ...
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Firefox spellchecker often not enabled properly

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 and its built-in version of Firefox, which is currently version 30.0. On some web pages spellchecker is working properly, but on many it does not. If I right-click in a text ...
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How can I play asx files from chrome?

Is it possible to play asx files from Google Chrome on Ubuntu 14.04? I am trying to play this station, but without any success. Instead of streaming the station, an asx file is downloaded. However, ...
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Why all my firefox downloads are opened by vlc?

It has been more than one week and Firefox has become opening any downloaded file with vlc even if I change the source of opening the file. In the next download, it will open again with vlc. What ...
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Workspace focus problems

I've been having a problem on my desktop system since 14.04 (or how I've started working) with focus on the workspace. I'm an avid updater, so I'm usually current in my distributions. I generally ...
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youtube video is not run on my firefox

I am using firefox and ubuntu. When I run my youtube video in firefox it now working.. It's display this there is error an error occurred, Please try again latter What can i do for this
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My grandmother's computer has malware

So, my grandmother can barely use the Internet. I placed a link to Netflix right on her desktop. That's all she ever does on the thing (no ads on Netflix). My siblings (always not caring what they ...
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Firefox not working with ububtu 14.04?

I have installed ubuntu and all looks well, the WIFI connected but Firefox browser returns a 'page not found error' when browsing. There is no firewall. Previously, the machine was running windows 7 ...
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openjdk icedtea firefox loops “connecting”

Ubuntu 14.04, openjdk-7-jre_7u55, icedtea-7-plugin_1.5, firefox_30.0 FF > Tools > Add-ons > Plugins > IcedTea-Web 1.5 = Ask to Activate URL = http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/rfk/ then click ...
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Can't save images (Firefox

I'm new with ubuntu, and frankly not THAT technical (a little, perhaps.. but be gentle). I've been running ubuntu (Trusty Tahr) for the past couple of weeks, but I've never been able to save images in ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...