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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Xubuntu 13.04 some images won't load properly in any browser

I've had this problem for a couple of days now and I have no clue what might be causing it. When entering a particular website, it won't load the same images over and over again. At first I thought it ...
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No possible adding of searching engines “Ixquick” and “Startpage” to Ubuntu-Firefox (13.04/22)

I have a problem regarding the adding of new searching engines. To avoid Google and its data collecting, I would like to add the searching engines "Ixquick" and "Startpage" (both by the same company) ...
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Problem Viewing Youtube Videos

So I've checked all the threads on the problems regarding viewing YouTube videos. For me, one videos work perfectly, the other one doesn't load from the beginning. It must be a Flash plugin problem as ...
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Why does Flash freeze Ubuntu & Firefox? [duplicate]

Pages like this that have many embedded videos, freeze Ubuntu for a long time, then Flash crashes. Is this just a Ubuntu 64-bit problem? Do I need more than my current 2gb ram? http://www.deanstalk....
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I'm new to Ubuntu, and I'd like to know how the Firefox browser really works. Strange, after Windows System(s)… [closed]

Browsing with Firefox from the Ubuntu is very strange, especially the search bar. Is it the only option, or I can create something different?
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Ubuntu One: Publish file option available in Firefox but not Chrome

Is this a known bug? I can publish an Ubuntu One file or folder in Firefox, but that option under the "More" button isn't available in Chrome.
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Ubuntu Server Install Old Version of Firefox

What is the best way to go back a version of Firefox on Ubuntu server. This is a server without a GUI so command line is the only thing that can be used. Also once you install that old version how do ...
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Run shell commands from browser [closed]

I'd like to access the terminal from Firefox specifically. I only have access to firefox, I can't access terminal on its own.
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Firefox goes slowly after i installed ubuntu update

I'm A Ubuntu 13.04 User , Everything Was good but software updater told me that there are new updates so I'm Installed All of the Updates (including Firefox) but after this update ,my Firefox goes so ...
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Random corrupt images [closed]

Ever since I switched over to xubuntu 13.04 when browsing the web random images will appear corrupt. I attempted everything from clearing firefox (cache, history, cookies etc) To a full blow re-...
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some webpages not opening in any browser [duplicate]

I have using ubuntu 12.04LTS with all available updates installed. Some websites are not opening in any browser, i have tried many browsers(firefox,chrome,chromium,arora,xxxtrem browser,Midori). But ...
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How do you get the Mozzila Firefox Beta? [duplicate]

64 bit. Title explains it all. Just want Firefox beta.
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Install dropbox over browser VNC

I want to install dropbox, but I only have access to firefox over VNC.
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How to enable scrolling with arrow keys?

I have a problem on my enw Acer Aspire M3. When I'm using firefox and want to scroll a page down by pressing an arrowkey, instead of going down slowly, I get down instantly to bot button. How can I ...
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Firefox slow dns lookup due to IPv6 in Ubuntu 13.04

Just installed a fresh copy of Ubuntu 13.04 64 and ran into a very strange problem. Chrome is working fine but Firefox sometimes connects to sites very slow. It can take around 10 seconds before ...
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How do you open Apt links in Ubuntu?

I'm trying to download an Apt file but I don't know how to. I'm using Firefox too.
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Youtube/online videos lag with FF/Chromium HTML5/Flash after upgrading to 13.04

Running Lubuntu 13.04-64 and I can't seem to be able to watch HD videos in a browser anymore after upgrading to 13.04 from 12.10. Tried FF and Chromium. HTML5 and Flash. I have a dualcore atom ...
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Install Firefox v22 and Firefox Nightly without interference

I am going to be a tester for Mozilla. I want to install Firefox Nightly and still keep my stable Firefox. How can I do this?
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Discrepancy with Firefox print (headers and footers)

Ubuntu desktop 12.04 LTS on a Dell PC. Created 2 user accounts. Both are Administrator. User u1, when printing in Firefox (a WEB site), print options work. Specifically, headers and footers to get ...
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Tor browser not opening

Whenever I start Tor in Ubuntu 13.04, the Vidalia Control Panel opens, loads up and displays a status of "Connected to the Tor network!". However, the tor-infused firefox, does not pop up like it ...
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I can't find the file 'transmission' on my computer with the search function

I went to download a torrent today and Firefox asked me to choose an application to do so (although the bit torrent files normally go to transmission per the permissions I've set in Firefox). I go to ...
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Firefox downloading torrents gives me no application to open them with - just opens download folder

When I download a torrent it asks me to choose an application to open it with but it shows none - even though I have deluge and qbittorrent installed. Clicking on "choose app" takes me to the download ...
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How do I disable the fourth button on an Apple Mighty Mouse?

I have an Apple Mighty Mouse, but it's been banged up a bit. The side buttons (4th buttons) are way too easily pressed. When I'm using Firefox, the 4th button can accidentally click and I'd go back ...
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Keefox and Keepass are installed. Yet every time I open Firefox, I'm asked to configure it again

I have installed Keepass2 from the Ubuntu Software Center and Keefox in Firefox. The setup works fine. Both can communicate with each other. However, every time I start Firefox I'm greeted with the ...
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Firefox can not start up

I am facing this error when I start firefox Your Firefox profile cannot be loaded. It may be missing or inaccessible. I just installed ubuntu so I do not know what's wrong with it. I am using ...
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Problem installing and uninstalling Ubuntu

I bought a new PC and as I have windows on my laptop I thought I would give Ubuntu a try. I downloaded the ISO, burned the Disk Image and installed it, but I get nothing to work properly. As a ...
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Configure Firefox Searchengine to use DuckDuckGo in German

I want to change the default langauge, DuckDuckGo uses when I start a search. What I already tried to do is simply add DuckDuckGo to my search bar. I also installed their addon. Both works if I ...
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Browser launch is slow on ubuntu 13.04 64-bit

Google chrome takes 16 seconds to start initially. I haven't added any extensions .Same with the Firefox which takes about 10 seconds to start while on windows 7 it is at most 5-6 seconds. I have a ...
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How do I change Firefox's `about:config` from a shell script?

On of the first things I do when first using a fresh Firefox profile, is to set browser.urlbar.trimURLs to false (which really should be changeable though ‘Preferences’ or should have remained default)...
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Cannot locate Ubuntu Software Center via Firefox to open APT links

I'm trying to locate where the Ubuntu Software Center is to choose as default for handling APT links in Firefox. I can click on the links, and I get the pop-up, but Ubuntu Software Center is not ...
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How can I disable the global menu in Firefox?

I can't open bookmarks in new tabs from it (this seems to be a bug in Unity), so I disabled the add-on for it. But the latest update for Firefox (22.0) removed that add-on and re-enabled the global ...
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Global menu bar integration add-on missing in Firefox 22 for Ubuntu 12.04

I just installed Firefox 22 via PPA, and during installation I noticed the global menu bar integration add-on version 22 also was included, but when I launch Firefox I cannot locate the add-on to ...
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Youtube stopped working after Ubuntu 13.04 upgrade (and reinstall)

I upgraded my Ubuntu 12.10 to 13.04 using software updater. After the upgrade Youtube stopped working (both Firefox and Chrome). That is, none of the videos I tried can be played. Progress bar is ...
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How to install firefox 20 in Ubuntu 12.04

I am using Firefox version 21, but it is too slow and many a time hangs the system. I want to downgrade my Firefox to version 20. Please tell me how to install through ppa repository or other method....
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Facebook and YouTube not working in Chrome or Firefox

Can somebody explain why in my Ubuntu 13.04 the facebook site and youtube site can't be opened by Chrome or Firefox. Other sites can be opened except for this two site. I really need a hand here. ...
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How do I uninstall/remove “Unity Websites Integration” from Firefox Extensions?

What package do I have to uninstall to remove the Firefox Extension entry "Unity Websites Integration"?
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Saving Keyring Password

I have found the answer to this but I'm posting it here in case others have the same issue and also asking if anyone has any more details ;-) I use Firefox and Thundirbird's "Gnome Keyring Password ...
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How to install older version of firefox in Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I am using firefox 21 but I faced more problems with firefox like many times hang or slow working the browser so I want to install older version means firefox 20 after remove firefox 21 version. ...
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Firefox import bookmarks/settings dialog

I've been very unhappy with Chrome off late, and I want to move back to firefox. The only problem is I have a load of bookmarks and saved passwords in Chrome. I remember firefox showing me a dialog to ...
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Firefox disappears after reboot

I set my Uncle up with Ubuntu while I was doing some work on his website in France and he's recently emailed me with a troubling issue. It appears that, when he reboots his computer, Firefox ...
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Firefox is sending Malformed Requests

Its weeks now I'm experience same 400 error. I had never had it before. I tried safe mode with no extensions but nope, I get same error. I don't know what to do anymore. Searched web as well as AU ...
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Firefox Save to PDF?

On my Nexus 7 running Android, I've installed Firefox. One thing I really love about it, is that it enables me to save websites as PDF right out of the box. Now I'd like to do the same thing in ...
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Use of relative path to a local file for bookmarks in Firefox

For Ubuntu 12.04 using Firefox 21.0, say I have a local .html file, test.html, in my home directory, which I want to add to the bookmarks menu.. First I use "Open File" and then choose the file ...
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Opening email links to appear in browser not working right

Using LXLE (Lubuntu) 12.04 32-bit. Using Thunderbird and Firefox for main Web apps. Whenever I click on a web link within a message in Thunderbird, it opens a new tab in Firefox, but always opens the ...
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How to get the latest firefox on 10.04 after EOL? [duplicate]

I have a 10.04 desktop that has FireFox 13 installed. Whenever a new version came out it was updating, but after switching the sources list to the archive sources for 10.04 end of life, apt-get claims ...
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How can I get Firefox that I installed manually to open external links?

I use the UX and Nightly builds of Firefox from FTP as my default browsers, but they don't open external links (just a new blank window). So for example in a help file that is expected to open with ...
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Can't open Firefox after upgrade to 13.04

I just upgraded my 12.10 to 13.04 with "great" difficulty, but a few issues persist. Firefox refuse even to open when I click the icon. I had to tweak a bit to complete the 13.04 upgrade, so it may ...
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Ubuntu 11.10 wont' upgrade to Firefox 21 [closed]

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 on a System76 laptop, and I can't seem to upgrade my firefox to v21. apt-get update, install, and upgrade firefox all return without making any upgrades. Synaptic is the same. ...
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is there a deb package to install firefox ESR?

I would like to have firefox ESR version on my system but I would like to install it via apt-get. Is there a special package to install this? Download Link would be: http://www.mozilla.org/firefox/...
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beginner's manuals [duplicate]

Up to now I have used Microsoft Windows. I am a beginner with Unix generally and with Ubuntu 12.04 particularly. I have got advices to try the system by a command 'Firefox' and then to install a ...