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 disable dark theme on webpages in Firefox?

I switched to a dark theme (Dolorean Dark). I like it and I think--it is better for eyes. However I have problems in some web pages. Most pages are intended to be shown on white background. On dark ...
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browsers are lagging to load some webpages [closed]

i'm facing a problem both on firefox(no addons) & chrome (ubuntu 12.04), some sites like facebook, askubuntu, deviantart are not loading even after 10-15minutes of time. but youtube videos or ...
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How to use firefox sync?

I'd like to have all firefox installations I use synced. The "starting point" should be a specific firefox installation, from now called "Firefox A". Means: First, every firefox installation is like ...
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Can't connect to internet

I am able to connect to my home network, but Firefox and Chrome will not connect to the internet. How can I fix this? I am using a wireless laptop. I have troubleshooted that my network is working, ...
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Adobe Flash Player is not working in 12.04

I am facing problems when opening some videos and contents from some web sites. I figured out that Adobe Flash Player is not working properly in my system. I have installed a fresh copy of 12.04 on ...
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Problem with gmail and unity webapps on 12.10 beta 2 [closed]

I am now using Ubuntu 12.10 and my gmail account doesn't integrate into Unity webapps. I have checked the configuration in firefox preferences and also in the dconf-editor and I found nothing wrong. ...
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Desktop dims when Thunderbird and Firefox are launched

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 (almost default install regularly updated) Unity interface on ASUS X53U (AMD Brazos Dual Core C60 with 2GB RAM). On launching Thunderbird and Firefox, the application dims ...
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firefox and google-chrome need about 30 sec to launch any home page

this issue started 1 month ago. Let me explain. I'm running 12.04 x64 with unity. Connected through wireless. Every time I launch either firefox or google-chrome, these browser need at leat 25-30 sec ...
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What is an “integration script” and why would I want one?

When I navigate to Launchpad in Firefox, a pop-up appears: I think, despite its failure to form a coherent question, it's trying to ask me if I want to install an "integration script" called ...
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Youtube has lag (freezes) on gnome [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are Flash applications so sluggish? Youtube is not working well at firefox and chrome, midori works fine, this damage is lesser when I tested KDE. The video stops ...
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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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myanmar font on firefox at ubuntu didn't work out

I am a new user of ubuntu 12.04 from MYANMAR. I tried to install myanmar font to read the myanmar website but it didn't work out. Please Someone can help me out?
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Cannot use https (secure connection) on Firefox

Suddenly I cannot access any https connection. Firefox shows an error Error code: ssl_error_rx_record_too_long Even I cannot access Google (http). It shows blank page most of the time. I did not do ...
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Firefox is not working [closed]

I am using 12.04, but my Firefox is not working. alex@alex: firefox X_PCOMGlueload error for file /usr/lib/firefox/libxpcom.so Xibxulso: connot open shared object file: No such fire or directory. ...
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Why do I get this error when opening a new tab in Firefox?

When I take a new tab in Firefox, it's showing this error. You have requested an encrypted page that contains some unencrypted information. Information that you see or enter on this page could ...
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How to trace reason for system crash after reboot?

I was running Firefox, two tabs one with Youtube and my system froze and required hard reboot. Is there a way to find the cause of the crash after a system reboot? Does Ubuntu auto log crashes?
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Which Firefox plugin should I choose for quicktime format? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Watch QuickTime videos in the browser? Firefox asked me to install missing plugin. And presented with four choices What are the differences between these options? ...
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Firefox 15 hangs with Ubuntu kernel update

I recently ran updates and it told me that in order to get those updates I had to update my kernel. I did that and also updated Firefox to 15. Since then Firefox hangs/gray screens sites I go to. ...
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I lost the “global menu bar integration” firefox addon

I somehow lost the "global menu bar integration" firefox addon. Probably uninstalled it accidentally. I have tried dpkg-reconfigure and also apt-get remove firefox-globalmenu && apt-get ...
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libstdc++.so.6:version GLIBCXX_3.4.15 not found required by compiz

I got this error: /opt/quartus/linux/libstdc++.so.6:version GLIBCXX_3.4.15 not found required by compiz I am also unable to work with apt-get.
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Programs become unresponsive

I have changed from Mint 13 to Ubuntu, complete fresh install. However I regularly get programs becoming unresponsive after switching between screens or work places. Example before i was using ...
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How to duplicate a tab in Firefox?

Is it possible to clone/duplicate tab in Firefox? Basicaly, the other new tab should contain the same history of the tab I'm trying to clone.
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Installing a .cer file

I have a cert.cer certificate file for my Mozilla Firefox. I don't have any clue how to go about installing it for my system. Any guidance would be of great help.
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Why are some online forms unable to submit?

I've been having a lot of problems regarding networking on my Ubuntu laptop. From Windows, everything works fine. When I wire directly into the modem, it works fine, but when I am on my wireless ...
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Firefox menu is missing

I have just installed Ubuntu 12 and started up Firefox so I could configure it. But there doesn't seem to be any way to access preferences. No menu bar appears at the top. right-clicking (in ...
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How do I fix Firefox Broken Firefox Open with?

I continue to have issues with getting Firefox 15 to properly remember what apps to use to open items with. I'd written previously regarding properly associating .deb files, and the suggested solution ...
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Is it possible to make Firefox look like in Windows in Lubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I change the Firefox menu to look like the Firefox menu in Windows? I guess that does not make sense in Unity, because it has a special way of changing the ...
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firefox focus homepage

On firefox's latest version, using tabmixplus or otherwise, is it possible to give focus to the page when a new tab is opened (which is the homepage, in my case), rather than the address bar ?
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How to add Firefox profiles to quick list for Firefox Launcher?

I have three separate Firefox profiles, and while I have no problem running them at the same time (via ProfileSwitcher add-on), the default behavior of the Unity Launcher's Firefox icon is to launch ...
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Firefox hang for 4 or 5 second when loading

I am using Firefox 15 in ubuntu 12.04 but it hangs for 4 or 5 second the browser became dark when loading anything.
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How to remove Firefox Alert sound without lowering the system sound

I am trying to remove or mute the Firefox sound (The BOOM sound and the Quick Drum sound) when: I try to close Firefox with multiple Tabs A download fails Any other case where that HORRIBLE heart ...
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Firefox starts in small window [closed]

Ever since the installation of 12.4, Firefox only starts in a small window. I'm getting really pissed about that. Does anyone know how to fix that? Any kind of help would be really appreciated!!!
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Delta-update Firefox Aurora package from PPA

I am using Firefox Aurora in my Ubuntu 12.04 which I have installed via its ppa (ppa:ubuntu-mozilla-daily/firefox-aurora). As expected of Aurora, I get an update usually after 2-3 days. I have Firefox ...
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how do tab groups work in ubuntu firefox

In ubuntu firefox, when I open a new tab, it does not appear in the bar at the top next to the existing tabs. Then I can't figure out how to switch between the hidden tab and the visible tabs. I ...
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Why does Firefox try to use Gedit to open .deb files

I am running Firefox 15 on Ubuntu 12.04. If I go to a website with a .deb link, Firefox downloads the file, then tries to open it with gedit. If I use Nautilus to open the .deb file, it runs it in ...
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HUD doesn't work with Firefox and Thunderbird

I have just upgraded to 12.04 and I have HUD running for many applications apart from Firefox (v14.0) and Thunderbird. I know that this is not default behaviour for many programs, but I have searched ...
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How do I manually add sites to Firefox's Speed Dial?

Firefox now has a Speed Dial you can use in its New Tab page, and it automatically populates it with sites that you visit often. These can then be pinned in there if you always want them visible. But ...
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How can I change Firefox's default dictionary?

It's aboot time I asked this one. Firefox thinks I'm Canadian. I've got absolutely nothing against Canadians and their spelling is a lot better than Americans' but I don't spell specialised with a z. ...
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Problem Installing Adobe Flash player in Firefox [duplicate]

I am using Firefox 11.0 in Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit OS and trying to play YouTube video and it asks to install Adobe Flash player. But when I try to install through the Ubuntu software centre but I cannot ...
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Firefox the website editor?

There are a lot of webdeveloper addons available, for Firefox, like firebug. Is there a html editor addon for Firefox. Which I can edit my website. Viewing the edits real-time (using localhost or via ...
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How can I open pdfs in firefox using evince (not acrobat)?

I already installed mozplugger sudo apt-get install mozplugger Then I changed the pdf part of /etc/mozpluggerrc into the following: application/pdf:pdf:PDF file application/x-pdf:pdf:PDF file ...
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High contrast theme Firefox problem

I am using the high contrast inverse theme in 12.04 as I am visually impaired. This generally works great but causes a problem in Firefox as entered text e.g into a Google search is white. As the text ...
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How do I open “apt” links in Firefox (in Lubuntu)?

Many answers on Ask Ubuntu direct to links like this that in Xubuntu opened in Ubuntu Software Center. In Lubuntu I get this error message: In Firefox-Preferences/Applications cannot see something ...
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Firestarter preventing Firefox accessing internet

I have recently had an issue with Firestarter preventing Firefox accessing the Internet. I have used Firestarter in the past with Hardy Heron and recently switched to Precise Pangolin. The policy ...
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How to completely remove firefox so it won't update?

I really don't like firefox, so the first thing I did after installation was install chromium as a browser and removed firefox via terminal using: sudo apt-get remove --purge firefox But every time ...
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Why is the font spacing on some websites broken?

I am using Ubuntu 12.04 on a Dell Studio 15 and so far am really impressed. I could not find a solution for my problem by googling. The fonts on some websites do not have proper spacing. they ...
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How do I change the firefox bookmark icon?

How can I change firefox bookmarks icon? It keeps the standard whatever icon theme I choose Edit: I want make firefox use the theme's icons(e.g. faience).
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Ctrl+F4 doesn't work in KDE for Firefox

I observed that the shortcut for closing a tab in Firefox (Ctrl+F4) doesn't work on KDE. It seems it is being intercepted by KWin. Is there any fix or workaround for this problem?
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How to disable screen saver when watching a movie on youtube? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Screensaver suppression on video playback How do I stop the screensaver from turning on when I watching online videos? I have managed to stop screen saver with vlc. ...
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Clearing firefox's cache [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I get the menu bar in firefox? I have ubuntu installed on my mac with VirutalBox. Firefox is installed and I want to clear the cache of Firefox. I don't find any ...