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 do I install a .crt file in Firefox for Windmill Testing Framework?

I am trying to use the Windmill Testing Framework over https. When I run windmill firefox http://www.example.com the Windmill IDE comes up fine. When I run windmill firefox https://www.example.com the ...
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How do I turn “sudo apt-get” text into clickable download links in Firefox?

In support forums, tech blogs or any other website, one may encounter some instruction similar to the following: Type sudo apt-get install sl in a terminal window, enter your password en you ...
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How do I change Firefox's default language?

I need to change Firefox's default language to Spanish (it's set to English right now), but have been unable to find a solution so far. How can I do this?
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no text displayed in firefox 9 webpages

11.04 64bit and there is a problem with Firefox. Firefox doesn't display texts in websites for example in www.yahoo.com it doesn't show any text (for example there is mail Javabutton but it doesn't ...
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Is running an add on like “No Script” in Firefox needed on a linux system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I use No-Script? A friend recommended the "No Script" add on for Firefox, however this friend runs a windows system. Is running "No Script" on a Linux system ...
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Firefox 3.6.24 does not see Java plugin

6 Jan 2012 v.puzzled, Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx, Firefox 3.6.24, sun-java6-plugin 6.26-2lucid1: Firefox does not seem to even know that the java plugin is there (it is installed, and re-installed), ...
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How do I make Adobe Digital Edition work in Firefox? [closed]

I'm trying to access EBSCOhost online books. It told me I needed ADE. I downloaded it and installed it within WINE. I can open ADE by itself and it appears to function. However, I don't have any ...
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Why does it take so much time for Ubuntu to update to a new version of Firefox

From what I can remember, it always takes atleast more than a month for Ubuntu to update firefox. I know there might be some fixes to do with integration with Ubuntu, but won't this already be done in ...
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Ubuntu upgrade of Firefox 9 in Ubuntu 11.10 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest stable version of Firefox? When or will Firefox 9 be updated in Ubuntu 11.10?
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How to “get” system proxy settings?

I want to set proxy in my system firefox from firefox that I use by VPN. in VPN's firefox in Preferences/Advanced/Network/Settings the checkbox "use system proxy settings" is checked. where are ...
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Unattended install of firefox extensions [closed]

I'm building a "generic configuration script" for our ubuntu installations. Coming to firefox there are some cool extensions I wish everyone to have (firebug, elasticfox-ec2tag and co...). How can I ...
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Firefox uploads images sideways

When uploading images to Ebay etc firefox rotates the image sideways every time the image is portrait view, this happens immediately in the upload file dialogue box and I cannot find a solution, for ...
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Firefox is really slow. Could my power supply or Ubuntu be the cause for this? [closed]

I have installed ubuntu 11.10 long time ago and since then i was experiencing graphic performance regressions. With updates some things got better, others remained the same. Things that remained the ...
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How can I change the default web page at the system level?

I am trying to change the default web page, so that people using guest-session will open a specific web page instead of the default site. Also, please note that when I installed Chromium, the Ubuntu ...
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Unable to record sound from web browser (firefox / chromium ) using recordmydesktop

I have to do some screencast tutorials and i am using recordmydesktop with gtk frontend to do it. I need to record also the sound and here is where i have found the problem. It took me some time, but ...
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Washington Post Gallery not loading in neither Firefox/Chromium [closed]

Using Ubuntu 11.04. For some reason, ever since I installed Ubuntu on this system, web galleries on washingtonpost.com do not function properly. They simply load as all black. An example URL of ...
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How to find firefox path?

I have firefox in start menu, but there is no "properties" like in windows. how to find out were firefox is installed and how to check path of link in menu?
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Firefox rendering the wrong thing when I scroll

Sometimes when I scroll in firefox, I will a block of the same content from another portion of the page rendered where it shouldn't be, almost like the browser didn't scroll properly. I suspect that ...
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Why some webpages are not opening in firefox?

I have installed Ubuntu 10.04 on my desktop. I have successfully connected my BSNL broadband and can access internet. I have upgraded to Firefox 8. The problem is some webpages are not opening in ...
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Firefox 9.0 loads Apps tab despite preference not to load tabs

I upgraded Firefox from 8.0 to 9.0 then 9.0.1 with regular updates IIRC 8.0 version did not reload any tabs if set in General preferences, and 9.0 does not reload regular tabs but reloads Apps tabs ...
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Flash not working in Firefox

I have installed Ubuntu 11.10 in my system with gnome shell. When I try to watch any videos on any video streaming website in Firefox, I am not able to watch. At the same time those videos can be ...
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How to completely uninstall and reinstall Firefox?

How can I completely uninstall Firefox, then re-install? My brothers Firefox icon is just blank for some reason on the Unity sidebar. It launches but the icon is completely blank nothing there. If I ...
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How to restore a mozbackup file made in windows 7?

I made a complete backup of Firefox, I used mozbackup, while on windows 7. How do i restore a mozbackup made archive(.pcv) in Ubuntu using Firefox?
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Where do browsers save cookies and data?

what is the default location for Firefox or chromium web browser to store data.Also where does the temporary data and cookies along with user profiles are stored?
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Many (many!) bookmarks in Firefox make the desktop lock up on hovering “Bookmarks” in firefox. Fixes? [closed]

I have several tens of thousands of bookmarks in Firefox. Whenever I accidentaly hover over the "Bookmarks" entry of Firefox menu in global menu, my whole desktop freezes for half a minute. Now, I ...
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Remove all cookies except for app/pinned tabs

Is there a way to remove all cookies, on shutdown, of any websites not pinned? Manually adding websites to the exception list isn't straightforward since some websites saves multiple cookies from ...
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How can I get the menu bar in firefox?

I installed a fresh ubuntu desktop 11.10 and in firefox there is no menu bar. I tried several things like pressing the Alt key F1-12 right click on a free space in the tab bar but still no menu ...
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Where do browsers keep temporary files?

How do I get in to my Temp Internet files? In running Ubuntu 11.10 on an HP Laptop I normally use Chromium but still have Fire Fox installed
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How can I watch .asx videos with FireFox?

I want to watch this film. I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 on a laptop and FireFox 8.0. The video doesn't play in the browser, and I can't use the 'copy' feature in the player (I think the built in player of ...
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How can I update Firefox? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I install the latest stable version of Firefox? I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot). How can I update Firefox? It's currently version 7.
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How can install Aurora (Firefox) and keep updating it?

I would like test the Aurora channel on Ubuntu 11.10. How can I do this?
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UPS Auto Shutdown (Socomec 3KVA RT) [closed]

Can Socomec support Ubuntu 2.6 for Auto Shutdown? Where can I locate the instruction for set up?
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Why doesn't Firefox obey my icon theme?

I'm using the Faenza icon set in 10.04LTS. Within the gnome-panel, alt-tab and possible more instances Firefox does not use the Faenza icons. All other apps seem too, just not Firefox. Any idea why, ...
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Firefox freezes for a minute when I attempt to drag a site into the Bookmark Toolbar [closed]

In Firefox 8.0 on Ubuntu 11.10, when I drag a site from the Address Bar to the Bookmarks Toolbar (in hopes of creating a new bookmark) the entire system freezes for about 1.5 minutes. I can move the ...
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How do I know what version of Firefox I have?

Where is the menu in firefox so I can check what my firefox version is?
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Can only run firefox 8.0 in safe mode [closed]

This is a recent problem but I have no idea what caused it: I can only run firefox in safe mode. Any other mode, I get a completely khaki, unresponsive screen, that I have to forcibly terminate. I ...
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Cross-browser bookmark sync?

Is there a way for me to sync bookmarks between Firefox and Chrome on several different Ubuntu machines? Edit: Even willing to run something on my own web server if that makes a difference.
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How do I fix Flash issues?

I am having problems with Adobe Flash in Ubuntu, what are my options?
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Playing video on www.foxsoccer.tv does not work

How can I play video through www.foxsoccer.tv? I don't have problems with playing video, i.e. watching live events on espn, but on the foxsoccer website it just shows the loading video icon and ...
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How can I run simultaneously two different firefox profiles

In (K)ubuntu, how can I run more than one Firefox profile simultaneously? I need this to run different websites with different extensions.
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Websites take a long time to load

Websites in Ubuntu take a very long time to load. In Windows, it all works fine. The download speed is normal. Here's a video capture to show what I mean.
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Is this really the only way to simply put a link to a web page on my desktop?

After going through many results of a google search on this subject I've only found this solution: Creating a desktop launcher. I'm using Firefox 8.0 on Ubuntu 11.10. Please tell me this is ...
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Why can I not see Java applets in Firefox 8 on Ubuntu 10.04?

Examples are the Java "Play Against The Computer" applet on a chess website; there is also the Java chat room on another website that just shows a white area where the chat room was supposed to be. I ...
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Firefox 4 and Firefox 3.6, users cannot start Firefox 3.6

i installed firefox 4 and downloaded firefox 3.6 because molybdenum is not available for ff4! firefox 3.6 is located /usr/local/share/firefox-36/firefox (only root can run ff3.6). if the user ...
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Why is this happening to me with the source in Ubuntu 11.10?

I problem after problem ... I spend above and it has happened again, I Pungo an image with what happens to me, with some letters on the screen I get a horizontal grating that prevents me from seeing ...
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Why Firefox asking for the master password frequently?

I am using a master password to protect my saved password in Firefox. However, Firefox is asking for the master password in approximately one hour periods. Is this normal? I thought it was ...
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Recommendation for a download accelerator for Chromium

Firefox is very heavy, so I want to use Chromium but it doesn't have a download accelerator (multisegmented) like Firefox's DownThemAll! What can I do?
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Does picasa web album have compressed pictures if no then how to download complete album using firefox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Download picasa web photos without picasa Please refer to Can't download web photo albums to Picasa The question is bit old hence starting again with more ...
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Settings for Gnome-Shell Window Focus + “It's all text” Firefox Extension + emacs [closed]

I have the following setup: Ubuntu 11.10 gnome-shell emacs 23 Firefox with "It's all text" extension The purpose of the "It's all text" extension is so that I can edit firefox text fields in an ...
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Is it possible to show the bookmarks bar only in the home page using firefox?

This is the standard behaviour in Google Chrome: unless otherwise specified, the bookmarks bar is visible only when in the home page, and disappears as soon as a web site is opened. This makes a lot ...